Recreation Workers

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.

Key Competencies * Self Control * Integrity * Cooperation * Concern for Others * Dependability * Leadership * Attention to Detail * Independence * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety. * Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities, such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies. * Assess the needs and interests of individuals and groups and plan activities accordingly, given the available equipment or facilities.


Government, Health Care & Social Assistance, Other Services (Except Public Administration), Arts Entertainment & Recreation,

Job Family Personal Care and Service

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