Job Vacancy General Activities Therapist 2

Job title: General Activities Therapist 2


Job description: Acts as lead worker (e.g., provides work direction & training to other state employees such as activities aide, general activities therapist 1) & plans, conducts, implements & monitors general recreational, personal development, structured therapeutic & entertainment activities (e.g., softball, basketball, volleyball, ping-pong, pool, arts & crafts, wood working, swimming, exercises) for residents (e.g., serves as member of interdisciplinary team & analyzes, assesses, evaluates, defines & recommends group &/or individual treatment goals & activities; observes participants during activities; serves in instructional capacity for patients, staff, students &/or volunteers). Prepares & maintains work related documentation (e.g., reports for treatment team regarding individual behavior & progress, documents regarding implementation of individual recreational program activities, statistical records needed in evaluation of programs, supply & equipment requisitions, production records, inventory records of equipment tools & materials, weekly activity schedule, payroll time sheets). Participates & attends meetings, conferences &/or training sessions (e.g., consults with members of activities therapy department regarding matters of mutual concern; attends staff, in-service &/or workshop meetings) & performs various work related tasks (e.g., maintains clean, safe & functioning work areas; is responsible for storage, issuance & maintenance of supplies; picks up & delivers production goods; performs job & fixture set-up; makes presentations to community groups regarding general activity therapy programs being conducted; relieves supervisor in his/her absence; transports youths to off campus activities; assists in budget preparation).

What’s in it for you:

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our ! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

  • Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free after one year of continuous service.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the

for more information.

Deferred Compensation

  • The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the

for more information.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

Qualifications Completion of undergraduate core program in recreation area (e.g., physical education); 12 mos. exp. in activity therapy or recreation.

-Or completion of associate degree in recreational area; 24 mos. exp. in activity therapy or

-Or 12 mos. exp. as General Activities Therapist 1, 44211.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Expected salary:

Location: Stark County, OH – Massillon, OH

Job date: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 22:16:28 GMT

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