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ORGANIZATION: Lighthouse Guild

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The Adult Day Health Care Program provides healthcare and recreation for seniors with vision loss, developmental disabilities and chronic medical conditions. A recreational instructor is needed to lead a variety of recreational activities that will maximize the enjoyment experienced by the seniors who attend the program.

1. Plan, organize and execute daily recreational activities.
2. Develop curriculum and teach program content appropriate for the participant’s age and abilities.
3. Executes all duties connected with set up, execution and break down of recreation workshops/activities i.e. (games, trivia, folk dance, square dance, sing-a-long etc.)
4. Must demonstrate and teach proper techniques for each activity and provide a safe and supportive learning environment for all participants.

1. Must be able to relate comfortably to disabled and blind adults/seniors.
2. Ability to plan and lead recreational activities independently with staff supervision, required.
3. Course work in recreation, education, sociology, or a related field preferred.

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About Lighthouse Guild


250 West 64th Street, New York, NY 10023, US

Mission Statement

Lighthouse Guild is the leading not-for-profit healthcare organization dedicated to addressing and preventing vision loss through coordinated vision and health services. With Lighthouse Guild, people who are at risk for, or affected by vision loss have access to all the resources necessary to lead full, independent and productive lives. We provide services, research and education, and advocate to help people with low vision and blindness.


Lighthouse Guild was officially formed in December 2013 when Jewish Guild Healthcare and Lighthouse International merged, to become the leading not-for-profit vision + healthcare organization. Drawing on more than 200 years of combined service, with histories dating back to 1914 and 1905, respectively, Lighthouse Guild’s experience is unmatched.




Mon Aug 05, 2024 - Fri Nov 01, 2024
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM


250 West 64th StreetNew York, NY 10023



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  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Candidates must be available one hour per week, plus any time required for planning and preparation.
  • This is an on-going opportunity. A health form and proof of immunizations must be completed by physician. All candidates must be tested for TB prior to volunteering.

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