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Youth Villages - Recreation Supervisor Resume Example

Alexander Wilson
Professional Summary
  • Organized Project Manager with a 10 year history overseeing complex
    projects with diverse, multidisciplinary teams. Outstanding
    interpersonal skills and written communication ability.
  • Working with at-risk youth to get them reintegrated into society, making sure their needs come first, and building trust with the clients.
  • Practicing customer service skills while employed at Wal-mart, Proffitt's, and Sam's.
  • Building relationships with clients at Youth Villages, Dillards, and in the community.
  • Being an Independent Contractor with various promotions/marketing companies, such as Attack Marketing, OSM Staffing, and Encore Nationwide, where I have worked for Tyson Foods, Nike, The Memphian Newspaper, Vault Energy Soda, and more.
  • Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Education and Training
  • Skilled in keyboarding able to type 50 word per minute. Macintosh, Windows, and DOS systems. Most word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications including MS Office and Excel, Access, and Outlook. Developed and posted personal web page using html.
Recreation Supervisor Apr 2009Present Youth Villages Memphis, TN
  • Being an integral part of the expansion and improvement of the Recreational Therapy Department at Youth Villages, as we open new buildings and hire new staff.
  • Addressing major issues during Management Team, Safety Committee, and Early Intervention Committee meetings, insuring that issues are resolved, and issuing follow up reports to the rest of the committee members.
  • Typing weekly meeting notes (minutes) and goal notes for the Recreational Therapy Department, and typing a monthly note for each child that I work with.
  • Conducting employee trainings.
  • Delegating tasks to employees and making sure that all work gets done.
  • Working with at-risk youth to get them reintegrated into society, making sure their needs come first, and building trust with the clients.
  • Practicing customer service skills and building strong professional relationships with clients.
  • Ordering needed items for the facility and keeping accurate inventory of equipment.
Senior Recreational Therapist Jan 2005Apr 2009 Youth Villages Memphis, TN
Recreational Therapist Jan 2003Jan 2005 Youth Villages Memphis, TN
  • Conducting Recreational Therapy classes to help children with emotional, mental, and physical disabilities learn how to function appropriately in society, creating appropriate lesson plans, typing daily documentation, entering a monthly note for each child's progress, attending Management Team and Safety Committee meetings, typing bi-weekly goals for the department, typing weekly meeting notes (minutes) and emailing to the rest of the department, planning monthly events for the children and staff, conducting training classes for staff, and facilitating fundraising efforts, etc.
Sales Associate Jun 2003Dec 2003 Dillard's-Oak Court Memphis, TN
  • Ringing up customers merchandise, helping customers make selections, soliciting credit card applicants, cleaning up sales area, stocking cases, shelves, and display racks.
Wellness Center Attendant, Fit Start Trainer, Building Supervisor, Front Desk Attendant Jan 2003May 2003 YMCA Chattanooga, TN
  • Opening the wellness center and the front desk, supervising members of the wellness center, advising members of correct way to use machines, setting up workout programs for beginning fitness clients, selling memberships, answering multi-line phones, taking pictures for Id's, and extending excellent customer service.
Fitness Assistant Jan 2002May 2003 UTC Workplace Wellness Chattanooga, TN
  • Assisting faculty members with exercise sessions, taking blood pressures and pulse rates, assisting with use of heart rate monitors, machines, etc., cleaning fitness area, and insuring safety of faculty members.
Exercise Physiologist Jan 2003Apr 2003 Unum Provident Chattanooga, TN
  • Assisting members with safe workouts, assisting in program design for fitness seminars, promoting healthy lifestyles, working with Microsoft Outlook to employees of events, building databases with Microsoft Excel and Access, assisting in monthly reports for the center, taking body composition measures, and designing specific workout guidelines for members, including members with diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, injuries, etc.
Data Transitional Operator Jan 2001Jan 2003 U.S. Postal Remote Encoding Center Chattanooga, TN
  • Distributing mail to respective sights and attaining a typing speed of 50 to 60 words per minute while also displaying accuracy.
Sales Associate Jan 1999Jan 2001 Proffitt's Chattanooga, TN
  • Ringing up customers merchandise, helping customers make selections, soliciting credit card applicants, cleaning up sales area, stocking cases, shelves, and display racks.
MBA : Master's of Business Administration May 2015 Strayer University Memphis, Tn
Master of Arts : Teaching and Learning: Special Populations Aug 2008 Kaplan University GPA: 4.0
Bachelor of Science May 2003 Univesity of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN Exercise Health and Leisure Science:
Fitness/ Wellness GPA: 3.326
Dean's List Recipient:
Dean's Merit Scholarship Award (1998-2002)
Scholars in Residence Honoree (1998-2001)
National Dean's List Award (2002-2003)
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Previous Companies:

  • Youth Villages
  • Dillards Oak Court
  • YMCA

Previous Job Positions:

  • Recreation Supervisor
  • Senior Recreational Therapist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Sales Associate
  • Wellness Center Attendant


  • Strayer University
  • Kaplan University
  • Univesity of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Level of Education:

  • MBA
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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