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Kidder Wrangler

Kidder Wrangler

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Summer Staff - Organized Camp

Position Objective:


Wranglers assist in program and maintenance of all activities relating to the care of horses at the Kidder Creek Ranch Camp to ensure that campers have a safe and engaging horsemanship experience in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:


  • Ensure safety and well-being of all campers and staff participating in the horsemanship programs, while keeping safety a priority at all times and enforcing rules and guidelines within discipline philosophy of the Kidder Creek Directors.
  • Care and maintenance of all horses and equipment, keeping logs as necessary.
  • Assisting campers in the care of horses and equipment.
  • Promptly report any hazards or dangerous situations to the Wrangler Lead.
  • Lead and assist campers in all horsemanship areas as directed.
  • Assist in other program areas as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Wrangler Lead.
  • Attend and engage in Ranch Camp campfires.
  • Attend all staff meetings and events.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to the broader program with enthusiasm.
  • Actively engage and help build the summer staff community with your attitude, words, and actions.
  • Ensure smooth execution of the program specifically by being on time, prepared, and willing to assist with immediate and/or unforeseen needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • None.


General Qualifications:

A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs. Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization. Of strong moral character and integrity.




  • High school graduate.
  • At least 1 year college experience preferred.
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified prior to arriving at camp.

Work Experience:


  • Prior experience working with elementary, junior high and high school students.
  • Experience and knowledge of horses required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to articulate the gospel of Jesus Christ as communicated in Scripture.
  • Ability to demonstrate a personal, committed and thought-through faith in Christ.
  • Positive role model, listener, enthusiastic leader, and friend.
  • Possess creativity, willingness to learn and ability to teach.
  • Attention to detail and follow-through, flexible and able to adjust to challenges of the program.
  • Able to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
  • Attention to detail and follow-through, creative and able to adjust to challenges of the program.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing job assignments and schedules with short notice.

Key Job Accountabilities

Physical Demands:


The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, hiking long distances on varied terrain, swimming, climbing, shouting, ability to lift/carry anywhere from 15 to over 60 lbs., and engage in general physical play with children. Position also requires ability to hear, speak and see clearly in adverse conditions.


Additional Requirements/Skills:


  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Share in the responsibilities of keeping camp areas including cabins, living areas, workspaces and supplies clean and orderly.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


*This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.