Posted by Jewish Council for the Aging on 11/07/2018 in Aging in Place

Activity Leader

Jewish Council for the Aging
12320 Parklawn Dr, Rockville, MD 20852, USA

Salary
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Employment Type
Part-Time
Start Date
11/26/2018

Since 2008, the Kensington Clubs have been offering activities, camaraderie and coping skills for people in the early stages of diagnosed memory loss. Participants enjoy stimulating cognitive and physical programs, morning coffee and lunch in a supportive environment among peers. Caregivers receive respite and support. We have multiple locations for our Kensington Clubs throughout Montgomery County.

JCA Gorlitz Kensington Club is seeking a part-time Activity Leader to join our team. The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate enthusiastic and understanding engagement with active older adults with early stage dementia. 
  • Be able to communicate clearly and demonstrate endurance needed to lead all therapeutic and recreation groups assigned for a group for 10-12 older adults.
  • Assist in morning arrival, planning for the day, serving morning snack and lunch, dismissal and clean-up.
  • Contribute to monthly calendar and newsletter. 
  • Work as a team player with administration, director, staff, interns and volunteers. 
  • Must have B.S. in therapeutic recreation or related degree and at least 2 years experience working with older adults with dementia. 
  • Position is part time, one day per week with opportunity for P.R.N. hours. 
  • Salary is $14 per hour.

Please send cover letter and resume to ckemp@accessjca.org

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12320 Parklawn Dr, Rockville, MD 20852, USA

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