Activities Director resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Compassionate Activity Director with background in maintaining organization while planning and coordinating activities. Knowledgeable in evaluating residents' needs and conducting group activities to improve quality of life. First-rate interpersonal, organizational and persuasive skills. Safety-oriented professional knowledgeable about guest relations, equipment safety and event planning. Handles fast-paced work calmly and goes above and beyond to promote guest satisfaction. Quick to resolve conflicts and other problems. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Resident Engagement
  • Group Facilitation
  • Senior Activities Experience
  • Records Coordination
  • Event Planning
  • Calendar Management
  • Documentation Skills
  • Mobility Support
  • Activity Organization
  • Event Planning Background
  • Excellent Organizational Abilities
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Computer Skills
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Team Management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Active Listening
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Microsoft Office
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Customer Service
  • Organizational Skills
  • Basic Math
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Problem Resolution
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Conflict Resolution
  • PPE Use
07/2016 to Current
Activities Director American Senior Communities Greencastle, IN,
  • Kept activities spaces organized, clean and tidy.
  • Assisted residents with developing and maintaining positive social skills, mental aptitude, confidence and strong interpersonal connections.
  • Upheld positive quality of life standards for residents of all ability levels.
  • Helped residents participate in activities with basic and advanced mobility support.
  • Coordinated musical guests, movies and other types of resident entertainment.
  • Used one-on-one meetings and small groups to engage residents in facility life.
  • Maintained adequate supplies to meet activities needs.
  • Tracked resident demographics and preferences in order to develop enjoyable activities plans.
  • Organized special trips for residents and accompanied groups throughout each excursion.
  • Updated facility schedule and related records.
  • Led engaging individual and group activities to promote resident involvement.
  • Remained alert to conditions interfering with safety and well-being of residents involved in activities.
  • Visited with residents to provide sensory stimulation and reality orientation.
  • Managed and supervised residents, following 8 Dimensions of Engagement in developing community events and programs.
  • Charted resident responses, progress to approaches used and reported abnormal signs and symptoms to medical care professionals on staff.
  • Coordinated resident care and staffing of memory care services and provided input in pre-admission assessments and decision-making.
  • Conducted monthly [Type] training and organized activity calendar to engage residents and advance quality of life.
  • Documented contacts with prospects, related families or advisors and developed relationships with potential referral sources.
05/2013 to 07/2019
Waitress/Kitchen Staff Member Continuious Care Inc Chino, CA,
  • Cleaned and sanitized frequently to maintain health code standards.
  • Moved smoothly between different cooking stations to assist with meal preparations.
  • Contributed to successful kitchen operations with smooth handling of daily checklists.
  • Received, rotated and replenished kitchen stock for team members.
  • Checked stock regularly and discarded unsafe food to protect customers.
  • Observed food handling and sanitation procedures to safeguard against foodborne illnesses.
  • Assisted cook team by preparing sandwiches and salads.
  • Restocked pantry with nonperishable food items to prevent stock from running low.
  • Unloaded food and supplies from delivery trucks to appropriate storage locations.
  • Readied vegetables and garnishes for meals.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Cleaned and sterilized dishes, countertops and utensils to prevent bacteria growth.
  • Washed and sanitized plates using industrial dishwashers according to manufacturer instructions.
  • Acquired new skills to support team and further accommodate customer needs.
  • Transported trash to dumpster, properly disposing of expired food items.
  • Peeled and cut fruit and vegetables to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Monitored inventory to keep adequate stock of food items and supplies.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Prevented spoilage or cross-contamination by storing food in designated containers and areas.
08/2005 to 06/2016
Home Health Aide Alstom Wilmington, DE,
  • Cared for patients by assisting with personal hygiene tasks and completing basic household chores.
  • Assisted clients with bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations to maintain confidentiality of sensitive patient information.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Helped client with medication self-administration.
  • Accompanied clients to doctors' offices and on other trips outside home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Recognized emergency situations and implemented appropriate procedures.
  • Managed patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises and assisted with daily physical therapy routines.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, wheelchairs or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
  • Cared for patients by washing and ironing laundry, cleaning or assisting with personal care.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Planned, prepared or served meals to patients according to prescribed diets.
  • Documented patient status and reported changes in care needs.
  • Transported individuals to medical appointments and assisted with errands.
  • Accompanied clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside home.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Provided entertainment and companionship through conversation, reading and board games.
  • Entertained, conversed with or read aloud to patients to maintain mental health and alertness.
10/2000 to 05/2005
Production Line Supervisor Wea/Cinram City, STATE,
  • Supported safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on use of control points, equipment and resources.
  • Supported safety programs to reduce and eliminate employee injuries.
  • Completed production plans by scheduling and assigning personnel, revising schedules and establishing priorities.
  • Coordinated production requirements with material handling and staffing functions.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored accurate and timely completion of tasks to meet project milestones.
  • Established and updated production schedules to meet changing demands.
  • Reviewed individual employee performance to correct issues and enhance productivity.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to operate at peak levels and meet challenging demands.
  • Monitored manufacturing variances to achieve quality improvement while resolving product process and equipment problems.
  • Reviewed job specifications to properly set up machines.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1995
High School Diploma:
Valley View High School - Archbald, PA
  • Activities Director Training (ME-PAP 1 & 2) - 2018

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School Attended

  • Valley View High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Activities Director
  • Waitress/Kitchen Staff Member
  • Home Health Aide
  • Production Line Supervisor


  • High School Diploma

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