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Recreational Activity Leader

Company: Elderwood
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: The pay range for this position is $15 - $21.75 / hr (base rate increases with experience). Overview:Are you looking for a beautiful facility and collaborative team? Elderwood at Lancaster is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Activity Leader to join us.
An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our Recreational Activities Leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated.
Shift: 9a-5p or 12p-8p; every other weekend requirement.
This position is responsible for assisting the Activities Director and implementing a program of recreational activities to meet the individual recreational needs of residents on an assigned unit, and for leading group activities.Join Our Team: Join our strong and growing company today! Employee Perks!: Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment, Friendly and supportive staff, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance Responsibilities:Recreational Activities Leaders Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Director Activities in planning and carrying out the activity program.
  • Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational and social activities; reports to Director Activities about response and cooperation of resident.
  • Prepares resident information for use by the Director Activities in care planning and documentation; writes progress notes as assigned.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining good contact with community resources for the betterment of the activities program.
  • Responsible for maintaining departmental inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains attendance records and prepares other reports as required.
    Qualifications:Recreational Activities Leaders Qualifications:
    • Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent required.
    • Valid New York Driver's License and clean driving record required.
    • Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families and visitors required.
    • Ability to inspire and motivate others, create a warm and accepting climate for residents and be able to adapt and modify activities to meet their needs required.
    • Understanding of the rights and needs of residents required.
    • Physical stamina for constant activity required.
    • Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood, Buffalo , Recreational Activity Leader, Other , Lancaster, New York

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