*Please note, this position is Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Schedule may vary based on special activities/events.
Ability to communicate with residents and staff in English
Ability to read and write English
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and to bodily support up to 100 pounds with minimal assistance.
Ability to visually observe residents, to hear emergency systems and verbal needs expressed by residents.
Ability to turn, stoop, bend and stretch in order to assist residents.
Ability to stand for prolonged periods.
Ability to use equipment competently.
Ability to respond to emergencies, i.e. resident choking, evacuation of residents and visitors in the event of fire.
OTHER: The activity director hired on or after July 1, 2005 shall have completed or complete, within nine (9) months of employment or assignment to this position, the basic activity course for assisted living activity directors offered by community colleges or a comparable activity course as determined by the Department based instructional hours and content. A person with a degree in recreation administration or therapeutic recreation or who is state or nationally certified as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or certified by the National Certification Council for Activity Professional meets this requirement as does a person who completed the activity coordinator course of 48 hours or more through a community college before July 1, 2005.
Well-lighted, air-conditioned / heated environment; may be exposed to residents with communicable disease or confused residents who become combative. May be required to work outdoors on occasion when required by resident cookouts.