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Recreational & Community Engagement Manager

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-8pm, flex Friday 11am-7pm

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Residential Milieu Services, Director, the Recreation & Community Engagement Manager is responsible for coordinating and providing recreational and educational activities for residents and their children. Responsible for providing a healthy, therapeutic, and safe environment for residents and their children through direct care.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  1. Provides direct supervision of Assistant Activities Coordinators, Transportation & Education Specialist, Occupational Therapist, and Resident Intern.
  2. Responsible for community engagement and connecting resources to residents.
  3. Responsible for educating and introducing our residents to community enrichment activities.
  4. Responsible for the overall functioning of transportation services and education support services.
  5. Maintains posted activities calendar for residents and documentation of sign-up sheets and activity participation notes, etc.
  6. Plans and facilitates daily activities incorporating physical and leisure aspects.
  7. Responsible for the supervision, protection, and care of residents.
  8. Involves residents in planning of activities through resident council and other forms of involvement.
  9. Provides assistance to each resident in working with a group and in handling individual problems.
  10. Administers discipline and setting of limits for behavior.
  11. Documents residents progress; identifies possible need for professional services; communicates such findings to professional staff.
  12. Maintain regular, consistent, and timely attendance.
  13. Maintain confidentiality as required by St. Anne’s, licensing, HIPAA, and other regulatory agencies

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, or related degree. Coursework in recreational leadership is required.  Experience in group, social or recreational work is preferred.
  2. Ability to exercise considerable initiative and judgment required in planning and arranging recreational events, counseling, selection of activities and use of leisure time, and promoting interest in participation in activities.
  3. Good oral and written communication skills.
  4. Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.
  5. Physical ability to perform Pro-ACT, administer first aid/CPR and operate an agency motor vehicle.
  6. Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.
  7. St. Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve. Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts. All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity.
  8. As providers of social services, St. Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant personal crises on a daily basis.  Employees must remain aware of any personal emotions, transference, and/or countertransference that may hinder the ability to remain professional.  As such, employees are expected to maintain composure during all interactions and crisis situations, implement a self-care plan, and utilize crisis communication to deescalate client crisis and prevent any serious bodily injury or harm.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail
St. Anne’s – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email: resume@stannes.org

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!

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