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Activity Leader

Activity Leader

Requisition ID 
2017-2206
# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
9/12/2017
Area of Interest 
Social Work
Company 
Elderwood
Location 
Elderwood at Wheatfield
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Shift 
Days, Evenings, & Every Other Weekend

More information about this job

Overview

An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our activities leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated.

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

  • 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.

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