Activity Assistant (Medical Day) 

Position: Activity Assistant                                  

Department:  Medical Day

Reports to: Therapeutic Integration Program Manager   

Exempt/Non Exempt: Non-Exempt

Summary:

The Activity Assistant, under the supervision of the Manager, Therapeutic Recreation, is responsible for the implementation of all therapeutic/recreational programs as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the implementation of quality educational and recreational programming in these categories: fine and gross motor skills, cognition, community integration activities, life skills, and therapeutic recreation

  • Conduct scheduled activities according to program schedule and protocol

  • Assist in developing topics and activities based on the interests of the participants

  • Participate actively in supervision of Medical Day program participants

  • Participate actively as part of a multidisciplinary team that delivers services to The League

  • Assist participants in the therapeutic pool and on trips as required

  • Assist in ensuring all activity areas and supplies are kept in a clean and tidy manner

  • Meet with recreation staff as needed to plan and coordinate activities

  • Improve the quality of participants’ lives by working with them directly in the delivery of quality programming

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide feedback to the Manager, Therapeutic Recreation on assigned activities based on the participants’ enthusiasm and participation

  • Participate in League meetings, in-services and trainings as required

  • Show dependability by being punctual and maintaining consistent attendance

  • Give appropriate notice for time off or illness

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator and/or Manager, Therapeutic Recreation

  • Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence and Mutual Respect)

  • Support the mission of The League by creating a supportive environment for participants and staff

Experience and Qualification Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with people with disabilities and/or other special populations and 1 year of experience in the recreation/activity field

 

 

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A not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, contributions to which are tax-deductible.

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