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Recreational Aide

We Are Hiring

Our Lady of Peace in Lewiston, NY -- a part of Ascension Living -- has an IMMEDIATE OPENING for a Recreational Aide on a Per Diem / Days basis! Please apply today if you are interested!

Why Join Ascension?

  • We encourage a diversity of talent and thought – while offering the support of a multidisciplinary team. We work to build teams that respect each other. A team that respects each other feels good. We are on a mission to help people feel good – patients and associates. Our Recreational Aides are on the front lines of the care we provide, and for that reason, Our Lady of Peace prides itself in employing some of the best Healthcare Professionals in Western New York. As an associate of the National Healthcare System Ascension Living, you will enjoy a full Benefits Package that boasts affordable health coverage and generous PTO. In addition, you have opportunity for advancement or relocation throughout your career with us.
  • Working at Our Lady of Peace is definitely more than just a job too. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering high-quality Healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the local community. With a mission established decades ago, your role on our team will contribute to a legacy that has supported our community for nearly 20 years! We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.

What You Will Do

As a Recreational Aide with Ascension Living's Our Lady of Peace in Lewiston, NY, you will have the opportunity to assist the Activities Program Director in providing social, recreational, and other purposeful activities to each resident in the Nursing Care Residence in order to stimulate the resident's mental, physical, and sensory capabilities to their fullest extent. More importantly, you will help to enable the residents to foster a sense of usefulness, self-respect, and dignity in maintaining their quality of life. You will perform a variety of "hands-on" activities including arts/crafts, cooking, recreational, and social activities with the use of community resources in large and small group programs and one-on-one, in the facility.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • REQUIRED LICENSE: Current valid, clean NYS Driver's License (without blemish) with good driving and vision skills
  • Preferred Credential(s):


  • MINIMUM EDUCATION: High School or equivalent Employees in job classification prior to 1/22/2010 are grandfathered

Work Experience:

  • On-the-job training provided 
  • PREFERRED: One (1) year experience in a Clinical Health Care field, Recreation, or acceptable position as determined by management

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 389528
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Lewiston, NY

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