What's the job?
Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services provides
recreation and leisure opportunities to patrons of all abilities.We
are looking for part-time and seasonal Site Leaders to oversee the
day-to-day operations of on-site therapeutic recreation
What's the pay?
$11.78 to $11.99 per hour
What will you learn?
Working in Therapeutic Recreation is anincredible opportunity to
not only make a difference in the lives of others but to broaden
your horizons and personal experiences. We are looking for
individuals passionate about creating fun and unique experiences
for some wonderful participants.
What type of work will you do?
This position oversees the day-to-day operations of on-site
therapeutic recreation programs and ensures that safe and
appropriate programs, events, and excursions are provided to
participants with disabilities and specials needs. This position
also plans and coordinates services provided by Inclusion Services,
including, but not limited to, behavior plans, assessments,
modifications of activities, and purchasing adaptive equipment and
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Where will you work?
Parks and Recreation offers two community-based therapeutic
recreation programs and assistance in determining the most
effective means of inclusion support for individuals to participate
in any Parks & Recreation program.
- On The Go is a community-based recreation program for adults of
varying abilities wishing to meet new friends through recreation
and independent living activities. The program is designed for ages
22 and up and follows the Clark County School District's 9-month
calendar. On the Go operates from 2:00pm to 5:30pm Monday through
Friday at Henderson Multigenerational Center, Silver Springs
Recreation Center and Valley View Recreation Center, and is not
offered during the summer.
- Rec & Roll is a recreation program for young adults with
disabilities that provides opportunities to explore recreational
interests in a structured environment as well as develop the skills
needed for independence. The program is designed for grades 9 to 12
(or up to 21 years of age) and follows the Clark County School
District's 9-month calendar. Rec & Roll operates from 1:30pm to
5:30pm Monday through Friday at the Henderson Multigenerational
Center and Valley View Recreation Center, and is not offered during
How many hours will you work each week?
That depends on your availability and where we need you to work.
There is no guarantee to a certain number of hours each week, but
part-time hourly employees may work up to 29hours per week
year-round and up to 40+ hours per week when working during the
summer. You may be scheduled to work mornings, evenings, weekends
and holidays depending on assignment and work location.
What about COVID-19?
If hired, you will be required to wear a face covering while at
work and follow all City of Henderson COVID-19 safety policies,
procedures, and practices like social distancing, washing your
hands, and sanitizing work areas. Program participants and patrons
visiting our centers must also comply with all COVID-19 safety
rules and state directives in order to use our facilities and
participate in programs.
What happens after you apply?
Your application will be reviewed to make sure you meet the
minimum requirements for this position. Submitting an application
does not guarantee that you will be interviewed, but we need you to
apply online in order to be considered.
At this time we are not interviewing anyone in person, so you
should be prepared to interview virtually or by phone, so please
make sure your application includes an email address that you check
regularly and a current phone number that is set up for voicemail,
and please regularly check your voice mailbox so we can leave you a
message. If it's full we can't leave a message. We encourage you to
sign up to receive SMS/text messages - you can opt-in when you
This is a safety-sensitive position, which means that you are
subject to drug testing if we offer you a position, as detailed
under NRS 613(1)(d).
- You must be at least 18 years of age at the time of
application, hire, or promotion.
You must have two (2) years of experience working in programs
designed for clients with disabilities and/or special needs.
Applicants with supervisory experience in a recreation program
setting are encouraged to apply.
- You must have a high school diploma or equivalent at the time
- You must have a valid Nevada or "border state" driver's
license, as defined by NRS 483, and be able to drive a fifteen (15)
paratransit bus or passenger van (this position does not require a
- You will be required to obtain a high school diploma or the
equivalent within six (6) months of hire or promotion.
You will be required to obtain first aid and CPR certifications
within six (6) months of hire.
- You will be required to obtain specific certifications related
to the position.
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Required Documents/Assessment Information
You will be contacted by email or phone during the application
and hiring process. It is your responsibility to check the email
and phone number voicemail you provided on your application. We
can't leave you a message if your voicemail is not set up or is
full, so please make sure that you set up, check, and clear out
your voicemail during the application andhiring process.
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Employment with the City may be subject to the successful
completion of a post offer background
investigation,medical/physical examination, anda drug/alcohol test.
Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of
It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability
requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the
Human Resources Department in writing to request such