Heart and Hand Center is now looking for a Ranch Assistant at our ranch, located 15 miles east of Bozeman, MT. This part-time position is waiting for a highly qualified individual who loves working with horses and people, and who enjoys outdoor maintenance.
We currently have three wonderful horses in our pasture who serve as assistant therapists. If you’d like to learn a bit more about our team, visit our staff page.
We are looking for someone who is committed to healthful living, enjoys the great outdoors, and who is tobacco and drug free.
Ranch Assistant Job Responsibilities
Some of the common tasks include: Feeding horses, splitting firewood, setting up for camps and retreats, maintenance of horse pasture, fencing, barn and grounds where we conduct equine assisted and art therapy camps, retreats, and year-round weekly sessions. Prior experience working with horses and an understanding of herd behavior is essential. The Ranch Assistant provides support during therapy sessions, so must be a warm, caring individual who relates well with both adults and children and who is available to help out in all kinds of Montana weather!
Our Mission at Heart and Hand Center
Our mission is to help people heal from life’s hurts and move on to live happy, fulfilling lives using art, crafts, horses, hiking, and times for meditation in the beautiful Montana mountains. We are a close staff, who work together to support our clients and one another during day-camps, week-end retreats, and weekly therapy sessions. While not affiliated with any particular denomination, we a spiritually based and God dependent organization. The Ranch Assistant is an essential and integral part of all that we do.
Ranch Assistant Qualifications
The Ranch Assistant needs to be responsible, dependable, punctual, and kind; a person who can work independently and as a vital part of a closely connected team. In addition to all of this, if you have strong muscles, a big smile, and a 4WD Truck, this could be the dream position for you!
This position currently requires about 5-15 hours per week most weeks during Fall and Winter months. During summer months when we are having Day Camps and Retreat, the Ranch Assistant is a full-time position some weeks.
If you are interested, please use the form below to tell us a little about yourself and past experience.