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Classified AdsSummer student jobs at Connectwell Therapeutic Riding

Summer student jobs at Connectwell Therapeutic Riding

Position Title:      Farm Hand, Summer Student

Program:             Therapeutic Riding

Location:             Almonte

Term:                   Hourly            

Start Date:          As soon as possible

Connectwell Therapeutic Riding is seeking an experienced Horse Farm Hand and Groom to join our team. We are looking for a summer employee (16 weeks) with an hourly rate starting at $16.00 for a 35 hours week.  The ideal candidate must have some equine experience working with horses.

Position Summary:

Working as the Farm Hand, Summer Student in the Therapeutic Riding Program you will be responsible to turn in and out horses; daily chore requirements; work closely with vet and farrier for horse care and all aspects of farm maintenance.   You will also assist with Therapeutic riding lessons.

Qualifications:

  • Must be physically able to meet demands of role, ie. Lift hale bales, carry grain bags, operate power equipment, etc.
  • Previous experience working with horses and comfortable in a farm environment
  • Experience driving a tractor is a bonus
  • Valid drivers licence
  • The ability to work self-sufficiently in timely manner with minimum supervision or instruction
  • Be able to work inside or outside regardless of the weather or extreme temperatures
  • Familiarity with lameness, treatments and the ability to administer medications, and appropriate bandaging and first aid (Horse first aid training will be provided)
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Reporting Relationship: The successful candidate will report to Program Coordinator.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume detailing their qualifications and interest in the position. Application deadline is May 13, 2022. Applications should be sent to the attention of Amy Booth at abooth@connectwell.ca

If at any stage in the selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact 613-257-7619 to let us know how we can assist you.

An offer of employment will be conditional upon the candidate completing a Vulnerable Sector Screening, which includes a criminal reference check and proof of COVID vaccinations.

Although we appreciate all responses, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date: May 3, 2022

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