Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a world-renowned, non-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord or brain injury. A 152-bed facility ranked as one of the top 10 best rehabilitation hospitals in the nation, Shepherd Center is a high-performing organization that offers rewarding careers with great benefits!
As part of our Recreation Therapy Department, the full time Outdoor Specialist will be responsible for planning and implementing TR programs and events to meet the needs of patients and appropriate community members with disabilities. Individual will also be responsible for supervising volunteers and other staff on outside trips taken throughout the year, as well as work on adapting skills for people with disabilities in activities including boating, kayaking, riflery, camping, hunting, fishing, etc.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in therapeutic recreation or related specialty field is required; three years experience in TR or related specialty area, past experience working with individuals with disabilities, and current Lifeguard certification is preferred. A current Georgia driver's license and insurable MVR report by Shepherd's auto insurance policy is a must.
At Shepherd, you’ll find competitive compensation, a diverse workplace culture, enlightened leadership and professional growth opportunities.
Visit shepherd.org to learn more and apply on-line.