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Recreational Counselor

Outreach Development Corp


As one of the leading providers in behavioral health services, Outreach offers an exciting, high-energy, rewarding work environment. Outreach is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Part Time Recreation Counselor to work in our Outpatient Program located at 452 Suffolk Avenue Brentwood, Long Island facility. The Part Time Recreation Counselor is responsible for all aspects of client recreational activities including planning, documenting and overseeing each function. If you are passionate about empowering communities & enjoy working in high paced environments; then this might be a great match for you!

Outreach Fun Fact:
•Outreach was named one of The Best Companies to Work for in New York State 7 times!
•For over 25 years, Outreach’s Training Institute (OTI) has been an established leader in training the NYC workforce to become substance abuse and behavioral health counselors.

The schedule for this position is:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11am-3pm

Part Time Perks:
• Supportive work environment
• 12 Prorated Company-paid holidays, holidays not used within 90days are converted to sick time.
• Growth opportunities
• Access to onsite professional development through Outreach Training Institute
• Participation in wellness initiative
• Position eligible The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program
• Position eligible for The NYS Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness (LSWLF) Program
• Position eligible income-driven repayment plan
• Provide supervised highly structured indoor recreational activities to residents.
• Provide supervised highly structured outdoor recreational activities to residents.
• Provide supervised highly structured indoor recreation in weight room with residents.
• Plan and oversee special events with residents and their families.
• Provide supervisor with scheduled activities for residents in orientation, early treatment, middle treatment and late treatment phases of the program.
• Provide daily group note indicating activities and resident participating.
• Complete and accurate reporting of incident reports, resident elopements and crisis intervention.
• Participate in supervision.
• Communicate all pertinent information/incidents/emergencies via SAC book/House Manager.
• Supervise residents in self-medication.
Keyword/Relatable Skills:
• Recreational Therapist
• Recreational Assistant
• Recreational Specialist
• Recreational Therapist
• Recreational Coordinator
• Recreation Assistant
• Recreation manager
• Gym Teacher
• Coach


•Associates or Bachelors Degree and experience in planning and facilitating recreational activity.
•Experience working with adolescents
•Experience in personal training, gym, sports or coaching
•Experience working in a substance abuse treatment or other social service setting a plus
•Must be able to work the required schedule outline above
•Clean and valid NYS driver's license required


Outreach Development Corp
Human Resources
Fax# 718-849-1093

Posted on 02/05/18; CVMHA ID #11822