Title: Wellness Instructor
Reporting Structure: Reentry Administrator
Site Location: George W. Hill Correctional Facility (Thornton, PA)
The Wellness Instructor will be responsible for providing physical health and behavioral health wellness activities primarily for the female incarcerated population. This instructor will also provide support to their counterpart (providing services predominantly to the male adult and youthful offender population) during periods of absence.The incumbent will assist the incarcerated personpopulation in developing andinstructing anindividualized physical recreation and wellness plan to support and maintain sobriety and an overall gender focused healthy lifestyle.
Create aquarterlyschedulewhich includes bothrecreation and classroom components which will provide the incarcerated person population with ample time aside from work, programs, and other duties to engage in recreational activities and courses.
Responsible for all additional recreational programswithin the facility.
Work with the special management units within the facility to include maximum security, protective custody, and youthful offenders.
Develop programming for the geriatric population (age 55 and older) as needed.
Introduce wellness componentsto other prison programs when needed to promote an overall healthy lifestyle.
Ensure equipment is maintained in good condition at all times.
Ensure equipment is accounted for and inventoried on a daily basis.
Conduct continuous assessments of incarcerated personsrecreational interests.
Other duties as directed.
Bachelors’ degree or equivalent work experiencein nutritional education, athletic training, kinesiology, or exercise science preferred.
Ability to plan, formulate, and implement policies and procedures.
Flexibility to adapt to changing conditions and situations.
Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions.
Effective administrative and management skills.
Ability to deal tactfully with a variety of people with a variety of different intellectual levels and cultural backgrounds in complex situations.
Demonstrate job skills beyond the giving and receiving of instructions.
Must have a valid Act 33 and Act 34 Clearance.
Standard jail facility and office environment.Incumbent may be involved in sitting and walking at will, walking/standing and/or sitting for long periods, lifting/ carryingheavyobjects, crouching/kneeling, bending at the waist, close and far vision, reaching, handling/grasping/fingering objects, hearing sounds/communication. Incumbent is frequently exposed to the hazards associated with jail operations, such as potentially violent individuals and communicable disease. No prolonged extreme physical demands are associated with normal duties or assignments.
|NEVER||OCCASIONALLY (0-30%)||FREQUENTLY (31-60%)||CONTINUOUSLY (61-100%)|
|LIFTING OR CARRYING|
|61 OR MORE LBS||X|
|PUSHING OR PULLING|
|61 OR MORE LBS||X|
|BENDING OR STOOPING||X|
|REACHING ABOVE SHOULDER LEVEL||X|
|DRIVING AUTOMATIC EQUIP. VEHICLES||X|
|WORKING WITH MACHINERY|
|WORKING IN EXTREME TEMPERATURES||X|
Delaware County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, membership in an employee organization, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, or hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO/AA
To apply, please fill out the online application form.