Spring 2017 Equine Intern

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CORRAL Riding Academy
3620 Kildaire Farm Rd
Cary, NC
Posted: November 08 2016
Application Deadline: December 15, 2016
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 01/04/17 — 05/04/17 (Flexible)

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Description

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, know that this can lead to healing.

Hours:
15 hours a week. Flexible hours available between 11-4 Tuesday-Thursday and 11-5 on Fridays

Responsibilities

- Manages her health of 11 rescued horses
- Coordinates training and grooming calendar
- Assesses and cares for medical needs, both routine and emergency
- Assists Equine Director in field management
- Ensure proper rotational grazing of horse herd
- Administers and responds to soil samples
- Oversees organization and management of barn including horse tack and supplies
- Seeks donations of needed items
- Serves as liaison with horse community to best serve the needs of the horses and farm
- Project management
- Coordinates task list of Horse & Farm Volunteers and communicates farm needs to volunteers

Requirements

- Experience with horses and/or farm management
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong conflict resolution and decision making skills
- Detail-oriented, able to handle multiple logistics
- Self-directed
- Interest in non-profit horse management

Desired/preferred Qualifications:
-Natural Horsemanship experience
- Interest in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
- Business related coursework

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