Horsemanship Instructors are responsible for teaching therapeutic horse riding lessons following PATH standards and for monitoring and reporting student progress. The Instructors teach assigned students mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. Under supervision of the Program Assistant, Instructors work independently with the assistance of volunteers. Instructors help maintain a clean and safe environment for the students, horses and farm animals.
Must be PATH certified. Must have a high school diploma/GED and at least 1-2 years of experience, prefer 2-5 years. Candidate should be a problem solver, team member, and have sound judgment. Must have Clear State Police History and a valid Illinois Driver’s License. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to lift 100lbs, and be able to work with arms over shoulders, do climbing, kneeling, bending, pushing/pulling, carrying, and walking. Sitting or prolonged standing required. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Founded in 1950, Ray Graham Association for people with disabilities is a non-profit organization that provides a broad array of services and supports to over 2,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities. Services include Residential, Employment, Life Skills, and Family Support at 35 locations throughout DuPage County and the surrounding areas. Ray Graham Association’s mission is to c...reate opportunities that empower people with disabilities to reach, grow, and achieve. Visit www.raygraham.org for more information.