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Recreation Assistant

Communitas

Recreation Assistant
Wakefield, MA Part-Time Paid

Description

Job Details Level Entry Job Location EMARC Family Support Services - Wakefield, MA Position Type Part Time Education Level None Salary Range $12.00 - $12.00 Hourly Travel Percentage Negligible Job Shift Any Job Category Nonprofit - Social Services Description We are currently seeking a part-time Recreation Assistant. This position is responsible for program planning and implementation and the direct support of participants. 2-10 hours per week, schedule may vary. Operate a variety of recreation programs which may include social outings, arts and crafts, sports, fitness, dance, swimming, cooking. Supervise and involve participants including but not limited to transportation, supervision of small groups, individuals, providing 1:1 ratio if needed, personal care responsibilities. Run programs in conjunction with existing community resources such as: YMCAs athletic clubs, school systems, churches/temples, city recreation departments, Special Olympic programs, at the area, sectional and state level. Provide direct support & contact with individuals and caretakers. Perform emergency duties which may include calling emergency services or contacts and providing transportation. Job Requirements High school diploma required, Bachelors Degree preferred. Minimum one year of directly related experience working with adults with developmental disabilities or experience in recreation/sports activity leadership. Valid MA Drivers license, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation. Driving is required. Acceptable CORI report and suitable fingerprint results required. CPR and first aid training preferred (training will be provided) Candidates must be available to work flexible hours, particularly late afternoons, evenings and weekends.