Full Time Recreation Therapy Director – Discovery Ranch for Girls

Looking for an experienced person to create, organize and facilitate recreational therapy activities at Discovery Ranch for Girls (DRG). Must be motivated and willing to actively provide experiential activities on DRG’s beautiful experiential campus as well as off campus. Must work well with a team and most importantly, create recreational experiences designed to extend the impact of therapy through action.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

~ plan and manage all recreational activities

~ attend weekly treatment team meeting

~ attend weekly clinical meeting

~ oversee the physical education of each student

~ document recreational activities

~ utilize mentor help in organizing or implementing activities

~ secure various sights, equipment, or venues for recreational therapeutic activities.

Financial Responsibilities:

~ monitor and ensure that activities and recreational therapy activities are staying on budget

~ keep track of inventory of gear; order as needed

Managerial Responsibilities:

~ Manage line staff during activities.


~ may travel to outside venues with students and staff to do particular activities

~ may travel to scout out potential sites or activities

~ may travel internationally



~ depending on experience.

Company / Organization Name: Discovery Ranch For Girls
Type: Full Time
Position Title: Recreation Therapy Director
Minimum Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

~ bachelors level recreation degree

~ must pass a background check

~ CPR/First-aid certified

~ current Utah driver’s license

~ must be organized and flexible in planning activities that will fit into other treatment services schedule TRS Licensure and CTRS Certification

Working Conditions:

~ will have some office time

~ more time will be spent outside or in the facility conducting activities

~ full time: Tuesday through Saturday, will be some rare Monday through Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Application Deadline 11/20/2016
Contact Name: Janet McGrew
Application Instructions Please send resume to: janetm(at)discoveryranchforgirls(dot)com
Location: Cedar City, Utah

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