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Recreation: Program Leader, Inclusion (Part Time)
PROGRAM LEADER, INCLUSION - PARKS & RECREATION
2-5 Hours Per Week
STARTING HOURLY RATE:
$15.00 - $15.50 /HOUR
Basic knowledge of working with individuals with special needs in a variety of recreational activities including sports, aquatics, social, art, games or other activities.
The Inclusion Leader facilitates interactions between individuals with a disability and his/her peers, adapts activities so that the participant with a disability can participate in the activity.
Inclusion Leaders ensure the fullest participation possible by providing direct assistance to the individual with a disability allowing him/her to participate successfully in the program.
The Inclusion Leader fosters sensitivity awareness and provides recreational choice for assigned participants. Some leaders are assigned as "one-on-one" aides, but others may act as a "shadow" and step in to help the individual with a disability only when necessary.
Hours are assigned based on participant registrations. Successful candidates should be available select nights and weekends.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Basic knowledge of working with individuals with special needs. Able to emphasize an individual's abilities, help participants build self-esteem, promote social interactions. Experience working with children and people with disabilities is desired. Valid motor vehicle operator's license preferred.
Review of applications with best qualified candidates eligible for interview.
Applications available in the Human Resources office, 45 Fort Hill Road Groton CT 06340, or online at www.groton-ct.gov. Position open until filled.
Individuals with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation to complete the selection process should inform the Human Resources Office on or before the application deadline. Documentation supporting the need for this accommodation may be required.
The Town values diversity at all levels, is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and encourages all individuals to apply.
The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.