The Recreation Specialist develops and participates in programs involving art, music, dance, sports, games, crafts and exercise for residents to help to prevent or to alleviate stress related to physical, mental, and social challenges. Such activities are designed to improve self-confidence and self-control and relieve depression and anger. This position will help assure that time spent in the facility by the residents is directed in a manner with safe leisure time activities designed to engage the residents.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant human services area (preferably recreation therapy, creative arts therapy or related) plus two years experience in recreation/therapeutic recreation programming or closely related.