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Recreation Caregiver

Company: Hand in Hand
Location: Davenport
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Hand in Hand's Recreation Caregiver is a part-time evening and weekend opportunity to support children and adults of all abilities in reaching their full potential. The Recreation Caregiver supports evening and weekend recreation programs to give participants a chance to be themselves and enjoy positive experiences with others their age. The Recreation Caregiver will have the opportunity to create a positive and inclusive environment and develop meaningful connections with the people you support. Programs support children, teens, and adults in a variety of social and recreation opportunities. Activities the Recreation Caregiver will participate include exercise and fitness, cooking, art, adaptive sports, teen and adult social activities and many more - including Can Play - an adaptive Parks & Rec style sports league! Salary $13/HrRecreation caregivers are responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of each child/adult enrolled in Hand in Hand recreation programs. They demonstrate leadership, actively participate in activities and programs, and serve as a positive role model for all participants and colleagues. Responsibilities will include direct care of children/adults, development and deployment of adaptive activities, quality and safety control, parent/guardian interaction, and behavior management. An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed on the job description. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.At least 16 years of ageCertified in infant, child, and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and Iowa's mandatory reporting of abuse (Hand in Hand will coordinate courses for certification if not yet obtained)Experience working with children and adults with disabilitiesAbility to communicate clearly to children, adults, and coworkers.Enthusiasm and desire to positively impact the lives of children and adults.Experience using behavior modification techniques.Compassion and enthusiasm for creating and leading inclusive programs.Experience and competency with Microsoft Office software and other basic computer applications.PI31698474-25660-b22450cfe287

Keywords: Hand in Hand, Davenport , Recreation Caregiver, Healthcare , Davenport, Iowa

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