The Experiential Specialist is responsible for the therapeutic and recreational activities of residential residents at Eagle Village. Will utilize specialized activities and daily recreational events to influence youth and families to improve their relationships with their families, community and personal physical and mental wellness. In addition, the Experiential Specialist will assist with Challenge Weekends, Camps and Retreats as directed. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred.
We need adults who:
Like kids and teenagers and believe they have value, even when they are struggling
Are responsible, trustworthy, and patient
Work well in high-stress situations
We require adults to:
Have a good moral character
Be emotionally stable
Be 21 or older
A Bachelor’s Degree in the human service field and/or Outdoor Education or Recreation (or related field) from an accredited college or university with one year of experience in experiential work and/or leading outdoor adventure education activities, i.e., ropes/towers/challenge courses, and teambuilding activities required.
In-depth Eagle Village employee training in trauma informed care, crisis intervention, behavioral management, and verbal intervention is required upon employment.
Work that matters- be a part of a 50+ year old mission of helping kids and families grow stronger
Life insurance and short term/long term disability
Health insurance, including dental and optical
Paid vacation and sick time
401k retirement plan after one year
Employee Wellness Program and access to our on-site fitness center which includes a weight room, cardio equipment, and full gymnasium
Ongoing training and opportunities for personal and professional growth
A positive and appreciative culture
Beautiful campus with lots of hiking trails