Latham Centers Inc. Campus Activity Coordinator in Brewster, Massachusetts
As the Campus Activities Coordinator, they will need to develop, plan, & implement diverse & creative on-campus activities & programming, including but not limited to field day, dances, community meetings, & holiday celebrations. Plan, coordinate, & implement on-site & off-site recreational/therapeutic activities that may include, but not be limited to the following: swimming; adaptive horsemanship, after-school clubs; arts & crafts programming; exercise outings; & volunteer activities. Organize Special Olympics programming, including recruiting coaches & student participation, proper tournament scheduling, communication with the parent community, & ensuring all paperwork is completed & submitted. Train & supervise staff &/or volunteers during activities to ensure things are well-organized & operating efficiently. Directly assist with overseeing the staff &/or volunteers managing activities or events. Help drive the Latham campus community engagement through participation or the creation of initiatives. Key Responsibilities: The Campus Activities Coordinator collaborates with the Director of Health & Wellness, & the Residential, Educational, Clinical, & Nursing Departments to plan, implement, & actively participate in campus activities & programming to improve physical health, self-esteem, recreation skills & foster teamwork. Maintain space & equipment used for activities. Attend all mandatory trainings & maintain any needed certifications. Attend all supervisory team meetings & events. All other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. Any work assigned shall be related to the Employee\'s normal duties, except for occasional emergencies. Key Interactions: Direct, active, & constructive participation with students. The Campus Activity Coordinator will cooperate actively & consult with the Director of Health & Wellness; the Director of Prader-Willi Syndrome Services, & other departments as needed. Directly reports to the Director of Health & Wellness. Key Qualities: Commitment to the agency mission. Cooperation, teamwork, & a positive attitude toward one\'s work. Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Strong communication & organizational skills Commitment to improving the physical health & well-being of students. Ability to set clear limits & maintain professional boundaries. Ability to model respectful & positive interactions. Ability to communicate & problem-solve effectively. Ability to provide the highest quality service through organization, initiative, & creativity. Respect for persons of differing abilities, backgrounds, & skills. Qualifications: High School diploma or GED required. Experience in the health or physical education field preferred. Must exhibit ambulatory ability sufficient to physically intervene in instances of extreme behavior that might jeopardize the safety of students &/or staff. Fluent English speaking & writing skills, empathy & the ability to listen, good time management skills & professional appearance & demeanor are all required for this position. Generous benefits package! Excellent health insurance coverage, with Latham covering the first 75% of the deductible through an HRA, retirement account with company match (up to 5%!), generous time off bank & more...! Benefits: Benefits are available to full & part-time employees who work 20 hours or more per week in a regular position. Eligibility is the first day of the 3rd month of employment in the benefited position. Details are provided through Human Resources & the collective bargaining agreement. The benefits package is reviewed periodically & subject to change. Earned Time Away - accrues at the rate of five weeks a year & can be used for any personal time off including vacation time, sick leave & holidays. After one year, it Preferred High School or better in Health & Human Performance. High School or better in Physical Education Teacher Education.