recreation leader resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Experienced youth leader with knowledge and abilities to lead children through variety of activities. Familiar with helping individuals of different skill levels enjoy recreation and enhance wellness. Safety-oriented and observant.

Recreational aid dedicated to providing every camper with safe and enjoyable recreational activities. People-person with strong communication skills, upbeat nature and organized approach to handling program operations. Physically fit with stamina to handle demanding work.

Experienced Recreation Leader with background developing, managing and monitoring recreational activities. Skilled in teaching and motivating people, resolving conflicts and organizing paperwork. Bilingual fluency in English and spanish.

Positive and upbeat activity leader skilled at working with people of all skill levels to fully participate in programs. Record of success directing safe and fun events.

Recreation Leader experienced establishing schedules, correcting staff and directing safety processes. Dependable, diligent and passionate about involving all types of individuals in recreation programs.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Schedule management
  • Policy implementation
  • Safety monitoring
  • Sports background
  • Safety training
  • Daily reporting
  • Activity planning
  • Activity coordination
  • Event planning
  • Critical thinking
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Decision-making
  • Team building
  • Relationship building
  • Customer service
Recreation Leader, 08/2022 to Current
VestracareJohnson City, NY,
  • Engaged with participants to encourage involvement in different recreational activities.
  • Built and strengthened relationships with children, families and team members.
  • Participated in games and recreational activities which encouraged individuals and staff to join in.
  • Supported site leader in coordinating and executing different projects.
  • Assisted with smooth and efficient transitions between arrival, room periods, activities, field trips, snacks and departures.
  • Established long-lasting relationships with both staff members and students to support program success.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Helped participants enjoy activities while ensuring adherence to protocol.
  • Enforced rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and safety.
  • Implemented and supervised wide variety of fun and fitness-driven activities which could be enjoyed by children aged 10 to 15.
Youth Leader, 08/2022 to Current
Ymca Of AustinJollyville, TX,
  • Mentored, instructed and supervised participating youths through collaborative efforts with like-minded, creative and inspirational team members.
  • Fostered relationships with students, and provided counseling on personal issues.
  • Organized and participated in fundraisers to financially support youth program.
  • Coordinated and led meetings to provide opportunities for youth to discuss various aspects of lives in safe, supportive environment.
  • Supported older youth in making positive behavior choices and took appropriate disciplinary measures.
  • Led discussions and facilitated games and activities to demonstrate values and morality.
  • Helped with advertising initiatives to recruit additional youth into programs.
  • Developed relationships with parents through active participation in planned activities and regular communication.
  • Provided homework assistance, academic enrichment and physical activity by following curriculum and materials.
  • Promoted youth group resources through printed marketing material, email newsletters and social media campaigns.
  • Built partnerships with related organizations to develop support and gain greater attention for important issues.
Commercial Manager, 09/2016 to 07/2022
IkeaCosta Mesa, CA,
  • Aligned commercial activities with strategic company goals by optimizing sales opportunities.
  • Conducted market research to create improved business plans.
  • Priced structures for products for increased profitability.
  • Reviewed contracting results monthly to quantify success.
  • Monitored subcontracting processes for protection of business ideals.
  • Delivered insights for customers and markets and determined whether existing products met needs.
  • Partnered with sales and marketing teams to develop programming related to company initiatives.
  • Supported local sales teams with customer meetings and account plans based on strategies.
  • Supported sales team members to drive growth and development.
  • Coached, developed and motivated team to achieve revenue goals.
  • Resolved customer complaints regarding sales and service.
  • Established ambitious goals for employees to promote achievement and surpass business targets.
  • Conducted market research and reported on competitors.
  • Improved profit margins by effectively managing expenses, budget and overhead, increasing closings and optimizing product turns.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 01/2015 to San Andreas High School - San Bernardino, CA,

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School Attended

  • San Andreas High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Recreation Leader
  • Youth Leader
  • Commercial Manager


  • High School Diploma

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