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Job Summary
Category
Ranch Staff
Date Posted
3/26/2013
Monthly Wage
$0
Type
Seasonal
Start Date
4/18/2013
End Date
9/30/2013
Contact Info
Company
High Country Trail Rides
Contact Name
Lois Lepp
address
1091 60th ST NW
Country
Canada
Fax
Phone
2505150667
Cell Phone
2505150667
Skype Name
Email
hc.trails@gmail.com
  Volunteer position at a small ranch (back)

Fantastic Volunteer Position Working with Horses in Canada!                                    A Volunteer position at a small ranch in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada. This is a live in opportunity. This is a great opportunity for resume enrichment. No cash compensation is available, (board and lodging are covered).

Season is April to September. Horse handling, western riding experience, fencing & chain saw skills, rough carpentry abilities necessary. Seeking personable, mature help. Flexibility and a good set of cowboy logic are assets. Please email, to state you preferred start & finish date!

Volunteer Opportunities:

* Handle horses, western riding

* Grooming, tacking/untacking , feeding and maintenance

* Assisting with guided trail rides

* Help with pre trip riding lessons & several trail rides per day

* Saddle and equipment maintenance, wipe & cleaning

* Round pen clean up,  very little, no other stalls to muck

* Plenty of riding time

Highlights

* Handle horses utilizing western horsemanship methods andtechniques.

* Gain valuable knowledge on gentle handling of the horses.

* Learn how horses interact in the pasture in a freeenvironment within the herd.

* Plenty of horseback riding in the beautiful countryside.

General volunteer opportunities available as well.

This includes help with farm & trail maintenance, gardening,watering, ride on lawn mowing and more.

Daily horse handling,  grooming, assist in tacking/untacking horses, organize and keep tack room tidy, mow yards, be able to do repair fence, etc.  Some carpentry skill would be a plus. You may live in my R.V. with paid utilities, free Wi Fi.  Horse experience is a MUST.  This job would be great for someone without other responsibilities, such as, family, pets, etc.  The provided living quarters are not family size.  We do not accept dogs at the ranch for safety proposes.  This job requires someone who is dedicated to their work and loves the outdoors.  Has a passion for horses and other animal.  Most weeks may consist of long days, many hours, late nights, and weekends. We need a person with lots of energy & doesn’t require naps during the day; in good health and can handle the heat. You will need to have good costumer service and communication skills,and be willing do what needs to be done. Not to interfere with owner/ client conversations and to always refer clients to management. However, will be asked to assist clients when needed. We offer trail rides, assistant to children & adults, mounting horses.  Safety is the utmost importance at our facility.  Trail riders consist of beginners, novice to advance.  Must past background check and will be responsible for your moving expenses. We can possible meet you at International Airport in Kelowna, BC. If you feel that you are this special person,please send full resume with contact information, along with three job references.  You will go through a selection process and be contacted if you are eligible for the interview portion.  We look forward to speaking with you!

 Salmon Arm is  a four-season tourist destination area. that has always maintained the spirit of a smallagricultural town with community-minded residents – both life-long and newlyarrived. 


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