The Kennedy Center, Inc. Therapeutic Recreation Specialist / On-Call in Trumbull, Connecticut
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist / On-Call
Salary: $14.32 per hour
Organize, plan and implement recreation and therapeutic activities both in-house and in the community for groups as well as individual porgramming.
Provide direct supervision to all consumers participating in the recreation/therapeutic programming
Provide direct on-site supervision to any volunteers assisting with programming.
Maintain accurate consumer records and files with reports as to consumer progress
Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field.
One year experience in conducting recreational activities with people who are cognitively, psychiatrically or physically disabled.
Valid Drivers License and ability to possess a State of CT Public Service License.
You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.
Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certifications and eligible for DDS medication certification.
Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
Have physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
Provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid, and safety evacuations.