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Recreational Specialist for Young Adult with Autism

  • ... Dayton, New jersey, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 30 per hour

Recreational Specialist for Young Adult with Autism   

JOB TITLE:

Recreational Specialist for Young Adult with Autism

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Dayton New jersey United States

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Overview:

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young adults on the autism spectrum? Do you have a background in recreational therapy and a heart for helping others thrive? If so, we invite you to join our team as a Recreational Specialist!

Position: Recreational Specialist Hours: Minimum 20 hours per week to start,

Location- In-Home (Edison NJ) and Center-Based Services(Dayton NJ)

About Us: We are a dedicated family seeking exceptional care and support for our only adult son, a smart and friendly 23-year-old individual on the autism spectrum. He currently attends a center program for 7 hours a week. We aim to create a nurturing environment where he can grow, learn, and enjoy life to the fullest. Training will be provided to ensure you have all the tools and knowledge needed to succeed in this role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Program Development: Create and implement recreational programs tailored to the unique needs and interests of our son, both in-home and at our center.
  • Activity Facilitation: Lead group and individual activities designed to promote social interaction, physical fitness, and emotional well-being.
  • Collaborative Planning: Work closely with interdisciplinary team members to develop personalized treatment plans.
  • Ongoing Assessment: Continuously assess and document progress and participation in recreational activities.
  • Safety Supervision: Ensure the safety and supervision of our son during all recreational outings and events, whether in-home or at the center.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years working with individuals on the autism spectrum, preferably teenagers or young adults.
  • Knowledge: Strong understanding of autism spectrum disorders and evidence-based practices in recreational therapy.
  • Education: Bachelors degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university is required. New graduates may be considered.
  • Certification: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) certification required, or scheduled to take the exam upon hire.
  • Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish rapport with our son and his family.
  • Preferred Experience: Prior experience working in a multi-faceted environment, including centers, communities, and homes, is highly valued. A deep understanding of autism spectrum disorders and a willingness to continue learning and growing in this field are essential.
  • Specialized Understanding: Familiarity with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related sensory processing and integration issues is a plus.

Why Join Us?

  • Impactful Work: Make a meaningful difference in the life of our son.
  • Flexible Environment: Work in both in-home and center-based settings, providing varied and enriching experiences.
  • Collaborative Team: Join a dedicated team of professionals committed to excellence in care.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for training and professional development in the field of recreational therapy.

To Apply: If you are a dedicated and passionate professional looking to make a positive impact, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

manishaladnc@gmail.com

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: From $30.00 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 20 per week

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Experience:

  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Dayton, NJ 08810 (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Dayton, NJ 08810: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

May 26, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

30 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1717184651-945e5e2f4f023eb0cc0d5df8e75d8487

LOCATION:

New jersey United States

CITY:

Dayton

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Overview:

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young adults on the autism spectrum? Do you have a background in recreational therapy and a heart for helping others thrive? If so, we invite you to join our team as a Recreational Specialist!

Position: Recreational Specialist Hours: Minimum 20 hours per week to start,

Location- In-Home (Edison NJ) and Center-Based Services(Dayton NJ)

About Us: We are a dedicated family seeking exceptional care and support for our only adult son, a smart and friendly 23-year-old individual on the autism spectrum. He currently attends a center program for 7 hours a week. We aim to create a nurturing environment where he can grow, learn, and enjoy life to the fullest. Training will be provided to ensure you have all the tools and knowledge needed to succeed in this role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Program Development: Create and implement recreational programs tailored to the unique needs and interests of our son, both in-home and at our center.
  • Activity Facilitation: Lead group and individual activities designed to promote social interaction, physical fitness, and emotional well-being.
  • Collaborative Planning: Work closely with interdisciplinary team members to develop personalized treatment plans.
  • Ongoing Assessment: Continuously assess and document progress and participation in recreational activities.
  • Safety Supervision: Ensure the safety and supervision of our son during all recreational outings and events, whether in-home or at the center.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years working with individuals on the autism spectrum, preferably teenagers or young adults.
  • Knowledge: Strong understanding of autism spectrum disorders and evidence-based practices in recreational therapy.
  • Education: Bachelors degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university is required. New graduates may be considered.
  • Certification: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) certification required, or scheduled to take the exam upon hire.
  • Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish rapport with our son and his family.
  • Preferred Experience: Prior experience working in a multi-faceted environment, including centers, communities, and homes, is highly valued. A deep understanding of autism spectrum disorders and a willingness to continue learning and growing in this field are essential.
  • Specialized Understanding: Familiarity with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related sensory processing and integration issues is a plus.

Why Join Us?

  • Impactful Work: Make a meaningful difference in the life of our son.
  • Flexible Environment: Work in both in-home and center-based settings, providing varied and enriching experiences.
  • Collaborative Team: Join a dedicated team of professionals committed to excellence in care.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for training and professional development in the field of recreational therapy.

To Apply: If you are a dedicated and passionate professional looking to make a positive impact, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

manishaladnc@gmail.com

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: From $30.00 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 20 per week

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Experience:

  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Dayton, NJ 08810 (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Dayton, NJ 08810: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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