activity leader


Activity leaders provide recreational services to people and children on vacation. They organise activities such as games for children, sport competitions, cycling tours, shows and museum visits. Recreational animators also advertise their activities, manage the available budget for each event and consult their colleagues. 

Alternative label

  • cultural activities leader

  • workshop leader

  • recreational activities leader

  • youth coordinator

  • holiday village activity leader

  • workshop presenter

  • activities coordinator

  • youth activities coordinator

  • leisure activities leader

  • youth leader

  • youth activities leader

  • holiday resort activity leader

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