Supportive Day Program Supervisor - Tisbury

  • Martha's Vineyard Center for Living
  • 130 E Washington St, North Attleboro, MA 02760
  • Full-Time

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Martha's Vineyard Center for Living seeks a Supportive Day Program Supervisor. This position requires an energetic individual with demonstrated leadership and motivational skills.

A Master's Degree in Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation, Gerontology or Social Work is preferred. A Bachelor's Degree with minimum of 5 years' experience with older adults in recreational therapy or related field is required. Experience in activity planning and coordinating large and small groups and/or work with special needs populations (older adults with physical and/or cognitive impairments) is required. Must have excellent communication skills and broad knowledge of community resources.

? Responsibilities include:

  • Daily oversight and management of the Supportive Day Program to ensure that the work, methods and engagement with clients are accurate and that policies are being followed.
  • Establish and maintain staffing schedule, provide oversight, feedback and evaluation of staff members to ensure the highest program quality. Oversee and provide feedback to volunteers assisting in the program.
  • Conduct intake assessments of potential clients for program appropriateness.
  • Communicate with clients, families and/or caregivers or other agencies involved in a client's care, to ensure client safety, comfort and well-being while participating in the Supportive Day Program.
  • Develop and maintain a monthly calendar of individualized activities that address the needs of clients, resulting in effective client engagement and assistance.
  • Understand and manage the physical and cognitive challenges of clients as they relate to activities and participation in daily programs.
  • Attend relevant trainings and workshop sessions as required.

Special Requirements:

  • Be CPR trained and certified or shall become so upon assuming the position
  • Have working knowledge of wheelchair transfer techniques or shall receive training upon assuming the position
  • Have knowledge of local activity resources.
  • Basic computer skills, including use of Word and Excel is required.

This is a full time, salaried position based on 40 hours per week. Please send a letter of interest and resume to Leslie Clapp, Executive Director at or call .

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.