This position reports directly to the IDD Programs Administer 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 hour’s activities for consumers of Cypress Activity Center/Breck 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. Work schedule will be 3 days a week but must be flexible to work special evening/weekend activities. Must be able to drive 15 passenger vans in heavy traffic areas for field trips such as to the DFW area.
All Betty Hardwick Center campuses are Tobacco Free. Use of any tobacco products is not permitted on any of our grounds.
Betty Hardwick Center strives to provide a trauma-sensitive culture of safety, compassion and choice. We value applicants who have training and personal experience in Trauma Informed Care.
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.