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Recreation Program Instructor - Specialized Recreation

Company: City of Raleigh North Carolina
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

This is a part-time, year-round position in which instructors will plan and facilitate programs for participants with a wide range of disabilities. Programs focus on sports, fitness, art, cooking, social outings, life skills, and many other recreation/leisure activities. Position hours vary depending on program times, and can be scheduled on weekdays, weekday evenings, weekends, with the potential for occasional overnight trips.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Assist Full Time Staff in the planning of programs
* Lead program activities, offering assistance to participants as needed
* Modify activities as needed, or provide reasonable accommodation for participation
* Monitor participants for safety, and address behavior concerns
* Communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, parents/guardians, and participants
* Document and/or relay accident/incident information to the appropriate staff
* Attend and participate in all required trainings and staff meetings

Typical Qualifications

* Experience working with people with disabilities
* Program planning and group leadership experience
* Specialized training/education and/or certifications related to recreation/leisure activities preferred
* Effective oral and written communication skills
* Professional, flexible, mature attitude
* Ability to complete required trainings beforeworking in the program
* Must be able to sit; use repetitive hand motion; talk and hear; stand; and walk.
* May be asked to lift and/or move anywhere from 25 to 75 pounds.
* Minimum age 18 years

Keywords: City of Raleigh North Carolina, Raleigh , Recreation Program Instructor - Specialized Recreation, Education / Teaching , Raleigh, North Carolina

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