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Stable Hand (Part-Time)

Direct Report: Barn Director

Organization Overview
The mission of Victory Junction is to enrich the lives of children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, in a safe and medically sound environment. Victory Junction is a member of the SeriousFun Children’s Network and is located In Randleman North Carolina.

Position Overview
We are currently seeking a part-time Stable Hand to support our state-of-the-art barn facilities and therapeutic riding programs. The Stable Hand will assist with various duties as they relate to the management of the barn facility, animals, and overall care of the barn. The Stable Hand will work to help ensure that all facility standards are upheld, including cleaning, organizing, and feeding the animals.

Hours for this position will be approximately 20-25 hours per week and will require working weekends, with the possibility of some additional hours during the week. Candidates must be able to work morning and mid-day shifts and other times as needed.

Required Experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
● Must have strong public relations skills
● Must be multitask-orientated
Must be a team player
● Must be able to read and write English
● At least one year of equine/horse experience
● Must be able to clean stalls
● Must be comfortable leading horses to and from pastures
● Must be able to be on your feet for 3+ hours at time
● Must know equine first aid and common signs of illness and lameness
● Must be able to lift minimum of 50 pounds
● Experience grooming and tacking horses is a plus

Preferred Experience
Experience working with individuals from various backgrounds with cognitive, physical, emotional and behavioral disabilities, or chronic illnesses.

Education
High school diploma or equivalent education is preferred.

To apply, send your résumé to Kelsey Repsch, Barn Director, at krepsch@victoryjunction.org, or call 336.495.2028 for more information.