Recreation Inclusion Staff

Number of positions open: 8
Application deadline: Open until filled

Estimated start date:  Start January 3 or January 16, 2018.

Temporary end date for position:  June 8 th , with option of rehire for Summer 2018.

Salary:   $11.00 / hour
Job type:  Part-time 

Functions:  Assist with the inclusion of youth with disabilities in inclusive after school programs and recreational activities, provide accommodations, and collaborate with program staff to ensure active participation of all participants.  Inclusion staff typically works in a group setting, with some individualized support.   Inclusion staff support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Cognitive disabilities, etc.   Primary placement is in elementary (K-5) afternoon program with some middle school, high school and adult settings available. Duties include providing support to individuals with disabilities, coordinating accommodations, planning and leading activities, supervising indoor and outdoor activities, and communicating with parents and supervisors.

Hours of work: Varies between Monday 12-6:00, Tuesday-Friday 2:00-6:00pm, some evenings/weekends possible. (Approximate hours are 12:00-6:00 on Mondays and 2:00-6:00 Tuesday-Fridays, some sites shorter hours.)
Total hours of work per week: <18.5

Required knowledge, skills & abilities:   Experience supporting individuals with disabilities and/or experience with inclusive recreation programming preferred.  Experience providing behavioral support a plus.  Must have proven dependability, teamwork, ability to make necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities and readiness to actively participate in all aspects of the program. 

Desired qualifications:   CPR and First Aid certification a plus.  Managing Threatening Confrontations training, Non-Violent Crisis Prevention training and the like are a plus but not required.

Other information: Must complete Experience Questionnaire to be considered. For questions please contact Cheryl Dietrich at cstanley@madison.k12.wi.us  -or-  Kate Dvorak at kdvorak@madison.k12.wi.us 

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