recreation leader resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Enthusiastic and driven Recreation Leader successful at directing Day Camps and recreational activities. Talented planner, problem-solver and relationship-builder with excellent multitasking and time management skills. 5 years of experience leading successful recreation programs.

  • Activity planning
  • Safety monitoring
  • Event planning
  • Safety training
  • Microsoft Office
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Teambuilding
  • Organizational skills
  • Work ethic
  • Leadership
  • Observation
  • Working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Goal setting
  • Evidence-based interventions
  • Social skill development
  • Group behavioral intervention programs
  • Daily living skill development
  • Client goal planning
  • Communication
Education and Training
Southwestern Community College Chula Vista, CA, Expected in 06/2021 Associate of Arts : Liberal Arts in Social And Behavioral - GPA :
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA Expected in 12/2022 Bachelor of Arts : Child Development - GPA :

Currently attending Point Loma Nazarene University to acquire a Bachelor's of Arts in Child Development

County Of Sacramento - Recreation Leader
Sacramento, CA, 04/2016 - Current
  • Find creative ways to interact with the children.
  • Taught children basic soccer skills and communication on the field.
  • Helped children with homework.
  • Interact and communicate efficiently with both children and adults.
  • This includes being able to give respect and understanding to all children and their families, whatever their background.
  • Assisted co-workers in daily facility requirements.
  • Maintained cleanliness and high energy in all areas of special events and entertainment to encourage participation.
  • Assisted as a preschool teacher aide..
  • 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.
  • Implemented and supervised wide variety of fun and fitness-driven activities which could be enjoyed by children aged 4 to 15.
  • Assisted with smooth and efficient transitions between arrival, room periods, activities, field trips, snacks and departures.
  • Mentored staff and students in safety procedures and protocols to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Established long lasting relationships with both staff members and students.
  • Alleviated issues which arose between students by employing active listening and conflict resolution skills.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Gathered, prepared, operated, and maintained equipment and supplies necessary for planned activities.
  • Planned, organized, facilitated and promoted diverse recreational programs.
  • Coordinated daily schedule of activities to assigned campers and managed transitions to ensure timely arrival.
  • Developed events and programs in consideration of needs, abilities and interests of participants.
  • Organized and lead variety of small and large group activities, including dodgball, capture the flag and other types of activities.
  • Mediated conflicts between campers by address the issue and allowing each individual to communicate their disagreement and having them resolve the issue.
  • Engaged with participants to encourage involvement in different recreational activities.
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified - Behavior Interventionist
Palos Verdes Estates, CA, 04/2021 - 11/2021
  • Performed behavioral interventions to teach communication, social and daily living skills and reduce problematic behaviors in home, community and school settings.
  • Delivered individualized treatment for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders or other behavioral and social challenges using applied behavior analysis principles.
  • Assembled, maintained and analyzed data gathered during student sessions, completed daily treatment logs and consistently submitted timely written and verbal progress reports.
  • Treated and improved reading and academic skills and monitored fine motor dexterity, hygiene, grooming, domestic capabilities, punctuality and job competence.
  • Identified and analyzed delays in student progression toward set goals and implemented, in collaboration with other team members, optimum changes to stimulate student success.
  • Consulted supervising BCBA to assist in treatment implementation on difficult patients.
  • Attended monthly trainings to continue education for excellent treatment quality and updated methods of practice.
  • Provided direct client care and group treatment while utilizing combinations of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
  • Maintained thorough records and submitted timely reports of project activities, findings and recommendations.
  • Defined problems, selected methods and completed experiments to gather data.
  • Compiled data, distilled information and assessed trends using advanced mathematical approaches.
  • Assessed group dynamics and operational efficiency by developing and overseeing diverse programs and projects.
Dominion Senior Living - Volunteer
Riceville, TN, 12/2011 - 12/2012


  • Organized students homework reading packets.
  • Helped students with vocabulary.
  • Practiced reading with each student.
  • Made up various games to help improve their reading performance
  • Assisted teachers with instruction and provided clerical support for diverse needs.
  • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
  • Graded assignments and tests using answer key, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.
  • Graded homework assignments, tests and special projects.
  • Distributed and collected tests and homework to collate and prepare for grading.
  • Arranged and led academic and study activities for students.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Assisted instructional staff with implementing lessons and activities for full classes and small groups.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Supported classroom teachers by managing files, preparing materials and updating records.
  • Evaluated individual student needs and assessed academic and social situations to address challenges and goals.
  • Sanitized desks and wiped down high-touch areas to avoid germ spread and illness.
  • Helped students master learning concepts through one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs students, delivering guidance and reassurance.
  • Wiped down desks and gave students hand sanitizer to avoid germ spread.
  • Supervised children on field trips to maintain safety and foster cultural learning experiences.
  • Sorted and shelved books to help manage materials and free up teachers for more important work.

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School Attended

  • Southwestern Community College
  • Point Loma Nazarene University

Job Titles Held:

  • Recreation Leader
  • Behavior Interventionist
  • Volunteer


  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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