Adaptive Sports Site Coordinator, WCP

Bethesda MD 20889 Fed2 Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Job Description

Assist the Military Adaptive Sports team with the management and operations of its adapted sports and reconditioning programs and activities for recovering Services members to improve the recovery process and quality of life as the participants adjust to their 'new normal'.
  • Assists in providing effective and efficient adapted sports and reconditioning programs for recovering Services members.
  • Assists in coordinating adapted sports and reconditioning programs according to guidelines, standards of practice and professional code of ethics developed by AFSC at multiple installations throughout the US.
  • Identifies populations to be served based on age, disability and interests.
  • Assists in coordinating adapted sports opportunities with local community organizations.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide activities that are appropriate to the population being served.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with senior military and community leadership as well as activity participants.
  • Identifies community resources to provide support and augment the program.
  • Encourages and provides Service members with information about monthly activities in their local communities.
  • Participates in DoD Military Adaptive Sports & Reconditioning team decisions and problem solving that impacts programming and operations.
  • Coordinates with VA to connect veterans with available programs.
  • Identifies, communicates and coordinates with National Paralympic organizations to identify programs for recovering service members.


 

General Job Information

Title

Adaptive Sports Site Coordinator, WCP

Grade

21

Job Family

Federal Contracts Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

1/31/2020

Date Requisition Created

1/31/2020

Work Experience

Health and Wellness

Education

A Combination of Education and Work Experience May Be Considered. (Required), Bachelors (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Five years of appropriate experience in designing, developing, or executing adaptive sports programs with diverse populations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in sports management, recreation, adaptive physical education, therapeutic recreation, health care or related field.
    Experience working with individuals with PTSD and TBI desired.
  • Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Must have experience working with individuals that require sporting equipment modifications to participate in physical activity.
  • Must have willingness, ability and experience participating in various adaptive sporting activities. Examples include Archery, Cycling, Rowing, Track and Field, Sitting volleyball, Swimming and Wheelchair basketball.
  • Proficiency with database management and other Administrative skills
  • Experienced in operating Microsoft office products.
  • Ability to work at the Headquarters Program level.
  • Ability to manage multiple activity schedules simultaneously.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with RSMs and make the appropriate registrations and travel arrangements for their participation in MASP functions.
  • Demonstrated quality communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills required with attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead within a complex system involving individuals with diverse levels of experience, skills and abilities.
  • Ability to be a self-starter who can help develop and implement a program with limited direct supervision.
  • Ability to travel to events throughout the year.
  • Previous active duty military experience or experience working with service members or veterans preferred.
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist certification or related certification preferred.
     

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