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Recreation Aide - Red Wing

Position

Recreation Adie

Open to Upper-level Undergraduate Students

Location

Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing

MCF-Red Wing, constructed in 1889, is a minimum-security facility serving juvenile males. Juvenile offenders participate in the facility's behavioral/cognitive intervention program and in psycho-educational programs related to anger management, moral reasoning, and social skill development. Educational programming is individualized in accordance with achievement levels and special needs.

Description

Gain skills and experience through the facilitation of activities designed to teach residents the value of recreational and leisure time pursuits as an alternative to anti-social behavior. Assist in implementing a variety of recreation and leisure activities so residents receive therapeutic and educational services with the goals of the facility's treatment program. Participate in providing instruction and assistance to residents and staff so that appropriate recreational concepts and techniques are utilized in recreation activities. Assist in managing materials, supplies and recreational

Supervision

Interns will be assigned to a Recreational Therapist Supervisor.

Requirements

Interns must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program, which offers course credit for internships. Applicants should have completed introductory course work in recreation, therapeutic recreation, outdoor adventure, outdoor adventure education, or a related field.

Length of Internship

Negotiable and flexible/12 weeks and minimum of 24 hours per week is desired.

Application deadline date:
February 15 for Summer session
July 1for Fall session
October 15 for Winter/Spring session

Applications received by priority deadlines will be given first consideration. All other application will be considered based on position availability.

Note

Applications will not be accepted after these dates.

This internship is unpaid.

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