The recreation worker will develop, organize and promote recreational activities with residents from the Varet Street Shelter. He/she will organize onsite activities such as sports, games, music as well as develop a full schedule of off-site activities. The program will be developed in cooperation with shelter residents and take into account their needs and interests.
Qualifications: BA or AA degree with a minimum of 2 years experience; HSG with minimum of 5 years experience. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.
Job Duties include:
Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, on site tournaments and other leisure time activities.
Escort clients to off- site events.
Meet with clients regularly to ascertain and interpret client interests and develop activities to meet their interests.
Manage the daily operations of recreational schedule.
Meet new residents, introduce them to the recreational program and encourage participation.
Complete and maintain time and attendance forms.
Meet and collaborate with agency personnel, community organizations, NY City Parks Department and other professional personnel to plan balanced recreational programs for participants.
To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: firstname.lastname@example.org EOE.