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Camp Name: YMCA Camp Matawa

Camp Location: Campbellsport, WI

Camp Description: YMCA Camp Matawa is a fun, safe place where kids experience a wide variety of camp activities such as: horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, crafts, climbing, archery, and swimming-just to name a few!

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee Inc.

YMCA Location: Milwaukee, WI

Job Description and Required Certifications: YMCA Camp Matawa is looking for people who love working with children in an outdoor setting. Under the supervision of the Assistant Summer Camp Director and Program Director, the Equestrian Director is responsible for equestrian program development as well as supervision of barn counselors. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who is committed to making a positive impact in the lives of the kids we serve through equestrian programs. Equestrian program includes teaching western style riding, care and maintenance of horses and barn, supervision of campers and staff in order to ensure safety and learning. Qualifications: • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age with equestrian experience • Equestrian experience and strong leadership skills are a must • Able to serve YMCA Camp Matawa participants ages 7-16 and strive to provide exceptional programming and exhibit outstanding role model characteristics Skills and Abilities: • Must be able work outdoors for the majority of the day. • Requires participation with and leadership of youth in a wide variety of physical activities; requires the ability to traverse the campgrounds on a frequent basis throughout the day. • Must exhibit the core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. • Good communication skills are required; must be able to interact with campers. • Able to work as part of a team.

Salary Information: $230 per week

Room and Board Provided: No

How to Apply: Deadline: April 15, 2013 or until position has been filled. Apply Online: Position Code: “YAEQD0 – Equestrian Director”

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Contact: Christine Wells
161 W Wisconsin Ave Ste 4000
Milwaukee, WI 53203-2607

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