Job Description

Director of Activites/Recreation

Onondaga Center is actively looking to hire a Director of Activities/Recreation to work temporarily for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Minoa, NY. 

The Director of Activities/Recreation plans individual and group recreation services, both therapeutic and general, supervises recreation assistants and volunteers. The Director of Activities/Recreation will be responsible for developing, implementing and supervising a full scope of recreation services in the nursing home to stimulate customers to have fuller and richer lives.



  • Responsible for developing, implementing & supervising all recreational services.
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing the recreational budget.
  • Plans for individual and group recreation services, both therapeutic and general.
  • Responsible for creating exciting & therapeutic recreation programs.
  • Directly supervises all recreation assistants and volunteers.
  • Responsible for all necessary documentation.
  • Provide and monitor individual guidance and motivation to employees.
  • Member of the interdisciplinary & management teams.
  • Plans a monthly resident council meeting (and any other resident committees such as food committee) and is the staff liaison for the resident council president and other resident executive committee members.
  • Takes minutes of meetings and ensures that all resident concerns are addressed.
  • Coordinates community grassroots programming and serves as facility representative at local events.
  • Responsible for maintaining a bi-monthly newsletter and maintaining facility social media program (Facebook).



  • Must have recreation experience working in a Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Previous Recreation Director Experience or Licensed Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Must enjoy working with the senior population



Minoa, NY




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