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Recreation Technician - Part Time 

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Days  
Location AZ Residential Treatment Center  
Open Date 1/9/2018  
Req Number DIR-18-00117  
Description

Recreation Technician - Part Time

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could be part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being a Recreation Technician for our Residential Treatment Program has its Advantages!

As a Recreation Technician at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

  • An environment where you can assist with the Recreational Therapy Assessment
  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills
  • Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your skills
  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary and a flexible schedule
  • And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!

Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizona’s 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 48 children. The RTC is a safe and supportive environment that provides youth, from the ages of five to 17, who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or substance abuse challenges. We also provide an on-site accredited K-12 therapeutic school, which offers an academic curriculum while students receive intensive behavioral and emotional support.

As a Recreation Technician, you will plan and implement structured activities under the instruction and supervision of a Certified Recreational Therapist. This person will perform a variety of programming, technical, and clerical functions related to recreation, including working with clients, staff and volunteers; monitoring daily operation of groups and facilities, as well as performing clerical duties such as documentation and filing.

Schedule and hours: Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm; very flexible hours during the week.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,000 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.

Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, recreational counselor

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Position Requirements

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Associate’s Degree in Recreation, Physical Education or relevant behavioral health field required. Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or relevant field preferred.
  • One (1) experience in recreational activities required. Previous experience in behavioral healthcare setting with children/adolescents required.
  • Must be available to attend 2 weeks of required training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm).
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check
  • Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)
  • Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)
  • Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results.   
 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Job Summary Available hours for this position are: Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm and hours are flexible during the week.  
Contact Information Ruby Samsing  
About the Organization The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
 
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://Devereuxcareers.appone.com



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