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Recreation Aide, King Gardens

King Gardens is a building which was developed and is operated by Dunn Development Corp., a private developer.  King Gardens is a newly constructed residential building located on 211 Riverdale Avenue and the corner of Rockaway Avenue in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.  The project consists of a six-story elevator building containing 66 residential units, with 65 units of rental housing and one superintendent's unit. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at King Gardens. Twenty apartments, approximately 30% of the units in the building, will be master leased by CAMBA and will house Population A chronically homeless single seniors, ages 62 and over, who are diagnosed as SPMI (seriously and persistently mentally ill) or MICA (mentally III and chemically addicted). The remaining 45 units are occupied by community seniors, who may require some services.

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 group members.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.​

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Experience developing and coordinating recreational activities that reinforce a client's desire to lead a clean/sober/independent life with a non-profit or other organization that services special needs or related populations. 

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