Activity Leader at Elderwood

Posted in Health Care 9 days ago.

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Location: Lancaster, New York

Job Description:


Requisition ID 2018-5828
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 2018-12-12
Area of Interest Social Work
Company Elderwood
Location US-NY-Lancaster
Position Type Regular Part-Time
Shift varies


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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.