Skilled Recreation Leader has a broad knowledge of designing recreation programmes for elderly and disabled populations.Brings compassion, empathy and creativity to recreation programme leadership.Collabourates well with staff and participants to design the most appropriate and fun activities.
Provides excellent leadership to recreation staff
Designs recreation programme offerings according to needs
Implements all safety protocols
Has excellent communication skills
CPR and First Aid Certified
Solid understanding of special populations and their specific recreational needs and health limitations
June 2009 to July 2014 Rollling Hills Nursing HomeÂ—London, UK Recreation Leader
Led recreation staff in the creation and delivery of a variety of recreational activities for seniour citisens living in the nursing home.
Offered selections such as card games, bingo, basket-weaving, crocheting and outings.
Ensured all safety protocols were followed and implemented.
Required and checked that all staff maintain current CPR and First Aid Certifications.
Had seniours vote on potential outings and planned and designed outings accordingly.
Provided in-room recreational opportunities to very sick individuals.
May 2003 to May 2009 London Association for Retarded CitisensÂ—London, UK Recreation Leader
Designed recreation programme for developmentally disabled individuals who were clients of the ARC.
Provided weekly bowlling events at the local bowlling alley.
Helped with training for Special Olympics participation.
Led recreation staff in managing monthly dances at the facility.
Organised trips to football games and other special community events.
2002 London Pacific University, London, England Bachelor of Arts degree in Recreation Management