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Opening in Bedford, Massachusetts

Job Title:
  Activities Assistant
Job description:
  Carleton-Willard Village is a not-for-profit, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) set amid 72 acres of pristine fields and forest. Our campus includes Independent Cluster Homes and Apartments, Assistance-in-Living, Skilled Nursing Units and an Out-Patient Clinic. The Village is a community where new employees are welcomed and lasting friendships are formed. We are committed to Resident centered care.

Activities Assistant
Full-Time: Sun-Th & Per-Diem Weekends
Weekend / Weekday / Evening Availability

Are you interested in a career that will make a positive impact and enrich the lives of seniors?
We are looking for a creative, energetic Activities Assistant to join our dynamic team of professionals!
Training will be provided for entry level employees.
This position is responsible for the facilitation of the highest quality programs for the Residents of Carleton-Willard Nursing and Rehab.

Duties and Responsibilities:
As part of an interdisciplinary team, conduct, organize and facilitate daily social, physical, mental and educational activities for Residents.
Assist in development of a plan of care based on each Resident assessment with measurable goals and appropriate intervention or approach.
Conduct one-on-ones, small group and large group activities according to the programming schedule.
Accurately document Resident attendance to groups or one-to-one programming in the designated notebook.
Evaluate the overall effectiveness of activities for which the assistant is responsible and modify the activity to meet the Resident’s needs and interests.
Encourage socialization, provide stimulation, entertainment and enrichment.
Transport Residents to and from activities and regularly request the assistance from nursing that is needed.
Implement the Virtual Visits Program

High School Diploma or GED
Experience in a social or recreation programs in a long-term care setting preferred.
Experience with Alzheimer’s Residents preferred.

Carleton-Willard Village provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
Contact Information:
  Carleton-Willard Village
Contact person:
  Erica Kelley
  100 Old Billerica Road
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
United States
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  (781) 275-8700

Posted 6.16.22

Opening in Silver Spring, Maryland

Job Title:
  Activities Assistant
Job description:
  Situated on 120 beautiful acres in Silver Spring, Maryland, Riderwood is the largest continuing care retirement community in the United States. We’re part of a growing network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states—and growing.

We are looking for full-time Program Assistant II. This position is responsible for working with residents within Continuing Care (skilled nursing, long-term care, assisted living, and memory care) to stimulate their physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, and emotional well-being.

What you will need:
• High school diploma or GED
• An associate’s degree in a related field is preferred.
• Minimum of 1 year working with the geriatric population or experience related in a professional field to include but not limited to educators, social workers, rehab professionals OR related experience through college coursework and internship exposure.
• Experience leading groups of people with varying levels of physical and cognitive independence is preferred.
• A flexible work schedule including weekends and evenings as appropriate is required.

What we offer:
• Competitive benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, and PTO
• 401k for all employees 18 and over. Company contribution up to 3% once eligible.
• Education assistance, certification reimbursement, and student loan refinancing partnership programs are available.
• Onsite medical centers, providing wellness visits and sick care for employees over 18 years of age.
• Gated community with 24/7 security.
• Free onsite parking at all of our communities and corporate offices
• Onsite physicians group dedicated to only serving Erickson Senior Living residents
• A culture of diversity and inclusion, which builds on our values, vision, and mission.
Contact Information:
  Erickson Riderwood
Contact person:
  Anayah Green
  3110 Gracefield Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20904
United States
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  (301) 628-3602

Posted 6.15.22

Opening in Strongsville, Ohio

Job Title:
  Engage Life Coordinator – Holiday by Atria
Job description:
  In the role of Engage Life Coordinator, you are empowered to work side by side with resident’s discovering their strengths and talents to provide a purpose for each new day.
Facilitating connections so people become well-known and belong to the community is an integral component of every task. Reporting to the community GM, this role will plan and execute activities that meet the interests of the residents. There is an emphasis on spontaneous interactions and pop up opportunities that add delight and surprise to the resident’s day
Holiday Retirement is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.
Contact Information:
  Pearl Crossing
Contact person:
  Cynthia Jones
  19205 Pearl Rd
Strongsville, OH 44136
United States
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  (440) 268-9555

Posted 6.14.22

Opening in Cleveland, Ohio

Job Title:
  Activities Director
Job description:
  Candlewood Healthcare & Rehabilitation, owned and operated by Certus Healthcare, is seeking an Activities Director to join our team!

We offer full benefits, 401K, tuition reimbursement and competitive wages.

We are interested in someone who:

Has prior experience as an Activities Director
Holds a Certified Activities Director Certification, a CTRS, or an Occupational Therapist License
Enjoys challenges and has knowledge of how to adapt activities to certain situations
Has a positive and upbeat attitude
Has prior knowledge of documentation as well as State and Federal Guidelines
This position is ideal for someone with behavioral health and long-term care background, who wishes to continue impacting lives daily through activity engagements. We are looking for this person to create and maintain a community activities calendar, implement the activities calendar, be a member of the interdisciplinary team within our community and overall create a positive environment.

If you are looking for an upbeat and growing company that places the importance of residents and staff first, look no further!
Contact Information:
  Candlewood Healthcare & Rehabilitation
Contact person:
  Dawn Brunkalla
  1835 Belmore Rd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44112
United States
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  (216) 268-3600

Posted 6.8.22

Opening in Burlingame, California

Job Title:
  Hummingbird Activities Manager – Santa Clara County
Job description:
  Hummingbird Project Manager – Santa Clara County (20 hours per week – San Jose, Santa Clara, San Mateo)

We are looking for a talented and passionate Hummingbird Project Manager to join our team of professionals and drive our activities program. This is a beautiful opportunity to employ your creative, entrepreneurial, and managerial know-how, working dynamically and independently within a robust team environment. The Hummingbird Project Manager supervises other Activity Specialists, works one-on-one with older adults in their homes or places of residence, and leads the creation and implementation of additional projects geared toward improving client quality of life. Our Activity Specialists create customized activities and outings, working with the entire team’s support to enrich clients’ quality of life. At Sage Eldercare Solutions, we work as a team, and Activity Specialists provide unique and detailed activity plans that make each day meaningful and exciting for our clients. The Hummingbird Project Manager will play a crucial role in supervising this process and communicating with the entire team to ensure that all aspects of the activity program run smoothly.

• Self-directed, driven, and dynamic approach.
• Possesses a strong entrepreneurial sense: proficient at driving program and project creation from inspiration to completion.
• Exemplary writing skills: ability to write reports of professional tone and quality after each activity session.
• Shows exceptional creativity and competence in developing and implementing individualized activity plans.
• Excellent people skills: able to connect with a wide range of individuals, engage them, and put them at ease.
• Strong management and leadership skills: adept at supervising the work of Activity Specialists and providing ongoing quality of life activities training and support to care providers.
• Outstanding time management: ability to be consistently on time for each client visit and meeting throughout the day, send reports promptly, and manage time spent on projects effectively.
• Patience and empathy for the ill, injured, frail, and those with disabilities.
• Demonstrated excellent observational skills and sound judgment.
• Satisfactory report of pre-employment physical as allowed by law.
• Compliance with legal documentation for work.
• A minimum of three references from existing or prior employers.
• Must have a current and valid driver’s license and be able to safely operate a vehicle in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations with or without reasonable accommodations.
• Master’s degree, or relevant experience, preferred. Art therapy, drama therapy, music therapy, expressive arts therapy, recreation therapy, etc.
• At least 3 to 5 years of experience working with seniors.

Essential Duties
Responsibilities of the Hummingbird Project Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Support Director of Hummingbird Project in the supervision of all other Activity Specialists and maintain responsibility for direct oversight of the activity program.
• Provide regular group QOL/activity training to care providers.
• Conduct regular visits to home care clients to provide materials and support for QOL activities.
• Lead creation and implementation of a variety of projects aimed at improving client QOL.
• Plan and implement individualized activity sessions for a diverse range of clients, conducting sessions one-on-one with clients in their places of residence.
• Promptly create reports to be provided to Care Managers, Home Care Director, and client family members.
• Build strong rapport with clients, care providers, and family members and work as a team with all members of the organization.
• Building strong community partnerships through networking and community relations.
• Comply with Sage Eldercare’s Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws and regulations.
• Assist with all other duties as assigned or as needed.

Working Conditions

Office, in clients’ homes, and assisted living facility (client residence) environments. Involves driving to various clients’ homes throughout the area; may include driving clients in your vehicle—reports directly to Director of Hummingbird Project.

Sage Eldercare Solutions requires applicants to be fully up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19, including the booster dose, if eligible. We do not make work-related decisions based on any legally protected characteristic or in an unlawful manner. We will engage in a prompt, good faith, interactive process with applicants who require reasonable accommodations. We encourage applicants to initiate this interactive process promptly with Sage whenever such accommodations may be required.

You can read more about us at To take the next step, please apply online at
Contact Information:
  Sage Eldercare Solutions
Contact person:
  Kristen Purcell
  1801 Murchinson Ave
Burlingame, California 94030
United States
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  (650) 753-3156

Posted 5.31.22

Opening in Waukegan, Illinois

Job Title:
  Activity Therapist Coordinator
Job description:
  Under general supervision of the Active Treatment Program Administrator, coordinates the facility’s Activity Therapy program and provides direct therapy to recipients. Serves as lead worker to lower level staff and provides guidance and training to direct care staff assigned to various phases of the activity therapy program; participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary (IDT) Team. Those functions requiring interacting with recipients regularly involve using manual communication. Responsibilities involve extended work hours and assignments to different shifts.


1. Coordinates therapeutic activity programs designed to meet the developmental needs of the Center’s recipients; directs and trains direct care staff assigned to various phases of the activity therapy programs on the program area, as well as community staff, in providing activity therapy programs and recording information regarding program implementation. Provides consultation on techniques, procedures, programs and training devices. Coordinates Special Olympics Program for the Center, prepares monthly activity calendars for special events.

2. As a skilled member of the treatment team, makes detailed analysis and evaluation of assigned recipients’ needs and their responses to treatment. Gathers, organizes and presents this information to the team. Makes and receives recommendations regarding treatment for all recipients on the unit. Incorporates suggestions and received into the individual treatment plans developed for assigned recipients. Assists other team members in developing plans for assigned recipients.

3. Provides individual and group activity therapy programs; records data regarding each recipient’s behavior and acceptance of the activity. Prepares and maintains records and reports to document activity therapy programs and the monthly progress of assigned recipients. Physically restrains combative recipients.

4. Conducts activity therapy training programs for employees, volunteers and other agencies; presents in-services training to employees in various subjects such as Aggression Management, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Leisure Time Training and contributes to other training programs.

5. Attends and actively participates in all training.

6. Determines the equipment and supplies needs of the Activity Therapy program and requisitions such. Prepares work orders.

7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
Contact Information:
  Ann Kiley Center
Contact person:
  Rebekah Zienty
  1401 W. Dugdale Rd
Waukegan, IL 60085
United States
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  (847) 249-1616

Posted 5.17.22

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