The Salvation Army

  • Recreation Specialist

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Job ID
    2018-4743
    Category
    Fitness
    Compensation Min
    USD $13.50/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $16.80/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to the duties listed in the job description.  Making independent judgments using discretion for the benefit if the client.

    Responsibilities

    • Plans and supervises the recreational program in accordance with the needs, interests, and capacities of the residents.
    • Supervises work of volunteers; demonstrates, teaches, and leads recreational activities such as group and team games, arts and crafts, exercise and physical training, music and dramatics, etc.
    • Orders supplies and equipment for recreation; issues and collect arts and crafts supplies from residents; regularly inspects recreational area and equipment for safety.
    • Organizes and promotes events for special occasions such as holiday programs; arranges field trips and activities outside of facility as approved by the Social Services Director.
    • Attends community meetings as assigned; participates in Social Services meetings to coordinate activities and goals and participates as a member of the team; attends in-service programs and meetings for staff.
    • Works with private and public organizations to further the goals of the recreation program.

    Qualifications

    • An Associate Degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 24 credits in recreation, physical education, dance, applied arts group work, and other related disciplines. 
    • Has respect and consideration for the population being served.

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