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Recreation Specialist

Fort Wayne, IndianaFull-time
About the Job
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for the evaluation and implementation of recreation  treatment plans and behavior management systems for each resident, utilizing discretion and independent judgment.  Responsible for the development, management, and supervision of all recreation activities on grounds and within the community.  Ensures that a therapeutic treatment atmosphere is present in all recreation activities.  

Hours: 12pm-8pm; weekends required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management or Recreation Therapy.  Prior experience working with adolescents.  Prefer Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist designation.  Must be certified in, or be eligible for certification in First Aid/CPR and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI).  Computer knowledge and excellent written/oral communication skills.  Good organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills needed.  Demonstrated time management skills and ability to be flexible due to schedule conflicts and/or crisis management.  Knowledge of team building practices and programs.  Ability to work independently and within a team environment.   

  • $15.00 hourly.
  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance.
  • Vacation & Sick Time.
  • 401k match up to 5% of salary.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Plan.
  • Uniforms provided.
  • Hiring bonus after 90 days.
    About Crossroad Child & Family Services

    Crossroad is a nonprofit treatment provider for emotionally troubled children and their families. Behind that simple description is a long list of therapy, education, and family support services provided both to children who live on our campus and to those we work with in the community. Crossroad's mission is to create promising futures for children in difficult circumstances by providing therapy, education, and family support services.