What does an Activities Coordinator Assistant do?
Activity coordinators are employed in various settings including hotels, nursing homes, colleges, or camps to develop and plan activities, outings, and events. They develop programs, staffing events and oversee activities as they proceed. They spend most of their time working on programming activities including events and outings activities. They work with an activity director to ensure all necessary staff materials are available for all activities, that a room or space is reserved for the event, and that promotional materials are developed and distributed in advance of programming.
Activity coordinators may also be responsible for all workplace programs and work with other coordinators at bigger facilities or organizations. They also assist with oversight of the support staff and volunteers working activities or events and may help train staff, create teams of groups to handle specific events or programs, and supervise them during the actual event to ensure they follow directions and protocols. Activity coordinators also maintain and order supplies, which requires them to take inventory, perform shipping and receiving tasks, and maintain a neat and tidy equipment space. Activity coordinators need a degree in hospitality management, business, or similar.
Activities Coordinator Assistant Salaries
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Activities Coordinator Assistant Career Path
Learn how to become an Activities Coordinator Assistant, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
Activities Coordinator Assistant Insights
“Everyone who worked there was nice and it was very rewarding to work with children with disabilities.”
“This is an enjoyable working environment that is great if you have a passion for your work.”
“Met some amazing people and overall had one of the most fun summer experiences of my life.”
“Working with the children and the other staff was an amazing experience and I would recommend this programme to everyone.”
“I have no passion for the work and the only thing that keeps me here are the benefits.”
“I have so many opportunities to learn and grow in my department and others on property.”
“Working with them was a great way to see the alternative ed landscape in the city.”
“This is a good job for college students look for quick pay with a convenient schedule.”
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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of an assistant activities coordinator
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The most common qualifications to become an assistant activities coordinator include a minimum of a GED / High School Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.