Activities Job Description

Activities Job Description

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Activities provides leadership and strategic oversight in the development of policies, procedures and goals of assigned community activity services.

Activities Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

May provide information for the electronic medical record (EMR) for Care Center residents and REACH guests including assessments, MDS, care plan information, progress notes and participation records in accordance with community, state and federal regulations
Work with the community to engage our guests in a life they desire to live
Two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years (one of which was full-time in a resident activities program in a health care setting)
Deliver daily team meetings
Manage finances to ensure activities remain within budget
Attend required student employee staff development meetings/programs/trainings
Provide prompt and courteous customer service to guests and clients
Confirming web requests for advertising space in the building
To have an understanding of weekly ranking on Trip Advisor
To maintain high standards of the Pool Attendant associates work performance by continually monitoring, performing manager observation checklists, coaching and training

Activities Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Activities

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, BC, MT, CNA, TABC, C.N.A, HCP, AED

Education for Activities

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the activities job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Bachelor's Degree in Education, General Education, Therapeutic Recreation, Recreation Therapy, Associates, Recreation, Human Services, Therapy, Computer, Health

Skills for Activities

Desired skills for activities include:

Regulations
Practices and procedures the laws
Policies and procedures
Guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
Kids Activities programs and services
General resort services
Local state and federal regulations pertaining to resident care and services
Services
How to adapt life skills to the cognitive and functional ability of each resident
Life Time products

Desired experience for activities includes:

Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
Required to sit/stand, walk/run, push/pull, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch/crawl
Employee must be able to communicate effectively
Must be able to interact with co-workers, customers and have a sense of TEAM
High School Diploma plus
Basic knowledge of the Washington D.C

Activities Examples

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Activities Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of activities. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for activities
  • To have a sense of awareness on cleanliness and orderliness of grounds and pool areas common areas on a daily basis
  • Promote school events and excursions and designs advertising posters, leaflets and make sure to reach the agreed targets
  • Collaborates with the Lifestyle Enrichment Director and the Lifestyle Enrichment team to develop and plan the Lifestyle Enrichment calendar
  • Continually researches community and online resources and keeps abreast of new ideas for planning and developing activities that support lifestyle enrichment
  • Coordinate and oversee all preparations for the events, including arranging for food and beverages, soliciting and scheduling volunteers, booking entertainers, collecting ticket sale money
  • Prepare monthly newsletter, gather information for articles
  • Plans and implements individual and group activities geared to facilitate the rehabilitation of patient disorders
  • Provides group members with the opportunity to engage in activities, which promote socialized behaviors
  • Provides documentation and feedback on patient participation in the activities program and participates in case conferences with other staff members
  • May coordinate activities on individual inpatient floors
Qualifications for activities
  • Provide above-and-beyond customer service making sure that students have the time of their life
  • Responsible for all transportation, tickets and other logistical details for the group managing all finance for the trip, reporting back to the Activities Coordinator
  • Demonstrated proficiency in arts/crafts/music is preferred
  • Bi-lingual in both Engish and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to negotiate prices/contracts on behalf of the resort
  • Create and issue Evaluations to the team
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Activities Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an activities. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for activities
  • Continually evaluates guidelines to maintains consistency and achieve optimal performance
  • Plan and schedule the events for all organizations within the resort, private parties where the community’s facilities are being used
  • Ensures that varied information is available to students for leisure time activities, such as tourist information for other destinations, what’s on guides, travel information and timetables
  • To establish and conduct new programs for guests and staff such as fitness programs, competitive team building exercises and outdoor and seasonal activities
  • To maintain high standards of exceptional customer service
  • To have a sense of awareness on cleanliness and orderliness of grounds and activity areas common areas on a daily basis
  • Care for residents, families, co-workers, visitors, and all others
  • Create programs
  • Oversee therapeutic activities
  • Organizing, and leading a variety of recreational, therapeutic activities
Qualifications for activities
  • Reviews, reads, notates and initializes the Daily Log and Department Log to document and learn about pertinent information and any resident’s physical and behavioral changes activities information
  • Demonstrates proficiency and understands the QA (Quality Assurance Process) & essential quality service standards pertaining to enriching resident centered activities and programming
  • Must possess willingness to work flexible hours
  • Must possess some knowledge, training and interest in arts, crafts and recreational activities
  • 5 years of experience coordinating activities in a retirement setting as an Activities Director level in a large resort
  • Appropriate New York State Driver's License in full compliance with the standards of the New York State Vehicle Traffic Law, required
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Activities Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an activities. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for activities
  • Provide the proper and safe operation and care of all materials and equipment needed for planned activities
  • Assist in development of activities schedule showing details of activity, time, place and contact person
  • Ensure all permissions are obtained when planning activities for children
  • Ensure all pertinent information is provided involving the care of children is obtained, including medical and/or specials needs
  • Keep all activities areas clean, sanitized and organized
  • Follow all safety procedures, provide first aid or CPR and notify Security of any accident or injury
  • Requisition, store and retrieve all supplies and needed equipment prior to start of activity
  • Address any guest complaints or inconveniencies in accordance with established policies requesting manager assistance if necessary
  • Maintain a log to inform other staff members of any issues, problems or situation that arise during shift
  • Provides recreational activities to patients and individualizes their needs
Qualifications for activities
  • Minimum of one (1) years related work experience to ensure familiarity with a variety or recreational therapy and/or rehabilitation modalities preferred
  • Bachelors Degree in Recreation, Hospitality or Communications field is highly preferred
  • 1-3 years experience in coordinating and promoting recreational activities and programs, volunteer programs, program marketing and/or fund raising events preferred
  • Prior experience with homeowner association, cruise ship program, event/wedding planning and/or active adult programs a plus
  • Should possess a high level of energy, social skills, initiative, enthusiasm, organization, and cooperation, and exercise good judgment and discretion
  • Public speaking skills are important to the effectiveness of this position
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Activities Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an activities. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for activities
  • Helps maintain ‘one team’, where the different school departments liaise and interact effectively
  • You will verify invoices and accounts regarding activities
  • Working with the Heads of Faculty to help deliver the school’s commitment to intellectual and cultural enrichment (a major strength of the school)
  • Organising school trips/outings and transport to the theatre, sports hall, museums, concerts
  • Weekly updates for blog, Instagram, and Facebook
  • Occasional related duties
  • Plan and schedule all the events for our 300 site campground
  • Coordinate and participate in all of the functions that occur, which includes but is not limited to, holiday parties, fundraisers, variety shows, blood drives, and flu vaccinations
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly activity , gather information for articles
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with staff, physicians, patients and family members
Qualifications for activities
  • Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Music Therapy, or related field
  • Experience with adult population, preferred
  • 3-5 years experience planning events or as Activities Director required
  • Must have a valid Smart Serve certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree in therapeutic recreation or equivalent training/experience
  • Possesses knowledge of policies in the Harbor Family Handbook
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Activities Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an activities. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for activities
  • Plan, facilitate and lead recreation of up to 32 hours activities and programming and assist with treatment groups
  • Coordinate staff resources, structure and implement recreation activities and programming for evenings and weekends
  • Assist clinical staff in groups and therapeutic activities
  • Maintain, track, and communicate an up to date work/events schedule
  • Understand and apply recovery values and processes in recreation activities and programming for hospital patients
  • Evaluate, create, develop and vary new recreation opportunities for assigned patient groups
  • Evaluate recreation activities and programming for efficacy, feasibility and patient satisfaction
  • Report behaviors, participation levels and needs of individual patients to Treatment Mall Manager
  • Notify staff and residents of programs, activities and events by posting schedules and notices
  • Maintain logs of facility use, programs and activities
Qualifications for activities
  • Possesses excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to relate in a positive and professional way to a diverse resident and associate population
  • Shows familiarity and experience using a wide variety of equipment related to the recreational programs of elders and the disabled, including, but not limited to, craft supplies, VCR, stereo, stove, and food preparation equipment
  • CNA with CDL license preferred
  • Must have CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement and a clean driving record
  • Possess current CPR, First Aid and Water Safety certifications
  • Experience working as an activities coordinator, camp counselor or related position, preferably in a hotel/resort environment

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