This is hourly paid work that Provides a program of structured recreation and leisure activities for youths in an assigned facility. Recreation worker will document all programmatic activities and perform a variety of duties related to the assigned job. This position is part-time and requires less than 30 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits.
NOTE: This is a 20 hour per week position.
JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Provides a program of structured recreation and leisure activities for youths in an assigned facility. Recreation worker will document all programmatic activities and perform a variety of duties related to the assigned job.
Conducts recreational activities with the goals of teaching decision-making, improving physical fitness, offering leisure options and teaching social skills.
Recreation worker will perform a quarterly inventory of the materials needed for recreational/leisure activities.
Plan and coordinate a monthly recreational and leisure calendar for the facility population.
When youths are out for the holidays and school breaks the recreation worker will be able to provide a schedule for the facility after meeting with the different departments in the facility.
Associate`s Degree or completion of a vocational/technical school program in the area of assignment.
One (1) year experience in the area of assignment
AGENCY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
1. Completion of a Bachelor`s degree from an accredited college or university in any discipline.
2. One or more years of experience in the area of Recreation Therapy or Coaching in an athletic program.
3. One or more years of experience working with juvenile offenders in detention facilities or other at-risk youths in group home programs.
4. Three or more months of internship with the Department of Juvenile Justice.
THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.
THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE
PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR
CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.
- DJJ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Organization: **Juvenile Justice, Georgia Department of - DJJ*
Title: RECREATION WORKER (PART-TIME) - DEKALB RYDC
Requisition ID: NAT00DE