Job Title: Recreation Staff
Hiring Period: Academic Year, Summer | Hourly Pay Rate: $12.00 | Hours per week: 10-20
On/Off Campus: Off Campus | Work-Study/Non Work-Study: Work-Study
Job Description: Seeking fellow adventurers for year-round adaptive outdoor activities for people with special needs to enjoy kayaking and hiking in the Mass. State Parks.
WORK- STUDY/Internship only.
Summer programs: adaptive kayaking (near Amherst) and hiking (throughout Massachusetts)
Office hours in South Amherst.
Summer programs: Kayak on Mondays in July and August, Hiking 1-2x per week around the state
You get paid for travel too!
Students help with registration, guiding participants on the trails or water. You don't need to know how to do any of these skills, just be willing to learn or walk or kayak alongside participants. We help the participants put on the equipment. We are outside for the day in all kinds of weather.
Program Event Preparation – Recruitment calls & registration
Office Skills: Database entry; website.
Program Event Activities: Set-up of equipment; assist participants in/out of equipment; accompany participants on trails; assist as a sighted guide for those with low vision.
Training provided on disability issues, adaptive equipment use, and guide techniques.
Reliable, an awareness and sensitivity towards people with disabilities
Good intra-personal communication skills
Works well with others, shows initiative,great team player
Enjoys being outdoors
Training and/or experience in occupational, physical or recreational therapy a plus
Own transportation is helpful not required; approximately 10-20hrs/week and references are required. Weekdays and some weekends
Pay: $12 an hour
Work Study Required: YES
Number of Positions: 5
Brenda Kennedy Davies, Stavros Center for Independent Living
Contact: call or text 413-259-0009 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply: Email, Send Resume, Send text to follow up your email to ensure receipt 413-259-0009
How to Apply: Email, Send Resume, See instructions in job description
Employers Website: http://www.stavros.org/
Name/Company: Stavros Center for Independent Living
210 Old Farm Road
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
Job Number: 28561