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Instructor - Therapeutic Riding

Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601
United States
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Date Posted: 06/19/2024 | Last Updated: 06/19/2024
Certified Riding Instructor, Instructor, Therapeutic Riding Program
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Our mission is to enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and at-risk populations through equine-assisted activities.

Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center (GMTRC) has been serving the needs of Lancaster County and surrounding communities through the use of equine assisted activities and services since 1981.

We have a supportive team, with a commitment to excellence, growth, safety, and fun in the workplace! As we continue to expand our services, we are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team who will share their love of people and horses while working to enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and at-risk populations.
Job Description
FUNCTION: This position is responsible for providing instruction in equine assisted activities to individuals with special needs, in a manner that ensures the organization achieves its mission, vision, and core values.

-Plan and carry out programming (i.e., lessons, groups, special events, etc.) safely, following GMTRC and industry guidelines.
-Develop goals and objectives for each student or program, completing necessary paperwork in a timely manner.
-Assist in and/or supervise the care of horses pre/post programming.
-Assist in the education and training of volunteers.
-Help with the selection and rehoming of equine, as well as contribute to the training and conditioning goals of the herd.
-Assist with special events including programs, fundraisers, community outreach, etc.
-Provide daily care and maintenance of the equine and facility.
-Additional duties or responsibilities as assigned.
Job Requirements
-Equine experience is required.
-Must provide proof of current instructor certification from a professional organization (such as: PATH, CECTH, etc.).
-Current CPR/First Aid certification is required.
-Current mandated reporter training is required.
-Ability to build positive relationships with others, fostering a safe and positive environment to work, learn, and grow.
-Display good discernment, and problem-solving skills. Be able to work under pressure, diffuse conflicts, and maintain an approachable and friendly demeanor.
-Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
-Computer experience and competency including Microsoft office software.
-Demonstrate commitment and competency in all responsibilities.

-Must be able to see, hear, and speak effectively.
-Must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively.
-Must be able to kneel, stoop, reach, push, pull, climb, and traverse uneven terrain.
-Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Salary & Incentives:
-Dependent on experience
-GMTRC offers full-time team members paid holidays and time off.
-Support for health care, professional development, and required certifications are included.
Description of Housing Provided