Current Employment Opportunities

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Salary: $14.32 per hour


  • Organize, plan and implement recreation and therapeutic activities both in-house and in the community for groups as well as individual porgramming.
  • Provide direct supervision to all consumers participating in the recreation/therapeutic programming
  • Provide direct on-site supervision to any volunteers assisting with programming.
  • Maintain accurate consumer records and files with reports as to consumer progress


  • Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field.
  • One year experience in conducting recreational activities with people who are cognitively, psychiatrically or physically disabled.
  • Valid Drivers License and ability to possess a State of CT Public Service License.
  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
  • Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.
  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certifications and eligible for DDS medication certification.
  • Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
  • Have physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
  • Provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid, and safety evacuations.

Date Posted::

11/12/15 - 25 hours
Monday through Friday - 3 to 5 days per week - 5 to 8 hrs. per day.
Flexibility required for evening and weekends

09/23/16 - 37.5 hours
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Flexibility required for evening and weekends

Contact info:
Human Resources
Fax: 203-371-1479