Equestrian Director 2021


Girl Scouts of Utah
Trefoil Ranch Shingle Mill Canyon Road
Provo, UT 84604
United States

Application Closing Date
2/14/2021
Employment Type
Seasonal

Job Description

Equestrian Director

Make a difference in the lives of girls and spend an unforgettable summer in the Wasatch Mountains! The Girls Scouts of Utah are seeking adventurous, fun loving, creative and empathetic staff for the upcoming 2021 season at Trefoil Ranch, one of our American Camp Association accredited camps.

Trefoil Ranch

Trefoil Ranch is located on 123 acres of beautiful ranch country tucked away in Provo Canyon. Trefoil Ranch features a lodge, ranch house, bunk house, showers, electricity, hot water and flush toilets. Trefoil Ranch is home to about 20 horses, offering unique opportunities to experience equestrian programs. Girls live in cabins or platform tents with staff located nearby. Girls can enjoy horseback riding instruction, high and low ropes courses, archery, biking, hiking, and other camp activities.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • As a member of the camp Leadership Team, work with the Camp Director to plan, develop, and manage a quality, progressive horseback riding and horse care program for all
  • Supervise the riding staff
  • Manage health and safety conditions in the riding areas
  • When not managing the riding program, participate in general camp program and operations.
  • Understand and implement safety guidelines and standards as outlined by Girl Scouts of the USA, the American Camp Association, and any state and local
  • Perform additional duties as assigned
  • Job duties may be subject to change pursuant to the activities of the camp, camp needs, and the organization as a whole.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Several years of relevant experience.
  • Have completed certification or documented training from a recognized organization or certifying body for horseback riding instruction, or equivalent documented
  • Have extensive experience working with and caring for horses; be familiar with western riding style and equipment.
  • Hold current Red Cross First Aid & CPR certifications or the equivalent; Wilderness First Aid preferred.
  • Hold current Utah Food Handler's Permit.
  • Possess good organizational, leadership, and teaching skills:
  • Ability to follow direction from Team Leaders, adhere to policies, and follow camp procedures
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups of girls ages 6-17, and provide necessary verbal instruction to campers.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations, and apply appropriate behavior management
  • Ability to respond in a crisis

Summer camp is a great way to add work experience and desirable skills to your resume - especially for those pursuing a degree in education or recreation! However, all majors and backgrounds are welcome and encouraged. For more information on job accountabilities and qualifications, please see the attachment.

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For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://gsutah.workbrightats.com/jobs/511512-129093.html
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Girl Scouts of Utah
Susie Johansen
445 E 4500 S Suite 125
Salt Lake City UT 84107
United States
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