Job Description

Recreation Coordinator/Aide

Richmond Center is looking for a full-time Recreation Coordinator/Aide for our Adult Day Care in Staten Island, NY. The ideal candidate will have prior Recreation Director experience in a Medical Model Adult Day Care setting. Most importantly have an upbeat energetic personality, enjoy working in a multicultural setting with the elderly and persons with a wide range of disabilities.


  • Plans, Creates and Executes a variety of engaging programs for all days of the week, including Sundays and Holidays. Person-Centered activities are planned to be appropriate to the needs of the registrants (includes but are not limited to: exercise and dance, small and large group programs, individual pursuits, sensory activities, clubs, special interests, spiritual and religious activities, community outings)
  • Prepares a monthly calendar of activities that is posted in prominent areas and provided to every registrant
  • Prepares a monthly staffing schedule for Recreational Assistants
  • Ensures that all documentation requirements are met and is experienced in writing Person-Centered Care Plans, Assessments and Progress notes
  • Participates in care plan meetings, and any other meeting as directed by the Director
  • Develops and maintains a good rapport with all departments involved with the care plan to ensure that a team effort is achieved in developing a comprehensive plan of care
  • Orders appropriate supplies and equipment for the department
  • Plans a monthly resident council meeting. Takes meeting minutes and ensures that all registrant concerns are addressed
  • Organizes and coordinates special community outings with registrant interests in mind
  • Arranges regular entertainment, parties, seasonal programs, and special events
  • Plans and coordinates staff events at the request of the director
  • Ensures that the facility is appropriately decorated for Holidays and seasons
  • Supervises the volunteer program for the facility
  • Adheres to all facility and corporate policies


  • Must have activities/recreation experience working in a Medical Model Adult Day Care Program.
  • Minimum 2 years of age-appropriate experience with 5 years in a full-time activity program
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills

Salary: $35,000-$50,000


Staten Island, NY



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.

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