(Job Opening) Adaptive & Inclusive Resources Specialty in Portland

Portland Parks & Recreation
has a temporary Recreation Coordinator I - Adaptive & Inclusive Resources Specialty opportunity in the Citywide Recreation programs open to any interested applicants
The current Recreation Coordinator I - Adaptive & Inclusive Resources Specialty, Kaitlynn Jaeger, has decided to pursue her master degree this fall and will be vacating her position.  We are looking to temporarily fill Kaitlynn's position while we conduct a recruitment.  The Recreation Coordinator - Adaptive & Inclusive Resources Specialty position will report directly to Craig Vanderbout, Citywide Supervisor and will take direction from Jane Doyle, Recreation Coordinator II - Adaptive & Inclusive and work as team member with the Citywide Adaptive & Inclusive team.  
Responsibilities of the temporary position include:

Plan and coordinate a range of recreational and leisure services activities designed to support the defined needs of people with disabilities/special needs, including professional therapeutic recreation; facilitates a smooth transition into general bureau programs.
Logistical preparations for a variety of planned and drop-in activities, including purchasing supplies, scheduling staff, leading activities, and directing casual staff for success participation in activities. 
Assesses participants abilities and develops methods of integration for participants by coordinating with individuals, their families, support staff, instructors and other bureau staff to develop methods for adaptations and accommodations.
Maintain developed relationships with schools, as well as advocacy and service organizations serving people with disabilities/special needs.
Register, withdrawal, waitlist participants and run class rosters through ActiveNet software.

Qualifications required:

Ability to demonstrate outstanding customer service through communication via phone and in writing.
Knowledge of different types of disabilities, and adaptions for games, equipment, and activities to accommodate people with different types of disabilities.
Knowledge of the legal rights of customers with disabilities (American's with Disabilities Act of 1990, especially Title II & Title V)
Ability to maintain confidentiality

This temporary position is open to any interested applicants (internal City of Portland employees and external interested parties). This position is temporary and will conclude after 3-4 months.
Details for this position:

Type of appointment - Full-Time, Temporary Recreation Coordinator - Adaptive & Inclusive Resources Specialty
Reporting Location - Multnomah Plaza, 305 NE 102nd Ave., Suite 250
Schedule - 40 hours Monday through Friday (Some evenings)
Salary Range is $21.55 - $26.42 per hour
Duration - 3-4 months

For further information, contact Craig Vanderbout or Margaret Evans.
To apply:
If you are interested in a temporary appointment as a Recreation Coordinator - Adaptive and Inclusive Resources Specialty, please email me directly at margaret.evans@portlandoregon.gov  identifying your interest in a temporary appointment and attach a current resume. 
Deadline: Tuesday, August 15th, at 5:00 pm
Margaret Evans
Workforce Development Manager | Support Services Division
Portland Parks & Recreation
1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302
Portland, Oregon 97204
503-823-5118 (office)
503-312-1522 (cell)

The City of Portland complies with all non-discrimination Civil Rights laws including Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services to persons with disabilities. Call 503-858-9744, TTY 503-823-6868 or Oregon Relay Service 711 with requests, or visit http://bit.ly/13EWaCg