Position: Therapeutic Recreation Leader II
Salary: $10.00-$12.61 per hour
Duties: Organizes, promotes, teaches, adapts and conducts a variety of recreation activities, such as arts and crafts, sports
and games, music, dance, drama, nature study, and special events.
Assists in organizing, promoting and directing tournaments, shows, socials exhibits, festivals and special events.
Supervises an assigned functional area of the center, such as gymnasium, athletic field, game room, crafts room, etc.
Transports passengers in County vehicle for travel.
Coordinates and assists in conducting organizational and county wide events.
Plans a variety of activities catering to different age groups with disabilities and varying degrees of participant skills.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.
Two (2) years of related experience, including some experience working with children and adults with disabling conditions
of all ages.
A combination education and experience may be considered.
Valid State of Georgia driver’s license.
Additional info: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Knowledge of disabling conditions, adaptation techniques and behavior management.
Knowledge of principles, techniques, methods, supplies and equipment applicable to recreation and social programs for
persons with disabilities.
Knowledge of good public relations practices and principles.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Ability to lead group games and activities.
Ability to communicate effectively with children, adults, parents and other staff members.
Ability to maintain records and create reports.
Ability to supervise and develop subordinates and volunteers work.
Ability to present ideas and recommendations clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to plan creative, appropriate activities for all ages.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, adults, parents and children.
Ability to lift heavy objects including sports equipment.