Barn Crew Position in Boones Mill, VA 24065

Unbridled Change

We are looking to add a new member to our small but mighty team!

We are seeking a barn crew member to cover barn feeding, barn chores, and basic horse management.

Unbridled Change is a small non-profit healing and wellness program located in Boones Mill, VA.

We strive to have a work environment that is rewarding for those that come to help support the main part of our program – our horses. Our mission is to provide quality healing and wellness services including equine partnered services to help people find the hope, healing, and growth they have been searching for.

Our work environment includes:

Calm work atmosphere
On-the-job training
Caring for herd of 12 equines
Facility management/care
Set regular work schedules (with ability to be flexible as needed)

We are looking for reliable candidates with a passion for caring for horses and their environment.

As a Barn Crew member, you will provide:

Daily preparing feed/hay and feeding of a herd of 12 equines
Daily picking of their dry lot paddocks
Daily grooming and basic care of the herd
Daily barn and facility management tasks including but not limited to: Tack cleaning, facility chores and cleaning, scrubbing and filling water troughs, basic first aid care of the herd, caring for the barn cats and chickens, and helping meet the needs of the barn as needed.

Our ideal candidate MUST have prior experience working, caring for, and have comfort with horses.

Potential shifts include times for AM and PM feedings. There is an option to work a full 7 hour shift (example 8 am-3 pm depending on horse experience). Additional tasks would include working directly with the horses via ground work are also a potential based on experience.

A successful candidate MUST be willing to work outside in the weather, be able to lift 50 pounds, have reliable transportation, and complete the physical work required for working with large animals safely. In addition, they should have good communication skills and be willing and comfortable with working independently and in a team of both other barn crew members and Unbridled Change staff.

Current potential work schedule would be shift (3-4 hours) and or full days (7 hours): Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.

Additional days/hours may be available depending on other barn crew’s schedule and level of experience with horses.

Job Types: Part Time, Contract

Pay: $11.00 – $15.00 per hour

Schedule:

4 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

Boones Mill, VA 24065: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

Equine Management: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: In person