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Horsemanship Intern

Do you desire a career in running a horse program at a Christian camp? Do you love horses, children, and Jesus? Our equine focused internship at Miracle Ranch, Port Orchard, Washington, is for those with a desire to use their passion for horses as a way to share the love of Jesus with others.

* This is a twelve month, paid internship program, with the possibility of a second
year for qualified candidates.

Along with assisting in the management and care of our herd, you will gain experience in teaching both group and private riding lessons, leading trail rides and assisting in therapeutic riding sessions, both for those with disabilities and for at-risk youth. Opportunities to receive PATH teaching hours, or work towards CHA certification are available.

CRISTA Camps, set in the stunning forests of the Olympic Peninsula, brings fun and adventure to the young and young-at-heart. With two unique properties at Island Lake and Miracle Ranch, each award-winning camp welcomes guests with a one-of-a-kind experience, connecting them with nature through activities like swimming, archery, paintball, horses, dirt bikes and high ropes adventures.

- Previous horse experience is required.
- We have 3 openings for the 2021/2022 school year.
- Gain the experience you need to lead and run a year round equine camp
program!

At CRISTA Ministries we have a passion to develop young leaders. Our desire is to help you fulfill God's calling in your life, whether that is full time camping ministry, or some other vocational calling. Our Internship Department has two full time staff that are specifically devoted to your vocational development and spiritual growth.

As part of your professional development, we will take you to the regional CHA conference to help you make ministry connections for possible future employment. We help with resume writing, interviewing tips, and social media presence. Our goal is to not "use you" for 12 months and then say goodbye, but we desire to walk alone side of you for the long haul. Our Internship Department will continue to be a resource for you long after your time here at CRISTA Camps is over.

The 12 month paid CRISTA Camps intern program is designed for people who are deeply committed to Jesus Christ and desire to learn about creating and providing an environment where staff, volunteers, and guests can experience Christ.

2021/2022 Applications are now being accepted for our Aug 25th start date!

We believe this will be a life-changing experience where each intern will grow spiritually, personally, relationally, and professionally! You will come away more energized, trained and prepared for a lifetime of service. This is an action-oriented Vocational Internship, providing opportunities to develop servant leadership skills that will transfer to any future business, leadership or ministry opportunity.

Horse Interns will be involved in Bible studies, small groups, worship, sharing and fellowship, all while living and practicing servant leadership at our two camp properties. Interns must be willing to commit to all aspects of the program which will focus on Christ, discipleship, community and career.

For more information, or if you are interested in applying please contact Katy Erickson at kerickson@cristacamps.com

Time:  Internship
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Horsemanship

 

 

Updated: 2/24/2022 4:47:51 PM

Job Contact:
Katy Erickson
(253) 851-4410

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Why work at CRISTA Ministries:

CRISTA Camps- Miracle Ranch, set in the stunning forests of the Olympic Peninsula, brings fun and adventure to the young and young-at-heart. With a unique property on Horseshoe Lake, this award-winning camp welcomes guests with a one-of-a-kind experience, connecting them with nature through activities like swimming, archery, paintball, horses, dirt bikes and high ropes adventures. At CRISTA Camps our mission is sharing the Gospel of Jesus in a unique place of adventure where relatable leaders help faith make sense and to carry out this mission we need a team of passionate, Christ-centered staff to join the team and serve with us! Our gospel-centered program stresses servant leadership, relationships and teamwork--so each camper and guest can experience an unforgettable time and walk away changed. Check out our Summer Staff video: https://vimeo.com/298690489 For more information check out our website: https://cristacamps.com/get-involved/summer-staff/

15999 Sidney Rd. SW
    Port Orchard, WA 98367

(253) 851-4410

Recruiting Video (if applicable): https://cristacamps.com/attend-a-camp/horses/