Mending Young Hearts & Minds Since 1833
1400 Whitney Avenue Hamden CT, 06517

Therapeutic Recreation On-Site Supervisor

A Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor develops and implements therapeutic recreation programming for the START Program and Trowbridge Cottage. Provides direct supervision to the Therapeutic Recreation Counselors. Responsible for the planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate recreational activities throughout the programs Responsible for overseeing the pool during the summer, including developing and maintaining the pool schedule. Provides direct supervision to lifeguards.

Monday-Friday 12:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Days Off: Saturday / Sunday

Ability to provide supervision to staff people and children. Knowledge of behavior management systems including evaluation of effectiveness. Good organizational skills. Crisis Management skills. Case management skills. Experience in therapeutic recreation in an institutional setting required.

Bachelor’s Degree required in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years recreational experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation.

Previous Experience and/or Training:
Three to five years childcare experience in a residential treatment setting. Supervisory experience.

Valid Driver’s license with a safe driving record is required.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer