Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career, while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking a Recreation Therapist to join our team, at the program in Coraopolis, PA.
Earn $19.25/hour with the selection of the Enhanced Pay Option.
This is professional work in teaching recreation to individuals with intellectual developmentally disabilities (IDD). This employee is primarily responsible for developing and maintaining the individual's gross, fine and perceptual motor skills through structured class and leisure time activities and through assessments.
Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!
To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers
Requisition Number: 73472
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
• A Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Physical Education, or in a specialty area such as art, dance, music or is required.
• A background working with individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled