This position reports directly to the IDD Programs Administrator of Cypress Activity Center. Evidences the ability to function effectively as a team member with employees in Site Based Habilitation services and throughout the Center. Evidences the ability to plan, coordinate and implement individual and group activities. Work involves, but is not limited to, planning, organizing and implementing daily and after hours activities for individuals of Cypress Activity Center. This position is required to become knowledgeable in Special Olympic sporting rules and regulations as well as attaining volunteer coaching certifications and maintaining these certifications. Involves training individuals for Special Olympic sporting competitions. Responsible for completing necessary paperwork for all individuals on your caseload daily. Duties are performed under supervision and in accordance with established policies, procedures, and practices, with some latitude for the exercise of independent judgment. Must be able to drive 15 passenger vans in heavy traffic areas for field trips such as to the DFW area.
High school diploma or equivalency. Experience working with persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is preferred. Must possess a current Texas Driver’s License and is an insurable driver. Must possess basic computer skills. Ability to lift 55 pounds per PMAB requirements.