QNS Recruiting

Activity Director

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/16/2020 3:40 PM)
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
Experience Needed
1-3 years
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting


Activity Director

Full Time -  Monday -  Friday Daylight


Amber Terrace is a licensed Assisted Living Facility offering 34 furnished, beautifully decorated, private and semi-private rooms. Through its comprehensive onsite services, Amber Terrace has come to revolutionize senior care in Blair County, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years. Crucial to this whole-patient approach is the thriving activities department at Amber Terrace, under the leadership of the Director of Activities. This senior-level role supervises activities staff and volunteers, and will be responsible for steering the overall direction of the unit, in accordance with established standards and best practices.


Day-to-day responsibilities of the Activity Director include:

  •      Organizing, developing and directing operations for the activities unit
  •      Assuring an ongoing schedule of well-attended activities, in the center and in the community
  •      Ensuring the utmost safety and comfort of residents participating and activities, working in tandem with medical staff, as needed
  •      Assisting with activities as well as transportation and participant support, as needed
  •      Maintaining the departmental budget, including food, vendor allocations, purchasing, travel costs and general expenses
  •      Recruiting, hiring and training activities staff and volunteers, and conducting ongoing reviews/appraisals to ensure peak performance
  •      Serving on various committees within Amber Terrace, and speaking on behalf of the activities unit
  •      Working with staff on a regular basis to evaluate existing activities and determine appropriate programming based on current resident needs and requests


All candidates should be therapeutic recreation specialists or activities professionals, with appropriate licensing/credentialing and training and at least two years of experience across relevant social/recreation and healthcare environments. A strong working knowledge of basic computer use and software/programs is essential and, because of the nature of this community, a dedication to senior service, patience and compassion are essential.






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