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Program Coordinator- Recreation
Job Type
Part Time
Job Category
Service Coordination
Latham, NY


Program Coordinator participates in recreation events and works with adults residing in our Wildwood residential programs/ Respite Recreation Program by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assigned recreation events by Director and/or Assistant Director.

  • Provides direction and supervision to volunteers, residential staff/ respite staff during recreation events.

  • Maintains accurate /timely records and reports for each event.

  • Documents community habilitation notes if deemed necessary.

  • Logs respite hours if deemed necessary.

  • Reports and confers with Director of Recreation and Assistant Director to set up each event.

  • Establishes car assignments, groupings and reservations as required for each event.

  • Under the direction of Director and Assistant Director may choose additional events to work each quarter.

  • All supervisors, managers, and employees are all responsible for helping to create a workplace free of recognized hazards, and for acting safely.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Internet software and Database software.


Certificates and Licenses:

First Aid and CPR Certification or eligible for First Aid and CPR Certification.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Leads employees and volunteers during recreation events.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. Hours may occur during weeknights and on weekends.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.


Additional Requirements:

A valid New York State Driver’s License and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.

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