recreation assistant resume example with 9 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Highly-organized recreation assistant. Extremely attentive in promoting safety, activity engagement and positive behavior. Collaborate effectively with colleagues to generate innovative ideas and resolutions to complex problems. Encourages the residents to use their creative side in arts ,crafts and music. while building friendships and trust through open discussions in a warm trusting settings.

  • Event planning
  • Safety training
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Activity coordination
  • Problem resolution
  • Flexible
  • Organizational skills
  • Organization
  • Troubleshooting
  • Project planning
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Time management
  • Team building
  • Communication
  • Training & Development
Recreation Assistant, 07/2015 - Current
Firstservice Residential Raleigh, NC,
  • Monitored group safety and quickly intervened to end unsafe behaviors.
  • Connected personally with residents to improve participation and enjoyment.
  • Planned and implemented programs to help participants build physical strength and stamina.
  • Set up facility areas with supplies, tables and chairs for planned activities.
  • Supported residents by engaging each in fun, beneficial activities.
  • Integrated social aspects into activities by encouraging partnerships and team-based participation.
  • Diversified recreational offerings by building and overseeing activity schedule.
Recreation Aide, 07/2014 - 07/2015
Montgomery County, Oh Dayton, OH,
  • Assisted with smooth and efficient transitions between arrival, room periods, activities, field trips, snacks and departures.
  • Supported site leader in coordinating and executing different projects.
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and stopped activity to administer care.
  • Coordinated and arranged decorations, equipment and food service to facilitate various entertaining activities.
  • Built and strengthened relationships with participants and families and team members.
  • Monitored and supervised recreation center activities, including ball sports, games, field trips and basic leisure classes and patiently taught rules of team and individual games and activities.
  • Led group activities for day program participants in variety of recreational pursuits, including parties, sing-a-longs, bingo, exercises, cooking, crafts and food-related socials.
  • Led group activities for day program participants in variety of recreational pursuits, including parties, sing-a-longs, bingo, exercises, cooking, crafts and food-related socials.
  • Planned, organized and delivered therapeutic recreational services to residents. encouraging participation in activities.
  • Promoted monthly events and activities to increase participation and revenue.
  • Engaged participants in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Gathered, prepared, operated and maintained all equipment and supplies necessary for planned activities.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Diversified recreational offerings by building and overseeing activity schedule.
  • Created and led programs for employees.
  • Developed events and programs in consideration of needs, abilities and interests of participants.
  • Helped participants enjoy activities while ensuring adherence to protocol.
  • Planned, organized, facilitated and promoted diverse recreational programs.
  • Cultivated relationships with patrons and residents to understand unique individual needs and implemented therapeutic recreational activities.
Home Health Aide, 05/2012 - 06/2015
Hackensack University Medical Center North Bergen, NJ,
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under direction of physician.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Mopped floors, vacuumed, washed dishes and performed other household chores to assist clients.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted with personal care needs of clients in private homes while supporting patient independence and well-being.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Administered necessary medications as directed by care plan.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by administering bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Fostered independence in disabled individuals while closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to All Metro and documenting information in files.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
Education and Training
NewYork State Certification: Certified Nurses Assisatant, Expected in 01/2012
Eastern Suffolk Boces - Brentwood, NY,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1989
Centereach High School - Centereach N.Y.,
Status -

TBI trained

Hospice H.H.A from 1989 till 1992

Dementia and Alzheimer course completed in 2015

30 years in the health field

Music memory course completed in 2015

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School Attended

  • Eastern Suffolk Boces
  • Centereach High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Recreation Assistant
  • Recreation Aide
  • Home Health Aide


  • NewYork State Certification
  • High School Diploma

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