Recreation Aide

Assist Recreation Leader.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $26,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Recreation Aides do?

Assists RECREATION LEADER 195.227-014 in conducting recreation activities in community center or other voluntary recreation facility: Arranges chairs, tables, and sporting or exercise equipment in designated rooms or other areas for scheduled group activities, such as banquets, wedding receptions, parties, group meetings, or sports events. Welcomes visitors and answers incoming telephone calls. Notifies patrons of activity schedules and registration requirements. Monitors spectators and participants at sports events to ensure orderly conduct. Receives, stores, and issues sports equipment and supplies. May keep attendance records or scores at sporting events, operate audiovisual equipment, monitor activities of children during recreational trips or tours, or perform other duties as directed by RECREATION LEADER 195.227-014.

Should I be a Recreation Aide?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Record Changer, Recreation Assistant, Recreation Clerk, Recreation Programmer

    How to become a Recreation Aide

    Most Recreation Aides have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%2899%25%29||associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,99,99
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