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Recreation Specialist - Cassadaga

Company: Career Systems Development Corporation
Location: Cassadaga
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Job Summary: The Recreation specialist is responsible for the recreation/non-vocational activities of assigned students Duties/Responsibilities:Assists students in adjusting to Center life to enhance student retention by providing supervision, behavior modification, counseling, and by acting as a positive role model and mentor.Conducts daily checks of assigned work area to ensure the Safety of all students. Documents and reports all Facility / Safety related issuesEnsures that student needs are met in a timely professional manner with the highest degree of customer service in mind.Adheres to all PRH and CSD policies and procedures, and the Center Operating Procedures.Prepares reports and forms and documents in CIS case notes and files observations of student's behavior, performance, notable information or events, and progress towards achieving goals and objectives.Maintains confidentiality but reports significant events or situations immediately through approved channels to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of students and staff, and to ensure that required reporting occurs, and that students receive emergency services as needed.Facilitates prompt and appropriate assistance to students in the event of injury, illness, or emotional trauma.May conduct required Student Committee meetings within the DepartmentEnsures equipment and assigned work areas are clean and maintained in accordance with Center, CSD, and DOL standards, including conducting quarterly property counts, submitting property relocation requests, may serve as a property custodian, and submits maintenance requests as needed.Organizes, conducts, and directs recreation/non-vocational activities.Supervises student recreation/non-vocational activities on and off centerAssists in the planning and formulation of student recreation/avocational activities with special emphasis on the safety aspects of each activity.May order supplies and equipment.Instructs assists and encourages the students' participation in recreation/avocational equipment.Coaches or supervises various sports activities.May conduct water safety training and supervise swimming and watersport activities (Lifeguard Certification Required).Can lead larger recreational trips including bus trips (CDL required).Attends required staff training sessions as required.Performs other duties as assigned.Requirements:Qualifications:Minimum: Associates degree or one-year related experience working with youth.Preferred: Bachelor's degree. Must obtain and maintain lifeguard certification. A CDL bus driver's license. Experience as a coach, arts & crafts, performing arts.Knowledge: Must obtain and maintain current CPR/First Aid Certification. Must possess a valid State driver's license. Knowledge of various recreation/avocation activities. Ability to effectively relate to student population. Ability to motivate students. High energy level; enthusiasticThis is an afternoon and evening Full-Time position with benefits.PM22PI202129301

Keywords: Career Systems Development Corporation, Buffalo , Recreation Specialist - Cassadaga, Other , Cassadaga, New York

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