Summer jobs at Raintree Ranch

Positions will be posted for next year in November of this year, so make sure to check our job listings around Thanksgiving for next summer’s applications.

Are you under the age of 18 or are only available to work a few weeks this summer? Volunteer and short-term work opportunities may be available for experienced Raintree alumni. Contact us to find out more about our volunteer and short-term work opportunities.


General Camp Counselor

This position is where the action is. You work directly with the kids in your cabin to learn leadership skills and responsibility while having the time of your life. Working with a Co-counselor you will be responsible for an average of 10 children.

Your main job is general cabin supervision and teaching camp activities and sometimes assisting with the horses. Overnight supervision in cabin required.

You could be belaying at the climbing tower, teaching team-building or arts & crafts class and going on a nature hike one week. Playing basketball, helping at boating, singing camp songs and archery the next. It is very hard work but the rewards last a lifetime.

Horse experience is not required, but helpful to your application, and you will be trained to assist at the barn and in horse lessons.

You'll be living onsite for the entire summer and receive all meals as part of your compensation.

Must be 18 by the start of summer. Salaries start at about $226/week. CPR and First Aid certifications required before you start. 10 week position.


In this position you are primarily responsible for teaching, leading and supervising our campers in all areas of the western horse program.

You supervise early morning feedings, horse first aid, teaching ground and arena lessons, lead trail rides, supervise morning chores (tack-up), and oversee counselors helping at horses. You are also an integral part of the ranch community by participating in and assisting to lead evening activities and providing overnight supervision of campers in the cabin as needed. You will also assist in supervising the Bolo program and assessing rider ability.

You will be living onsite in shared staff housing for the entire summer, with room and board included in your compensation.

Significant knowledge of horse instruction and youth/teaching experience required. Salaries start at $270/week. CPR and First Aid training required before position begins. 11 week position.

Leadership Positions

Raintree Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator

In this position you are the key leader for our summer horseback riding camp. This person will train staff in camp activities (nature hikes, night hikes, climbing, arts & crafts, roping, sports, team-building water carnival, and evening programs).

You will supervise eight cabins of kids and staff. You write schedules and run evening activities. You will work closely with the head wrangler to help schedule campers and staff at horses, and will work closely with other Marston coordinators on shared programs.

Coordinators also supervise staff, deal with behavior problems, and take primary responsibility for health care and dispensing of camper medications. Additionally you will take leadership role of our Pegasus teen program. Organizational skills are a must for these positions.

This position requires good judgment and decision-making skills.You work closely with the Raintree coordinator and Marston Coordinators to schedule activities and games.

You will be living onsite in shared staff housing with other coordinators for the entire summer, room and board is included in your compensation

Minimum age 21 with considerable camp experience, horse experience not required but helpful. $380-460/week, 11 week position.

Head Wrangler

You hold primary responsible for our riding program. You will write the wrangler schedule, supervise trail rides and arena operations. You are responsible for maintaining all the tack and saddles, as well as feeding and caring for the horses in conjunction with the Raintree Coordinators . You supervise and trains 6 wranglers. Oversee the Bolo program for our campers. You must have attained Minimum age 21 with considerable horse experience, and riding instructor certification. $380-460/week, 11 week position.