SOSi

Recreation Specialist

Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(9/18/2021 6:10 PM)
ID
2021-5164
Location : Location
US-TX-Odessa
Clearance Requirement
Secret
Job Requires Relocation
No

Overview

**This position is contingent upon contract award**

 

SOSi is seeking a Recreation Specialist to join our team supporting emergency shelter operations in Southwest Texas. Operations will provide temporary residential shelter care and other related services to migrant families, including housing, childcare, medical and mental health services, case management, legal services, recreation, religious services, and food services. The ideal candidate will have prior experience supporting similar Shelter Operations.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assists with planning, organizing, and directing activities at recreation sites; assists in planning and coordinating competitive and non-competitive events, including games, intramural athletics, arts and crafts, storytelling and contests; interprets and enforces rules of play.
  • Publicizes events by developing and distributing brochures and by providing information to the community.
  • Measures program outcomes by tracking participation, effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Maintains order and discipline and enforces safety procedures for participants and spectators.
  • Responsible for the custody of recreation supplies and equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate Degree or higher preferred
  • Minimum of one year leading a variety of athletic and recreation activities.
  • Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish and English is required.
  • Experience in developing and implementing activities to meet the needs of the population.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement suitability determination for holding a Public Trust position.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain pre-employment medical clearance.
  • Ability to act responsibly, professionally, and use good judgment under pressure required.
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and staff management skills.
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours including consecutive nights and weekends when necessary; shift work required.
  • Ability to work efficiently under deadlines and pressure.
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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