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  • Extensive knowledge of horsemanship and care
  • Knowledge of children with horses
  • Desire to work with children outdoors
  • CPR and First-aid certifications
  • Ability to relate to one's peer group
  • Ability to teach basic horsemanship
  • Ability to set up barn, routine for feeding, etc.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Enthusiasm, patience, sense of humor and self-control
  • College student or at least 19 years of age
    Equine Director / Program Director / Administrative Director / Camp Directors
    The Goal of Geneva Glen Camp is to provide experiences for children and youth that promote discovery of one's own dignity and worth; encourage respect for all races, creeds and backgrounds; stimulate love for and care of the natural world; develop commitments to enduring values; train youth as creative school and community leaders; and to empowering participators to live at their highest level and to enrich their home communities through what they have learned at Geneva Glen.
    To run the horsemanship program in a safe, efficient manner.
  • Proper feeding and care of horses
  • Train staff in procedure and rules during staff orientation
  • Follow and enforce safety regulations
  • Follow all camping standards guidelines
  • Teach basic horse skills to campers
  • Maintain records of horse care, shots, shoes, feed, etc...
  • Buy new horses, equipment as needed
  • Check equipment, horses daily for safety and in good condition
  • Check barn area daily for safety
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following season
  • Submit job description at end of season
  • These are not the only duties to be assigned. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties assigned as required
  • Physical ability to ride a horse
  • Physical ability to lift 50 lb. bag of grain, bale of hay
  • Ability to supervise small children on horses
  • Ability to react, act quickly in case of emergency

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