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Corrections Leisure Activities Specialis - State of Illinois

  • State of Illinois
  • 420 Harper Dr
  • Algonquin, IL 60102
  • Full-Time
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Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions Under direct supervision, functions at the beginning professional level by participating in providing for the direct delivery of professional leisure time activities for the offenders at the Murphysboro Re-EntryCenter;participatesin planning andcoordinating ofleisure activities; maintains records.

Minimum Requirements: Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, with a Bachelor's Degree in leisure studies, recreation, physical education, art education, fine arts, studio arts, graphics, color and design, therapeutic recreation, music, theater, or speech and communications. Requires working knowledge of methods, techniques and purposes of leisure activities. Requires elementary knowledge of leisure activities programs and skills development tailored to individual needs. Requires working knowledge of arts and crafts instruction.Requires elementary knowledge of corrections regulations, policies, and proper channels of communications as applied to the leisure time programming.Requires elementary knowledge of the attitudes, problems, and behavior of individuals and groups in a correctional security setting.Requires ability to prepare pertinent records and reports. Requires ability to stimulate interest of institution offenders in leisure time activities. Requires ability to carry out leisure activities, and teach leisure skills. Requires ability to work effectively with individuals and groups. Requires ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Requires skills in the direction of direction of individual and group activities. Requires skill in implementing arts and crafts programs.



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