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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
$11.47 per hour

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 directed by a qualified therapeutic recreational specialist or an activities professional who is licensed or registered by the state in which practicing. They must have 2 years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, one of which was full-time in a therapeutic activities program; qualify as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; and/or have completed a training course approved by the State.

 

Salary Average
$37,900 per year

Certifications
None required

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