Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio
  • Camp
  • Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA, USA
  • Seasonal

Riding Director
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of young women and girls? Are you looking to develop a career in recreation and social services? The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council, an organization focused on building courage, confidence, and character, is looking to hire a Riding Director for our upcoming camp season at Skyland Ranch and Azalea Trails in Southern California. This is a rewarding temporary position consisting of 45 working days. It pays a competitive wage and provides workers' compensation, health and accident insurance, and room and board.

About The Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council
The Girl Scouts are 2.6 million strong'1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) to change the world.

We're the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

A Day in the Life of our Riding Director
As our Riding Director, you awake each day ready to make a positive difference in the lives of our camp participants. You are responsible for ensuring the Riding Staff's implementation of all programs relating to horses ensuring at all times a safe, healthy, and clean environment for the campers, staff, and horses. You oversee the Riding Staff's care of the horses including their feeding, grooming, health, and safety. You assume responsibility for how the Riding Staff ensures the health and safety of campers/riders at the corral, trail, and tack areas. You work directly under and report directly to the Camp Director. You oversee the Riding Staff's planning of riding activities in accordance to the Camp Brochure and Girl Scout Standards. You love that you get to work with horses and to be involved in such a variety of tasks and get great satisfaction out of making a positive impact in the lives of those you serve.


  • Effective Time Management
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Documented experience working with horses
  • Some knowledge of camp programs
  • Ability to meet the demands of camp life
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

Do you love horses? Are you familiar with the Girl Scouts organization? Are you knowledgeable about youth camp programs? Are you culturally aware? Do you believe you have the skills necessary to work with young ages and personalities? Do you have the ability and willingness to collaborate with others? Are you self-motivated? Are you dependable and reliable? Are you an effective communicator? Do you have a strong sense of personal ethics? Are you patient and able to maintain your composure? Do you love the challenges and rewards that come with working with youth? If so, then you just might be perfect for this position!

Are you ready to join our team?

We understand that your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. We look forward to meeting you!

Interviews begin in January 2019. Camp season begins the first week of June.

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