Assistant Activity Supervisor

  • Job Tracking ID: 85434-283384
  • Job Location: Newark, NJ
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 02, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP

Job Description:

New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey is one of the largest and most comprehensive community development organizations in the country; New Community’s success rests on its comprehensive approach to community development. It is active in housing, health care, education, job training, childcare and economic development. It has provided training to community development professionals from around the country and the world, having hosted representatives from more than 20 countries throughout the years. The mission of New Community is to help residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.

The Activity Assistant Supervisor will supervise activity aides. The Supervisor will ensure implementation, and evaluation of therapeutic recreation services including, but not limited to, empowerment, maintenance and supportive activities. He or she will uphold the philosophy, standards, objectives and policies of the Department of Therapeutic Recreation.

The primary purpose of this position: To supervise activity aides and facilitate therapeutic recreation services. Supervise the activity aides.

  • Prepare and mail monthly Newsletters to residents and their family members
  • MDS and care planning
  • Staff evaluation
  • Activities on the units
  • Assist Activity director with the gift shop
  • Resident council meetings
  • Organizing and executing trips for the residents
  • Activity and meal planning meeting
  • Activity payroll preparation in the absence of Director

Experience and Skills:

  • Associates degree in therapeutic activity preferred
  • Relevant experience preferred.
  • Certified Activity Director Certificate