Job Description

Job: 18-55695
Location: Arapahoe County Detention Facility (RISE program) II, CO, Centennial
Facility: Arapahoe County Detention Facility (RISE program) II
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Overview

Our Activity Specialist utilizes a variety of activities to guide Patients with mental and emotional disabilities through their treatment; provides an avenue through which Patients can communicate ideas, thoughts, or feelings; participates in hospital/community related arts projects; assists units and hospital with special events, holidays, etc.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor Degree in Human Services or related field preferred, certification a plus.

Experience:

  • Experience conducting art and/or other activities in a therapeutic or educational environment.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • Willingness and ability to work weekends and evenings.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • None required.

Responsibilities

  1. Develops curriculum appropriate for the individual patient’s pre-determined level of functioning based on completed functional skill assessments.
  2.  Able to be creative in utilizing activities in all phases of Role Recovery.
  3.  Conducts activities time for patients both in group and individual settings.
  4.  Plans activities and special events by choosing activities appropriately for the occasion and population.
  5.  Works well with and as a team with all departments and programs to meet the needs of the patients.
  6. The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.


CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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