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Fox Valley Special Recreation Association
The Fox Valley Special Recreation Association (FVSRA) was formed in 1976 and is an extension of the Batavia, Fox Valley, Geneva, Oswegoland, St. Charles, Sugar Grove Park Districts, and South Elgin Parks and Recreation Department to provide a diverse range of year round recreational activities to enable residents with disabilities to experience active, healthy and playful lifestyles.
FVSRA is seeking part-time staff to assist individuals with special needs as they participate in local Park and Recreation programs for school aged children while practicing best hygiene practices, including keeping distance, washing hands and wearing a mask. You may work at a one to one staff ratio up to a one staff to four participants. Staff also assists in program adaptations and behavior modifications while promoting a safe and enjoyable recreation experience. Knowledge in leisure and recreation or special needs is a plus, but not required.
Available shifts from 6 am - 6 pm in Aurora, Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles.
Your commitment can be minimal or considerable. Everyone, regardless of prior experience, is encouraged to apply.
For more information on open positions and or to apply, please visit: https://www.fvsra.org/now-hiring
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Fox Valley Special Recreation Association
2121 W Indian Trail, Aurora, IL 60506, US
Fox Valley Special Recreation Association was formed in 1976 as an extension of the Fox Valley, Geneva, St. Charles, Batavia, Sugar Grove, and Oswegoland Park Districts, to provide a diverse range of year round recreational activities to enable residents with disabilities to experience active, healthy and playful lifestyles. Programs are designed to include opportunities that will enhance skill development and socialization, encourage self-awareness and community exploration, promote independence through personal choice of least restrictive environments, and provide a sense of enjoyment, satisfaction and fulfillment
FVSRA provides year-round Therapeutic Recreation Services including General Programs, Special Olympics Sports, Leisure Education, Day Camp, Special Events, Travel Opportunities, Individualized Programming, and Social Programs. All participants receive a Therapeutic Recreation Assessment upon registering to assist with proper placement within FVSRA programs.