This position requires the individual to design, train, support, and implement therapeutic activities to meet the needs of adults with physical and developmental challenges. Activities are geared toward enhancing the emotional, physical, developmental, and social growth of program participants, while fostering self-esteem, increasing social and community safety skills, initiating the development of new daily living skills and decreasing or eliminating those behaviors that are most challenging and/or disruptive to positive relationships. Curriculum implementations include, but are not limited to, arts and crafts, sports, nature walks, structured play, creative movement, music, life skills, home economics, social skill development, and community integration and safety.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services, Early Education, or Social Science from an accredited college or university or a closely related field; and a minimum of (2) years of professional experience in the management of a human service delivery system, OR
- Associates Degree in related fields as mentioned above and (5) years of experience in a human services delivery system including at least two (2) years in a management or supervisory position in the care of individuals with developmental disabilities.