Catholic Charities of Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Our full-time benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Medical Expense Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 403(b) Retirement Plan (with 6% company match after 1 year), Paid Vacation (3 weeks to start), Paid Sick Leave (12 days each year), and Paid Holidays (9.5 days per year).

Are you looking for a job where get paid to do recreational activities with some of our amazing Seniors.  We are hiring a Recreation Specialist to help support the physical and social needs of participants in our Adult Day Center program. In this role, you are responsible for facilitation, and evaluation of recreational activities; assisting participants with personal cares; and providing direction to program volunteers. In this role, the focus will be on engagement and fun! You will develop, prepare, and facilitate individual, small, and large group activities for participants in the ADC program! You will make a huge difference in the lives of our clients as you will get to know them and will enrich their lives every day! If you like to be paid to have fun every day, this job is prefect for you! Please apply today as we are interviewing soon!



  • Associate degree in health care or recreation field


  • One or more years of experience planning and implementing organized recreational activities with older adults who have physical and/or cognitive disabilities, mental health diagnosis, or dementia/Alzheimer's.

About you:

  • You have effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment
  • You can lift 25 to 50 pounds and tolerate medium to high physical effort including walking, standing, stooping, squatting, bending, reaching, pushing, and /or pulling.
  • You can follow the care plans and follow directions.
  • You are comfortable with assisting with personal cares and activities of daily living skills.
  • You can change gears quickly and work with participants who may need a little extra help participating.
  • You are friendly, personable, and will have a positive attitude!

 About Us:

Changing Lives. Serving All. Employing All. The heart of our mission is compassionate, caring services for the poor and vulnerable. 

Catholic Charities was founded in 1946 and is a private, nonprofit organization serving people in an 11 county area in south-central Wisconsin. The agency helps people of all ages deal with mental health issues, face transitions in life, reach for their potential despite special challenges, heal from abuse or addiction and secure emergency services. In 2014, 30,000 people benefited from agency programs provided by 330 employees and 1,000+ volunteers.

We serve those in need regardless of religion, race, social or economic status. We serve and employ persons regardless of sexual orientation, religious, ethnic, racial or social background. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.

Employees enjoy a supportive work environment and competitive pay. Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, health cafeteria plan, sick pay and generous paid vacation time. Retirement plan offered to part-time employees working 20+ hours per week, as well as pro-rated sick and vacation time.

Catholic Charities is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. We want our staff and programming to reflect the rich culture and diversity of our state and actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


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