Activity Leader

2 weeks ago(12/4/2017 12:54 PM)
Requisition ID
2017-2693
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Social Work
Company
Elderwood
Elderwood at Hornell
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Shift
1230pm - 830pm

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.

 

12:30pm - 8:30pm EOW

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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