activity director resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Selfless Activity Director with strong talents in planning and executing daily activities and encouraging resident participation. Adept at managing a monthly calendar, personalizing activities, coordinating volunteers and handling activity budgets. Outstanding people skills and react calmly to emergency situations. trained in First Aid, CPR and recreation oversight. Accomplished in keeping programs fun, engaging and safe for participants. Diligent about enforcing rules and skilled in motivating staff. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Therapy Planning
  • Proper Staffing
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Event Staffing
  • Activity Organization
  • Program Enrollments
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Safety Requirements
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Activity Modification
  • Transporting Residents
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Event Planning
  • Resident Engagement
  • Patient Evaluation
  • Managing Program Activities
  • Making Announcements
  • Positive Reinforcement Strategies
  • Newsletter Preparation
  • Daily Logs
  • Nursing Assistance
  • Data Evaluation
Work History
Activity Director, 01/2019 - Current
Mhc Equity Lifestyle Properties Ellenton, FL,
  • Designed wide variety of activities to stimulate interest, involvement and engagement of patients.
  • Performed assessments on activity programs to determine what specific activities were suitable.
  • Developed monthly life enrichment calendar and published electronically and in print.
  • Planned resident outings and special events to mark holidays and celebrate special occasions.
  • Created and delivered recreational programs for small and large groups of residents.
  • Worked with nursing team to identify and document changes in patient mental acuity and physical abilities.
  • Supervised Activities Assistant and conducted performance evaluations.
  • Drafted budgets for programs and ordered materials that were needed for certain activities.
  • Maintained running inventory of supplies and purchases to monitor budget expenditures.
  • Assigned work to staff, set schedules and motivated strong performance in key areas.
  • Established vendor relationships to access timely services in support of events.
  • Administered First Aid and CPR to participants in distress.
  • Led efforts to conceive, develop and execute thematically aligned entertainment programming.
CNA, 01/2018 - Current
Arbor Company Calgary Place, GA,
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
Medication Aide, 05/2012 - 03/2019
Senior Lifestyle Corporation Fullerton, CA,
  • Coordinated daily medicine schedules and administration to help clients address symptoms and enhance quality of life.
  • Checked vital signs on daily basis and contacted supervisor regarding patient health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Administered medications to patients and remained vigilant for negative side effects.
  • Took patient vital signs, height and weight measurements and monitored glucose and patient wellbeing.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Administered prescribed drugs to high-volume patient caseload.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
Key Holder Supervisor, 03/2011 - 03/2013
Dollar General City, STATE,
  • Oversaw employee performance, corrected problems and increased efficiency to maintain productivity targets.
  • Trained team members in successful strategies to meet operational and sales targets.
  • Completed store opening and closing procedures.
  • Counted out cash drawers and balanced totals.
  • Improved customer service by projecting friendly and knowledgeable attitude.
  • Trained and mentored new employees.
  • Processed cash, credit, debit and check payments.
  • Opened inventory boxes and restocked shelves.
  • Received and counted money.
  • Accepted and processed customer returns.
  • Rotated stock according to dates and protocols.
  • Broke down boxes and disposed of trash.
  • Tracked and prioritized work orders to meet daily production requirements
  • Monitored security areas during busy periods.
No Degree: Activity Managemet in Long Term Care, Expected in
VHCA-VCAL - Short Pump, VA,
Status -
GED: , Expected in 05/2011
Amherst County High School - Amherst, VA
Status -

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School Attended

  • Amherst County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Activity Director
  • CNA
  • Medication Aide
  • Key Holder Supervisor


  • No Degree
  • GED

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