Girl Scouts of Utah
  • 16-Dec-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Outdoor Program
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Seasonal

Riding Counselor: Trefoil Ranch

Girls Scouts of Utah's Trefoil Ranch, an overnight summer camp in Provo, is seeking an adventurous, agile, horse lovers who enjoy teaching kids about horseback riding and horse care to be a part of the camp staff team this upcoming summer (June 1-August 12) in the Wasatch Mountains! Trefoil Ranch is home to about 20 horses, offering unique opportunities for campers to experience equestrian programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in teaching staff their riding program responsibilities during staff training.
  • Evaluate riding ability of staff and campers.
  • Teach and enforce all safety rules.
  • Teach and facilitate horseback riding and horse and tack care lessons (including ground, arena, and trail) based on the age and skill level of the campers.
  • Assist with horse care as assigned, including mucking stalls, grooming, and feeding.
  • Assist with setting up the barn area during staff training and breaking it down at the end of the season.
  • When not involved in a riding lesson, be responsible for camper care and supervision twenty-four hours a day (including nighttime).

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Have experience with horseback riding and the care of horses; be familiar with western riding style and equipment.
  • Hold current Red Cross First Aid & CPR certifications or the equivalent.
  • Hold a current Utah Food Handler's Permit.
  • Ability to bend down and move, lift, stock, and carry boxes, program materials, and
  • supplies (up to 50 pounds).
  • Ability to walk, stand, and work on feet up to 8 hours a day.
  • Ability to live and work in a high elevation (up to 6500') outdoor setting.

Perks and Benefits

  • Paid enrichment training! Learn our stables rules and operations and break in the horses before the campers and staff arrive and get paid for it!
  • Paid staff training! Don't know the camp life or schedule? We'll train you on that, and we'll teach you outdoor skills, too!
  • Paid to spend your summer outdoors with kids and horses! Riding Counselor is paid $260/week.
  • Free housing and meals!
  • Working for Girl Scouts (a world-wide organization) on your resume.
  • Turn your job offer into an outdoor adventure, equine education, or veterinary internship!

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. Campers live in cabins or platform tents with staff located nearby. Campers can enjoy horseback riding instruction, high and low ropes courses, archery, biking, hiking, and other camp activities.

For more information about your new opportunity, visit our website: Work at Camp

Click here to apply through our website. Once we receive your completed application, we will contact you to schedule an interview. Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis. Positions are open until filled. Email to see the full job description.

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