Therapeutic Recreation Lead-Adult Day Services (ADS)

Job SummaryTherapeutic Recreation Lead-Adult Day Services (ADS).  This position supports clients involved in MORA Adult Day Services. Responsible for the daily well-being, safety and needs of the clients he/she supports. regularly administers medications, serves as the in-charge staff in his/her assigned activity group and is responsible for implementing individual care plans and group activity plans as a Therapeutic Recreation Lead-Adult Day Services (ADS)

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres – MORA – is a diverse and inclusive nonprofit that has supported adults, seniors and children with developmental disabilities, behavioral health needs as well as age-related and chronic medical conditions for over 50 years in the Twin Cities metro.

An array of services: Adult Day Services, Contracted Case Management, Community Supports, over 30 Residential Homes, Respite, Therapeutic Recreation, Training for Guardians & Families, and a unique therapeutic Summer Camp for Youth with Autism. Our Metro Crisis Coordination Program (MCCP) offers a safety net of crucial and cost-effective services for adults and children.

Pay Range: $18.75-$25.65 DOQ

$1500 Retention bonus for full time or $750 for part time paid out over one year.

Schedule: Monday-Friday; Day Shiftsno weekends

Key Duties & Responsibilities of the Therapeutic Recreation Lead-Adult Day Services (ADS):

  • Facilitates group and individual activity involvement for clients enrolled in the program.
  • Facilitates community outings for clients enrolled in the program.
  • Assists clients with activities of daily living, personal care, and behavior support needs.
  • Ensures adequate supervision of clients.
  • Contributes to the interdisciplinary team process -assists with developing and implementing care plans and Individual Abuse Prevention Plans (IAPP).
  • Assumes in charge responsibilities for assigned activity group
  • Assists with activity set up and clean up, maintenance, and housekeeping needs
  • Completes both electronic and handwritten documentation of client involvement, progress toward goals and healthcare concerns and other necessary information accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Transports clients by minibus or minivan to and from the program location
  • Assists clients while they are entering and exiting the vehicle. This may include securing wheelchairs.
  • Operates program vehicles in a safe and efficient manner and complies with all traffic and safety regulations.
  • Conducts pre/post trip inspections of the vehicles at the beginning and end of shift to ensure sound operating conditions (ex. Checking lights, tires, mirrors, fuel and oil levels, body damage, etc.)
  • Immediately reports any delays, accidents, hazards, maintenance requirements, vehicle deficiencies or any other unusual occurrences to appropriate leadership staff.
  • Communicates effectively with others at work verbally and in writing, using the primary spoken language of clients in the program.
  • Administers medications without errors (as requested)
  • Demonstrates mastery of basic computer skills.
  • Reads and follows company policies and procedures.
  • Attends, completes, and maintains current mandatory training requirements.
  • Works harmoniously with and shows respect for employees, supervisors, vendors and clients.
  • Performs other duties as assigned as a Therapeutic Recreation Lead-Adult Day Services (ADS).

Required Qualifications:

  • Three years or more of experience working with people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.
  • Must pass Department of Human Services background check and maintain “qualified” status.
  • Must hold or be able to obtain a Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MN Department of Transportation physical) upon employment.
  • Must hold or be able to obtain CPR certification upon employment.
  • successful completion of Medication Administration class, regularly passes medications using correct procedure without error

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Enrollment in or completion of a post secondary program is preferred but not required. 
  • Demonstrated experience assisting individuals with personal care needs.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated experience administering medications and treatments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of person-centered care as it relates to leisure services
  • Demonstrated experience developing, implementing and tracking client goals and objectives.
  • Must pass Department of Human Services background check and maintain “qualified” status.
  • Must not be excluded from working in government health programs by the Office of Inspector General
  • Must be able to successfully complete company’s basic job skills assessments.
  • If using own vehicle for company business, must have insurance as required by state law.

Benefits: Full time employees receive a comprehensive and competitive benefit package, including:

  • Medical insurance with company sponsored health reimbursement account and health savings account
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance; employee, spouse and children’s coverage options
  • Long-term disability and short-term disability
  • Flexible spending; medical and dependent care
  • 403b retirement plans that match after 1 years of employment
  • Paid time off up to three weeks annually which increases after the first year of employment
  • Opportunity for usage of our private vacation property west of Duluth (McGregor, MN)
  • Awards for outstanding employee performance and promotion opportunities
  • Generous tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities!
  • Many opportunities for advancement. Mount Olivet Rolling Acres promotes from within

Cherishing the big-hearted heritage of our beginnings, we actively advocate for equity and inclusion for the individuals we serve and for our employees. Healthy. Happy. Human. Join us.

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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