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Recreation Specialist

Company: Comhar Inc.
Location: Walnutport
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to make a positive impact in the life of others while working in a fun and active environment?Immediate opening for a Recreation Specialist...come join our team today!COMHAR is a nonprofit community based organization. Our mission is to provide health and human services that empower individuals, families and communities to live healthier, self-determined lives.We are seeking a Recreation Specialist to join our Intensive Residential and Community Services program in Walnutport, PA. The MHT works from a recovery framework within the team providing individual supportive counseling and psychoeducational groups using therapeutic interventions (evidenced based practices preferred), cultural competence and trauma informed care to help individuals obtain their recovery goals.Responsibilities:The Recreation Specialist works from a recovery framework within the team providing recreational activities within the LTSR and community, therapeutic interventions (evidenced based practices preferred), cultural competence and trauma informed care to help individuals obtain their recovery goals.Collaborate with the LTSR Peer Government in designing all daily activity schedules, including those for holidays and weekends, which reflect individual's needs, interests, recovery plans/goals.Organizing and attending community integration/inclusion opportunities, activities, and vacations and corresponding with appropriate staff on those individuals interested and able to participate.Cultivating relationships with community organizations and other resources that will foster growth, skill building opportunities, and offer individuals new experiences.Coordination of all transportation needs related to the schedules and activities including but not limited to submission of all vehicle and driver requests.Timely and accurate completion of all program related documentation; including but not limited to budgets and supporting fiscal documents, clinical charts/ logs, and client recreation assessments.Attendance and participation at required meetings and trainings; including but not limited to multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings and Quality Improvement.Immediate reporting of all crises, concerns, and/or unusual incidents; accurate and timely reporting of all non- emergent program issues and/or staff problems to Program Director.

Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Therapeutic Recreation or related field and at least 2 years of MH experience; CTRS preferredMust have excellent verbal/written communication skills and work well with people; good, creative problem-solving skills; knowledge of behavioral health systems, community resources; ability to work independently, and be flexible/adaptive in handling changing priorities in a fast paced work environment; computer skills required.***Effective October 15, 2021, all employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination. #PM20#CBWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. COMHAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit community based health and human service organization founded in 1975. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law.PI183229363

Keywords: Comhar Inc., Allentown , Recreation Specialist, Other , Walnutport, Pennsylvania

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