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Activity Director

Date Posted: 
Monday, October 25, 2021
Job Description: 

Position: Activity Director                                                            Department: Activities

Hours: 8 -4:30

Days: Full time, Monday- Friday (with special occasions as needed)

The Wayne County Care Center is currently accepting applications for the position of full time Activity Director for the County’s 50 bed skilled/ intermediate nursing and 20 bed assisted living facility.

Responsibilities of the Activity Director:

  • Plans, organizes and develops the overall operation of the Activity department
  • Provides an on-going program of activities to meet the interests of each resident
  • Ensures activities meet the physical, mental and psychosocial well- being of residents
  • Participates in formulating the plan of care for each resident
  • Ensure charting/ documentation is completed in a timely and complete manner
  • Communicate with all departments in order to provide quality service
  • Ensure that staff are mentored to provide constant, quality resident care 

Requirements of Activity Director require that ONE of the following criteria must be met:

  • Be a licenses occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; OR
  • Be a certified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional in the State of Ohio by a recognized accrediting body on or after October 1 1990; OR
  • Have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a social or recreation program within the last five (5) years, one (1) of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; OR
  • Completed a 90-hour training course approved by the State of Ohio AND has one year of experience in recreational or activities services.


As a County organization, the Care Center provides excellent benefits that include:

  • low cost health/ dental/ vision coverage, including a free health clinic
  • OPERS retirement
  • 11 paid holidays with time a half when working
  • sick time
  • two weeks’ vacation
  • one personal day your first year
  • one free meal per shift
  • free TB, Hep B, flu shots and COVID testing
  • staff referral and attendance bonuses
  • an extensive employee assistance program that includes counseling and discounts to a variety of items


How to apply:
Applications may be obtained at the WCCC, 876 S. Geyers Chapel Rd, Wooster or downloaded from the website
www.waynecountycarecenter.com Please submit applications and refer questions to carecenter@wayneoh.org  


Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.