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Recreation Specialist

Board of Child Care
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Position: Recreation Coordinator
Position Responsible To: Director of Recreation
Category of Employment: Salaried/ Exempt

Primary Responsibilities:
• To assist in the planning and implementation of a well rounded recreation program that includes cultural and community activities.
• To facilitate programs within a well balanced recreation program demonstrating the necessary skills and attitude to provide a learning environment for the youth.
• To use all necessary recreation equipment and resources properly and appropriately.
• To provide appropriate supervision to the youth participating in programs sponsored by the recreation department.
• To act as a resource to other Board of Child Care staff members who are planning cottage recreation activities.
• To assist with the planning and implementation of summer trips and programs.
• To perform other duties as necessary to achieve agency goals.

Essential Functions:
• Maintenance of a valid Maryland Driver’s License and safe driving record.
• Application of First Aid & CPR.
• Application of physical interventions and/or restraints with residents, male and female ages 10-19 years.
• Flexible work hours to include evening and weekend hours.
• Occasional out-of-state travel which may include overnights.
• Ability to effectively express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; computer literate.
• Able to develop effective behavioral interventions and strategic using sound, objective decision making.
• Ability to organize staffing and therapeutic programming; able to engage children in positive decision making.
• Ability to supervise staff to ensure they engage children in a positive and effective manner.
• Able to work cooperatively with others.

Minimum Academic Preparation and Professional Experience:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in recreation, recreation therapy, or physical education.

Skills Required For Position:
• A working knowledge of skill and hobby crafts.
• The ability to organize athletic games and teams.
• The ability to work with clients and staff in a professional and responsive manner.

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