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Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

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Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Residential Treatment

Are you ready to make a positive impact? If you are adept at multi-tasking and embrace playing an integral role in changing the lives of the youth we want to talk to you! Apply now!

This Position Will:

Assesses the therapeutic goals and objectives related to each client and provides client-specific therapeutic recreational activities in order to help the client develop knowledge, abilities, social skills, and emotional functioning. Consult the team, and as appropriate, plan for normalized recreational and leisure activities and experiences.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field

Allendale’s rich heritage is based upon 123 years of meeting society’s needs by determining new ways to make a lasting difference in the lives of children and families who have endured tremendous devastation and loss. We embrace challenge; we seek out new ways to learn and to grow along with families, regardless of their circumstance or what brought them to us. That is WHO we have always been, and WHO we continue to be today. Our goal is to provide safe homes, high-quality specialized education and vocational training options; and clinical services to children and their families while recovering from severe childhood trauma. We focus on helping youth who have progressed in treatment and are working toward self-sufficiency or returning to their home environment. Our programs emphasize community involvement and community integration as part of the individualized treatment goals.

Allendale Association… a tradition of care & service is at the forefront of creating and implementing solutions to meet the growing needs of youth and families.