Recreation Workers


Conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account the needs and interests of individual members.
Also called: Activities Director, Activity Aide, Activity Director, Recreation Supervisor

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
    Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • looking for ways to help people
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Concern for Others
  • Dependability
  • Leadership

Technology:

    Office suite software
  • Corel WordPerfect Office Suite
  • Microsoft Office
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
  • Recordkeeping software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    high school diploma/GED
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