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Recreation Program Staff

Position available immediately 

Position Summary

The Recreation Program staff are responsible for supervising, nurturing, educating, and caring for individuals enrolled in the Johnny Stallings Recreational REACH Program from school aged to adult hood, understanding that some, if not all, of these individuals have some form of a disability.  Welcome individual each day, provides snacks, implements activities developed by the program site director, assist with toileting, ensure safety of all individuals enrolled in program, and ensures individuals behave well when in contact with other individuals.  As a part-time hourly employee, the Recreation Program Staff shall exercise discretion and independent judgment.  

Character and Personal Growth Attributes

·         Show a respect for others (making sure to use people first language), commitment to quality, integrity, and self-motivation as well as have a positive attitude.

·         Relationally, must show an ability to work well with others, resolve conflicts and be trustworthy.

·         Be an aggressive learner, who is consistently trying to grow both in knowledge and in your competencies.

·         Contribute to and model the values and mission of the RRVDSS and REACH Center.

·         Be an advocate for individuals with ALL types of disabilities.  


QUALIFICATIONS:           

  1. High School degree or GED equivalent
  2. Must be at least 18 years of age
  3. Previous related experience preferred, but not required; including but not limited to child care, cpr/first aid. etc.  
  4. Must be able to work 5 days a week from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
  5. A background in education and/or college course in recreation, education (either completed or in progress) are preferred but not required.
  6. Other training may be required after employment begins.
  7. Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred but not required.


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RRVDSS Administrative Assistant

Position available January


Position Summary

The administrative Assistant shall proactively and effectively perform a wide range of administrative and office support activities for the Executive Director and supervisors of the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society.  The Administrative Assistant shall report to the Executive Director.  As a part-time hourly employee, the Administrative Assistant shall exercise discretion and independent judgement.  

Character and Personal Growth Attributes

·         Relationally, must show an ability to work well with others, resolve conflicts and be trustworthy.

·         Be an aggressive learner, who is consistently trying to grow both in knowledge and in your competencies.

·         Contribute to and model the values and mission of the RRVDSS and REACH Center.

·         Be an advocate for individuals with ALL types of disabilities.  

·         Show a respect for others (making sure to use people first language), commitment to quality, integrity, and self-motivation as well as have a positive attitude.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School degree    
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age
  3. Excellent communication (written and verbal), problem solving, and planning and organizational skills are essential
  4. Must display ability to work independently, problem solve, and prioritize
  5. Must be flexible, adaptable, and able to work with a team
  6. Experience with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, & Google Suite recommended
  7. Previous experience working as an administrative assistant a plus, but not required 
  8. Customer service orientation a must


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Contact RRVDSS for application or download here and email, along with a resume, to: info@rrvdss.org & pliles@rrvdss.org

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Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society is a nonprofit support organization serving northeast Texas and southeast Oklahoma.

Contact Us:
Office: 903.783.1922
Fax: 903.783.1277

info@rrvdss.org

Address:
505 Lamar Avenue
Paris, TX 75461-6455

P.O. Box 6455
Paris, TX 75461-6455


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