Recreation and Wellness Center

General: Facilitate and lead groups through initiatives, low and high elements at the Challenge Course. Provide a positive and quality program experience through a series of activities involving problem‐solving, group decision making, leadership, teambuilding and risk taking to achieve desired outcomes such as individual and group responsibility, self‐discovery, communication and collaboration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for physical and emotional safety of participants.
  • Committed to RWC and Challenge Course mission.
  • Committed to plan and deliver a quality progression of activities to participants.
  • Process group experiences to advance group towards desired outcomes.
  • Understand and execute emergency procedures when necessary.
  • Maintain OA program and RWC professionalism standards in appearance and attitude.
  • Continue to increase in knowledge and competency as an OA employee.
  • Perform maintenance routine to low and high elements.
  • Maintain active communication with Leads in regards to schedule changes and unavailability.
  • Remember that you influence the students’ experience as well as yours.

Requirements

  • Must be comfortable at height of up to 30 feet and able to lift and carry a minimum of 35 pounds.
  • Attend a 40-hour Challenge Course facilitator training at UCF (6 days).
  • Strong desire to help participants and colleagues seek and learn from a variety of challenges.
  • Be understanding and sensitive to working with diverse populations.
  • Maintain positive energy and attitude.
  • Possess effective communication and customer service skills.
  • Be able to work weekends and week day programs.
  • Attend to all mandatory trainings and in-services during the year.
  • Be comfortable with stretching out of your comfort zone.
  • Must obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 30 days of hire.

Assumption of Risk Statement

Participation in Recreation and Wellness Center programs is completely voluntary. Individuals participate at their own risk and assume responsibility for their own health and safety. The University of Central Florida and the Recreation and Wellness Center are not liable for injuries sustained during participation in a Recreation and Wellness Center sponsored activity. It is strongly recommended that all participants consult a physician and/or have a physical exam prior to participation. The University of Central Florida does not provide personal accident/health insurance. Therefore, participants are urged to secure their own insurance. You may suffer physical and/or mental injury from participating in these activities.