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Activities Coordinator - Full-Time

Gahanna, Ohio
Job Type
1 Aug 2022


The role of the Life Enrichment Coordinator is to create an environment in the home that provides opportunity for the community members to enjoy the highest possible quality of life and provides psychosocial support to elders, families, and partners, which will enhance the quality of life for elders and will promote the health of the intentional community of home.

This is a Full-Time position, 32 hours a week.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we supply PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to keep you and our residents safe. Additionally, we have implemented stronger infection control and testing procedures in all Otterbein locations.


  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of activities for elders that encourage socialization, entertainment, relaxation, and improve daily living skills.
  • Completes an in-depth assessment of each elder and provides for elder specific materials for activities identified by the elders Leads monthly House Counsel Meetings
  • Provides and maintains each House with a supply of common materials for indoor and outdoor recreation and diversion while mentoring the elder assistants with activity direction.
  • Assures that out of home activities are available to elders
  • Weekly visits to each House to evaluate individual levels of engagement
  • Create individual opportunities for all newly admitted elders as per Home Activities Policy
  • Completes all Activity related reports and MDS documentation


  • Education: Post-secondary education preferred, with emphasis on social work, counseling or geriatrics. MEPAP-1, required or obtained within designated time. A licensed Therapeutic Recreation Specialist will be considered

  • Licensure: Holds a valid OH driver's license, Serv-Safe, preferred, CPR and First Aid certifications, preferred. 

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  • Job Reference: 673844300-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Otterbein Senior Life
  • Location: Gahanna, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent