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Recreation Aide


Nursing Home Recreation Aide

Far Rockaway Center is seeking Recreation Assistants for our skilled nursing facility. The ideal candidate will be energetic, creative and organized and able to run programs at the facility. Hours are flexible.



  • Assist department staff with the implementation of activities and programs for Residents; focusing on individual interests
  • Work directly with Residents on units; without direct supervision
  • Organize and obtain supplies and equipment as requested
  • Assist recreation specialists & set up program areas as needed
  • Keep daily attendance and document residents’ participation in activities
  • Assist residents to program location and return residents to appropriate units
  • Be familiar with established emergency procedures


  • Positive attitude and energy is a must!!
  • Experience with activities in a healthcare settings or college work in recreation therapy
  • Previous experience with Geriatric population preferred
  • Proficient computer skills necessary
  • Knowledge of APIE (assessment / planning / implementation / evaluating) programs
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Strong organizational & planning skills; ability to multi-task



Far Rockaway, NY


Far Rockaway Center is a 100 bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Far Rockaway, New York. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, by maintaining each resident’s dignity and independence. Far Rockaway Nursing Home is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.

Centers Health Care is the only fully integrated post-acute continuum of care, offering services to the elderly throughout NY, NJ and RI through its Healthcare facilities & agencies, Dialysis & Urgent Care Centers, a Managed Care Plan and a Durable Medical Equipment Provider. Earning praiseworthy reviews as the leading provider of top quality medical care in rehabilitative treatment and healthcare, Centers Health Care is unwavering in our dedication to excellence in care, and proud of our commitment to diversity and community involvement.

Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/V

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