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Current Job Listings
Updated 5/22/22

Community Recreational Therapist (Per Diem)

Children’s Specialized Hospital


Toms River, NJ (Monmouth/Ocean Counties)

Mountainside, NJ (Union, Middlesex, and Essex Counties)

Job Title & Description: Collaborates with the Community Recreation Coordinator to assist with coordinating and instructing adapted recreation programs for children with special needs in the community. These programs include but are not limited to aquatics, martial arts, camps and Friday Night Fever activities. Responsibilities include instructing classes, coordination of volunteers, assisting with registrations and set up of programs. Works closely with foundation to secure grant| donation funding and serves as liaison to community to assess needs for additional services.

Performs developmentally/functionally appropriate assessment according to standards of practice to determine course of treatment. Plan, implement and evaluates treatment plans.

When applicable, completes all documentation on time according to hospital and department policies. Goals are written in functional and measurable terms.

Develop, coordinate and implement appropriate programming for a variety of age and diagnostic groups, matching development level, interests and abilities.

Effectively utilizes and supervises volunteers.

Supervises and|or assists student interns as designated.

Assist with personal, department and hospital growth and development through involvement in research, professional organizations and presentations to promote best practice and maintain certification.

Assist with the coordination of programs and projects enabling the department and hospital to meet the mission and meet or exceed their goals.

Maintain recreation areas, equipment, storage and supplies in a safe efficient manner.

How to Apply: 

Toms River:



Community Recreation Assistants

Children’s Specialized Hospital

Community Recreation Program

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