Recreation Manager

New York, NY 10032, USA Req #2895
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-Greater New York) is an anti-poverty organization working to end homelessness in the New York area by 2050. We operate over 60 programs across New York City, Northern New Jersey and Westchester County including emergency, transitional and permanent housing. Our services extend to families experiencing homelessness, survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, youth aging out of foster care, adults with behavioral health or substance use needs, and others in need, including a special education preschool program.

We are in search of new talent in the following position…

Position: Recreation Manager


The Recreation Manager is responsible for the management of the recreation department to meet the goals of the organization within its policies and procedures. The recreation manager will develop and implement recreation programs appropriate to the consumer population and supportive of social services goals of the clients.


Richard F. Salyer House provides permanent, supportive, and affordable housing in a service-rich environment. To learn more about the program, copy and paste this link into a browser

Location: 560 West 165th Street • New York, NY 10032


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a human service field.
  • Three years of appropriate experience, with one-year supervisory experience.


Recreation Manager Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit, train and supervise staff providing recreational activities to all clients.
  2. Design and implement new programs aimed at enhancing clients' motivation through socialization and the development of leisure time skills.
  3. Develop and implement special event and holiday programs.
  4. Inform consumers of all recreational services available to them.  Update and post printed activities schedule.
  5. Develop contacts for off-site activities.
  6. Prepare statistical reports.
  7. Order and monitor supplies and equipment for the department.


Employees receive an exceptional benefits package including

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription coverage
  • Life insurance,
  • Retirement plan
  • Educational Reimbursement Program (includes tuition and license/certification)
  • Paid Time Off which is accrued monthly and roles over from year to year. In addition;
    • Paid Birthday Holiday

And much more

To learn more about VOA-Greater New York, copy and paste this link into a browser: 


VOA-Greater New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories.  Apply today! 

Other details

  • Job Family Childcare
  • Job Function Childcare
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $17.94
  • Max Hiring Rate $17.94
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • New York, NY 10032, USA