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Employment & Internship Opportunities

At StableStrides, we are committed to a supportive, collaborative, and fun work environment where all employees have the opportunity to be themselves and contribute in a positive way.

 

Current Opportunities

Office Manager

StableStrides is looking for a full-time, non-exempt, office manager to join our 29 person strong team. We are located on 13620 Halleluiah Trail. Our ideal candidate is attentive, ambitious, and engaged.

StableStrides mission is to significantly improve the wellbeing of individuals through a connection with horses. StableStrides, a 501(c)(3) corporation, is the only PATH Intl. premier accredited center in southern Colorado. Additionally, it is the oldest and largest center in southern Colorado.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm, with an hour long lunch break

Top 5 Activities to Ensure Success:

  • Manage organizational financials, including maintaining accounts receivable and payable in a timely and effective manner
  • Develop and enforce efficient and effective organizational best practices, processes, procedures, and policies
  • Maintain the highest level of customer service with client, volunteers, donor, coworkers, and guests, ensuring phones and reception duties are covered during all office hours
  • The Program Department is sufficiently supported in client data entry, scheduling, and coordination.
  • Maintain a positive and efficient working environment

For full job description and to apply, please visit

https://app.joinhomebase.com/loc/stablestrides/job/office-manager

Path Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

All candidates will be a full-time Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor through PATH Intl. This is a requirement for this position. In addition, the ideal candidate with also be dual certified as a Equine Specialists in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL) through PATH Intl. If not currently certified as a ESMHL, it will be required to be attained in the first 6 months of hiring. Min.

Qualifications:

PATH Intl. certified instructor only. Minimum 2 years experience at a PATH accredited center, including at least 150 hours of therapeutic horsemanship instruction. Significant horse handling, riding, and horse care experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to manage volunteer personnel successfully. This position requires the ability to maintain a physically active and demanding work schedule that includes being able to mount and dismount riders up to 200 pounds, running, and standing in arena footing, and the ability to work outdoors in all types of weather. Desired Qualifications: Experience teaching able-bodied riding lessons, personal riding instruction, special education, PT and/or OT experience, mental health employment experience or volunteer experience.

Responsibilities:

Provide Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies that are safe, effective, and fun, according to PATH Intl. and StableStrides guidelines including, but not limited to: – Adhere to all PATH Standards and StableStrides Policies – Develop and implement appropriate individual client goals after consultation with Program Director – Complete all required session notes electronically in a timely fashion – Select appropriate horses, tack, and adaptive equipment – Keeping tack room, arena, and storage areas neat and organized – Oversee all activities relevant to the specific session being taught – Manage volunteers assigned to the session – Ensure all sessions start and end on time – Attend staff meetings, trainings, and special events.

To apply, please send cover letters and resumes to Chester DeAngelis at c.deangelis@stablestrides.org

Current Internship Opportunities

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