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Therapeutic and Inclusive Recreation Services provides a training site for internships in the field of Therapeutic Recreation. Students who are interested in a community-based TR program can contact TIRS staff at 980-314-1192 or email us at Park-Admin@mecklenburgcountync.govAbout Therapeutic and Inclusive Recreation ServicesThe TIRS of Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is one of the largest community-based TR programs in the state of North Carolina. TIRS currently employs 9 full-time professional staff who are licensed by the State of North Carolina through NCBRTL and certified nationally as a CTRS through NCTRC. Applications will be accepted during the following timelines: Internship beginning in August (Fall 2020) : March 1-April 30, 2020
Internship beginning in January (Spring 2021) : September 1, October 31, 2020
Internship beginning in May (Summer 2021) : January 4-February 28, 2021
Students interested in applying for an internship must electronically submit PRK Temp-Non Lifeguard Hiring Packet, TIRS Intern Application Supplemental Questionnaire, cover letter, resume, and 2-3 letters of reference (one academic, 1-2 professional) to: Park-Admin@mecklenburgcountync.gov
PRK Temp-Non Lifeguard Hiring Packet.pdf
TIRS Intern Application Supplemental Questionnaire.docx
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