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CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

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Education Manager- Neuse River Campus, Raleigh

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What We’re Doing

CORRAL Riding Academy is a faith-motivated non-profit that offers our community’s most vulnerable girls a holistic long-term support system to provide each child access and opportunity so she can develop into the young woman God designed her to be. CORRAL is intended as a long-term intervention for these girls, requiring a minimum of one year’s commitment from each participant. CORRAL’s program provides intensely personal and high contact programming that includes only the uppermost standards of literacy and academic tutoring, vocational training, and equine assisted psychotherapy programs, as well as individual and group mental health sessions. These efforts considerably reduce recidivism and risky behaviors among young women in our county, creating a future of strong, independent individuals.

How We’re Doing It

Being part of the CORRAL team means being ready to work hard and work joyfully towards this mission. We take our jobs seriously… but try not to take ourselves too seriously. Our team is diverse, fun, collaborative, and filled with supportive people. When things get crazy, we’re all hands on deck. When things slow down, we rest well.

Diversity Statement

CORRAL aims to serve the highest risk girls in our community. Among those risk factors is the influence of systemic racism. As members of a marginalized population, young people of color are statistically more likely to have negative health, academic and economic outcomes. Understanding this context, CORRAL bears the same responsibility to heal the trauma our girls have experienced due to systemic racism just as much as more commonly understood forms of trauma ie. physical or emotional abuse.

CORRAL is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Diversity is more than a commitment at CORRAL—it is the foundation of what we do. We are committed to
walking with ALL stakeholders on a journey of anti-racism. We are fully focused on equity and justice. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

The Education Manager role at CORRAL Riding Academy is a key component to the girls’ success. This individual ensures that each child in our program has the opportunity to attend college. We are looking for a data-driven educator who has experience developing educational interventions with low-performing students. Ability to lead and grow volunteers is required to do this job well. This position is Full Time.

Responsibilities

The Education Manager ensures the academic success of each Riding Academy participant in the CORRAL. This manager is responsible for providing each child educational access for future success. The Education Manager will monitor the academic progress of each participant and arrange interventions as needed. Successful candidates will uphold the mantra of “No excuses”, be willing to do “whatever it takes” to create future opportunities for the girls and deliver on our program goals and guarantees. This manager will work relentlessly but also rests well; demonstrating good emotional balance and spiritual fitness. This overall responsibility includes the following components:

Advocacy

  • Assist with management of herd health of rescued horses
  • Acts as a point of contact for participant’s parents, teachers, and administrators regarding academics
  • Supports participant and their parents in understanding the school system, their educational rights, and how to
    advocate for themselves within that system
  • Attends IEP, treatment team, and school meetings as necessary

Program/Participant/Education Management

  • Plans and manages participant tutoring sessions
  • Plans and executes academic remediation to support each child in performing at grade level
  • Checks each participant’s online school accounts (i.e. Power Schools, classroom websites) weekly and creates a customized plan for each child
  • Holds each participant accountable for low grades/missing assignments, behavior, and school attendance.
  • Creates academic goals with the girls bi annually and monitors weekly
  • Collaborates daily with the Programming Team to support program participants, create weekly schedule, and devise program interventions
  • Manages compliance needs for the RA academic program and maintains RA policies and procedures
  • Creates an optimistic, rigorous culture for participants where CORRAL girls are working with leadership rather than against, maintaining high expectations for staff and girls at all times
  • Monitors data proactively and makes data-driven decisions
  • Participates with girls and staff in all aspects of the Program, as needed.

College and Career Prep

  • Oversees College & Career Curriculum and shepherds students to a post-secondary education
  • Fosters a “college bound culture” where participants are excited about and have a vision for their future

Champion Management: This individual will manage a team of volunteers, the Education Team. As such, this
manager:

  • Ensures champions understand the “why” of CORRAL
  • Teaches CORRAL 101: Girls and ensures each champion who comes in contact with the girls is prepared to work with them to the best of their ability using CORRAL’s values of safety, relationship, high- expectations, and accountability.
  • Ensures that tutors and volunteers are thoroughly prepared to work with the girls in tutoring and vocational sessions
  • Briefs volunteers upon arrival of schedule and girls needs
  • Update Salesforce with interactions with champions as needed
  • Manages a group of volunteer tutors and is responsible for the training, coordination, and capacity building of our volunteer champions. Includes volunteers in the “rigor with joy” culture of CORRAL
  • Provides training and professional development for vocational and tutoring volunteers
  • Provides leadership and oversight for vocational and tutor leaders

Other: Participates in CORRAL’s community events and fundraisers.

The Numbers

As Education Manager you can expect to be held accountable for the following numbers:

  • Course average for all participants, consistently above 80 (weekly) and on track to be a 3.0 or higher (outcome)
  • 90% school attendance
  • 80% of girls have C’s or better at each marking period
  • 80% are showing progress towards personal education goals
  • 85% of girls are on track to be “college ready” using CORRAL’s readiness indicator
  • Maintain a team of 10% Steward-level volunteers, 20% Engaged-level volunteers and 70% Participant-level volunteers

Requirements

The ideal candidate for the Education Manager will have a Bachelor Degree in Education or Related Field, 2-5
years teaching experience, experience and success with implementing academic and behavioral interventions, and experience with at-risk or socio-economically disadvantaged youth and trauma informed intervention. Group or classroom management skills are a must. The candidate will also have a passion to impact the lives of our future leaders. Other preferred skills include:

  • Experience using a systems-approach to developing the whole-child
  • Racial-equity training
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Math Education Experience

Salary: $46,000-$58,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Health, vision and dental benefits included. We are not looking for professional services or contract services.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Lauren Clements, Managing Director, at Lauren.Clements@corralriding.org.

CORRAL Internships

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their manager.

We are looking for passionate, motivated applicants who are at least university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative environment that’s filled with supportive people (plus their dogs). While our staff loves to work together and so do you, you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction.

Spring 2021 Internships

*Please note: We are still searching for an events, community outreach and volunteer manager intern*

Join the Herd Master’s Social Work Intern – Kildaire Farm Campus, Cary

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What We’re Doing

CORRAL is a faith-motivated nonprofit that equips adolescent girls in high-risk situations through a long-term, holistic program of equine therapy and education to prepare each girl and her community with skills, resources, and opportunities so that she can gain access to a bright future. CORRAL is intended as a long-term intervention for these girls, requiring a minimum of one year’s commitment from each participant. CORRAL’s program provides intensely personal and high contact programming that includes only the uppermost standards of literacy and academic tutoring, vocational training, and equine assisted therapy programs, as well as individual and group mental health sessions. These efforts considerably reduce recidivism and risky behaviors among young women in our county, creating a future of strong, independent individuals.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated individuals enrolled in a Master’s level Social Work program. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people (plus their dogs). While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel in this role but a willingness to learn is

Diversity Statement

CORRAL aims to serve the highest risk girls in our community. Among those risk factors is the influence of systemic racism. As members of a marginalized population, young people of color are statistically more likely to have negative health, academic and economic outcomes. Understanding this context, CORRAL bears the same responsibility to heal the trauma our girls have experienced due to systemic racism just as much as more commonly understood forms of trauma ie. physical or emotional abuse. 

CORRAL is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is more than a commitment at CORRAL—it is the foundation of what we do. We are committed to walking with ALL stakeholders on a journey of anti-racism. We are fully focused on equity and justice. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to providing equine-assisted psychotherapy and traditional talk therapy in group settings. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will have weekly performance feedback check-ins with their manager.  Join the Herd MSW  Interns typically work Saturdays 8:30 AM – 5 PM and Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday between 3:45 – 7:15 PM to serve CORRAL participants. (This schedule has changed due to COVID and will be updated by the end of the 2020-2021 academic school year).  These hours will provide a mix of clinical and administrative work. You are strongly encouraged to work with the horses during regularly scheduled staff rides so that you can learn about equine-assisted learning, psychotherapy and yourself!

What you’ll do 

  • Co-manage and co-lead all JTH activities with the Manager of Mental Health Services.
  • Provide communication to JTH Volunteers around scheduling, expectations for each group, upcoming session material, and debriefing after each session and round 
  • Coordinate with Referral Coordinator on intakes, referral sources, transportation, and issues with attendance
  • Support Manager of Mental Health Services with implementing therapeutic interventions to address each participant’s goals 
  • Support Manager of Mental Health Services with session material planning and implementation
  • Weekly communication with each JTH parent to :

1.) Build rapport with the family; 

2.) Identify resources needed to assist families; 

3.) Ensure consents are obtained with outside providers and collaborate with outside providers involved with each JTH participant to identify what services are offered and how we can work together to support the family; 

4.)  Provide updates on treatment goals to parents/guardians; 

5.) Complete referrals as needed to outside providers/community resources.

  • Complete clinical documentation after each JTH session by the next business day
  • Set up and support Manager of Mental Health Services to complete Referral Assessments and Telephone Interview with each parent to identify a good fit for Riding Academy 
  • Educate families on Riding Academy and understand how Riding Academy could support their family 
  • Weekly supervision with Manager of Mental Health Services
  • Perform various administrative tasks to ensure program effectiveness
  • Collaborate with programming staff to create effective intervention plans for program participants
  • Collaborate with the Riding Academy Programming Team and Referral Coordinator for any additional resources/referrals/coordination of care on as needed basis 

Desired/preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with youth in high-risk situations
  • Having a learner’s mindset 
  • Being open to learning how to work with horses

Email your resume and a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org 

Equine Intern – Neuse River Campus, Raleigh

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated individuals interested in gaining experience in horse management in a non-profit setting. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative environment that’s filled with supportive people (plus their dogs). While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Ideally, you also have prior experience with horses and/or farm management, and are interested in non-profit horse management.

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship.  Interns typically work 15-30 hours a week, with flexible hours available  between 8am-7pm Tuesday-Friday, and between 8-4 Monday-Friday during the summer months (early June through late August).

What you’ll do

  • Assist with management of herd health of rescued horses
    • Coordinate training and grooming calendar
    • Assess and cares for medical needs, both routine and emergency
  • Assist Equine Director in field management
    • Ensure proper rotational grazing of horse herd
    • Administer and responds to soil samples 
  • Oversee organization and management of barn including horse tack and supplies
    • Seek donations of needed items
    • Serve as liaison with horse community to best serve the needs of the horses and farm
  • Project management 
    • Coordinate task list of Horse & Farm Volunteers and communicates farm needs to volunteers
    • Work with the horses and girls to ensure healthy and transformational relationships are being formed

Desired/preferred qualifications

  • Natural Horsemanship experience is a huge plus, but not required
  • Interest in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

How to apply

To apply for an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Equine Intern – Kildaire Farm Campus, Cary

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated individuals interested in gaining experience in horse management in a non-profit setting. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative environment that’s filled with supportive people (plus their dogs). While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Ideally, you also have prior experience with horses and/or farm management, and are interested in non-profit horse management.

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship.  Interns typically work 15-30 hours a week, with flexible hours available between 8 am-7 pm Tuesday-Friday, and between 8-4 Monday-Friday during the summer months (early June through late August).

What you’ll do

  • Assist with management of herd health of rescued horses
    • Coordinate training and grooming calendar
    • Assess and cares for medical needs, both routine and emergency
  • Assist Equine Director in field management
    • Ensure proper rotational grazing of horse herd
    • Administer and responds to soil samples 
  • Oversee organization and management of barn including horse tack and supplies
    • Seek donations of needed items
    • Serve as liaison with horse community to best serve the needs of the horses and farm
  • Project management 
    • Coordinate task list of Horse & Farm Volunteers and communicates farm needs to volunteers
    • Work with the horses and girls to ensure healthy and transformational relationships are being formed

Desired/preferred qualifications

  • Natural Horsemanship experience is a huge plus, but not required
  • Interest in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

How to apply

To apply for an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Program Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people (plus their dogs). While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their manager. Programming Interns typically work Saturdays 8:30 AM- 5 PM, and work 10-15 additional hours between 11-7 Tuesday-Thursday and 10-4 on Fridays during the programming year (late August through early June) and between the hours of 9-5 Monday-Friday during the summer (early June-late August).

What you’ll do

  • Plan and execute activities both within and outside of programming for participants (ie: horse shows, extra activities, incentives)
  • Assist during programming either in the riding arena or as a tutor
  • Lead participant check-in
  • Perform various administrative tasks to ensure program effectiveness
  • Liaise between CORRAL & community partners
  • Collaborate with programming staff to create effective intervention plans for program participants

Desired/preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with high-risk youth 
  • Relevant course experience (Psychology, Program Management, etc.)

How to apply

To apply to an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Education Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their manager. Programming Interns typically work 20 to 40 hours per week between 6:45a and 5:30p Monday-Thursday or 10-2p on Fridays during the school year (late August through early June) or between the hours of 9-5 Monday-Friday during the summer (early June-late August).

What you’ll do

  • Work with participants 1-on-1 to support them in their education
  • Support IEPs and Develop educational interventions for participants
  • Develop classroom management skills
  • Lead participant check-in or check-out with families
  • Liaise between CORRAL & schools
  • Mentor participants

Desired/preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with high-risk youth 
  • Relevant course experience (Psychology, Program Management, etc.)

How to apply

To apply to an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Executive Assitant Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship. Interns typically work 20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm office schedule.

What you’ll do

Responsibilities

  • Increases the Leadership Team productivity: maintaining schedule, responding to emails, screening phone calls, initiating projects, administrative needs
  • Assists the Leadership Team’s in the execution of CORRAL’s Strategic Plans and Campaign Strategies
  • Assists the Leadership Team in communicating with constituents
  • Participates in maintaining the operations and functioning of the CORRAL office
  • Directly support CORRAL’s Director of Corporate Operations daily tasks and project

Required Skills

  • Be Awesome
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications
  • Detail-oriented, able to handle multiple logistics
  • Self-directed, Self-Starter, and Good at Managing Up
  • Customer-Service Oriented
  • Previous Administrative Experience

How to apply

To apply to an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Social Media Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship. Interns typically work 20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday-Friday 8am-4pm office schedule.

What you’ll do

Social Media

  • Manage CORRAL’s Instagram, Facebook & LinkedIn accounts engaging and growing followers
  • Develop Strategy targeted towards Linked In Account
  • Develop a Multimedia Integrated Monthly Social Media Calendar that supports CORRAL Brand
  • Assist in gathering appropriate content for all accounts
  • Represent CORRAL at various events such as volunteer fairs, referral meetings, and fundraisers
  • Assist Marketing Manager in planning and executing CORRAL events including Farm Days, Breakfast on the Farm, CORRAL Classic, Derby Dinner, and Volunteer appreciation events
  • Assist with planning social media strategies for fundraising campaigns

Required Skills

  • Be awesome!
  • Ability to multitask and take initiative
  • Hardworking and dedicated outlook
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly

How to apply

To apply to an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Graphic Design Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship. Interns typically work 20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm office schedule.

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud apps: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Knowledge of formatting for digital platforms (including social media)
  • Knowledge of print process
  • Keen understanding of great design and current design trends
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Organized, dependable, and detail-oriented
  • Quick learner and efficient
  • Passion for furthering our mission through great design and communication while adhering to our current brand standards

Preferred Education

  • 1 to 2 years as part of a graphic design program at an accredited college or university

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of WordPress
  • Familiar with HTML/CSS

How to apply

To apply to an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Community Outreach Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship. Interns typically work 15-20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday-Friday 9-5 pm office schedule. This internship would be a great fit for a junior in social work or a related field!

What you’ll do

Referral Coordination 

  • Communicates with parents of new referrals to the program 
  • Communicates with current and potential referral partners 
  • Supports new participant intake process 
  • Supports new participant and family communication as they enter the program 

Transportation Coordination for participants 

  • Coordinates transportation for both locations 
  • Communicates transportation details to families 
  • Assists in recruiting transportation volunteers 
  • Fills in as a driver for participants when/if needed 

Administrative Support

  • Ensures participant paperwork is completed and filed correctly
  • Updates online systems with correct participant information
  • Ensures compliance with all paperwork 
  • Completes reports for grants and foundations 

Required Skills

  • Ability to be flexible 
  • Ability to communicate assertively and effectively
  • Ability to stay organized 
  • Ability to take initiative and jump right into situations and projects 

How to apply

To apply to an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Volunteer Management Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship. Interns typically work 20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm office schedule. Requires some evenings and Saturdays (days stated below.)  The schedule will be adjusted to accommodate.  Proficiency in Google products (i.e. sheets, slides, docs) a must.  Proficiency with Salesforce a plus, but not required.

What you’ll do

Volunteer Management

  • Work with Community Relations Manager to manage a volunteer base of just under 300 people.
  • Work with Community Relations Manager to grow our volunteer base to 350 by the end of the internship.
  • Assist with the Volunteer Orientation process preparations and event facilitation  (1st Monday evenings)
  • Assist with Farm Day preparations and event facilitation (3rd Saturdays mornings)
  • Assist with Community Engagement team meetings (1st Monday evenings)

Communications

  • Communicate with volunteer base via email using Salesforce on a regular basis to get them engaged and move them through the volunteer process.

How to apply

To apply for an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Events Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship. Interns typically work 20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm office schedule.

What you’ll do

Community Relations, Communications & Partnership Research

  • Conduct Research for potential Strategic Partners for events
  • Develop emails to communicate with potential partners to develop a relationship

Events

  • Assist Community Relations Manager in planning and executing CORRAL events including Farm Days, Breakfast on the Farm, CORRAL Classic, Derby Dinner, and Volunteer events from ideation to facilitation.
  • Will take the lead on certain aspects of some of the events listed above
  • Will communicate, give directives and possibly lead various volunteer teams to execute various events
  • Must be proficient in Google Suites programs, such as sheets, slides & and docs (Equivalent to Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
  • Proficiency in SalesForce would a plus, but not required

How to apply

To apply to an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Database/IT Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship. Interns typically work 15 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm office schedule.

What you’ll do

Tasks and projects may vary but may include website updates and improvements, Salesforce and Pardot administration, hardware repairs, and digital marketing and SEO improvements.

What you’ll learn

  • Salesforce and Pardot administration and analytics
  • Network expertise
  • Hardware expertise
  • WordPress administration
  • Google administration
  • SEO 

How to apply

To apply for an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

Fundraising and Grant Writing Intern – Cary, NC

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Who are we?

CORRAL is a non-profit organization that acts as an intervention program for at-risk, adolescent girls in the Triangle Area. Our participants may be “at-risk” due to trauma, neglect, abuse, socioeconomic status, or, more frequently, a combination of these situations. We use a holistic approach including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, tutoring, mentoring, and vocational training. Our goal is to teach participants how to be in healthy and whole relationships, knowing that this will lead to further transformational healing. The work we do can be hard at times, but the reward of seeing the lives of young women change for the better is what makes it all worth it.

Who are you?

We are looking for passionate, motivated university juniors or seniors enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program related to the position. The non-profit life can get hectic at times, so we need detail-oriented self-starters that aren’t afraid to ask questions and think in innovative ways. As a CORRAL intern, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and interpersonal communications. You are willing to resolve conflict and make big decisions. Although we do serious work at the farm, we don’t always take ourselves so seriously. You’ll thrive in our fun, collaborative space that’s filled with supportive people. While our staff loves to work together and so do you,  you also possess the ability to work independently with self-direction. Prior horse knowledge is not required to excel at this job but a willingness to learn is! 

About the internship

At CORRAL, we don’t just give our interns leftover projects. Your time with us will be filled with opportunities to produce meaningful and impactful work. Our interns are exposed to a variety of aspects of running a non-profit and are given organizational ownership over their projects. We value growth as a team and as individuals, so interns will work closely with their managers throughout their time at CORRAL. Interns will also have bi-weekly performance feedback check-ins with their managers to learn and grow as leaders throughout the internship. Interns typically work 15-20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm office schedule.

What you’ll do

Grant Writing

  • Research grants that CORRAL is eligible to apply for
  • Learn how to write grants and collect appropriate data required for each grant
  • Use Salesforce to enter appropriate information regarding grants
  • Support Grant Report Compliance Procedures

Fundraising

  • Partner with Director of Corporate Operations to run fundraising campaigns
  • Represent CORRAL at various events such as volunteer fairs, referral meetings, and fundraisers
  • Facilitate the on-time completion of projects within our Development Committee
  • Assist in planning events and campaigns to raise funds for CORRAL

Required Skills

  • Be awesome!
  • Ability to multitask and take initiative
  • Hardworking and dedicated outlook
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly

How to apply

To apply to an internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

What Our Interns Have to Say

“My time at CORRAL instilled a passion within me to help children in at risk situations. Through building relationships with the girls, I have been more confident than ever to continue pursuing my degree in psychology. CORRAL provided a safe place to learn and grow, and took me COMPLETELY outside of my comfort zone. I’m extremely thankful for the staff who poured into my life, and the girls that have forever impacted me.” -Autumn, Programming Intern

“My favorite part of CORRAL was the enthusiasm each employee had for the mission of CORRAL. It is always fun to learn from people who are genuinely excited about what they do. The great work that these individuals do is often complicated and, on occasion, quite frustrating. However, each day was a new day and they showed up to work with fresh ideas and a smile. It was really inspiring.” –Jennifer, Business Intern

“I have learned so, so much from being an intern at CORRAL. It has grown me as a person and taught me so much! I think my favorite part about working at CORRAL has been having a part in seeing the girl’s grow and succeed throughout the programming year. It has been so cool to build relationships with the girls and get to see them choose change for their lives…This program is truly changing their lives and it has been a privilege to be a small part of that change.” -Rachel, Programming Intern

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To apply to a full-time position or internship with CORRAL, email your resume along with a short personal introduction to jobs@corralriding.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the email subject.

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