Job Description

Recreation Aide

Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is looking to hire full-time Recreation Aides for our Skilled Nursing Facility located in Staten Island, NY.  The ideal candidate will have prior Recreation Aide experience in a Long-Term Care setting. Most importantly the candidate must have an upbeat and energetic personality, enjoy working in a multicultural setting with the elderly and people with a wide range of disabilities. 

Duties Include:

  • Leading a variety of activities such as games, conversation, art/crafts, computer, etc. with residents in small group and individual settings
  • Design & Implement recreational programs for Residents
  • Work directly with Residents on units, without direct supervision
  • Organize and obtain supplies and equipment as requested
  • Assist recreation specialists & set up program areas as needed
  • Keep daily attendance and document residents’ participation in activities
  • Assist residents to program location and return residents to appropriate units
  • Communicate related information to other individuals directly involved in Resident care
  • Be familiar with established emergency procedures


  • Must be upbeat, energetic, enthusiastic, and have a caring personality
  • Enjoy working with the elderly
  • Exp. with recreation therapy/activities a plus
  • High school diploma/equivalent
  • Strong computer skills necessary 
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to multi-task


Staten Island, NY


About Us:

Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 300-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in the borough of Staten Island. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his/her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, by maintaining each resident’s dignity and independence. Richmond Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.


Application Instructions

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