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Activities Directors are usually employed by residential facilities and are responsible for organizing activities and encouraging residents to socialize. Key work responsibilities include developing therapeutic programs, meeting people's social and physical needs, and monitoring resident participation. Those interested in an Activities Director position should showcase in their resumes excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a passion for helping others, creativity, and organization. Successful resume samples often make display of a degree in recreation therapy, but employers may also accept candidates with a high school diploma and relevant experience.

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Assistant Activities Director

Planned and carried out daily activities for 68 nursing home residents.

  • Planned and carried out 5 major social events which included resident's families.
  • Served as acting Activities Director during absence of the Director.
  • Completed state-required MDS reports on resident's progress in activities.
  • Trained new employees, and volunteers.
  • Produced monthly newsletter, calendar, bulletin boards, and fundraisers.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Dental Assistant
2

Activities Director

Coordinated and supervised all activities and events for 17 children from newborns up to the age of 12 years old

  • Prepared activity budget and scheduled activities
  • Promoted and maintained strong parental involvement
  • Responsible for safety and general welfare of children
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Medical Assistant
3

Interim Activities Director

  • Oversaw and implemented all details within the Activities Department for a period of 3 months. (This work was due to filling a supervisor's position while she was temporarily out of the country)
  • Editor of a monthly newsletter and calendar filled with independent living activities/articles/informative news
  • Maintained financial records that coincided with GAPP. This included monitoring, recording, reconciling, and participating in audits.
  • Managed and directed employees within the department.
  • Created upcoming budgetary future calendars.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Sociology
4

Activities Director

Organized daily poolside activities at Hilton Resort and Grande Shore Resort

  • Implemented new activities throughout the week
  • Collected payments for all arts and crafts activities
  • Managed weekly inventory and daily accounting
  • Promoted daily activities for families arriving at the Resort
  • Responded to clients questions and concerns
  • Administered all supplies for daily activities
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
Computers
5

Activities Director

Assessed and created care plans for residents within a behavioral/dementia unit

  • Assisted primary health care providers in recognizing and treating mental disorders and psychosocial problems
  • Initiated and promoted activities both within and outside the facility to stimulate and promote resident interest, communication and general well -being.
  • Assisted residents in building social skills and managing behaviors
  • Handled public relations, administrative duties, assisting residents with problems or complaints
  • Achieved financial goals through effective administration of recreational budget.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Management / Hotel Clerk
6

Activities Director

Developing and promoting an Activity Program designed to promote the residents' active engagement in the community by providing social, physical, intellectual, productive, sensory, reflective, outdoor and natural world activities

  • Preparation, production, and distribution of a monthly community calendar and newsletter
  • Ensuring 100% compliancy with State Regulations
  • Leading a team of activity staff, to include 5 assistants and 3 drivers
  • Maintaining expenses within an approved budget
  • Recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
BA
English
MS
Master of Science
7

Assistant Activities Director

Focused on attention to detail through planning of an event which hosted 1400 individuals

  • Delivered a comprehensive list of all attendees used for registration of individuals at the door
  • Implemented morning workouts to develop a greater team work ethic
  • Developed an attitude of determination amongst the team, leading the group to a Conference Championship
  • Independently learning Java to write applications for android phones
  • Enhancing creative and problem solving skills by developing useful applications
  • Increased project funding through on campus events and fundraisers
  • Design projects to better 3rd world countries
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
8

Activities Director

Partner with families in the community of elderly and disabled individuals to provide support and a place of respite care

  • Drives 14 passenger van within 30 miles radius to transport developmentally challenged adults to the [company name]
  • Teaches 30+ developmentally challenged students basic and advanced life skills
  • Plans and oversees the daily activities creating a fun environment for the elderly and disable
  • Strategically integrating the clients back into the social population of society through social outing
Candidate Info
55
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Family Studies And Health
9

Student Activities Director

Manage and Evaluate 88 Club Sponsors/Teachers and the Extra-Curricular Clubs they run

  • Member of the Building Leadership Team - meet with administrators and department heads to oversee
  • Prepare District 202 School Board Reports and initiates
  • Interview, hire, and motivate club sponsors - both out of building sponsors and current teachers
  • Run all logistics for school and district large events (vendor meetings, site visits, contract negotiations) including events for 900+ downtown Chicago and various venues
  • Marketing and promotions for events both on-campus and off
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Sociology, Biological Anthropology And Anatomy
10

Peer Counselor/ Website Admin/ Activities Director/ Customer Service

Website programming, management, and maintenance for troubled youth and online counselor ranging multiple ages and personal states of being

  • Developing content manually and personally, handpicking what is displayed to emotionally uplift and support a wide range of individuals conflicted with their own personal matters.
  • Activities director and youth recruiter for LA Legacy in charge of coordinating community youth to make a difference near their home and branch out, and find unique individuals with a passion to not only better themselves but others around them and make an impact in the community
  • Strong knowledge in customer service, great communications skills, calm and collected demeanor in stressful or hectic situations even busy situations.
  • Handling of all money transactions and registry of refunds when necessary
  • Personal and exceptional skills dealing with difficult to unreasonable individuals and find solutions to their dilemmas, from entering with agitation to parting with satisfaction of assistance that was provided.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job

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