Adult Recreation Coordinator

This position is responsible for the planning, designing and coordination of all aspects of the Recreation Services program. The Adult Recreation Coordinator will act as a liaison with others within the agency, persons served, families, volunteers, and community vendors. The program is designed to meet the individual needs of each person served. This includes communicating, building a rapport, and relating well to all the members and their families.
Other responsibilities of this position are communicating staffing needs for each event to the Director of Recreation Services, acting as a point of contact for members, staff, and volunteers in regards to recreation activities. Along with coordinating all transportation to and from recreation activities, creating and maintaining positive relationships with the public and private recreation providers. Ensuring the safety and welfare of all persons served, assisting persons served with hygiene, physical and mobility’s needs when necessary. Coordinating events for bi-monthly brochure of activities, monitoring events to ensure that they stay within their budgeted monthly allotments, assisting with the fiscal year budgeting process and ensuring that the program meets targets for outcomes as demonstrated through a regular evaluation and reporting process with participant input. This position is also responsible for oversight over recreation volunteers, practicum students, and occasional interns, providing documentation that adheres to policy and procedures, assisting new staff with orientation and be on-call as needed in the absence of the Director of Recreation Services.

This is a full time flexible schedule position, with various evenings and weekends.

Pay Rate: Commensurate with Experience

Position Requirements:
•High school diploma or GED is required. Bachelor degree in related field is preferred.
•Experience supporting individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities is preferred.
•Possess excellent communication and organizational skills including the ability to build relationships.
•Possess good listening and comprehension skills along with strong leadership and independent decision making skills.
•Must be able to write and document in a clear, concise professional manner.
•Ability to work as a team member.
•Strong multi-tasking skills a must.
•Must possess strong computer skills that include the ability to navigate and use e-mail and Microsoft office.

Must meet prerequisites for employment, which includes:
o Pre-employment drug test
o Criminal Background Check
o Division of Aging Employee Disqualification List Check
o Driver’s license, proof of insurance and an acceptable driving record must be maintained. Must be able to take and pass a defensive driving course

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Equal Employment Opportunity Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran