Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation
  • 19-Jul-2018 to 17-Sep-2018 (EST)
  • Patchogue, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

Recreation Specialist-Part Time

We are seeking a Part Time Recreation Specialist, who, under the direction of the Program Director will perform various duties directed to carry out a therapeutic program for a grant funded Mobile Adult Day program.

Key Tasks:

  • Set up recreational activities by referring to project plans
  • Ensure that there are enough participants for an activity to be able to take off
  • Assist in interviewing participants to gauge their interests and make sure that they conform to activity program directives
  • Provide information regarding activities and registration procedures
  • Provide participants with routine information on rules and procedures
  • Lead activities such as games, hobbies and art projects by following provided process information
  • Make sure that each participant understands what a particular activity consists of
  • Respond to questions put forward by participants
  • Ensure procurement of proper supplies and materials for each activity
  • Keep recreation facilities clean and in order at all times
  • Ensure that each participant makes payment for their choice of activity and provide them with receipt
  • Assist other staff with the behavior management of participants if necessary
  • Assist in the assessment/reassessment of individual participant goals
  • Assist in integrating individual participant goals into daily routine
  • Documents observations, participant status, etc. in timely fashion
  • Communicates with family members in a professional, caring manner
  • Maintains supplies and equipment, including storage and disbursement
  • Accomplishes responsibilities through teamwork and continuous quality improvement

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree
  • First Aid and CPR certification required
  • At least two years of appropriate work experience
  • Working with the elderly preferred
  • A demonstrated concern and compassion for the elderly
  • Must have his/her own transportation to carry out job duties and responsibilities
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