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Safe Horizon Recreation Aide, Orchid House-Bronx in New York, New York

Recreation Aide, Orchid House-Bronx

:Domestic Violence Shelter programs offer a comprehensive range of services including counseling, advocacy, intervention, and support to meet the needs of victims and their families. This position is responsible for the planning and implementation of recreational activities for children and adults.

Essential Job Functions: The Recreation Aide is responsible for the following tasks:

Plan and Coordinate age-appropriate recreation activities for residents and their children

Develop recreational resources in the community for children and adults.

Observe children's behaviors and report presenting needs to appropriate team members.

Attending staff meetings and training as requested;

Facilitating playgroups for children;

Assisting with homework;

Perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: HS diploma required with two years of relevant work experience required in providing recreation services. Experience working with children, knowledge of child development, some knowledge of domestic violence, and strong interpersonal skills are necessary. Bilingual ability (Spanish/English) a plus.

Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins and disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses.