Morale, Wellness and Recreation Manager, Fort Dix Liberty Village

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U.S. Catholic Bishops
Published
September 16, 2021
Location
Washington DC, DC
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
2-5 Years
Education (minimum)
Bachelor's
Travel Required?
Frequently
Base Salary
Not specified

Description

 

The MWR Manager is responsible for overseeing the activities designed to support the population’s morale, wellness, and recreation needs.  The MWR program responds primarily to the needs of women and children and aims to both enhance their experience while in the village, as well as preparing them for resettlement in the US.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with volunteer/staffing coordinators (International Rescue Committee and Catholic Charities) to ensure adequate personnel (volunteers, staff, and interpreters) to carry out activities
  • Establish norms and standards for activities
  • Orient personnel to their roles and responsibilities
  • Plan daily / weekly activities, including material needs
  • Monitor quality of implementation to ensure a safe, educational and fun environment; establish metrics for quality
  • Monitor use/uptake of services; adjust planning to respond to the highest levels of interest of the guests
  • Coordinate activities with other MWR coordinators in other USCCB(United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) bases
  • Feed into overall program development (e.g., changing or expanding services, etc.)

Activities of the MWR team:

Recreation / Mother Centers:  Total 4 (two in village 1, one each in villages 2 and 3) Indoor and Outdoor activities for women and children (mostly under ten years):

Future:

  • ESL classes for children and adults
  • Barber Shop and Beauty Salon
  • Cultural orientation and discussion rooms
  • Group trauma healing sessions

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise team leads at each center, facilitate and ensure continuity of other (future) services, including supervision of personnel as appropriate.

Key contacts:

Program Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Staff Coordinator (IRC), Operations Manager, Rec Center personnel (DOD)

 

If interested, please email  mrsmailing@usccb.org  and include your resume and your availability.

 

 

 

 

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