CAREERS

Volunteer Coordinator (Full-Time, job share possible)

Responsible for recruiting and managing volunteers to support a wide range of Mane Stream programs. Key areas of accountability include recruitment, training, and scheduling of volunteers to ensure adequate coverage for lessons, sessions, other programs and for special events. Will collaborate with staff to assess levels of support needed for each program. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, flexible, able to multi-task and value volunteerism. No horse experience necessary but a willingness to learn is vital. Experience with MS Word and Excel, Google Docs and Sheets and database experience helpful. Must be available late afternoons (when our program is running) and occasional Saturdays.

This is a full-time position requiring 35 hours per week but may be a job share for the right candidates.  

Candidates should send an email expressing interest and qualifications with a resume.
Contact: Trish Hegeman, Executive Director at trish@manestreamnj.org


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Part-Time Barn Staff

$10-15 Hourly Depending on Experience
Duties include feeding horses, bringing in,
turning out horses, picking stalls and more.

Yearly Positions Available:
Afternoons and Saturdays

Temporary Position Available:
Sundays AM & PM from Jan-Apr 1st

Contact: holland@manestreamnj.org


Physical Therapist (Part-Time)

We have a part time, flexible opening for a PT seeking to work in an innovative and supportive environment. In addition to our onsite clinic with gross motor and sensory integration equipment and a fine motor/speech room, at Mane Stream you will incorporate horses, the farm and outdoor environments into your clients plan of care.

This position offers flexible afternoon or evening hours with a four month Saturday opportunity.  Training, mentoring and continuing education also provided. You will be working under the Director of Therapy Services who is certified in Sensory Integration, as well as a certified Hippotherapy Clinical Specialist and faculty member of the American Hippotherapy Association.

This is a great opportunity for mentoring and skill development.   Candidates should email cover letter and resume.

Required education: Master's Degree
Required experience: Physical Therapy: 1 year,  Pediatrics: 1 year,  Horsemanship: 1 year

Contact: melanie@manestreamnj.org



Part-Time Adaptive Riding Instructor

Mane Stream currently has openings for part-time hourly Adaptive Riding Instructors for weekday afternoons and Saturdays. Previous experience as a riding instructor required (Preferably PATH Certified). You must be comfortable developing teaching techniques that accommodate the special needs population while keeping safety at the forefront. 

Duties Include: Staying on time with the schedule, planning riders’ goals and objectives, creating lesson plans, writing progress notes, assigning volunteers to riders, communicating with parents, monitoring horse behavior, and tack and helmet fit. 

Contact: jen@manestreamnj.org


Internships Available

Are you our ideal intern?
Mane Stream loves to work with motivated and enthusiastic interns.  We require a person who is flexible, self-motivated and mature.  Interns must be prompt with good time management.  They should be able to work in an open office environment with supportive supervision.  They should be able to take direction and be able to work with that direction to project completion.  This is a professional work environment with a light hearted culture.  Those interns who are able to see a challenge or opportunity and jump in with a solution without being asked will be a huge asset to Mane Stream.  We pride ourselves on team work, adaptability and “making it work” with what we have available.  

What's your area of focus?
Therapy Service
Adaptive Riding
Summer Camp
Farm & Equine Management
Office (Administrative/Marketing/Development) 
Volunteer Management

Mane Stream Intern Program Goals
Mane Stream strives to provide an exceptional learning environment for interns from diverse educational backgrounds.  Internship opportunities are available for those looking for on-the-job training not necessarily associated with a degree program.  Mane Stream provides a supportive environment with a wide variety of experiences in nonprofit management, program development and medical service provision.  Mane Stream works closely with educational institutions to support students transitioning from academia to professional work careers.   

Who do we accept?
We accept high school, college, graduate school, career change and international interns. An internship at Mane Stream provides a chance for interns to personally develop and explore career possibilities.   

What's the typical time frame?
Mane Stream intern schedules typically lasts two-four months. Internships may be offered on a part‐time or full‐time basis.  Intern cycles are January to April, May to August, September to December with a special summer cycle in June to August.

Take the Next Step
Intern Program Overview

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INTERN APPLICATION

Have any questions?
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator via email at volunteer@manestreamnj.org