Recreation Assistant - TRD ~ 36 Hr ~ Monday - Friday

Recruiter
Touchpoints at Farmington
Location
Farmington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Recreation Assistant ~ TRD 36 hours ~ Monday - Friday
  • Manages Recreation staff and ensures activities are being done on a daily basis.
  • Reviews all activity calendars for completeness and ensures a variety of activities are planned.
  • Actively participates, organizes, and monitors activities and events every week.
  • Responsible for providing training and development to all Recreation staff such as how to encourage
  • participation, event planning, and initiating events.
  • Plans and manages a comprehensive facility wide therapeutic recreation program.
  • Responsible for utilizing all software and tracking tools provided to measure, track, evaluate and improve quality services.
  • With the Administrator, is responsible for Recreation staff employee relations, in conjunction with
  • the Administrator for monitoring of labor contracts.
  • Responsible for recruitment and retention of qualified Recreation staff.
  • Responsible for overall completion of performance evaluations and competencies
  • annually as required.
  • Responsible for monitoring of Recreation staff to foster growth and development.
  • Works closely with the Administrator to manage budget ordering supplies and equipment
  • for future projects.
  • Must meet the financial goals and objectives of the facility by assuming budgetary
  • leadership and responsibility for the Recreation department.
  • Serves as a role model to all Facility employees, families and residents; maintains a positive and respectful attitude to all peers and staff.
  • Actively participates in the Facility Customer Service initiatives and ensures that staff are held accountable and in compliance.
  • Demonstrates abilities as a team leader.
  • Exhibits initiative and self-direction.
  • Serves as a role model through initiative, self direction and enthusiasm.
  • Willingness to embrace change and feedback.
  • Is able to adjust to a variety of situations, maintains flexibility.
  • Ability to delegate tasks to appropriate staff levels while maintaining accountability.
  • Keeps others informed; shares information with appropriate parties as needed.
  • Must work as needed to achieve results and/or meet targets within established time frames.
  • Seeks opportunities to foster self growth through education, seminars, etc.
  • Plans and prioritizes work effectively.
  • Coordinates, prepares and presents projects well and follows through with assignments.
  • Produces quality work and a satisfactory quantity of work.
  • Delivers work on time and cost effectively, meets deadlines.
  • Anticipates and identifies problems and provides a timely solution.
  • Uses logic and sound judgment to solve problems and make decisions


    Qualifications:
    • Must have experience directing, planning, organizing and monitoring therapeutic programs, activities and events for seniors or physically/ mentally challenged adults in a clinical setting.
    • A Degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Physical Education or related field.
    • Must have working knowledge (experience preferred) with various software programs such as WORD, OUTLOOK and EXCEL.
    • Must be able to manage multiple events and programs and work with all disciplines in a challenging multi-cultural environment.
    • Must be highly organized, energetic, motivated and creative.
    • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to supervise a staff of assistants.
    • Must be able to speak and write the English language.


    Experience:
    • This position requires 1 years experience in an industry including supervision of staff.
    • Must be TRD Certified or have Bachelor's Degree in Human Services.



    Physical & Sensory Requirements:
    • Must be able to regularly walk throughout the facility and at off grounds activities and events during the working day.
    • This position may require prolonged standing, bending, and walking.
    • Must be able to lift or carry 50 lbs.

    Exposure Risks:
    Tasks assigned to this position may involve potential and/or direct exposure to blood, body fluids , infectious diseases, air contaminants and hazardous chemicals.