American Therapeutic Recreation Association

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Program Intern - Mountain/Metro

National Sports Center for the Disabled

Location: Denver / Winter Park, CO
Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

Posted On: 02/26/2015

Population Age: Adolescents, Adults, Children
Population Characteristics: Behavioral/Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Physical Disabilities
Primary Setting: Winter Park Resort / Outdoor Therapeutic Rec
Housing Available: No
Number of CTRs Employed at Facility/Agency: 3

Stipends or Other Benefits: Yes
Listing of Stipends or Other Benefits:
potential housing potential housing stipend

The National Sports Denver for the Disabled (NSCD) enables the human spirit through therapeutic recreation and sport. Each year more than 3,000 children and adults with disabilities participate in our programs to improve the quality of their lives. With specially trained staff, a custom adaptive equipment lab and over 1,200 volunteers, the NSCD provides therapeutic recreation through a variety of winter and summer sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional and/or behavioral diagnosis. Year-round programming is based out of Winter Park Resort and Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Position Summary: The Summer Program intern gains a working knowledge of the NSCD summer programs, administration policies and operational procedures. Our internships are based on the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) Job Analysis including assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of a program. The intern will gain extensive understanding of Adaptive Sports and Therapeutic Recreation and the populations served. Summer internships are available from May through September. The duration of the internship will vary based on programming need and intern request. The commitment is a minimum of 3 months, for 32-40 hours a week, with work days to include weekends and holidays. Program locations determined by activity schedule.

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Kate Sachs


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