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Job Category:

Human/Social Services

Position Title:

Elder Recreation Specialist

Position Description:

by Center for Human Development / in Springfield  CHD is seeking an energetic, team-oriented individual to provide services for participants in our Adult Day Health program in Springfield. The program provides quality, stimulating, and enriching activities in a nurturing environment setting to adults with a variety of intellectual, behavioral, and medical challenges. Responsibilities include planning, scheduling, and implementation of activities, outings and groups that offer the opportunity for community integration, effective communication and participation with members of a multidisciplinary team of medical and clinical staff, completion of required paperwork, and development of supportive and nurturing relationships with participants and their family members and caregivers. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in social work or human services field, experience in an adult day health setting or work within an activities program, demonstrated ability to lead groups and organize activities, commitment to empowering adults and elders to live the most dignified and meaningful lives. Valid driver’s license and vehicle available for business use is required. Bilingual candidates (Spanish/English) are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and letter of interest to Tiffany Pidacks, Program Manager, CHD Adult Day Health, 273 State Street, Springfield, MA 01103 or AA/EEO employer. 

Type of position:


Degree Requirement:


Human Services (UG)

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Employer Details:

Employer Name:


Center for Human Development - State Street


Human/Social Services


Program Director


State Street







Phone Number:


Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000
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