Recreation Instructor (Therapeutic Program)
County of Henrico Department of Recreation and Parks - Henrico, VA

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Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, April 1, 2013.

This posting is for the Therapeutic Program.

Performs recreation work in general or specialized program areas at specified program locations or on a County-wide basis; does related work as required.

Essential Duties

Knowledge and hands on experience with individuals with disabilities as well as skills in adapting activities and /or inclusive settings preferred. Knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of therapeutic recreation; knowledge of general recreation leadership methods; knowledge of techniques and/or tools used in general or specialized therapeutic recreation program areas; working knowledge of first aid methods and necessary safety precautions necessary for recreation work; ability to stimulate interest in and appreciation for the various aspects of the activities; ability to deal effectively with groups and to maintain discipline and/ or control; ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public; ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school and one (1) year of related work experience (for basketball camp, one season of basketball camp experience/for sports officials, 20 hours of certified sports officiating experience, meet the minimum-experience requirement); OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Information

Tentative Program dates are June 24 - August 16, 2013, including the July 4th Celebration at Meadow Farm.

Orientation is mandatory and is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 17, 2013.

For each part-time recruitment request, employment opportunities for this position may be available throughout the Division in multiple activity areas and/or locations.

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.

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