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20 Jun
Therapeutic Recreation Inclusion Program Leader - Recreation & Parks
Maryland,

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POSITION SUMMARY/CLASS DESCRIPTION


JOB TITLE: THERAPEUTIC RECREATION INCLUSION OPPORTUNITIES (TRIO)


PROGRAM LEADER


BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Department provides after-school program for teens/adults with disabilities who require supervision during after-school hours. The program includes recreational activities of sports and games, music, drama and dance, arts and crafts, community outings, therapeutic animal assisted therapy, music therapy and therapeutic swimming.


DUTIES:



  • Assist the Director with the implementation and supervision of an after-school recreation program for teens/adults with mild to severe disabilities.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with parents/guardians.

  • Maintain behavior protocols and meet with support staff when necessary.

  • Assist participants with activities of daily living. Encourage age-appropriate activities.

  • Work as a team with all staff and support personnel.

  • Assist Director with daily/weekly paperwork.

  • Maintain safe environment.


SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Must be at least 20 years of age.

  • Must hold a high school diploma, or certificate of high school equivalence, or have successfully completed courses for credit from an accredited college.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain certification in Standard First Aid and Infant & Child CPR.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals with disabilities of any level and be flexible.


EXPERIENCE:



  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities.

  • One year (30 credits) of college, OR a combination of experience and college equaling one year.


EDUCATION: Must have successfully completed three semester hours of approved training in education, recreation, special education, therapeutic recreation, psychology or related field.


RATE OF PAY: Salary commensurate with experience and specific skills.


Contingent - Paraprofessional or Part-Time Benefited (Grade B or C)


Minimum Wage - $12/hour: less than 1 year experience working with individuals with disabilities


$12.00-$13.50 hour: 1 to 2 years experience working with individuals with disabilities


$13.50-15.00/hour: 2 years experience working with individuals with disabilities


15.00-16.00/hour: More than 2 years experience FCD working with individuals with disabilities;


$16.00-$18.00/hour: More than 3 years experience working with individuals with disabilities, college degree in recreation, special education, therapeutic recreation, psychology or related field, holds current certification as Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. Programming and implementation experience.


$18.00-$20.00/hour: Professional-More than 3 years experience working with individuals with disabilities, college degree in recreation, special education, therapeutic recreation, psychology or related field, holds current certification as Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification. Programming and implementation experience.

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