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Program Leader

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  • Starts at $13.00 per hour based on experience and education
  • Responsible for assisting the Program Supervisor or Program Coordinator with program planning, as well as, the direct leadership, and evaluation of assigned recreation programs.
  • Minimum of 21 years or older
  • Demonstrate a professional attitude and quality customer service towards participants, parents, other staff, and the general public.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate meaningful recreation activities for individuals of all ages and various abilities.
  • Modify and adapt programs and equipment to meet the needs of all participants.
  • Be responsible for the safety of all participants from their arrival to departure from the program.
  • Develop a program agenda utilizing proper lesson plan format.
  • Implement activities that are fun as well as therapeutic, educational, and significantly upgrade the participants’ skill, ability levels, and functional independence.
  • Develop a variety of experiences that will allow participants to exercise their own creativity and imagination.
  • Supervise, direct and evaluate program aides and volunteers as necessary.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to participant’s parents/guardian regarding involvement in program.
  • Perform lifts and transfers of children and adults with disabilities.
  • Setup for and actively participate in leisure, recreation, sport, and social activities.
  • Complete and submit all required written reports including volunteer/participant attendance reports and program evaluations.
  • Acquire all needed supplies/materials through the appropriate channels and be responsible for care and return upon completion of the program.
  • Assume responsibility for knowledge of and following/enforcing all safety procedures that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of the HISRA safety program.
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and seasonal orientation sessions.
  • Drive and operate lift vans for programs and camps as assigned.