Recreation Specialist Resume

Debra Gaffney

3036 John Avenue

East Lansing, MI 48823



Job Objective Professional Recreation Specialist in search of a highly established firm that will allow me to further boost my career in this field.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in Recreation
  • In-depth knowledge of Recreation methods and procedures
  • Familiarity with therapeutic principles, practices, standards and techniques
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent oral, written communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to identify and recommend problem resolution
  • Ability to lead recreational groups
  • Ability to develop and implement recreation programs
  • Ability to provide the highest quality preparation and documentation

Professional Experience:

Recreation Specialist

Universal Health Services, East Lansing, MI

May 2006 – Present

  • Organized and performed all the competitions and tournaments.
  • Checked recreation area for tidiness and safety.
  • Checked and inspected all the detainees in and out of the gym.
  • Organized recreation department records.
  • Placed order, maintained and arranged the repair of all recreation department equipment.

Recreation Specialist

Foothills Park & Recreation District, East Lansing, MI

March 2003 – April 2006

  • Organized and implemented non-vocational programs and motivated trainee’s participation.
  • Provided the materials, films, supplies and game equipment on supervisor’s recommendation.
  • Organized and held weekly game activities.
  • Helped organizing in center-sponsored trips and events.
  • Trained the teams engaged in on and off center activities.
  • Assisted the trainees in drama and other creative activities.
  • Assisted and coached trainees in recreation and non-vocational aide program.


Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Science

Edison State College, Fort Myers, FL

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