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Instruction Coordinator

Website Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities

Therapeutic riding and EAL for people with diverse abilities.


FULL-TIME POSITION (Monday – Friday)


Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities is the largest therapeutic horseback riding and equestrian facility in BC, housing 18 therapy horses. We are a small staff team of dedicated individuals that are passionate about helping our clients reach their individual goals.

We are currently seeking a Full-Time Instruction Coordinator to work Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (may vary from time to time). Wage is commensurate with experience.

Duties include:

·         Teaching approximately 3 – 4 hours a day.

·         Hiring and supervising Part-Time Instructors.

·         Recruitment, care and training of the horses in the program.

·         Coordination and scheduling of classes and instructors.

·         Plans and coordinates orientation sessions, clinics and workshops and the upgrading of instructors.

·         Holds instructors meetings once per session or as needed.

·         Liaises with therapists, parents and guardians regarding new rider entry and progress (parents and guardians).

·         Oversees maintenance of all rider and instructor files.

·         With input from instructors, plans, develops and recommends new programs or enhancements.

·         Other duties as required.

·         Must be physically fit enough to perform the duties of this position.


Applicants should hold a certification in therapeutic riding from either CanTRA, PATH, or another accredited organization, such as Equestrian Canada. Other certifications may be considered if in conjunction with suitable experience. A suitable candidate may also be in the process of working towards therapeutic certification, with the goal of completion within 6 months of hiring. If you have a great sense of humour, an open mind and would like to join our dedicated team of horses, staff and volunteers, please submit your resume with cover letter to:

Michelle Ingall, Executive Director, PRDA: 1088 208th St., Langley, BC V2Z 1T4

[email protected] phone: 604-530-8717 fax: 604-530-8617


Posting will close Friday, June 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm.


We thank all applicants, however, only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

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