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Director of Recreational Activities

Company: Safire Rehabilitation of Northtowns LLC
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Safire Rehabilitation of Northtowns LLC -

Safire Rehabilitation of Northtowns, a long term skilled nursing facilityis currently seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Director of Recreational Activities. This job entails leading residents in scheduled recreational activities, which include and are not limited to singing, dancing, arts and crafts and painting.

Essential Functions, Responsibilities and Duties:

Responsible for making monthly activities calendar, monthly resident council meetings/minutes, making facility homey.

  • Implements events and programs to enhance the assisted living experience and improve the resident quality of life
  • Evaluates programs to make sure the quality of programs fits the needs of all residents
  • Develops an innovative seven day a week activity program that is engaging for all residents
  • Monthly family-centered programming held on a consistent basis to promote participation and ease in scheduling.
  • Responsible for leading and implementing one-on-one, small group and large group programming according to the programming schedule.
  • Supports, encourages, and directs independent program pursuits, both individually and in small groups.
  • Supports the residents abilities by understanding that all aspects of care can be viewed as an activity.
  • Is able to manage and support programming associates, including transportation and our Bachelor's Degree in a field that lends itself to the support of vibrant living in a senior environment; marketing, education or geriatrics preferred.


  • OTR or at least 5 years of experience in activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and influence others.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to connect and communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
  • Excellent written communication skills including proper grammar and professional writing.
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet based applications such as web conferencing.
  • Ability to manage projects and to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Knowledge of senior living regulations and safety considerations for working with seniors.
  • Strong customer orientation to older adults.
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm and energy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English.

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: Safire Rehabilitation of Northtowns LLC, Tonawanda , Director of Recreational Activities, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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