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Recreation Specialist (Secure Detention)

Company: Berkshire Farm Center and Services
Location: Albany
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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As a Secure Detention Recreation Specialist at Berkshire, this position is responsible for organizing activities and programs which support the constructive use of the resident's leisure time. The organized, directed activities are designed to enhance the individual's self - esteem, focus on the importance of appropriate interpersonal relationships, identify and develop needed social skills. The Recreation Specialist identifies community resources and works with community programs so that recreation and the constructive use of leisure time is seen as a vital step in the process of mainstreaming children back into the community.
Sign on Bonus - $1,250Job Responsibilities -

  • Our Part Time position will assist the Full-Time Recreation Specialist to plan, coordinate, organize, supervise, and direct the daily recreation and leisure time activities for residents
  • Teaches individual esteem enhancing skills to residents, including sportsmanship, team play and social skill development
  • Utilizes creative skills in developing and enhancing an age-appropriate variety of physical activity, as well as quiet time pursuits
  • Maintains an appropriate, cost-effective inventory of recreation equipment, games, et al, conducive to the individual as well as resident group needs
  • Provides leadership and structure appropriate competitive endeavors and tournaments.
  • Observes and maintains vigilance regarding the health, safety and security of residents in all recreation endeavors
  • Maintains an ongoing written recreation schedule updated as required and adapted to resident interest
  • Provides input to case managers regarding the recreation participation of each resident
  • Assumes responsibility to manage and reduce risk where it is seen in his or her area(s) of responsibility and to report it if it is outside of her or her area(s) of responsibility or assistance is needed to resolve the matter, assuring that health and safety risks are controlled or removed
    Job Requirements
    • Minimum a High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree preferred
    • 2 years' experience preferred
    • Ability to become TCI, First/Aid CPR certified
    • Flexible schedule required including evenings and weekends
    • Valid driver's requiredSchedule
      • Monday - Friday (12pm-8pm)QualificationsEducationRequiredHigh School/General Equiv Diploma or better.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Berkshire Farm Center and Services, San Francisco , Recreation Specialist (Secure Detention), Other , Albany, California

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