Activity Center Assistant Leader – Special Needs Support Staff – 33052
The Activity Center Assistant Leader – Special Needs Support Staff ($12.25 per hour) duties will include but not limited to:
Function as part of a team to facilitate the inclusion of individuals (preschool, youth, teen and adult populations) with special needs in recreation programs using adaptive techniques to provide a safe and legendary experiences.
Assists participants with activities of daily living (ADL’s) and self-help skills such as toileting, feeding, changing clothes, and diapering as needed
Facilitate friendships with other program participants
Utilize behavior management techniques to ensure the safety of staff and participants
Communicate with parents and participants in order to convey essential information and /or participant progress
Handle emergencies as they arise in order to prevent injury/incident
Assist with the preparation reports
Assist with special events and field trips
Some programs will require driving city vehicles to transport participants
Review and interpret confidential participant files in order to provide safe, effective services
Substitute in other programs to assure sufficient staff to participant ratios
Perform other job duties requiring skills, knowledge, and physical requirements as demanded by those duties described or less. Individual assignments will be determined by the supervisor based on the then current workloads and department needs.