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Activities Coordinator
Job Code:01-23-900-001
Company:Adult Enrichment
Job Service Location:Lancaster, PA
Schedule:Monday-Friday 8am-3pm (35 hours per week)
Employment Status:Regular Full Time
General Summary:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager – AE, the Activities Coordinator assists with the accomplishment of goals and purpose of Adult Enrichment.  Activities Coordinator(s)  are responsible for the development and implementation of daily educational class instruction through varying activities, providing personal care such as assistance with feeding and toileting as needed, assisting with training, and supervising of individuals to ensure a safe environment.




1.  Implements individual service needs to promote independence and the achievement of individual outcomes.  (45%)


  1. Works in a group setting, or one-to-one as needed, providing instruction, guidance and modeling through varying life skills, educational and recreational activities.

  2. Provides information, support and modeling to program participants to promote their ability to self-advocate and increase independence.


  3. Is responsible for the daily care, training and supervision of individuals.



2.  Develops, plans and implements programs that are engaging to program participants (30%)


  1. Plans develops and implements activities, classes, social and recreational opportunities for individuals in a group or one-on-one setting in order to meet the individuals wants and needs This is done at the direction of the Program Manager – AE.


  2. Prepares, plans and leads group community integration activities, based on the individuals’ preferences and in accordance to individual support plans.



3.  Prepares and completes all forms of documentation as required.  (10%)


  1. Responsible for utilizing SAGE ESS and SAGE Time and Attendance for Payroll and benefits information.


  2. Completes daily progress notes as required, regarding participant outcomes as defined in each individual support plan.  This includes paperwork necessary to maintain licensure.


  3. Participates in the development of individual support plans.



4.  Demonstrates commitment to customer service to fulfill agency mission and values.  (5%)


  1. Responds to all verbal and written inquiries from individuals, the individual’s family members, outside agency staff, other outside contacts and UDSF staff in a prompt and courteous manner.


  2. Promotes an individuals independence by performing only those activities listed in the support plan and that benefit the individuals, team and organization.


  3. Completes additional departmental tasks as assigned.


  4. Displays courteous and professional decorum in all interactions.


  5. Manages information in a confidential and professional manner at all times.


  6. Greets and interacts with the individuals in a pleasant and reassuring manner.


  1. Maintains a neat appearance to represent personal image in a positive and professional way.



5.  Provides personal care assistance as necessary in a safe and consistent manner consistent with the guidelines in the individual support plan to facilitate the individual’s ability to participate in program activities.   (5%)


  1. Assists with toileting needs.


  2. Assists with ambulation and wheelchair maneuvering, including safely assisting individuals on/off a van lift.


  3. Feeds or assists individuals with eating.


  4. Provides other personal care as requested by the individual.


  5. Provides guidance and/or assistance with transitions between facility program areas.



6.  Adheres to agency-wide and program-specific policies and work rules to ensure efficiency and compliance, including but not limited to:  (5%)


  1. Complies with OSHA regulations and safety requirements.


  2. Achieves agency attendance standards.


  3. Attends all meetings and trainings as required.  Completes all mandatory training as required.






High school diploma or equivalent required.



Minimum of one year experience working with people with disabilities, plus experience in an adult day program or adult recreational setting preferred.  


Good command of written and spoken language.  Effective organizational and communication skills.  Ability to prioritize work.  Ability to teach individuals basic math, reading and writing skills and other programs as needed. General computer skills including, but not limited to typing, researching, and use of Microsoft programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)