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Recreation Aide, Broadway House Women's Shelter

​The Broadway House Women's Shelter located in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn serves 165 women, approximately 37 of whom are MICA. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) assist with the development of recreational program content; (2) organize and lead activities planned to enhance the social development of individual and/or group members; including the following: ​

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and client confidentiality.
  • Practice Universal Precautions/Standard Protocol & Procedures.
  • Comply with any and all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
  • Assist with the teaching of physical education, arts and crafts, performing arts, music, sports, ADL or other recreational activities. 
  • Assist in planning, coordination and implementation of recreation goals and objectives.
  • Assist with the design and production of aesthetic visuals for public spaces of the shelter which reflect cultural, seasonal and programmatic themes.
  • Market and publicize recreational activities and events to recruit and engage clients.
  • Prepare marketing materials for the program.
  • Help plan, coordinate and facilitate social and/or peer support events/activities for clients.
  • Promote, organize, and co-facilitate group community activities.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, CAMBA staff, community members, volunteers and funders.
  • Assist in maintaining equipment and materials in a neat and organized fashion. 
  • Maintain accurate records of recreation supplies, activities and/or events
  • Ensure that recreational equipment is used properly.
  • Escort clients as needed.
  • Monitor clients' progress toward their goals (dates achieved) and document via progress notes.
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports.


MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience
  • May be required to become First Aid/CPR certified.
  • May be required to become certified in overdose prevention.​

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