Activities Assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Positive and upbeat Activities Assistant passionate about helping residents live full lives. Develops and coordinates activity calendar and promotes events. Excellent command of schedule management and safety protocols.

  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Tyler Junior College Troup, TX Expected in 12/2010 GED : - GPA :
Work History
Sanford Health - Activities Assistant
Oakes, ND, 02/2019 - Current
  • Coordinated off-site activities and accompanied residents throughout excursions.
  • Coordinated and lead general population activities and one on one activities for small groups of recreational users.
  • Provided respectful mobility assistance to individuals needing extra support.
  • Drove engagement and outreach with special events focused on bringing in new participants.
  • Evaluated supplies and requested purchases to meet activity plans.
  • Scheduled movies, entertainment and other special events.
  • Instructed participants on safety techniques and specific activity requirements.
  • Helped residents build and maintain interpersonal relationships, social skills, mental abilities and confidence.
  • Enhanced activity strategies to help users of different ability levels engage in activities.
  • Maintained master calendar and all relevant records.
  • Promoted exceptional quality of life for all residents by innovating, organizing and conducting entertaining and stimulating activities.
  • Documented preferences and helped develop relevant activities.
  • Engaged residents through events, small groups and personal attention.
  • Performed clerical duties, including registering participants and answering specific event inquiries.
  • Trained staff members on conducting events and following safety procedures.
  • Transported and escorted program participants to and from activities and on field trips.
  • Factored-in abilities, needs and interests of participants in development of events and programs.
Kindercare - Telephone Surveyor
Rancho Cordova, CA, 01/2018 - 02/2019
  • Conducted interviews with participants to assess eligibility.
  • Coded data from participant interviews.
  • Explained questions in better detail for interviewees to allow truthful answers.
  • Obtained updated contact information from all subjects and verified data for accuracy.
  • Delivered information from script regarding surveys for on-demand phone project assignment.
  • Observed participants and recorded results.
  • Completed clerical tasks such as filing, copying and distributing mail.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Wellpath - Teacher's Aide
Forest Park, GA, 05/2017 - 08/2018
  • Participated in professional development opportunities and attended in-services and seminars.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Worked with individual students to provide personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Distributed learning materials such as worksheets, textbooks and supplemental activities.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Promoted learning and social development through structured and unstructured playtime.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Used patience, skill and various behavior modification techniques to maintain order and safety.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Planned and implemented crafts and other activities to spark interest and enhance development.
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Certified Nursing Assistant
City, STATE, 01/2014 - 10/2017
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep RN's informed of changes.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Tyler Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Activities Assistant
  • Telephone Surveyor
  • Teacher's Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • GED

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