Sample Recreation Leader Resume

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John King
2604 Doctors Drive
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Job Objective To use my skills as a Recreation Leader to obtain a position with growing firm that can benefit from my expertise.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with principles and methods used in organizing, conducting, and supervising a program of recreational activities
  • Deep knowledge of Fiscal controls needed to handle recreational funds
  • Exceptional knowledge of theory and philosophy of recreation and group work and its application to individual and group behavior
  • Ability to train, direct, and evaluate employees and volunteers involved in recreation work
  • Ability to effectively supervise children and adults alike
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive, friendly, and cooperative manner

Work Experience:

Recreation Leader, August 2005 – Present
Douglas County Valley Recreation Dept., Santa Monica, CA

  • Conducted general program of recreation at an assigned area.
  • Developed and planned activities in a specialized program area.
  • Planned, organized, evaluated recreation activities at various sites.
  • Coordinated civic and recreational interest with neighborhood and community groups.
  • Maintained financial and activity records and submitted periodic and special reports.
  • Improved operations, streamlined work processes, and provided quality seamless customer service.

Recreation Leader, May 2000 – July 2005
Indiana Department of Corrections, Santa Monica, CA

  • Planned and implemented classes, activities, specialty classes, events for participants.
  • Developed lesson plans for activities and purchase supplies and equipment needed.
  • Provided corrective action and actively participated in activities attached to program and class.
  • Developed positive relations with customers; provided information concerning facility and programs to participants and parents.
  • Supported in a variety of office tasks such as answering phones, data entry, and promotional types of activities.
  • Adhered to established procedures and well-defined standard practices.


Associate Degree in Recreation, Lake-Sumter Community College, Leesburg, FL

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