The Adaptive Recreation Programmer develops, plans, organizes, supervises, leads and evaluates comprehensive Adaptive Recreation programs and services to specifically meet the needs of community members with disabilities, including the inclusion of people with disabilities into general recreation programs. The Programmer also supports the daily operation of Hilyard and Washington Park Community Centers. The successful candidate will be adept in the principles and concepts of community therapeutic, adaptive and/or inclusive recreation programming for children, youth, adults and seniors with disabilities.
This position is part-time benefits eligible with potential scheduling flexibility to work 20 to 25/weekly, Monday-Friday. Schedule may include weekends and evenings as dictated by program needs. Assigned schedule and desired hours per week will be mutually decided upon hire.
Application Deadline: June 23 2017, 5:00 p.m. PDT
Experience: Experience in advanced principles, practices, procedures, and methods or program in Adaptive, Therapeutic, and/or Inclusive Recreation. At least two years of experience with the implementation of recreational, social, and cultural programs and services directly related to Therapeutic, Adaptive and/or Inclusive Recreation; and preferred one year experience of lead worker or supervising part-time staff, interns, and/or volunteers.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in therapeutic recreation, human services, or a closely related field.
Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
License or Certificate:
Requires a valid Oregon driver’s license, or ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City’s standard.
Possession of or ability to obtain Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) certification within 6 months of hire is preferred. Requires current Child/Youth/Adult First Aid and CPR certifications, and Food Handler’s Permit or ability to obtain within 30 days of date of hire.
The City of Eugene Recreation Division is part of the Library, Recreation & Cultural Services (LRCS) Department. Located in the Southern Willamette Valley with easy access to both the Cascades Mountains and the Oregon Coast, Eugene is renowed for its recreational opprotunities. City of Eugene Recreation partners with over 150 local agencies to create a Eugene that is a recreational mecca and one o...f the primary reasons the community livability ratings are always on the high end of the scale. As part of the Recreation team, you will play an integral role in our nationally and internationally recognized city organization, which delivers quality services to the unique City of Eugene.