Recreation Coordinator | PWCA

Columbus, OH

Job Description

At Open Door, we inspire the life journeys of individuals with disabilities and cultivate valued roles for them in their communities. We are looking for two  creative and enthusiastic persons to join the Park West team as a Recreation Coordinators.

All new hires will receive a $100.00 sign-on bonus with their first paycheck! Full-time employees will then receive a retention bonus of $500.00 after their 120th day of employment. Part-time employees will receive a retention bonus of $200.00 after their 120th day of employment!



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to participate in and pass the Medication Administration Course.

  • At least two years of experience working with the DD/IDD population.
  • Basic computer skills.


General Requirements For All Positions

  • Responsible for daily review, update, and completion of assignments as outlined in work management platforms, and departmental software.
  • Reflects culture, and behavior that exemplifies the organization’s mission, vision, and core values.
  • Personal accountability to self, team, and leadership.
  • Reporting of incidents timely to incident hotline and complete required reports on electronic platforms.
  • Staying abreast of established policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Utilize existing informational systems to obtain information.
  • Follow chain of command and on-call procedures.
  • Commitment to self-development and completion of required on-going training requirements.

    Key Duties


    The following duties are the primary duties associated with this position, however this position does require additional tasks as assigned that are necessary and appropriate to enhance and normalize the lives of individuals:


    • Maintains Recreation Schedule; ensures all individuals have access to activities and community experiences.
    • Assists with bus duty, transportation, and other community needs.
    • Assists with exercise, activity, and community outing programs to ensure frequencies are met.
    • Assists in the planning, organizing and implementation of recreation and leisure activities- focusing on community outings and outcomes.
    • Completes individual recreational and community interest assessments, as assigned.
    • Assists in planning and completing meaningful activities that will meet the individual needs of each person.
    • Completes all documentation and case notes in electronic documentation software.
    • Assists with fund raising events to enhance the individuals needs.
    • Ensures monthly vehicle sheets are available and posted.
    • Ensures all timekeeping and mileage logs are completed for each shift accurately.
    • Completes individual experience forms with pictures for each/all activities and community experiences.
    • Checks and ensures individual personal appearance and hygiene is appropriate prior loading on the bus for day programming, recreational community experiences, and church.
    • Ensures completion of individual, group and community experience forms are completed after each event/activity.
    • Assists with family visits, as assigned per guidelines.
    • Orders and maintains activity supplies.
    • Assists with lifts and transfers as needed.
    • Assists with other duties, as assigned by supervisor.


    -High School diploma or equivalent.

    -Ability to participate in and pass the Medication Administration Course.

    -At least two years of experience working with the DD/IDD population.

    -Basic computer skills.

    Pay Range:

    $14.50/hour; additional $0.25/year of experience (Maximum two years)


    Two Positions Available:

    Sunday – Thursday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

    Tuesday – Saturday, 12:30pm – 8:30pm


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