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Director of Recreation & Volunteers - NJ

Company: The Actors Fund Home
Location: Englewood
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

The Actors Fund Home, an assisted living, skilled nursing, accredited dementia care and sub-acute rehabilitation center located in Englewood, NJ, and a recipient a CMS Five Star Rating, seeks a Director of Recreation & Volunteers to join a dynamic Recreation team. The director of Recreation will guide the Department to utilize the arts and creative expression to foster productive aging for residents in a person-centered care environment.RESPONSIBILITIES+ Directly supervise all recreation personnel and volunteers.+ Assist in in-service training all staff regarding best practices in the creative arts therapies and activities field as necessary, by organizing information sessions.+ Review and revise Care Plans and assessments as necessary as per the interdisciplinary team schedule. + Attend and participate in Care Plan conference meetings. Assure the Recreation staff is aware of interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings and which residents are reviewed.+ Ensure that the documentation/interdisciplinary notes, assessments, care plans and attendance records are accurately completed.+ Evaluate and direct the recreation program of The Homes. + Develop and implement programs of interest and meaning to our residents in order to enhance their lives and exceed their active aging lifestyle expectations. + Ensure Recreation programs offered in the facility carry out best practices in the creative arts therapies and activities field. + Perform leadership roles within Comfort Matters program and contribute to a person-centered culture of the facility. Ensure department meets Comfort Matters competencies to best serve persons with dementia.+ Serve as Administrator on Duty as schedule. + Manage operation of the beauty parlor.+ Oversee and keep records of the pets visiting the facility.+ Perform other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate or as directed by supervisor.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS + A bachelors degree from an accredited college or university.+ Hold a current certification from the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals or National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification; or willing to certify within 6 months.+ Minimum of two (2) years experience in a recreational program. + Has an understanding of, affection for, and a desire to work with the aging.+ Ability to read and write English.+ Be adaptable to change and able to meet crises and emergencies.ABOUT THIS POSITIONThis is a full-time salaried position based in The Actors Fund Home in Englewood, NJ. The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of multiple health and dental plan options, voluntary vision, flex and dependent care plans, employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, supplemental life and disability, 401(k) plan with generous employer match, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off and TransitCheck commuter benefit.TO APPLYTo apply please click on the blue button above or below. A complete application will include a resume, cover letter and salary expectations. VACCINATION POLICY In an effort to protect our fellow employees, their families and our residents, The Actors Fund Home requires ALL applicants and employees to be up to date with their COVID-19 Vaccination subject to accommodations required by law.ABOUT THE ACTORS FUNDThe Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services. For more about The Actors Fund Home, please visit: actorsfundhome.org (http://www.actorsfund.org/) .For more about The Actors Fund, please visit: actorsfund.org.The Actors Fund is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.Built into the value statement of The Actors Fund is a commitment to embrace diversity and seek equity, inclusion and dignity for all.We celebrate our differences and strive to cultivate an environment of mutual respect.

Keywords: The Actors Fund Home, Yonkers , Director of Recreation & Volunteers - NJ, Executive , Englewood, New York

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