Equestrian Assistant

Ray Graham Burr Ridge , IL 60527

Posted 2 months ago

This position provides support to the Administrator of the Horsemanship Program at the Hanson Center Barn of Ray Graham Association. The purpose of the position is to provide therapeutic instruction to people with disabilities and some office/clerical support for the Administrator, as well as uphold the mission and values of Ray Graham Association. The candidate should be comfortable working in a barn with large and small animals.

Job Duties:

  • Provide therapeutic instruction to people with disabilities.

  • Completes all projects and duties as requested by the Administrator.

  • Must have accurate word processing, typing and math skills.

  • Prepare correspondence, contact lists, rosters, reports, newsletters, information for special events, etc.

  • Answer incoming telephone calls; take messages and direct information to the appropriate employee.

  • Retrieve voice mail, record messages and direct the information to the appropriate employee.

  • Provide registration forms for each of the horsemanship program sessions

  • Process and record registration forms and payments

  • Review forms to ensure they are completed accurately

  • Make sure payments have been collected

  • Follow up with riders to collect missing forms and payments

  • Be comfortable working with horses

  • Take Volunteer Horsemanship Training

  • Assist with horsemanship lessons as needed

  • Assist with care of small injured animal as needed

Job Requirements:

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

  • MUST have PATH certification

  • 1 to 2 years of job related experience

  • Computer skills, Word, Excel, Publisher

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday; Must be flexible with hours

Wages: $12.00 per hour

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Equestrian Assistant

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