Activities Director Resume Samples

An Activity Director will oversee the operations and activities of therapeutic and recreational centers. The Activities Director Resume gives a list of the following duties – coordinating staff schedules, creating events and activities, maintaining equipment and rooms, managing the activity department staff, interviewing and hiring employees, developing and implementing programs, managing the activity department, performing assessments on residents, attending to administrative concerns, reviewing program notes and goals, and consulting with other professionals regarding comprehensive treatments.

Employers look for these skills from potential candidates – proficiency in budgeting, passion for working with elderly and disabled people, positive attitude to motivate distressed individuals, knowledge of CPR, experience working with the geriatric settings, and loads of physical stamina and strength. A high school diploma or a GED is the minimum requirement, but it is mandatory to have immense work experience. In some cases, education in recreation therapy will be needed.

Activities Director Resume

Summary : Demonstrated achiever with strong communication skills, exceptional problem solving and strong decision making skills, meeting and exceeding monthly and weekly budgets, exceptional skills in management, scheduling/planning events and programs, demonstrated leader in all aspects, meeting project deadlines, multi-tasking, working as a team member, training/hiring new staff, learning new projects quickly and communicating new ideas clearly and effectively.

Skills : Medication Technician MT0087601.

Description :

  • Responsible for organizing, coordinating, marketing and advertising monthly community events.
  • Contributing to the facility efforts to maintain and/or improve quality of care for each resident through participation in daily activities.
  • Responsible for establishing, developing and carrying out age-related, functional impairment based, and dementia appropriates unique group based and individualized activities.
  • Fostering family and community support of the activity program.
  • Encouraging resident participation in each daily activity.
  • Creatively preparing a monthly themed activity calendar for the residents.
  • Budgeting of monthly activity expenses Ongoing development and implementation of an activities program designed to meet the social, psychosocial and therapeutic needs of each resident.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Graduate Assistant


Assistant Activities Director Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in a fast-paced environment where my education, work ethic, skills will contribute in the tremendous growth of the organization.

Skills : Customer Service, Sales, Management, Bilingual, Microsoft Office, Research and Communication skills.

Description :

  • Created a new activities program by implementing curriculum based around elements that trigger positive memories, conversation, sensory and encourage the residents to lead their own programs.
  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of activities such as daily exercises, stimulating brain games, and arts and crafts for nursing home residents.
  • Coordinated 6 special events annually including open house, charity events, holiday parties and luncheons.
  • Arranged interesting and diverse programs, outings, and experiences that may took place on the premises and require travel.
  • Designed programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation, and fulfillment, and improve daily living skills.
  • Completed resident assessments and reviewed each nursing home resident's goals and notes in order to assess what changes would be beneficial to each person.
  • Create reports which are often reviewed by residents' families and physicians.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Health Science


Resident Activities Director Resume

Objective : Demonstrated achiever with strong communication skills, exceptional problem solving and strong decision making skills, meeting and exceeding monthly and weekly budgets, exceptional skills in management, scheduling/planning events and programs, demonstrated leader in all aspects, meeting project deadlines, multi-tasking, working as a team member, training/hiring new staff, learning new projects quickly and communicating new ideas clearly and effectively.

Skills : Empathy/Compassion, Vital Signs, Vital Signs, Sanitation, Sanitation, Patient Personal Hygiene, Patient Personal Hygiene, Time Management, Time Management, Record Maintenance.

Description :

  • Provided a variety of activities to meet resident needs.
  • Conducted monthly resident council meetings, reported all concerns and complaints to managers.
  • Developed, plan, organize, and direct activities in accordance with company guidelines and regulations.
  • Monitored resident history of interests, ability, physical and mental limitations and strengths.
  • Performed daily documentation on each resident, reported any change in condition.
  • Edit/Published monthly newsletters using MS Publishers software.
  • Kept records of all expenses, submitted weekly, and monthly budget reports to administration.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Activities Director II Resume

Headline : Experience in a Nonprofit Organization as a Director for the Social Environment Educational Organization. Highly Competitive, Passionate, Persuasive and Articulate, able to achieve results others believed to be impossible with excellent customer service skills.

Skills : Powerpoint, Publisher, Word, Budgeting, Customer Service, Event Planning.

Description :

  • Created a social environment in the community and promoted resident and family participation through events, activities, special programs, guest speakers and outings.
  • Responsible for developing event topics and choosing speakers for social service programs or community outreach organization.
  • Planned, implemented, and created programs meeting the physical, emotional, spiritual, and social needs of young adult males.
  • Responsible for planning and developing programs budgets and services according to specific requirements.
  • Make sure about the event facilities are in order according to the requirements.
  • Responsible for directing the administrative details such as dissemination of promotional materials, financial operations and response to inquiries.
  • Organize services such as transportation and accommodation for participants, signage, facilities, displays, catering, event security and many more.
  • Responsible for creating monthly activity calendar Created upcoming monthly newsletters and calendars with final approval of the General Manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS in Sociology

Activities Director III Resume

Summary : Highly motivated and dedicated professional Solid record of accomplishment Accomplished in relating to a broad spectrum of individuals Strong organizational and time management skills Energetic and creative Strong commitment to cooperative teamwork Results - oriented Proven leadership skills Cultivates lasting business relationships Resourceful problem solver and decision maker Able to develop innovative, pro-active solutions to complex problems.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Case Management, Customer Service, File Management, Powerpoint, Cash Management, time management, Supervisor, Budgeting, Data Entry, Receptionist.

Description :

  • Facilitate optimum quality of life by working with all facility staff to identify and address individual preferences that represent the quality of life for each resident.
  • Helping each resident and family adjust to placement, illness and care plan to attain the highest practicable level of functioning.
  • Identifying the medically-related, physical, social and emotional needs of the resident, serving as a liaison between the resident, family, facility and outside resources; participating in the admission and discharge process.
  • Develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate a program for each resident.
  • Ensure that the activity program meets/exceeds all applicable federal state and local regulations.
  • Meet each resident's needs in order to attain and maintain his/her practicable level of functioning.
  • Function as a member of the interdisciplinary team, assess residents with regards to past and current interest, abilities, and lifestyle habits.
  • Assure that the resident's voices are heard in the planning of the monthly activity calendar, maintaining resident council meeting minutes, assure follow up on needs as required, implement new programs for the younger residents and teach the older residents new programs such as email.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Psychology

Assistant Activities Director Resume

Summary : Bring to the table eight years of experience with environmental, health and safety management combined with five years of practical operations management. I strive for continuous self-improvement and to increase my knowledge and education in the Environmental, Health and Safety field as it grows and changes.

Skills : Strong Communications Skills; dependent; detail oriented and very concientious.

Description :

  • Planning and implementing an activity program that meets physical, mental and psychosocial needs and interests of clients/residents.
  • Maintaining documentation required for state and federal regulations.
  • Documenting input for Minimum Data Set, plan of care and other assessments and updates.
  • Responsible for the delivery of resident's mail, newsletters, and other facility information.
  • Coordinated recruitment, retention, and involvement of volunteers with residents.
  • Coordinated recruitment, retention, and involvement of contracted entertainment and activities for residents.
  • Monitored personnel, staff interaction, and compliance to resident's rights.
  • Developing, coordinating and implementing restorative programs that enhance the resident's lives and allows them to reach their highest level of physical and psycho-social well-being.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Medical Activities Director Resume

Summary : Dedicated activities director with a solid history of achievement in providing meaningful programs for patients.With seven years of experience combining management and customer service .Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing patient, family and coworker relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient and customer care.

Skills : Organizational Skills, Research, Planning, Customer.

Description :

  • Conduct therapy sessions to improve patients' mental and physical well-being.
  • Observe, analyze, and record patients' participation, reactions, and progress during treatment sessions, modifying treatment programs as needed.
  • Develop a treatment plan to meet the needs of a patient, based on needs assessment and patient interests Prepare and submit reports and charts to treatment team to reflect patients' reactions and evidence of progress or regression.
  • Obtain information from medical records, medical staff, family members and the patients themselves to assess patients' capabilities, needs, and interests.
  • Counsel and encourage patients to develop leisure activities.
  • Instruct patient in activities and techniques, such as sports, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques, designed to meet they're specific physical or psychological needs.
  • Working along with side marketing, food service and administrator and other departments in the facility to ensure quality patient programming.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Activities Director I Resume

Objective : A passionate and results-driven director who has experience leading successful teams to great outcomes. Extensive experience in directing and creating not for profit organizations has created opportunities to be wildly successful in the hospitality industry. Possesses an innate comradery of working well within a team towards a common goal of the company's success; doing so by embracing corporate culture, philanthropy opportunities, and contributing positively to morale while still effectively fulfilling day to day operational demands.

Skills : Communications, Management, Budgeting, Career Development, Performance Management, Organizational Skills, Workforce Planning, Employee Relations.

Description :

  • Acted as department head in charge of daily activities for retirement home residents. Managed monthly department budget.
  • Directed assistant, volunteers, and interns to help plan and run activities.
  • Planned, designed and published a monthly calendar of events for facility.
  • Organized weekly trips for residents outside the retirement home.
  • Arranged for outside entertainers and speakers to visit the facility.
  • Planned special parties and other events for the residents, their families, as well as the staff, including assisting in the menu planning, creating the decorations and organizing the entertainment.
  • Develop and implement specific programs based on the needs of the residents or participants.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in English

Activities Director/Leasing Agent Resume

Objective : Activities Coordinator with over 2 years' experience in event and program planning for Seniors in Assisted Living and Independent Living Communities. I have more than 2 years' experience in Case Management and Coordination in Social Services. Energetic and creative planner who connects with people by being an empathetic listener and focusing on the client's individual needs and capabilities.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Outlook.

Description :

  • Planned, coordinated, and participated in the educational, recreational, physical, social and spiritual activities for the residents.
  • Designed activities to provide diversion, amusement, and socialization for the residents.
  • Planned activities to enrich the lives of seniors working on various levels of interest and ability, both in groups and individually.
  • Worked closely with the community's team in an effort to promote open communication regarding a resident's overall well-being.
  • Created a monthly calendar that included all activities, programs, resident groups, outings, and special events which were distributed to all residents and made available to families.
  • Responsible for maintaining and adhering to an allocated budget, and submitted monthly records of expenditures.
  • Developed and maintained a working relationship with vendors and sponsors who contributed program presentations, entertainment, and donations in kind that addressed wellness information and recreational needs of residents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
PhD

Activities Director Resume

Headline : To gain respect and community recognition as an excellent clinician with proven treatment outcomes and outstanding patient rapport.

Skills : Customer Service, Computer Skills.

Description :

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing an activity program designed to meet the social, spiritual, intellectual, emotional, educational and physical needs and interests of geriatric adults with various mental health diagnoses ranging from dementia to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • Programming included group activities, one-to-one visits, charting, outings, transportation and any other activity for which the Activities Department is responsible.
  • Develop, create and post a monthly activity calendar and responsible for the execution of activities - Oversee, implement and facilitate group programming that promotes interaction between residents.
  • Visit with residents on a one-to-one basis in order to provide a friendly visitor & sensory stimulation - Recognize abnormal signs and symptoms that signify a physical change in a condition of resident which might require nursing intervention.
  • Participate in assessing and documenting progress charts and periodic reports for medical staff and other members of the treatment team reflecting resident reaction and evidence of progress or regression.
  • Network with community organizations, businesses, schools and individuals to form a solid volunteer program.
  • Participate in planning and implementing internal and external community events.
  • Case documentation adhering to HIPAA regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor of Arts

Activities Managing Director Resume

Summary : To utilize the knowledge and skills I have gained at Central Washington University in Recreation and Tourism, Recreation Management, Program Development, Event Planning and communications to assist your team.

Skills : In All Of My Jobs, I Was Required To Have Excellent.

Description :

  • Responsibilities include planning and executing all resident activities.
  • Planning and creating a calendar of activities for both independent living residents and memory care unit residents.
  • Managing two part-time Activities employees including hiring/terminating, training, creating schedules and performing yearly evaluations.
  • Responsible for managing the Activities Department budget, including hiring entertainment, purchasing items necessary for the day to day needs of Department as well as large annual events which included both residents and family members.
  • Allocating funds needed to run activities in the Memory Care Unit.
  • Responsible for creating a comprehensive Volunteer Program, including the recruiting, interviewing and training of all volunteers, which allows Fair Oaks to remain a 503(c)b non-profit corporation.
  • Responsible for the monthly newsletter, "The Oakleaf, " distributed to both residents and family members.
  • Interfacing with family members to create a care plan of individual activities designed to enrich the lives of their loved ones.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in English

Activities Director/Recreational Therapist Resume

Objective : Accomplished and energetic Collector with a solid history of achievement in Customer service. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include multi-tasking, phone etiquette and excellent communication skills.

Skills : Terminology, Customer Service.

Description :

  • Conduct therapy sessions to improve patients' mental and physical well-being.
  • Observe, analyze, and record patients' participation, reactions, and progress during treatment sessions, modifying treatment programs as needed.
  • Plan, organize, direct and participate in treatment programs and activities to facilitate patients' rehabilitation, help them integrate into the community and prevent further medical problems.
  • Develop a treatment plan to meet the needs of a patient, based on needs Prepare and submit reports and charts to treatment team to reflect patients' reactions and evidence of progress or regression.
  • Obtain information from medical records, medical staff, family members and the patients themselves to assess patients' capabilities, needs, and interests.
  • Counsel and encourage patients to develop leisure activities.
  • Instruct patient in activities and techniques, such as sports, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques, designed to meet they're specific physical or psychological needs.
  • Encourage clients with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills and get involved in health-promoting leisure activities, such as sports, games, arts and crafts, and gardening.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing

Activities Director/Career Specialist Resume

Objective : Looking for a regular part-time schedule; can work one weekend day as well as evenings or late afternoons. Quick learner, industrious, resourceful, good at problem solving, have experience with a variety of industries, including meetings and events.

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Written and Verbal Communication, Organization Skills, Teamwork, Social Listening, Relationship Building, Analytical Skills, Computer Literacy, Easily Adaptable, Time Management, Planning, Creativity Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

  • Responsible for the planning and implementing of activities to meet residents specific needs, to include large group, small group, and individual participation.
  • Maintain documentation as required by State and Federal regulations.
  • Responsible for input on the Minimum Data Set, and participation in the plan of care, and other assessments and updates.
  • Responsible for developing quarterly newsletters, and other facility information.Coordinated recruitment, retention, and involvement of volunteers with residents.
  • Coordinated community involvement in the facility.
  • Monitor personal and staff compliance to all State and Federal regulations including bloodborne pathogens, infection control, use of hazardous materials, and fire safety.
  • Monitor personal and staff compliance to Residents' Rights, Facility Specific Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Responsible for planning staff functions and activities that increase staff morale.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Sociology

Nurse/Activities Director Resume

Headline : Activities Coordinator 4+ years as well as Housekeeping Management for 2+ years. Exceptionally good verbal and written communication skills. An out of the box thinker with a positive attitude and a wonderful Team leader with a drive to accomplish a team goal.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML.

Description :

  • Responsible for planning daily activity programs to meet the social, wellness, and physical needs while also coordinating community involvement within a skilled nursing facility.
  • Supported residents by developing and administering a hands-on "total activity program" that met each individual's educational, creative, and spiritual desires.
  • Developed activity programs for high, medium, and low functioning residents that encouraged participation.
  • Provided supervision, training, and evaluation feedback of activity personnel.
  • Designed and created monthly themed activity calendars and newsletters that brought continuous interest and participation to the residents, families, and staff.
  • Worked in collaboration with department head staff to coordinate beneficial aspects of residents care.
  • Provided updated MDS documentation of activity participation and care plan assessments as required by state regulations.
  • Maintained a monthly budget through effective management skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BA in Psychology

Activities Director Resume

Summary : Professional Medical Assistant skilled at multi-tasking and working Independently with proven problem solving skills. Will exhibit versatility and adaptability as well as exceptional customer service skills. Seeking a career in a professional healthcare facility that will allow me to utilize my Medical Assistant and Health Care training.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Outlook.

Description :

  • Developed and implemented programs for youth and adult members.
  • Responsible for annual department budget proposal.
  • Responsible for interviewing and supervising a staff of twenty-four seasonal employees.
  • Responsible for department purchasing.Attended monthly senior staff meetings.Maintained daily records.
  • Set up, staffed and hosted Activity Functions.
  • Assisted the Environmental Control Department in enforcing compliance with CC & R's.
  • Develop a strategy for resident outreach and incentives for participation, implement all.
  • Encouraged more family involved indoor/outdoor activities and field trips; increasing activity participation.
  • Created a student volunteer program from a local university with students conducting one-on-one activities with residents.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate in General Studies