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Recreation Aide

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Kearney, NE
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What are you waiting for? Join the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in "Helping People Live Better Lives." If passion, integrity, and fulfillment is the work culture you are seeking, then DHHS is where you belong. YRTC-K is looking for an energetic and responsible Recreation Aide to assist with recreational activities. Don't wait any longer! Join #TeamDHHS today!

Description of work :  Under direct supervision, assists others in the recreation department with facilitating recreational activities planned by others; may assist with planning activities. Incumbents are required to use a variety of recreational, educational and activity equipment and materials to assist with providing recreational activities; performs related work as assigned.
Job duties :  Monitors youth and participates in recreational and educational activity programs. Provides input as to changes in activities for youths based on observations. Keeps a written log of resident's behavior. Assists in monitoring recreational activities (intramural sports, open gym, swimming pool). Instructs youths in rules, regulations, and procedures of activities, and care and maintenance of activity equipment and supplies. Delivers and/or picks up mail or supplies outside the institution. Maintains sanitation of recreational facilities (swimming pool, locker room, gymnasium). Escorts youths to appointments and activities outside the institution. Operates institution canteen in the sale of goods to residents.
 Qualifications / Requirements :  Experience with or knowledge of facilitating or providing recreational activities such as music, games, or other social activities. Experience or training in recreational activities such as music, games, or other social activities. Valid driver's license and/or ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Prefer: lifeguard certification.
Knowledge, skills and abilities :  Knowledge of: rules, regulations, and strategies of sports and other recreational activities. Ability to: successfully complete training courses in CPR, self-defense, behavior modification treatment programs and first-aid; learn to handle residents in all stages of development and rehabilitation; explain rules and regulations of sports and recreational activities in a positive manner; communicate effectively by giving instructions and documenting resident participation; understand the behavior modification treatment programs; actively participate in activities such as sports, swimming, games, and music; complete a lifeguard certification course.

 

 

Job Details

Date Posted September 13, 2017
Date Closes September 26, 2017
Address 2802 30th Avenue
Located In Kearney, NE
Work At Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center
Department Health and Human Services
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $13.23
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift
Mon: 6 pm to 9 pm
Tue: 6 pm to 9 pm
Wed: 6 pm to 9 pm
Thu: 6 pm to 9 pm
Fri: 6 pm to 9 pm
Sat: 2 pm to 9 pm
Sun: 2 pm to 9 pm
Hours 20 hours per week; Varies: 6-9pm weekdays & 2-9pm weekends, with 2 consecutive days off. Includes some holidays.
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 25-1193.00 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Zipcode 68845
Name Randy Coil
Phone 402-460-3148

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Children-at-Risk Specialist
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Facilities Maintenance

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