Recreation Assistant
Volunteers of America - New York, NY

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THIS IS A PAID POSITION!

The recreation assistant is responsible for the direct supervision of the clients in their assigned area, and for enforcing applicable rules and providing assistance as needed.

Requirements

Two years of college and one year of related experience or high school diploma and two years of related experience.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Motivate client participation in the recreation program.
  • Monitor the recreational activities to ensure compliance with established regulations.
  • Assist with the implementation of scheduled recreational activities.
  • Present appropriate role model for client behavior.
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures of Volunteers of America.
  • De-escalate conflicts among the client population through non-violent intervention.
  • Instruct and demonstrate to groups and individuals the basic rules and finer points of various sports.
  • Issue, collect and account for recreation equipment.
  • Identify and refer those consumers who require medical, social services, and/or other program services to appropriate personnel.


  • CLOSING STATEMENT:

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    Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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