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RECREATION COORDINATOR/DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (OPWDD)

Company: SCO Family of Services
Location: Bronx
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Completes the initial recreational assessment within 4 weeks of admission to the program and every 3 months thereafter.Completes monthly recreation note for each resident and ensuring that community rehabilitation services corresponds to the current service plan.Assist in the coordination of general leisure time and pro social activities.Develop, oversee, and partake in the recreational activities where appropriate.Plans, coordinates, and directs projects participation for residents when indicated as part of their service plan..Coordinates recreation activities with CR staff.Leads and interprets the recreation program to enhance involvement of the staff, interns, and volunteers.Locates, recommends, and involves residents in community recreation programs.Orders supplies and equipment for recreation services with prior approval of program director.Develop individual goals for residents who have difficulty organizing their leisure time while working in conjunction with other staff to develop opportunities for goals to be addressed within recreational activities.Goals will include both individual and group goals.Establish community linkages for recreational activities.Attends in-service training as indicated.Serve as a linkage between weekday and weekend staff, including working weekends.Performs other duties as requested.Qualifications - ExternalBachelor's degree in recreation therapy and experience working with mentally ill children and adolescents.---Acceptable clearance checks for State Central Register, Driver license and fingerprinting as required by the program.---Compliance with health regulations for physical/mantoux testing.---Attending NCI class for certification/re-certification and passing a test upon completion of course is a minimum requirement for employment.SCO Family of Services is an equal opportunity employerStatementSCO Family of Services is committed to ensuring the safety of our clients. All staff are screened and trained. Any inappropriate interactions with clients are taken seriously. We will fully cooperate with authorities in any case of abuse.

Keywords: SCO Family of Services, New Rochelle , RECREATION COORDINATOR/DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (OPWDD), Other , Bronx, New York

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