Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

  • Equestrian Specialist-Camp Misty Mountain

    Job Locations US-GA-Armuchee
    Full-time Regular (FTR)
    # of Openings
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Summary

    The Equestrian Specialist will provide year- round equestrian program for user groups, and provide Girl Scout program support and resources to volunteers, girls, and parents, while maintaining quality customer service

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Plan, develop, design curriculum and direct equestrian program.
    • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise weekend and seasonal equestrian staff and volunteers.
    • Plan and conduct mid-week and weekend horseback riding opportunities for Girl Scout groups.
    • Manage the herd of horses at the assigned facility including identifying horses to lease, own and retire based on their usability in the program.
    • Coordinate the complete care and feeding of horses owned or leased by the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta.
    • Market assigned program to internal and external publics.
    • Support the development of volunteers and staff by providing training opportunities.
    • Formulate, submit, and administer assigned budget.
    • Support the council’s mission statement, goals, and objectives.
    • Uphold the standards of program set forth by Girl Scouts of the USA, the American Camping Association and the Certified Horsemanship Association.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Skills & Experience

    • Experience in riding instruction, barn management, training horses and staff supervision.
    • Ability to walk long distances on rough terrain for long periods of time and able to carry, lift and/or transfer up to 50 pounds.
    • CHA Level 2 English and Western Instructor, or equivalent.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally both orally and in writing.



    • Working knowledge of computer software, word processing, and database operations.
    • Knowledge of Girl Scout organization




    • College education desirable.
    • Must hold riding instructor certification or have at least 3 years of documented riding instructor experience (with children) including references.
    • Must be at least 21 years of age.
    • Must hold a valid drivers license.
    • Willingness to work hours  outside of business hours and weekends.

    *Must successfully complete a criminal, motor vehicle and credit background check.


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