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Activity Director

Eskaton Community - Eskaton Lodge Gold River

Eskaton offers excellent health benefits for Full Time employees. Our PPO health plan provides medical, dental, Rx, and vision coverage effective the first of the month, following 60 days of employment.

Eskaton Lodge Gold River – 1 Full Time Position – Days

The Activity Director is responsible for developing individual plans of recreation therapy and planning, organizing and directing individual and group recreation programs suitable to participants’ needs. The Activity Director is responsible for individual assessment of resident’s prior and current recreational interests and for developing a comprehensive plan of care based on identified needs. The director is responsible for maintaining appropriate supplies and budget. In addition, the Activity Director coordinates the student intern and community volunteer program.

This is a summary – a complete job description will be available at time of interview.


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Eskaton Lodge Gold River
11390 Coloma Road Gold River CA 95670-6311
Career Level -
Career Type Full Time
Shift Type AM/Days
Job Requirements Training and Experience: A minimum of two years work in recreation programming for disabled persons in progressively responsible positions is desired. Previous work with adults and elderly preferred. Job Knowledge: This position must have knowledge of Skilled Nursing philosophy and goals, experience in assessing individual's leisure needs, writing goals and objectives, and planning/leading recreation programs. He/She must have an understanding of the function of volunteers and interns in programs, and knowledge of community resources. Finally, the Activity Director must possesses a knowledge of adjunct therapies, of medical problems, (both physical and psychological) of the principals of group dynamics, and techniques in community building. Other: As of June 1st, 2014 Eskaton’s Tobacco/Smoke Free Campus Policy prohibits employees from smoking anywhere on Eskaton’s property.
Education Requirements Education: Possession of a B.A. in Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation is preferred. Activity Coordinator Certificate (36 hours) is the minimum requirement, unless relevant experience is substituted.
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