Regional Director of Recreation and Vocational Education
Company: Southwest Key Programs Inc.
Posted on: June 6, 2021
The Director of Recreation and Vocational Education is responsible
for developing and monitoring the recreation activities and
vocational curricula within the assigned Unaccompanied Minor’s
programs. The Director of Recreation and Vocational Education
is required to maintain a flexible, organized and efficient work
schedule and is subject to work extended hours, weekends, and be
Provide oversight to all regional vocational education and
recreation programs to include assessment, development and
implementation of policy and procedures in accordance with the
organization’s policies and applicable laws.
with regional executive management team and other service directors
to ensure compliance with regulations in policy
development/implementation, as well as on-going program refinement
based upon advances in the field.
written reports and presentations related to vocational and
recreational programming, and deliver to appropriate audiences as
and develop vocational and recreational curriculum that is
developmentally and age appropriate.
and monitor vocational education and recreation
and submit required client vocational and recreational
documentation to designated personnel.
a clean, safe and hazard-free educational facility/classroom in
collaboration with Education department.
inventory of vocational education and recreation materials and
and approve vocational education lesson plans for the
services with all departments to ensure coordinated efforts in
addressing the care and treatment of all clients.
oversite to the region in the planning and coordination of special
events, acculturation activities and recreational outing. Provide
assistance in the coordination of student council program as well
as regional activities and other meaningful experiences for
Southwest Key youth which promotes volunteerism and
professional development trainings for Vocational Coordinators,
Vocational intructors and Recreation Coordinators.
all actions taken and contacts with youth, sponsor, and
stakeholders in the form of progress notes (efforts) as required by
SWK, State and Federal contracts.
be available to travel to Southwest Key sites and community, as
needed, in order to support necessary program operations and as
needed for required training and implementation of new
case staffing with funding source representative.
other duties as assigned
all organizational required trainings.
all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date
information is received and/or information of policy changes or
practice are adhered to.
training that will enhance professional growth.
assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement
weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen
as needed for trainings, conferences or to transport youth to
destinations located within the S.
a safe, clean and hazard-free work area.
the proper supervision of youth at all times.
to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as
degree is preferred but a minimum of five (5) years of direct
Southwest Key Programs experience or equivalent experience is
required; two (2) years of supervisory experience.
with curriculum development.
be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows
(Word Perfect, Microsoft Word, Excel)
to work a flexible schedule to facilitate program
Tuberculosis test results.
background check from appropriate entity.
drug test results (this one is for Texas programs
be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.
be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification
and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise
clients indoors and outdoors as necessary. Bending, stooping and
lifting up to 15 lbs required to complete daily tasks. Job requires
extended periods of sitting; use of various office
is a twenty four hour residential facility at which minors receive
multiple services. Three shifts per twenty four hour period. Work
shifts are subject to change. Noise levels vary from mild to
moderate. Predominantly indoors, occasional outdoor monitoring or
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