Working @ a Barn in Florida
DONE BY: Piper | South Burlington High School '11 | Connecticut College '20
LENGTH: 1.5 ~ 2 years
LOCATION: Wellington, FL, USA
PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★
KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED:
- Restraint from tantalizing experiences
- Self assurance in my capability to take care of what I need
- 6am ~ 10am: Feed the horses, ride around
- 10am ~ 4:30pm: Work, feed the horses
(also later picked up a job at an embroidery shop)
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE:
Taking care of the horses and the operation of the facility.
HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 60
IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES:
- Training for my horse
If there is something that you've found - try it! Truly test it before school takes you away. School will always be there but the opportunities you might find will not be.
MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY:
That I could do it.