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Summer Day Camp Counselor

Website TEAD Equestrian Association for the Disabled

TEAD is hiring Camp Counsellors this summer 2023

Reports to: Camp Coordinator



·         Up to date first aid & cpr certificate

·         Minimum grade 10 education

·         Horse experience and experience with children a must

·         Emotional maturity & enjoyment of the outdoors.

·         Good communicator

·         Ability to take direction

·         Must be between the ages of 16 & 30.


Duties and Responsibilities

·         Day to day supervision of campers

·         Active involvement in all scheduled activities

·         Assist in keeping all work areas clean, safe & tidy

·         Ensure all equipment is put away after use (tack, helmets, crafts & sports equipment)

·         Assist in the development of the weekly schedule of activities

·         Contribute ideas for activities, theme weeks, trips, guest speakers etc.

·         Ensure good communication between barn staff and camp

·         Lead activities

·         Work in group settings and one on one with children with & without special needs



·         Punctual, reliable and professionally turned out for work each day

·         Daily transportation to the farm

·         Follows all TEAD rules and safety guidelines & policies & procedures

·         Positive role model

·         Cooperation with entire staff at TEAD

·         Respect TEAD property at all times

·         Comfortable around horses

·         Available to work Monday to Friday from June 26 to August 25, 2023


TEAD is a busy, not-for-profit therapeutic riding center located in Mount Hope, Ontario. The organization is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for children and adults with any physical, cognitive or emotional challenges through a unique form of proven therapy using horses. TEAD’s year-round programming is supported by a dedicated and highly motivated team of instructors and volunteers who share a passion for providing the highest quality of care and rehabilitation for over 120 riders and their families.

TEAD Values:
• Commitment to Safety
• Integrity
• Collaboration
• Respect



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