Recreation Worker Resume Samples

A Recreation Worker is responsible for designing and leading recreational and leisure activities for groups in volunteer agencies or at various recreational facilities such as parks, camps, senior centers, aquatic centers, and playgrounds. Typical work activities carried out by these workers are mentioned on the Recreation Worker Resume as – planning, organizing, and leading recreational and leisure activities for small groups in recreation facilities; explaining the rules of the activities and instructing the participants; enforcing safety rules and preventing injury; modifying activities to suit the needs of specific age groups, and setting up the equipment used in recreational activities.

Those seeking to make this as their career should denote on the resume the following skills – experience working with camps, and mainly with children, the ability to pass a background check; high level of accountability and responsibility; engaging personality; and strong communication skills. Formal education is not a must for this role.

Recreation Worker Resume example

Recreation Worker Resume

Objective : To obtain employment that will utilize my customer service skills and previous job experience to their fullest potential. A self-motivated, dedicated and focused individual who strives to do the best I can in everything and on every job preform.

Skills : MS Office, Planning Skills, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Enforced rules and regulations of recreational facilities in order to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
    2. Organized, lead, and promoted interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
    3. Administered first aid according to prescribed procedures, and notify emergency medical personnel when necessary.
    4. Greeted new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants, explaining facility rules, and encouraging their participation.
    5. Explained principles, techniques, and safety procedures to participants in recreational activities, and demonstrate the use of materials and equipment.
    6. Provided for entertainment and set up related decorations and equipment.
    7. Ability to sustain conflict resolution and problem-solving among participants.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Recreation Worker Resume

Objective : To obtain employment that will utilize my customer service skills and previous job experience to their fullest potential. I am a self-motivated, dedicated and focused individual who strives to do the best I can in everything and on every job I preform.

Skills : Communication, Leadership, Creativity, Team Building, Excel, PowerPoint, Assisting, Teaching, Organizing, Planning.

Description :

    1. Oversaw children involved in different activities such as baseball, softball, basketball, etc.
    2. Recruits volunteers for various programs. 
    3. Assisted kids with plastering, painting, crafting, etc.
    4. Served the most youth in Madison County, IN history that summer.
    5. Served over 2,500 youth on the smallest budget for recreation ever at the time.
    6. Used Cost management Time management Collaboration with other sites Collaborations with surrounding business' Listening Patients.
    7. Schedules and supervises use of City facilities by participant groups, enforces rules and regulations and maintains order and discipline.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma In Recreation


Recreation Worker Resume

Objective : Skilled Recreation Worker professional with expertise in firefighting, lifeguard and operating many different types of heavy equipment. Quick learner, able to analyze situations and provide innovative solutions with regards to safety. Consistently exceed challenging organizational expectations.

Skills : Excellent Customer Service And Human Relations, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Planned and taught activities that youth kids enjoy in their free time.
    2. Attained three different certifications (Lifeguard, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor) within a 7-8 year period.
    3. Exemplified teamwork, leadership, and responsibility.
    4. Assisted parents registering children for numerous sports activities, Collected payments Instructed and coached kickball participants Worked.
    5. Provided recreational activities for adolescents in a residential treatment, Build trust to help adolescents with mental health and behavioral issues.
    6. Enforced rules and regulations of the recreational facility in order to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
    7. Able to acknowledge when something goes wrong and solve the problem.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Recreation Worker Resume

Headline : Seeking a Recreation Worker position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills. Extensive track record of producing outstanding leadership in fast paced work environments.

Skills : Verbal Communication Skills, Organizational Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Developed and implemented fitness and recreation programs.
    2. Oversaw activities, instructors, and maintained equipment.
    3. Designed and edited marketing and promotional materials for classes or events including fliers, press releases, and t-shirts.
    4. Served as liaison between park or recreation administrators and activity instructors.
    5. Took up gate money and counted it each day.
    6. Planed, organized, and lead activities to the children such as games, arts, and crafts.
    7. Explained the rules and instructions for the activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Recreation

Recreation Worker Resume

Summary : As a Recreation Worker, responsible for providing a program of structured recreation and leisure activities for youths in an assigned facility. Experience in documenting all programmatic activities and perform a variety of duties related to the assigned job.

Skills : MS Office, Recreation Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed the daily operations of recreational facilities.
    2. Organized, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
    3. Greeted new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other children, explaining facility rules, and encouraging participation.
    4. Supervised and coordinated the work activities of personnel, such as training staff members, and assigned work duties.
    5. Conferred with management to discuss and resolve complaints.
    6. Work with a team of people to assure the facility runs smoothly.
    7. Learned to be a team player, and to work with people to accomplish a common goal.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Recreation

Recreation Worker Resume

Objective : Motivated and highly productive Recreation Worker professional with a recreation background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients through outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : MS Office, Communication Skills, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Served as an organizer, leader, instructor, and referee for outdoor and indoor sports such as basketball, track & field, baseball, and cross country.
    2. Greeted new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants, explaining facility rules, and encouraging participation.
    3. Worked with management to discuss and resolve participant complaints.
    4. Directed special activities or events such as track and field meet.
    5. Provided training direction, encouragement, motivation, and nutritional advice to prepare athletes for competition.
    6. Adjusted coaching techniques, based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
    7. Cleaned the park and the pool area Sweep and kept the locker room area clean Monitored the people in the pool for safety hazards.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Recreation Worker Resume

Objective : As a Recreation Worker, responsible for providing Parks & Recreation assistance during recreational programs and for athletic and special events activities.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Understanding of Lean Tools, AutoCAD, KeyCreator, Solid Works, Python, Java, Minitab.

Description :

    1. Manage the daily operations of recreational facilities.
    2. Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
    3. Explain principles, techniques, and safety procedures to participants in recreational activities, and demonstrate the use of materials and equipment.
    4. Complete and maintain time and attendance forms and inventory lists.
    5. Meet with staff to discuss rules, regulations, and work-related problems.
    6. Provide for entertainment and set up related decorations and equipment.
    7. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates

Recreation Worker Resume

Objective : To obtain a Recreation Worker position to build a long-term career with opportunities for career growth and utilizing my skills, abilities and education.

Skills : Microsoft, Customer Service, Email, Internet, Power Point.

Description :

    1. Coordinated activities of workers engaged in the development, protection, and utilization of parks.
    2. Prepared plans to provide and improve protection for recreation and visitors' safety.
    3. Investigated accidents, vandalism, theft, poaching and other violations.
    4. Addressed visitors and civic organizations to inform public of park regulations, available recreational facilities and to point out historical and scenic features of park.
    5. Prepared reports of area activities.
    6. Maintained records of attendance.
    7. Wrote daily reports of customer services.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Recreation Worker Resume

Headline : As a Recreation Worker, responsible for using to conduct ongoing recruitment and will remaining open until position has been filled.

Skills : Building And Leading Teams, Interpersonal And Communication , Managerial , Implementation Strategies, Community Relations, Leadership , Plan And Implement.

Description :

    1. Provided a game for us to supervise for the day.
    2. Allowed to make up the rules for our game and decide how we want to play.
    3. Established how we want to play we must communicate to the kids in our group how they need to play.
    4. Interacted with the residents, make them feel at home.
    5. Organized with a team and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
    6. Managed the daily operations of recreational facilities.
    7. Greeted new residents to activities, introducing them to other participants, explaining facility rules, and encouraging their participation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Recreation Worker Resume

Objective : Hardworking, organized Recreation Worker with a proven background delivering sensible recreation technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader. 

Skills : Customer-oriented, Time Management,  Decision Making, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided a program of structured recreation and leisure activities for youths in an assigned facility. Recreation workers will document all programmatic activities and perform a variety of duties related to the assigned job.
    2. Conducted recreational activities with the goals of teaching decision-making, improving physical fitness, offering leisure options, and teaching social skills.
    3. Performed a quarterly inventory of the materials needed for recreational/leisure activities.
    4. Planned and coordinated a monthly recreational and leisure calendar for the facility population.
    5. Conferred with management to discuss and resolve participant complaints.
    6. Supervised and coordinated the work activities of personnel, such as training staff members and assigning work duties.
    7. Enforced rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    High School