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Career Opportunities and Internships

 

Check out our open positions:  Paid Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor Internship, Part-time Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor Position, and Barn/Program Internships

Paid Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor Internship

Lovelane  is accepting applications for a 20 week PAID INTERNSHIP for a candidate who is interested in pursuing a career in therapeutic horseback riding instruction.

This internship experience will include:

  • Mentoring and training to become a MA Licensed Riding Instructor as well as the opportunity to start the process of becoming a P.A.T.H Int’l. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor
  • Specific training in therapeutic horseback riding and the special needs population
  • Training in handling horses for safe, therapeutic lessons
  • Immersive training in lesson structure and goals specific to Lovelane
  • Education and experience teaching safe, effective, high quality therapeutic lessons
  • Receiving valuable knowledge and feedback from experienced P.A.T.H Certified and MA licensed Therapeutic Riding Instructors
  • $13/hour for 20 hours a week for 20 weeks – Spring, 2020 (flexible start/end dates)

Requirements and Skills Needed:

  • Sincere interest in becoming a therapeutic horseback riding instructor
  • Possess a desire for and strong belief in Lovelane’s core values: positivity, collaboration, goodwill, respect, compassion, excellence and fun
  • Have ability to do physical labor in the barn
  • Be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Candidate must agree to a CORI and SORI background check
  • Two professional references

A Lovelane internship is a rewarding and beneficial experience providing an opportunity for professional employment as a therapeutic horseback riding instructor in a rapidly expanding industry.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume by October 31, 2019 to: Megan Donovan, Associate Executive Director: mail@lovelane.org

Deadline for submission: October 31, 201

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Part-time Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor

Lovelane is seeking a dynamic and collaborative instructor to join our team!  This position is part-time with flexible hours and offers a competitive salary.

Requirements and Skills Needed:

  • A current Massachusetts Riding Instructor License
  • PATH International Certification (Lovelane is open to training the right candidate to attain this certification)​
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • PT/OT/SLP preferred, but not required
  • Must be familiar with therapeutic programming and the special needs population
  • Must have experience with horses, be a strong rider and knowledgeable of horse behavior
  • Possess a desire for and strong belief in Lovelane’s core values: positivity, collaboration, goodwill, respect, compassion, excellence and fun
  • Two professional references are required

To apply, email cover letter and resume to:
Cassie Clarke, Program Director: Cassie@lovelane.org

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Barn/Program Internships

Lovelane is seeking dynamic and highly motivated interns to join our team! We offer meaningful internships with our Barn and Program teams. Interns are required to make a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week for at least eight weeks. These are unpaid internship opportunities.

Lovelane’s interns work directly with Barn and Program staff on a variety of daily tasks and projects, including:

  • Assisting with program delivery such as, creation of lesson games, design of merchandise, set up and break down of lessons, office support
  • Barn chores, such as mucking stalls, sweeping, cleaning and filling water buckets
  • Interacting and working directly with students
  • For interns with horse experience, duties may include grooming and tacking horses, feeding horses, leading and sidewalking in lessons

To apply,  email your cover letter and resume to:
Volunteering@lovelane.org

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