Recreation Specialist

US-Yonkers
2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 12:04 PM)
Job ID
2018-1195
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

The Recreation Staff will act as a team member of the Therapeutic Services Program. The Recreation staff will be in charge of running therapeutic groups and activities with the RTC youth. In addition, The Recreation Staff will participate in the planning, and execution of activities, and special events for the RTC youth.

Responsibilities

  • To function as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Track and document attendance of recreational activities and workshops held on and off campus.
  • Search for recreational activities for RTC Program.
  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of comprehensive recreational programs and events.
  • Increase debriefing and therapeutic processing with residents participating in workshops.
  • Create and distribute to all RTC cottages updated recreational announcements which include: monthly calendars, flyers, programming and upcoming weekly activities.
  • Participate in in-service programs, weekly staff meetings and mandatory trainings.
  • Distribute games and equipment to every house as planned.
  • Maintain inventory of all equipment and supplies as directed by the Recreational Supervisor.
  • Participate in games and activities with youngsters.
  • Be willing to do recreation and adventure activities in any and all kinds of weather.
  • Occasional attendance on day trips or overnight camping, rafting trips, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must have Valid NYC Driver's License
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required
  • Must complete Therapeutic Crises Intervention Training (TCI)
  • Two to Five years' experience in recreation program for adolescent population

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