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Activities Assistant

 

 

An Activity Assistant coordinates the activity program to meet the needs, interests, and capabilities of the residents.

Education & Experience:
None required

Salary Average
$22,500

Certifications
None required

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Activities Director

Activities Director

 

 

The Activity Director is responsible for directing the development, implementation, supervision and ongoing evaluation of the activities program. This includes scheduling activities, both individual and groups, implementing and/or delegating implementation of these programs, monitoring and evaluating the response to the programs to determine if the activities meet the assessed needs of the resident.

Education & Experience:
An Activity Director must be a qualified therapeutic recreational specialist or an activities professional who is licensed or registered by the state. They must have two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a healthcare setting, or be a qualified occupational therapist (OT) or occupational therapy assistant (OT). The activity director is also required to complete a state-approved activity director course.

Salary Average
$36,000

Certifications
None required

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