Director of Recreation

NY, North Woodmere
The Bristal at North Woodmere
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
Day Shift

At the present time, we are seeking an experienced Director of Recreation to join our beautiful and luxurious Bristal at North Woodmere NY.

If you can create programs of entertainment and activity that are enjoyable and stimulating for our residents, we are looking for you to join our team.

As Director of Recreation and Activities you are responsible to plan, develop, coordinate and administer a social, educational and recreational program which meets the psychosocial needs of the Residents within our Assisted Living and Reflections (Dementia) Memory Care Programs.


  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Recreational Therapy preferred
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in developing a social activities program geared to the strengths and frailties of a senior population
  • Experience hiring, mentoring and managing a team to assist with recreational activities
  • Familiarity with working with seniors and an Alzheimer's/Dementia population preferred
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including publisher for the creation of the monthly recreations calendar
  • Good organization, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing, warm and caring personality
  • Strong background  in on or more area  of social activities such as crafts, music, dance, etc., with the ability to create engaging and diversified programs for our Residents
  • Must be able to work one weekend day every week  for a Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday schedule.
  • Previous experience with creating monthly Recreations Calendars
  • CDL license or willingness to obtain one within first 6 months