Thank you for your interest in Camp Orkila's Riding Instructor Program Counselor Position!
Apply now to join the Orkila Staff Community as a Riding Instructor Program Counselor. This is a great opportunity to be part of a team committed to building safe and inclusive environments for young people. For more information about Camp Orkila and its programs, visit us at www.camporkila.org
More about the position:
Riding Instructors teach riding lessons, facilitate trail rides, and lead equine workshops for the Horsemasters and Horsemaster Leadership programs. Riding Instructors care for the 30+ horses that live on camp property during the summer, teach beginner, intermediate, and advanced riding lessons to campers in grades 6-11, and facilitate ground lessons for horse breeds, colors, and anatomy. Riding Instructors will also facilitate trail rides and riding lessons for families during family camp weekends which occur during staff training and at the end of the summer season. Previous experience riding horses, caring for horses, and teaching beginner lessons is required. All Riding Instructors live in Horsemaster Village with Horsemasters campers and Cabin Counselors, fulfilling the role of a Cabin Counselor when not working in their assigned program area.
Please note that if you are interested in multiple positions with Camp Orkila this summer it is only necessary to apply to one posting. We will be happy to consider you for all open positions during the interview process.
* Within 14 days of assuming camp duties.
Competencies for success at the Y:
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.
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