Company: Eckerd Connects
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Reports to the Recreation Supervisor and is an hourly,
non-exempt position. -Directs trainees in leisure-time
recreation/non-vocational activities and leadership programs.
Demonstrates on-going commitment to preparing young people for the
workforce by modeling, mentoring, and monitoring excellence in the
eight Career Success Standards of: -workplace relations and ethics;
information management; communications; multicultural awareness;
personal growth and development; career and personal planning;
interpersonal skills and independent living.Duties and
- Assists in organization and implementation of the recreation/
non-vocational programs and leisure-learning activities and
programs, encouraging trainees' participation.
- Orders and issues materials, supplies, films and game equipment
upon supervisor's review and approval.
- Develops and operates weekly contests and tournaments.
- Assists in center-sponsored trips and events.
- Coaches intramural and/or varsity teams engaged in on- and
- Assists trainees in fitness and weight training programs.
- Assists trainees in various recreational clubs such as poetry,
drama, talent shows, etc., and other creative activities, such as
arts and crafts.
- Helps train students in recreation and non-vocational aide
- Ensures that all programs comply with DOL requirements.
- Attends required staff training sessions.
- Cultivate and maintain a climate on center that is free of
harassment, intimidation, and disrespect in order to provide a safe
place for staff and students to work and learn.
- Clearly communicates and consistently models appropriate CSS
and employability skills including personal responsibility and
- Maintains accountability of staff, students, and property,
adheres to safety practices in all areas of responsibility.
- Performs other duties as assigned.The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed
by a person in this position. -They are not to be construed as an
exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed in such a
position.Education and Experience Requirements: - - - - -
- Associate degree in work-related field
- One year of experience working with youth. -
- Prefer experience in a recreation/non-vocational program. -
- Valid driver's license in the state of employment with an
acceptable driving record. -Additional Requirements: -Knowledge of
a variety of recreation/non-vocational activities. - Must obtain
and maintain valid CDL with passenger transport endorsement.
-Ability to obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid certification.
Ability to communicate effectively and relate to trainee
population. -Ability to inspire and motivate trainees. Excellent
communication skills, both oral and written. Position requires an
ability to operate office equipment. In addition, individual must
be able to interact with team members and maintain an effective
working relationship with all facility staff and
departments.Working Conditions: This position involves frequent
sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, carrying, running,
and driving. Occasionally position involves climbing, pushing, or
pulling, squatting, and lifting up to 50 pounds. -Applicant must be
able to see, hear, and speak.Environmental Demands: Position
requires ability to spend 85% of work time outside and 15% of work
time indoors; ability to withstand moderate noise levels, including
voice levels 90% of work time; ability to work in high temperature
settings during the summer months; and ability to work in low
temperature settings in winter months.Employee BenefitsEckerd wants
your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our
employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education,
advancement, and the chance to contribute to business objectives.
We offer competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive
benefits package including:Health, Dental and Vision Insurance - 19
days of Paid Time Off the first year - 9 paid holidays - Retirement
savings plan with employer match up to 5% - Flexible spending
accounts - Paid short-term and long-term disability - Group Term
Life and AD&D Insurance - Voluntary term life insuranceMake
more than a Living, Make a DifferenceHeadquartered in Clearwater,
Florida, and founded in 1968 by philanthropists, Jack and Ruth
Eckerd, Eckerd Connects is one of the largest national nonprofit
child and family service organizations in the United States.
-Eckerd provides a full continuum of life-changing behavioral
health, child welfare services, and workforce development through
multiple offices and facilities nationwide that strengthen
families, assist young adults, and help children succeed.Eckerd
Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national
origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran. -Eckerd
Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm
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