Horseback Riding Trainer - Conroe

Job Title
Horseback Riding Trainer - Conroe
Job ID
Conroe,  TX 77303
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Imagine having the opportunity to create a meaningful employment experience, one that meets your career goals and your desire to do socially responsible work.
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For more than 100 years, Girl Scouts has helped girls develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed in every area of life. From the youngest Girl Scout to our graduating high school seniors, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can be unapologetically themselves as they discover their strengths and rise to meet new challenges. Through our programming, girls are exposed to a vast array of educational topics such as the arts, entrepreneurship, the outdoors, STEM and more. In Girl Scouts, girls learn what it takes to be a leader. The leadership program for girls is based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience model, which allows girls to discover a positive value system and a strong sense of self, connect with others, build healthy relationships, identify causes that are meaningful, and take action to make the world a better place.

The Riding Coordinator is responsible for developing schedules and providing lessons to girls. Acting as Riding Director during Overnight Summer Camp. Works in partnership with the Barn Manager to establish working schedules to be carried out by veterinary staff, farriers and other horse care professionals. Works in partnership with OE Manager to develop and implement program. Provides input to equitation volunteers as it relates to the programmatic needs and availability of horses for use.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties as assigned.

  • Ensures that compliance with the regulations governed by the following is met:  GSUSA Policies, Standards and Guidelines, GSSJC Policies and Operational Procedures, governmental and affiliated organization regulations and standards.
  • Manages the GSSJC horseback riding program by scheduling private and small group lessons
  • Conducts weekly under saddle work on each animal in the herd.
  • Conducts weekly ground work on each animal in the herd.
  • Partners with Equitation program staff, to understand the total riding program ensuring progressive learning experiences for campers.
  • Develops and enforces riding program safety measures in line with Girl Scout, ACA, CHA and state standards. 
  • Reports accidents to supervisor and volunteer leadership promptly.
  • Keeps necessary records and prepares reports in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the proper use of horses, saddles, bridles and other riding equipment;
  • Rrequests necessary repairs or supplies through the Facilities Director.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of animals and facilities.
  • Responsible for care of all animals.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; two to three years of college with a focus on veterinary science or animal husbandry preferred. Previous professional experience with horse training or professional competing required.
  • Must possess advanced Math, Language, Analytical and Reasoning abilities.
  • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and other Council systems, as well as printing and retrieving reports. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word preferred. Experience navigating Intranet and Internet is also required.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required. Must be First Aid/AED/CPR certified. CHA training or certification is preferred.


Benefits:  We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive salary and extensive benefits package and future growth opportunities within the company.  Our current full time employee benefit package includes Health, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D, Educational Assistance, Commuter Benefits, Paid Time Off/Vacation, Paid Company Holidays, and more.  Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Statement:  Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council fosters belonging and respect for all girls. We empower all girls, volunteers and staff to fulfill their potential and make the world a better place. Our Girl Scout Promise drives us to provide diverse, equitable and inclusive experiences where all girls, volunteers and staff are confident they belong. We stand firm in these commitments and united by these ideals.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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