Recreational Activity Leader I ADVA Position

Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs - Fayetteville - Posted by Peggy McCoy
Please apply before 06 Feb 2020
Job Details
Recreational Activity Leader I
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Arkanas Department of Veterans Affairs
Section: Recreational Activitites
Date Posted: 01/16/2020
Posting Expires: 02/13/2020
The Recreational Activity Leader I is responsible for providing recreational activities for residents of a state-operated facility. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Plans and schedules recreational activities, determines staff, vehicles, facilities, and equipment needs, and prepares and posts schedule of events. Leads recreational activities, checks out equipment, teaches and coaches participants, monitors student behavior, and resolves disputes. Develops and/or modifies programs or games, as necessary, to permit participation by disabled or restricted residents. Contacts various resource groups for information concerning events and ticket costs and drives vehicle to transport residents to events, restaurants, or other outings. Monitors, documents, and implements appropriate behavior programs. Attends workshops, in-service, staff, and other student related meetings, as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of the principles and practices of recreational activity programs. Knowledge of activity therapy and behavior modification. Ability to instruct, direct, and participate in recreational activities. Ability to evaluate, modify, and recommend activities to meet clients treatment objectives. Ability to prepare, set-up, and maintain equipment used in recreational activities. Ability to observe and record client behavior and participation during activities. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience in a patient activities program in a health care setting, social, or recreational program. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
CPR certified, certified in recreational activities, excellent driving record. Must be able to work flexible schedule.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Service Bonus, and Deferred Compensation.

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.


It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Job Details
Position No.: 22133694
Class Code: M082C
Grade: GS01
Salary Range: $22,000.00 - $31,900.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Fayetteville
Job County/Region: Washington
Contact Information
Contact name: Peggy McCoy
Phone: 479-695-0156
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