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  • Job Tracking ID: 512393-611164
  • Job Location: San Diego, CA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 05, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: March 5, 2018
  • Classification: Outdoor Education

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Job Description:

Every summer girls arrive at Girl Scouts San Diego summer camps excited for new adventures, fun, and making lifelong memories. Camp Winacka, located in beautiful Julian, CA is a unique rustic camp that features traditional camp activities with specialty programs including swimming, equestrian and high adventure programs, environmental education and arts and crafts. Campers and staff sleep in open air cabins, platform tents or on cots under the stars.

Under direct supervision, the Wrangler assists the equestrian director and horse program unit staff in leading a safe, fun horse program appropriate for ages and abilities of campers.


  • Participate in the development and implementation of horse program activities incorporating teaching of horseback riding, grooming and other special skills; assist in the riding arena or on trails, and with feeding and care of horses
  • Assist in other program areas and activities as assigned, including supervision of campers in activities such as arts & crafts;
  • Assures campers are properly supervised at all times; be aware of and implement safety guidelines as outlined in Safety Activity Checkpoints, ACA and camp operational guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Attend camp staff meetings and training as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent leadership organization for girls, building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place! If you’re looking for a rewarding and challenging adventure this summer, strive to be an inspiration, and want to have a positive impact on girls as they build a stronger sense of courage, confidence, and character, Apply Today!

This seasonal position begins June 14th and ends August 18, 2018.

Experience and Skills:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate
  • 2-3 years’ experience working with and caring for horses.
  • Experience teaching western-style horseback riding lessons preferred.
  • Previous experience working with children and young adults, preferred
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification, or willingness to obtain certification before start date; Lifeguard, wilderness first aid or other advanced first aid preferred
  • Submit health history record prior to first day of work
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with campers, camp staff, and volunteers, and work well in a team environment.
  • Willingness to accept the beliefs and principles of the Girl Scouts Movement and acceptance of the relevant and compelling benefits of Girl Scouting.
  • Must be willing to work in an outdoor setting and live on camp premises during the summer; able and willing to work in full sun and heat most of the day.

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