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Recreation Specialists are leisure management experts responsible for planning recreation activities, training employees, preparing annual budgets, promoting events, and obtaining sponsorship. These professionals are usually found in leisure facilities and residential homes. The most sought-after skills in a Recreation Specialist, based on our collection of resume samples, are leadership, teamwork, people skills, communication, organization, and basic computer competencies. Employers select resumes making display of a Bachelor's Degree in recreation or leisure management and previous experience in the field.

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Recreation Specialist

Assisted with the planning, scheduling, execution, and supervision of recreation activities under Fort Jackson Adult Sports Program with monthly attendance of 400

  • Contributed to budget meetings by planning the use of our recreation funds
  • Established and cultivated working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, officials, participants, and all members of the military base
  • Exercised excellent customer service at all times
  • Completed accurate reports on injuries and filed them in accordance with Fort Jackson guidelines
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Sports Management
2

Recreation Specialist/administrative Assistant

Office manager for Director of Residential Services and Director of Day Programs

  • Organized calendar for Director of Day Programs and recreation event calendar for 40 group home supervisors and 5 day program supervisors
  • Planned activities and events for over 40 group homes and day programs
  • Attended and managed activities and events
  • Worked with budget of $5,000+ per month, accounting and receipts
  • Maintained binders and files with updated information on activities
  • Set-up new group homes to industry licensing standards using budget of $80,000+ to plan whole home set up and apartment/house leases
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Integrated Marketing Communications
3

Recreation Specialist

Designed, developed and implemented athletic programs for at-risk adolescents.

  • Organized and supervised various recreational clubs and activities.
  • Motivated and mentored students in crisis or in need of extra assistance.
  • Secured funding for programs through government purchase orders.
  • Fire Marshal Duties: Assist in Evacuation
  • Responsible for Safe & Secure Transportation of Students to Off-Center Activities
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
27
years
at this job
Business Administration
4

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist/director/therapist

Advised and Guide patients on the appropriate leisure to engage to lower symptoms of disease process.

  • Plan and implement activities. (arts, crafts, games, movies, etc.)
  • Drafted individualized treatment plans and recreation programs for client needs and incorporating client interests.
  • Documented, recorded and monitored client progress and wrote improvement reports for treatment team meetings.
  • Manage/generate/construct a budget for activity supplies.
  • Implemented/Created a Walk-Program for patients with physical limitations.
  • Held individual counseling sessions per client request.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Recreational Therapy
MA
Guidance And Counseling
5

Recreation Specialist

Responsible for maintaining monthly budget for activities and program for the center, reported monetary expenditures to center director.

  • Collaborate on planning of activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining the positive culture of the center
  • Initiated, developed and designed the flag football program
  • Introduced intramural sport program for center
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
6

Recreation Specialist

  • Managed department operations, inmate activities, and staff
  • Organized work details and implemented inmate accountability
  • Developed fitness, wellness, and diversity programs.
  • Supervised and ensured all activities complied with public
  • Member of Disturbance Control Team (10 years).
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Arts Physical Education
7

Recreation Specialist

  • Gained experience with the Developmentally Disabled population
  • Designed and implemented company-wide health initiative
  • Developed social media outlets to link RSI to the community
  • Created and distributed three-city community healthy living guide
  • Developed and trained residents on nutrition and wellness topics
  • Performed various clerical and administrative tasks
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
8

Asst. Program Supervisor/ Lead Recreation Specialist, CTRS

Supervised the therapeutic program for youth in the psychiatric inpatient setting, as well as supervised staff.

  • Monitored the program budget, completed payroll and created schedule of staff shifts, Lead interdisciplinary meetings and completed meeting minutes.
  • Developed treatment program used by the unit.
  • Developed treatment objectives and organized quarterly and discharge reports.
  • Maintained regular contact, including ongoing relationships with families, community programs, and local businesses.
  • Developed and oversaw quality improvement objectives and processes, presenting the statistical outcomes to all departments.
  • Assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated recreation programs for clients in a psychiatric setting.
  • Organized activities and implemented programs such as art therapy, community outings, social and physical activities.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Recreation
9

Recreation Specialist

Developed and/or Coordinated programs (Afterschool, Recreational, Health-Oriented, City Events, etc.)

  • Supervised all front desk responsibilities as well as all ongoing events
  • Installed and operated Rectrac system for Parks and Recreation
  • Helped account for any revenue accumulated through park and recreation programs, either athletic or recreational (Zumba, Yoga, Youth Sports, etc.)
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Management
10

Recreation Specialist, Mark Street Senior Recreation Complex

Assisted in processing fee waiver applications

  • Supervised casual staff, interns, volunteers and community service workers
  • Conducted various group fitness classes including total body, strength training, drums alive, balance and step aerobics
  • Planned, conducted, and evaluated specialized recreation programs and activities pertaining to seniors
  • Maintained facility, fitness room equipment and building inspection reports
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Science

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