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Recreation Managers are found in community centers, leisure facilities and residential homes for seniors or disabled people. Their role consists of planning recreation programs, promoting special events and activities, preparing reports, recruiting and training employees, developing budgets, and getting sponsorship. A successful resume sample for Recreation Manager should showcase qualifications such as leadership, recreation activities experience, communication and interpersonal skills, organization, budgeting, and computer competencies. Employers select resumes making display of a degree in recreation or leisure management.

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Recreation Manager/director of Recreation

Responsible for all the daily operations as the Recreation Department Head for [company name].

  • Oversaw the Senior Center, two community centers, two aquatic centers, Cordova Golf Course operations, shooting center and Mather Sports Center.
  • Supervised staff of 7 full-time employees, 20-30 outside contractors and 25-175 part-time employees depending on season, created policy, implemented procedures, and recruited, hired and trained staff.
  • Implemented marketing plans and coordinated partnerships with outside agencies.
  • Oversaw park special use permits, administered and managed the department budget, created sponsorship opportunities as well as sought outside funding and headed up the department's goals and objectives for all events, programs, advertising and marketing and branding efforts.
  • Took part in unique collaborations such as with the City of Rancho Cordova and several school districts within the boundaries.
  • Prepared written reports for bi-monthly Board of Director meetings. Served for a year as the Acting District Administrator when the Interim was out of office, on vacation, or active in out of office meetings and as the Assistant District Administrator when the Interim was in office.
  • Acted as the liaison for the District's non-profit organization, the Friends of Cordova and handled the affairs of the Board's donations and fundraising efforts.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Recreation Administration Community And Private Enterprise Option
12

Welfare and Recreation Manager

  • Managed up to 20 employees for the day-to-day operations of various customer service sales areas within MWR to over 20,000 Navy and Marine troops via in person, Telephone
  • Launched and recovered naval aircraft quickly and safely from land and ships
  • Supervised the movement, spotting and securing of aircrafts ashore and afloat
  • Performed crash rescue, firefighting, crash removal and damage control duties in connection with launching and recovery of aircrafts
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
13

Assistant Recreation Manager

Responsible for hiring, budgeting, training, programming, accounting, scheduling and any disciplinary actions needed

  • Developed new summer program for resort, including new pricing, activities, camp offerings, locations, and staffing structures
  • Introduced innovative changes in Corporate recreation offerings
  • Managed staff of 25 seasonal employees, including dedicated recreation staff and inter
  • Responsible for daily aquatics center operations and maintenance
  • Develop and implement all special events/holiday celebrations for resort guests and members
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Sciences
BS
Leisure Studies
14

Senior Care Specialist/assistant Recreation Manager

Fed Seniors and conducted visitations (speaking to various seniors for an hour or more)

  • Planned recreational activities for the seniors and conducted them.
  • Directed the families and friends of the patients to the designated areas, whether it is to a certain event in the Center or to the rooms of the person they are seeing.
  • Reported back to the manager with information of patients and made sure the goals of the department are fulfilled.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Biochemistry, Spanish
15

Childcare/recreation Manager & Acting Case Manager

Provided childcare and recreation services to children 3 months and up.

  • Supervised the recreation assistant and various volunteers.
  • Developed and implemented appropriate curriculum.
  • Developed and facilitates two parenting workshops each week.
  • Worked with Art Therapist in identifying children who may need special referrals.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Law
BA
Criminal Justice
16

Events Coordinator/recreation Manager

  • Coordinated over 50 events per year with up to 400 participants at each event
  • Increased number of event participants by 25% within one year
  • Hired, trained and managed over 50 employees
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Science - Management & Marketing
17

Recreation Manager

  • Organized and planned weekly, and sometimes daily social and entertainment events for the residents
  • Distributed information about upcoming programs the community.
  • Worked as a relief Concierge operating a multi-line phone, mail distribution and providing information to prospective buyers of the condominiums.
  • Promoted to manager in 2003.
  • Coordinated physical, spiritual, and educational programs for the overall enrichment of the residents.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
18

Facilities Recreation Manager

  • Responsible for operation of a $5 million facility and ensuring the safety of patrons
  • Promoted facility intramural programs and created and planned wellness events for 30,000
  • Strengthened customer service and communication skills, and served as a liaison between clients, staff, and upper management
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Environmental & Business Economics
MA
Master of Arts
MBA
Global Enterprise Management
19

Assistant Guest Services Manager/recreation Manager

Assisted to oversee the Bell Desk, Valet, Concierge, and Camp Hyatt Operations. Monitored daily duties for each department. Conducted daily pre-shifts to ensure guest satisfaction, assuring employees are actively engaging with guest, and ensured staff was to go above and beyond every interaction. During summer months also responsible for a top-notch Recreation Operation. Recruited and hired a full summer seasonal staff. Created schedules, monitored payroll according to forecast business levels

  • Motivate and demonstrate a warm and friendly attitude to manage the quality of customer service
  • Open and close a full service recreation operation
  • Assisted in creating a full kids activity program
  • Assisted in organizing team building events
  • Catered to Top VIP transportation, restaurant reservations, activities and help create day to day itineraries them.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
20

Recreation Manager

  • Planned and managed a $300,000 budget.
  • Created, planned, and facilitated on and off property activities for guests.
  • Created relationships between the hotel and vendors from around Utah to offer events to guests.
  • Managed up to 10 associates and 1 supervisor for activities and pool area.
  • Set standards for Guest Satisfaction Scores.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Parks Recreation And Tourism

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