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Activities Coordinator

Company: The Home for little Wanderers
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Relocation assistance is available!The Home for Little Wanderers/Wediko is seeking an Activities Coordinator at the Southeast Campus in Plymouth, MA. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Activities Coordinator is responsible for developing and coordinating recreational, social, and community activities in order to meet the social, emotional and developmental needs of youth who have experienced complex early childhood trauma and/or who are living with mental health diagnoses.How You'll Be Making a DifferenceWork with clinical, OT and milieu teams and in conjunction with program leadership to assess the social, emotional and developmental needs of youth in order to develop programming that helps youth build skills, expand interests, increase motivation and feel better connected to the communityWork with program leadership to develop institutional relationships with important community partners, community centers, advocacy organizations, vocational services etc.Develop and implement a monthly recreational and other community-based activity schedule and newsletterPlan and facilitate meaningful activities and train and support staff to plan and facilitate purpose-driven, skill-building activitiesProvide constructive feedback regarding activity implementation and facilitation individually, in the moment and during team meetingsEnsure access to necessary materials such as art supplies, sporting goods, tickets to community activities etc.Plan and implement programming for the summer and other school vacation periods, including scheduling of activities and assignment of staff supervisors/facilitatorsProvide operational/task supervision for the identified activity milieu counselors participating in the activities while engaged in the activitiesActively communicate with all treatment team members through participation in treatment team meetings, staff meetings, shift reports and through individual communication as indicatedDevelop and maintain activities program budget for the programServe as liaison with Development Department for the purpose of obtaining events tickets, holiday activities, gift certificates, coordinating holiday gift drive, etc.Serve as coordinator and staff contact person fortherapeutic initiatives that involve organizations or individuals beyond The HomeCo-lead recreational groupsMay be required to have a valid Driver's License, clear driving record, and personal vehicle available for use during work hoursQualificationsB.A./B.S. in related human service field preferred.Experience working with youth or adolescents and groups in residential or community settings.Supervisory experience needed.Computer literate, including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer, with the ability to learn new software applications.What The Home Can Offer YouIn addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth we serve, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:Generous time off including up to 20 days per year for new full-time employees, plus 11 holidays, 5 sick days, and 2 personal daysHealth and Dental Insurance that is effective immediately upon hireExtensive training to new staffTuition reimbursement of up to $2,400 per fiscal year403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matchEmployer paid Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance, plus Basic Life and AD InsuranceAnd more!Valuing DiversityWe are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.

Keywords: The Home for little Wanderers, Plymouth , Activities Coordinator, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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