Activities Coordinator

Website Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health-Florida

Do you want to make a career that makes a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents with emotional or behavioral health needs? If so, join Devereux as an Activities Coordinator!

Being an Activities Coordinator has its Advantages

As an Activities Coordinator with Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

Opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field
Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid, and cultural competencies
Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligiblity waiting period for new hires!
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides programs and services for children and adolescents who face significant emotional, behavioral and intellectual/developmental challenges. Located in MetroWest Orlando, FL, this position is responsible for developing monthly structured activities for the individuals we serve and ensuring these activities are scheduled per the clients level. This individual will also train staff to implement activities and will provide the necessary equipment, supplies, and facilities to carry out the activities. This person will also assist with training new hires during the on boarding process with completing of point sheets, DCP notes; Coaching Essential Skills, and training new Hires on D-PBIS.

Keywords: mentor, youth counselor, direct care worker, direct care counselor, direct care professional, personal attendant, direct service worker, group care worker, residential counselor, mental health associate, behavioral health technician


High school diploma or GED required

2+ years experience in a mental health tech, direct support, or other role, that engages in youth activities required
2+ years experience working in a residential setting required
Other Requirements:

Valid Driver’s License
Must be able to complete a 1-week (Monday – Friday) new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
Must be able to be flexible to cover a mid-day work schedule, 12pm – 8pm, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,  and Saturday
Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Screen, Physical, Physical Abilities Test, TB Test and Influenza Vaccine
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

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