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Recreation Technician
Summary
Title:Recreation Technician
ID:1860
Schedule:Full time
Location:Tempe
FSL Location:TADHS (University/Price)
Description

Looking for a meaningful career? Do you want to make the difference in peoples lives? 
Join out ADHS Tempe Team! 
 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists participants with independent or fellowship activities. May be required to either lead or assist in a group discussion. Topics should be interesting to participants and appropriate to their functioning level.
  • Leads or assists in exercise class, when applicable.
  • Assists participants with arts and crafts program. Demonstrates different techniques. Informs Recreation Director if supplies need to be replenished or purchased.
  • Keeps all activity areas and bathrooms neat and clean; may be asked to do some heavier cleaning and/or mopping; may be required to clean kitchen and do dishes.
  • Maintains confidentiality with all participant matters at all times.
  • Helps with the serving of food according to CACFP guidelines; assists participants who need help while eating; helps to clean up after meals.
  • Assists participants in and out of vans or private cars; transfers participants from wheelchair to chair; assists participants in the use of the bathroom and, as needed, with changing their clothes.
  • Participates in the Outcome Measurement process, performance improvement initiative, and CARF accreditation process.
  • Participates in ongoing training including training sessions offered at the Foundation’s administrative offices.
  • May assist with set-up, serving, clean-up of snacks and lunch, recording of meals served according to site and CACFP guidelines.
  • May be required to complete daily Activity Flow Sheets.
  • May be asked to supervise volunteers.
  • Other duties as needed.

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Minimum Required:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Ability to work with challenging behaviors expressed by participants, i.e. verbal and physical aggression, wandering, etc.
  • Must be alert to the needs of the participants, have the ability to work under conditions of frequent interruptions, and to work on several projects at the same time.
  • Accuracy in documenting observations of activity performance.
  • High energy output during activity program.
  • Ability to become CPR/First Aid certified.
  • Ability to obtain a Food Handler’s card.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Department of Public Safety background check/fingerprint clearance process
  • Capable of driving (or willing to learn to drive) 14-passenger van.
  • If driving FSL vehicle, must maintain valid driver’s license and be insurable by FSL.
  • Must not have any restrictions for physical work for which reasonable accommodation cannot be made.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Minimum Required:

  • High school diploma or GED.

 

Preferred:

  • College courses in gerontology, social science, art, music, and creative therapies.
  • Activity experience in a paid or volunteer position.
  • One year paid or volunteer experience working with older adults, adults with disabilities, or adults with SMI diagnosis and/or experience assisting with planned group activities or recreation.
  • ***Military Personnel Encouraged to Apply.***
    FSL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. DFWP. FSL believes that diversity leads to strength.

    FSL is a proud Wellness AtoZ Platinum employer! FSL is a Gold Award recipient of the Healthy Arizona Worksite Program (HAWP)

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