Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential

Careers at LEAP

Activities Assistant

From $16.00 - $17.00 an hour

Are you a fun-loving, energetic, outgoing person with a personal mission to help others? Would you like to get paid for helping people to socially engage and have fun? If so, we are looking for you!

LEAP is looking for a part-time (16-20 hours/week) Activities Assistant to provide assistance at a variety of social, wellness, enrichment, and recreation activities for adults with disabilities. Possible activities include bowling, bocce ball, aerobics, volleyball, walking club, softball, and dances. Activities take place at locations throughout Cuyahoga County, the majority of them for 2 – 2 ½ hours on weekday evenings, with occasional Friday and Saturday events.

The Activities Assistant will work closely with the Community Education and Activities Coordinator to ensure that participants are provided an opportunity that is enjoyable and safe. The Activities Assistant will also be responsible for participant attendance documentation and tracking; activity scheduling; assisting with program and new activity development; program outreach; and marketing. This is a remote-hybrid position.

Necessary qualifications include:

  • High school diploma, general education diploma (GED), or at least two years of relevant, supervised work experience providing personal care, activities, or assisting with activities in a public health, human services, or other community service agency, and experience advocating on behalf of individuals with chronic illnesses, behavioral health conditions, physical disabilities, or developmental disabilities.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with older adults/persons with a variety of disabilities is strongly preferred; experience in adult education activities, adaptive and social recreation or therapeutic recreation for older adults and individuals with disabilities is preferred.
  • Physical fitness, ability to walk, dance, stand, lift, or meet other physical demands is required.

Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP) is a thriving Cleveland nonprofit organization committed to assisting people with disabilities in living independently in their own homes, participating in community life, and finding and maintaining employment.

Help us help others while enjoying colleagues who are engaged and genuinely mission-driven. Bring your talents to an organization with heart, and go home each night feeling truly impactful and fulfilled.

Full job description is available upon initial interview. Final candidate must pass background check and drug test.


  • Paid time off


  • 4 days per week (usually Monday-Thursday), with an occasional Saturday
  • Evenings for 2 – 2 ½ hours at various community locations (activities) with some daytime office and/or remote hours (administrative duties)

Come change lives with us!

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Please, no phone calls.

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If you'd prefer to apply to us directly, please send a cover letter explaining why you feel you are a good fit to join our team, along with your resume. You may do this below or you can send these materials to us via mail at: LEAP, 2545 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113. Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you!