Recreation Coordinator

Company Details

Neighborhood Association


The successful candidate will be responsible for assuring the general welfare, security and safety of the residents, and volunteers. The coordinator will participate and supervise all activity programs for residents and ensure all guidelines of the program are followed.


The Recreational Coordinator is responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Plan activities, implement and coordinate recreational and educational activities for residents
  • Plan recreational activities in conjunction with the Social Services Director, psychiatric service provider, medical provider and other staff when required
  • Encourage clients to participate in surveys to gauge areas of interests and satisfaction surveys
  • Participate in planning trips for residents to cultural, educational and recreational venues
  • Assist in creating and posting shelter- wide calendar of events encompassing all shelter activities
  • Assist in soliciting recreational, artistic and educational resources
  • Provide input to supervisor for articles related to recreational, educational, artistic activities at the shelter
  • Plan, schedule and implement resident groups to meet to discuss their needs
  • Lead and organize lead group discussions with residents
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required
  • Required to attend professional meetings, educational conferences and in-service trainings
  • Provide coverage for other areas as directed/needed
  • Maintain current and accurate documentation, progress notes, and data tools both physically and electronically
  • Keep inventory of recreation supplies, including but not limited to games
  • Create and submit tracking report of activity programs to gauge client participation
  • Ensure to convey resident concerns and any other related concerns to supervisor via verbal and written communication
  • Develop and maintain good communication with other programs and units within the organization to facilitate inter-agency referral
  • Maintain a clean attractive environment
  • Promote interest in activities through bulletin board displays, newsletter, flyers, and announcements of upcoming programs
  • Work collectively with staff to address obstacles in participation, disciplinary issues, and/or safety concerns
  • Be prepared to provide information and answer program inquiries to internal and external contacts

Professional & Personal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, public relations, marketing, physical education, or 1 years of work related experience preferred
  • Associates degree in business, community relations, or management or 4 years of work experience
  • Have experience in working culturally diverse groups to facilitate activities
  • Excellent written & oral communication
  • Ability to respond to changing situations quickly and adjust activities
  • A highly regarded professional statue, attention to detail, organized and efficient
  • Ability to prioritize and successfully complete multiple tasks in a timely fashion
  • Maturity, integrity, and sound judgment

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