Working under the administrative direction of the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist this position plans, organizes, schedules, coordinates and supervises year-round community based recreation programming for children and adults with disabilities. Also responsible for intake assessments, and to serve as a specialist and a leader for inclusion and adaptive programs for children and adults with disabilities. Develops, coordinates, implements and oversees a variety of recreation, leisure, athletic and educational programs. May supervise part-time and seasonal staff, interns and/or volunteers.
Minimum requirements include:
Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or a related Recreation field
Certified as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Experience in a recreation setting
Experience working with populations with disabilities, preferably in a municipal setting
Valid motor vehicle operator’s license
Current certification in CPR and First Aid preferred
Must be willing and able to work additional hours as programming dictates, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
This is a part time position, 18 hours/week. Hours are somewhat flexible with some night and weekend hours. Starting rate is $20.00/hour. Position will remain open until filled.
Please note: MA General Laws mandate that any individual having direct contact at any time with either children or senior citizens be subject to CORI screening by the Criminal History Systems Board. Any conditional offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory CORI results.