Activity Job Description

Activity Job Description

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Activity provides patient and patient's family with information regarding leisure life styles and creates an awareness of recreational resources in their community.

Activity Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective activity job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included activity job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead recreational activities
Improve and maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their patients
Maintain ongoing communication with other departments and services
Implement individual and group activities based on the needs of residents
Initiating change through participating in the strategic planning of key projects efficiently managing the project process developed to secure timely product deliveries, minimise losses, optimise time to market, and improve customer service
Ensures therapies are held according to schedule
Work with other departments such as Food and Beverage on co-hosting various events (ex
Coordinate activities across all age ranges and preferences (ex
Conduct adult and children’s activities
Set up activities prior to activity start time

Activity Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Activity

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, AED, CTRS, NCTRC, AHA, BC, MT

Education for Activity

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the activity job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Therapy, Recreation Therapy, Education, Aging, Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, Dance, Recreation

Skills for Activity

Desired skills for activity include:

Activity programming and their application to activity and leisure needs of residents with Alzheimer’s/Dementia
Methods of recreational therapy
Aging and disability issues
Microsoft Office
Recreational activities
Alzheimer’s and related dementias
Accreditation standards and compliance requirements
Local area
How to adapt life skills to the cognitive and functional ability of each resident
Excel

Desired experience for activity includes:

Must be knowledgeable of state and federal regulations involving MDS responsibilities
Must possess the ability to understand and follow the directions of the Director of Therapeutic Recreational Services
Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in therapeutic recreation or equivalent training/experience
Knowledge of symptoms, dynamics and treatment of basic psychiatric disorders
Ability to relate to patients and staff with empathy, respect, and consideration
Self-awareness, versatility, flexibility, and patience

Activity Examples

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Activity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of activity. 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 activity
  • Assisting with the planning and implementation of activities for patients
  • Help design programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation and fulfillment, and improve daily living skills
  • Attends to pool during summer season and weekends year round to create exemplarily experience for guests, including folding towels, tidying pool deck
  • Provide instruction and guidance to staff regarding activity delivery methods and techniques daily at staff meetings
  • Leading varied treatments groups and activities to meet the needs of patient population
  • Art therapy for inpatient and outpatient psych patients
  • Management and delivery of the Workflow processes (Item Set-Up – Pack BOM)
  • Lead the execution of maintenance and rationalization activities (AXP) while ensuring project milestones are met with accuracy and quality
  • Recommend, implement, and adhere to process improvements that will enable consistency, repeatability and sustainability in Activity Management owned business processes
  • Works directly with individuals with developmental disabilities by conducting group and individual recreation activities according to consumers’ needs, capabilities, and interests
Qualifications for activity
  • Available for all Tuesday and Thursday afternoon activity dates listed above
  • Must possess the demonstrated ability to assess resident therapeutic recreation needs and develop and implement a program to meet a diverse age population and dementia residents
  • Prefer experience in skilled nursing facility with training in completing MDS
  • High School Diploma or general education or one to three years related experience and or training
  • Previous experience working with children preferred
  • Assesses residents’ needs and develops plans for programming that meets identified needs
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Activity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of activity. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for activity
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to identify and implement meaningful group activities, both on-site and in the community, with focus on emphasizing the individual’s preferences and individuality
  • Maintains and continuously amends curriculum binders for each classroom to ensure that varied and age appropriate activities are planned and conducted for individuals served
  • Weekly student intakes, graduations and orientation walks
  • Develop and execute facility plans and schedules for receipt, storage, packaging and distribution of products and raw materials produced and used in EXP
  • Manage raw material and product inventories and movements within SCO
  • Act as production scheduling "gatekeeper", ensuring production plan is feasible given raw material, finished product, and storage constraints
  • Process daily rail car shipments and work with Production Data Analyst (PDA) on resolving inventory discrepancies
  • Coordinate tank truck loading and batch assignment
  • Order miscellaneous raw materials
  • Be an ambassador for the resort and a liaison for the guest
Qualifications for activity
  • Outings, , desired
  • Lead large groups of international students on wide-range of after-school activities
  • High School Diploma plus 1-2 years work experience (preferably in sales, customer service, hospitality or events)
  • Must meet state/federal regulations if applicable
  • Knowledge of the practical application of recreation service programs
  • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families and to work cooperatively with other employees at all levels
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Activity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an activity. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for activity
  • Ensure property and departmental booking SOPs are communicated to guest and enforced
  • Conducts monthly maintenance checks in school to ensure that facilities are up to standard
  • Maintains service records and contracts of facility upgrades and services performed in the school
  • Liaises with service providers to ensure that all necessary maintenance of the school building is carried out
  • Facilitate the development of multifunctional teams in regards to Royal Canin International business, such as new launches and lanes
  • Coordinate the development of project timelines, identify key decision points and ensure successful execution
  • Manage the creation and presentation of affiliate project gate documents with Brand Management Teams
  • Conduct risk assessments and provide updates that ensure activity team alignment for project objectives and critical success factors
  • Conduct timely post launch assessments and ensure key learnings are shared and implemented for future projects
  • Maintain activity management system
Qualifications for activity
  • Two (2) years experience in a social or recreation program preferably in a long-term care setting within the last five (5) years
  • One (1) year as a full-time activities coordinator in a resident activities program or equivalent
  • Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use*Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
  • Dining/Feeding certification or Resident Attendant Program will be provided if needed
  • Certification in Activity Coordinator preferred
  • Must have minimum 2 years experience working with developmentally disabled adults including planning and conducting activities for this population
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of activity. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for activity
  • Interact with adults with appropriate enthusiasm and professionalism
  • Organize and execute a full schedule of activities, games, sports, field trips and excursions
  • This position develops activity programming for residents and assures activities are led in a safe and effective manner by staff
  • Leads or assists with conducting programming
  • Assures community involvement with center/campus and works with volunteers
  • Completes all documentation within established timelines
  • Keeps potentially harmful substances in locked storage and discards properly
  • Follows appropriate and adequate safety measures while on outings
  • Evaluates effectiveness of programming
  • Keeps activity area free of hazards
Qualifications for activity
  • Assists Activity/Recreation Director in the organization and supervision of the volunteer program including
  • Bachelor's degree in Child Development, or a related field
  • Minimum of one year of direct care experience in a child care setting
  • CPR - BLS is required within 60 days of hire
  • Experience providing services to a mentally ill population and/or certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred
  • Two (2) years experience in a social or recreational program within the last five (5) years, (1) year of which was full‐time in a resident activities program in a health care setting preferred
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Activity Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an activity. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for activity
  • Do individual and group activities with participants, according to interests and needs
  • Be familiar with appropriate activities, supplies, and where they are kept
  • Take appropriate participants for walks
  • Report observations of status to appropriate team member and documents in the R&N
  • Provide self help, sensory stimulation, communication, adapted physical recreation and social interactions
  • Monitor, cleanses, and maintains equipment, recreation spaces, department office, department supplies needed for the recreation program
  • Organize and prioritizes work appropriately and with minimal supervision, offering and seeking assistance as needed
  • Communicate in a professional manner with families, directing questions or concerns to the appropriate team member
  • Participate in work meetings, planning and daily check-ins as a team member
  • Assist and advise residents in maintaining a self-reliant lifestyle, giving temporary help with household management if necessary
Qualifications for activity
  • Ability to motivate other staff to implement the planned activities in appropriate manner
  • Must be able to pass health screening, TB test, and criminal background check
  • Ability to work with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Team orientated and flexible
  • Ability to motivate staff to implement the planned activities in appropriate manner
  • First experience in event management or customer service a plus, but not required

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