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 $42,000 - $47,000

Western DuPage Special Recreation Association is THE place for engaging community-based social and recreational programs for individuals of all ages who have special needs. WDSRA is a progressive organization that is focused on meeting the needs of both its communities and its employees in the best manner possible. We offer a competitive benefits package, a supportive team environment, flexibility, and work-life balance.

Are you…Passionate about planning and implementing programs for individuals with special needs? Outgoing and energetic? Detail-oriented? A creative problem solver? A team player? If so, we hope you consider applying to become a valued member of our energetic and enthusiastic staff to serve as a member of our Program team.

This position will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating therapeutic recreation programs for individuals with disabilities from childhood to adult ages with an emphasis on Special Events, Social and Cultural programs, and Day Camps. Additionally, this person will assess the participant’s specific needs and create individual behavior plans to help make every participant successful in each program. As a member of the Program team, this position will also fill the role of Head Instructor, Assistant, Driver, or Inclusion Staff as needed in programs by executing lesson plans, encouraging participant engagement, and ensuring participant safety.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation or a related field from an accredited college or university. A minimum of two (2) years experience in coordinating programs for individuals with disabilities. A Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) and/or Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) or the ability to obtain preferred.

Interested candidates can apply using the following link:

 Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA)


Lisa Santoria

 Closing Date

March 28, 2023  Print