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Title  Ranch Wrangler - Seasonal
Salary  $350.00 P/W
Description  The YMCA of Greater New York is the largest youth-service organization in NYC. The organization has grown to encompass 21 branches and more than 140 sites
throughout the five boroughs of New York City in addition to three camp sites and an upstate conference center.

The New York YMCA Camp, located in upstate New York, is seeking a qualified individual who will be responsible for the day to day operations of equestrian programs,
including preparation of program and training ranch staff.


Responsibilities:
• Ensure the health, safety and well being of participants in the program by providing close supervision of all equestrian activities.
• Assist with the day-to-day operation of equestrian programs.
• Supervise assistant ranch staff during activity periods; help them to improve their skills as instructors.
• Ensure the well being of the horses.
• Coordinate and schedule equestrian activities within the weekly schedule.
• Communicate schedules and any changes to camps.
• Ensure appropriate staff to camper ratios, for supervision, is maintained.
• Ensure the barn is organized and keep an inventory of all supplies. Responsible for all equestrian equipment.
• Monitor and maintain all equipment in good working order.
• Maintain all trails.
• Feed, water and tend to the horses’ needs.
• Assist with evening programs, chapels and campfires.
• Assist Village Director with evaluations of Counselors.
• Actively participate in all designated meetings.
Required 
Skills 
Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Four years of experience in riding, western style preferred.
• Six weeks of experience supervising or managing a horseback riding facility.
• Experience working with children, preferably in a camping or residential environment.
• Riding instructor certification from a nationally recognized organization or endorse document of successful experience in formal horseback-riding instruction.
• Experience in a summer camp program is a plus.
• Knowledgeable in all aspects of job, including ACA and health department standards.
• On-site residence required.


We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. If you would like to be a part of
our dynamic team, apply online at https://ymcanewyork.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App.

New York City’s YMCA | WE’RE HERE FOR GOOD
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Application 
Deadline 
05/31/2013
Preferred 
Application 
Method 
Other

Hiring Organization

Name  YMCA of Greater New York
Description  The YMCA of Greater New York is a community service organization which promotes positive values through programs that build spirit, mind and body, welcoming all
people, with a focus on youth.
Industry  Non-Profit
Web site 
Address 
http://www.ymcanyc.org

Hiring Contact Information

Name  Ms. Shelley Archer
Title  HR Compliance Specialist
Department  Human Resources
Email 
Address 
sarcher@ymcanyc.org
Mailing 
Address 
5 West 63rd Street
6th floor
New York NY 10023
Phone 
Number 
212 630-9600
Fax 
Number 
917 441 9580
Alumni?  No

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