Title: Recreational Therapist (CTRS required)
Location: Indianapolis IN (Castleton-area)
Facility: New Hope of Indiana
New Hope of Indiana (Indianapolis)
is in the process of opening a third Day Program site (this will be in the Castleton-area) and is currently looking to fill a Recreation Therapy position at this location. We primarily serve adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities but we are currently starting to take on children as well.
Requisition Number 15-0233
Post Date 11/4/2015
Title Recreational Therapist
Position Type Full Time
The recreational therapist is responsible for the provision of recreation services for people with disabilities or illnesses. They may use a variety of techniques, including arts and crafts, drama, music, dance, sports, games, and field trips. The recreational therapist is responsible for providing holistic, purposeful interventions specifically designed to meet the capabilities, needs, and interests of the individual being served through the Therapeutic Recreation program. The recreational therapist performs all functions consistently with the Core Values of New Hope of Indiana. The recreational therapist must be willing to use personal vehicle, work independently, as well as possess good communication skills.
Must hold the following certification: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field
Minimum of 1 year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities