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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $23,310.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 11,830
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 17.10 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Customer Service
Attention to Detail
Conflict Management
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Time Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage financial activities of the organization
Manage organizational facilities
Delegate administrative support activities
Supervise service workers
Supervise public, community, or governmental services personnel
Direct construction activities
Take responsibility for safety of group

Training and Teaching Others

Plan esteem building activities for children
Plan social behavior learning activities
Teach work-related or interest-based courses
Teach sports rules or techniques
Train service staff
Demonstrate physical activities
Instruct participants in recreational or fitness activities

Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others

Accompany individuals or groups to activities
Guide patrons on tours
Coordinate patient activities with rehabilitation team
Coordinate social service activities with resource providers
Organize recreational activities or events

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Observe actions of participants
Monitor performance of others
Maintain safe environment for children
Monitor variables affecting route activities
Monitor recreational or entertainment facility operations

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Assist patrons at entertainment events
Provide personal services
Provide public, community, or government services related customer service
Provide assistance or direction to customers
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers

Performing General Physical Activities

Participate in recreational activities
Lead recreational activities
Lead indoor or outdoor games
Enforce laws, ordinances, or regulations

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