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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 issues
  • Ensures 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 Department
  • Ensures 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 center
  • Assists 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.PM22PI202129188

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

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