Activity Director

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Hunter Deleveaux | (178) 857-9853 | Fairfax, VA


I am an experienced activity director with over three years of experience working in a variety of settings. I have a strong background in organizing and leading activities, as well as developing creative programming. I am passionate about working with people of all ages and abilities, and strive to create an inclusive environment for everyone. I am committed to providing high-quality programs that meet the needs of my participants, and always work to ensure their safety and satisfaction.


Activity Director at Brookdale Senior Living, VAMar 2022 - Present

  • Demonstrated leadership by managing a team of 10 activity coordinators to provide engaging activities for 200 residents.
  • Implemented new process that resulted in 15% increase in participation of resident events.
  • Led weekly staff meetings and provided feedback/coaching to direct reports on performance.
  • Wrote monthly newsletter articles highlighting recent successes and upcoming events.
  • Created budget for departmental operations and managed expenses to stay within budget constraints.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement by leading quarterly audits with the goal of reducing non-compliance items by 50%.

Assistant Activity Director at Sunrise Senior Living, VASep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Reduced staff turnover by 25%.
  • Increased client satisfaction ratings by 15%.
  • Implemented new activity programs that resulted in a 20% increase in participation.
  • Negotiated with vendors to save 10% on supplies and equipment.
  • Wrote and received grants totaling $20,000 for new program development.
  • Developed marketing materials that led to a 5% increase in revenues.


High School Diploma at George Mason University, VAAug 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning and coordination abilities
  • Budgeting and financial management experience
  • Marketing and public relations expertise
  • Fundraising knowledge

Anne Czupryna | (195) 348-8355 | Dallas, TX


I am an experienced Activity Director with over three years of experience. I have a proven track record of successful event planning and execution, as well as strong leadership skills. I am passionate about working with seniors and providing them with engaging activities that improve their quality of life. I am also proficient in creating activity calendars, managing budgets, and recruiting/training volunteers.


Activity Director at Brookdale Senior Living, TXMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 10 activity coordinators in organizing monthly events for 500+ residents.
  • Successfully implemented new programming that resulted in increased attendance by 15%.
  • Created and managed annual budget of $50,000.
  • Negotiated contracts with outside vendors to provide services at a 20% discount.
  • Wrote grants that generated an additional $10,000 in funding for the department.

Assistant Activity Director at Atria Senior Living, TXSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully created and implemented 8 new activity programs that resulted in a 20% increase in resident participation.
  • Led a team of 15 activity staff members, successfully delegating tasks and maintaining open communication to create a cohesive work environment.
  • Successfully completed all required trainings for the position within the first 6 months on the job.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of best practices in recreation therapy by attending 3 conferences during first year on the job.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills by resolving complaints from residents and their families regarding activities programing.


High School Diploma at Highland Park High School, TXSep 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take exams, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Creativity
  • Patience
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership