Services for the UnderServed, Inc (SUS) Recreation Specialist in Bronx, New York
The Recreation Specialist will;
Provide in classroom child care when necessary, supervise the after school and summer program.
Plan trips, recreational and cultural activities appropriate to children’s interest and developmental levels, prepare monthly schedule.
Maintain recreational space with age appropriate toys, arts and craft.
Accompany children and parents to events when necessary.
Provide guidance and information to clients around the daily activity schedule, House Rules, Program Policies and Procedures
Monitor client behavior to ensure compliance with House Rules, Program Policies, and Procedures.
Responsible for cleaning program areas after usage.
Provide guidance to clients in proper upkeep of living quarters, personal hygiene and grooming, appropriate attire, in-house vocational training, and participation in other support service activities.
Respond to crisis and emergency situations and contact the appropriate authorities as needed.
Participate in ongoing individual supervision, team meetings, and trainings as appropriate.
A work schedule that includes weekend and evening hours will be required. Additional shifts required as needed
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree preferred.
1-2 years of experience working in a large residential/institutional setting with a special needs population is required.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.
Knowledge of child care and development.
Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
External Company Name: Services For The Underserved, Inc.
External Company URL: http://sus.org/
Street: Echo Place Family Shelter