Do you want to make a fun, creative and positive environment for children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral health needs? If so, join Devereux as an Activities Coordinator!
Being an Activities Coordinator has its Advantages
As a Activies Coordinator, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Opportunities to make a difference in the lives of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders
Opportunities to develop, grow and advance with other knowledgeable industry professionals
Amazing benefits including low-cost, high coverage health insurance, generous time-off, and free retirement contribution
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides programs and services for children and adolescents who face significant emotional and behavioral healt needs. Located in Orlando, FL, this position is responsible for developing structured activities and ensuring these activities are scheduled per client's functional level, ensuring necessary equipment, supplies, and facilities are set up to carry out the activities and training of staff to implement activities.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental Health, and child welfare.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,000 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org
Keywords: activities coordinator, residential activities planner, youth activities planner, direct support professional, direct care professional, behavioral health technician, certified nursing assistant, mentor, guidance counselor, youth counselor Education:
High school diploma or GED
Post-Secondary education in Recreational Activities Planning or related a plus
Two (2) years of direct care or related experience in a residential setting, preferrably in a mentoring and skills-teaching role that engages and inspires youth
Activities planning expereince within a residential facility strongly preferred
Must be able to complete a two week new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am - 5:00pm each day
Valid Florida Driver's License