Assistant Head Wrangler
- Thorough 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
- High school senior or older
Head Wrangler / Equine 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 assist in running the horsemanship program in a safe, efficient manner.
- Proper feeding and care of horses
- Train wrangling staff and counseling staff in procedure and rules during staff orientation
- Follow and enforce safety regulations
- Follow all camping standards guidelines
- Teach basic horse skills to campers
- Assist in maintaining records of horse care, shots, shoes, feed, etc...
- Check equipment, horses daily for safety and in good condition
- Check barn area daily for safety
- Caring for horses on their time off - pasturing, feeding, running across
- Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following 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 handle tack and saddle horses
- Ability to supervise small children on horses
- Ability to react, act quickly in case of emergency