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Recreational Therapist

Job ID: 53811
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Job Description:

  • Organize, support, and encourage appropriate participation in recreational activities suited to improve clients' physical and mental health.
  • Identify current and future program requirements, request funding, and order and maintain supplies and equipment for recreational activities and programs.
  • Teach lessons pertaining to recreational skills and lead group activities in areas that improve clients' social skills, organizational skills, communicative abilities, and self-confidence.
  • Provide clients with opportunities to practice what they learn by organizing activities and/or arranging special events.
  • Supervise clients during recreational or work activities.
  • Participate with in-service training activities pertaining to safety and security, CPR, recreational therapy, and institutional policies.
  • Develop and facilitate a comprehensive recreational program for at risk adolescent youth in a 24/7 residential facility.
  • Recognize and respect cultural differences and provide culturally appropriate services.

Amount of Pay:

Minimum Education:

Bachelor

Total Years of Relevant Experience:

3
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Function:

Medical, Dental and Mental Health Services

Status:

Full-time

Posted:

08.23.2018
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Discipline:

Other

Level:

Mid-level

Application Deadline:

08.31.2018