Recreation Assistant Cover Letter

Recreation Assistants provide various forms of logistical, administrative and operational support for recreational programs and facilities, including fitness centers, community centers and recreational businesses. Typical work responsibilities held in this role include scheduling classes and programs, procuring equipment and supplies, communicating directly with program participants and ensuring adherence to hygiene and safety protocol. Strong communication, organization and interpersonal abilities are beneficial in this position.

The following skills are often highlighted in cover letters for this role:

  • Program implementation and support
  • Class/program scheduling
  • Community awareness and participation
  • Equipment/supply purchasing and maintenance
  • Administrative assistance
  • Customer/participant service and satisfaction
  • Problem solving/issue resolution
  • Team collaboration

Below you will find an example of a cover letter for a Recreation Assistant highlighting relevant abilities and experience.

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Dear Ms. Mayes:

With this letter and the attached resume, I would like to express my sincere interest in the Recreation Assistant position you have available at the Park City Community Center. As an experienced and enthusiastic professional with eight years of solid experience supporting successful recreational programs for the city of Saginaw, I possess a range of knowledge and skills that will allow me to contribute toward the success of your organization’s recreational offerings.

My background includes assisting in the implementation and management of engaging and community-centric recreational offerings such as volleyball, bowling, bocce ball, tennis, swimming, basketball and badminton. Skilled in evaluating recreational needs and resources to inform program direction, I excel at helping to ensure optimal recreational program and facility reach, usage, and satisfaction for all participants.

The following achievements demonstrate my qualification for this position:

  • Providing comprehensive planning, administrative and operational support for various recreational initiatives and programs to achieve organizational goals and maximize community awareness, engagement and participation.
  • Delivering overarching logistical support for recreational offerings, including procuring necessary equipment and supplies, scheduling classes and special events, responding to participant inquiries,and ensuring compliance with hygiene and safety guidelines.
  • Working collaboratively with a dynamic group of peers as well as with program and facility managers to realize top-notch operational performance.
  • Currently enrolled at Saginaw City College and on track to receive my degree in Recreation Management in 2019.

My proven dedication to assisting in providing outstanding recreation programs, along with my exceptional interpersonal and organizational talents, will contribute immensely to the success of the Park City Community Center. Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Sincerely,
Katherine R. Knox