Activity Leader

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/12/2024 11:09 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Social Work
Elderwood at Burlington
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Varies, as needed by department
$18.12 - $26.10 / hour


$18.12 - $26.10 / hour


Activity Leader Pay Rate Range: $18.12 - $26.10 / hour.  Earn more with experience! $2000 Sign-on Bonus!

NEW, Gas Allowance stipend  for FT and PT positions!


At Elderwood at Burlington we believe our valued staff and residents deserve leadership that will provide passion, conistency, trust and vision.


As we work to build our team - Elderwood at Burlington is seeking a compassionate, energetic Activity Lead to be on the front lines, making the difference in the lives of our residents.  We are looking to fill our FULL-TIME positions.


Elderwood at Burlington Benefits:

  • Gas Allowance Stipend
  • 8 & 12 Hour shifts across day, evening & overnight opportunities for Full Time, Part Time & Per Diem Statuses.
  • Shift Differentials
  • Tuition Assistance Program for nursing aspirations
  • Ferry Reimbursement
  • Robust Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Free Uniforms
  • Full suite of health benefits

Activity Leader Position Overview:


The Activity Leader at Elderwood 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.



Activity Leader 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.


Activity Leader Qualifications:

  • Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent required.

  • Valid Vermont 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.


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