Recreation workers design
and lead recreational and leisure activities for groups in volunteer agencies
or recreation facilities, such as playgrounds, parks, camps, aquatic centers,
and senior centers. They may lead activities such as arts and crafts, dance,
sports, adventure programs, music, and camping. Recreation workers are employed
in a variety of settings, including recreation centers, parks, summer camps,
and nursing and residential care facilities.
How to Become a Recreation Worker
Education and training requirements for recreation workers vary with the type of job.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for recreation workers was $23,320 in May 2015. Employment of recreation workers is projected to grow 10 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.