Sandra P. Libby
371 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821
CPRP: Certified Park and Recreation Professional 2013
CPRE: Qualified to take exam, scheduled for Fall 2013
CPSI: Certified Playground Safety Inspector (2003 to present)
M.Ed. and B.S. from Springfield College, Springfield, MA, 1988
Rehabilitation degree, transcripts will show numerous recreation courses were completed and required for graduation. Also, experience with various disabilities in school and work directly relates to the recreation field and a vast understanding of park accessibility.
Bedford High School Graduate, Bedford, MA, 1982
Playground Coordinator, Billerica Rec. Department, part time July 2005 to present.
Management, maintenance and development responsibilities include picnic areas, walking trails, fitness equipment, storybook trail, skate/bike park, water park, flower beds and seven playgrounds. Regular site inspections on 7 town-wide areas, grant writing, partnership development, fundraising, RFP’s and bids for new equipment, construction, planning, implementing repairs under warrantee, coordinating any additional needs and safety education programs for summer staff.
Owner/Director P.S. Play Safe, Sept. 2003 to present.
Independent consultant on playgrounds, consulting for development of parks and maintenance plans utilizing “Playground Safety Is No Accident” in New England area. Primarily working with public schools, towns and day cares. S.A.F.E. Certified Safety Educator doing safety education programs for playground supervisors and children. Author of the book “Hey! Let’s Play!” a fun book of rhymes on playground safety that was distributed by Red Leaf Press across U.S.
April to Nov. 2007, 2008, 2009 F & P Supervisor, Walden Pond State Reservation
May to September 2010, 2011,2012 F&P Supervisor. Harold Parker State Forest.
Supervisor of seasonal laborers and park during closing shifts and opening shifts. Management of daily operation in the park. Writing and establishing of the in house policies and procedures for park safety and management. Also, Developed recycling programs, and Inspected and maintained campground playground.
Sept. 1997 to Oct. 1998 Director and Program co-coordinator, Lexington
Club Day Care Center
Hired staff and managed daily operations of day care facility. Planned creative and exciting programs for children attending based on monthly themes, developed policies and procedures for program and the parent book.
Sept. 1995-Jan. 1997 Owner/Director Billerica Transport, Billerica, MA
Operations manager responsibilities that included hiring staff, managing staff, dispatching, vehicle maintenance, budgeting accounting and bookkeeping.
Sept. 1994-Sept.1995, Summer 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, Girl Scouts
Volunteer Co-coordinator, summer camp director
One year volunteer coordinator for the girl scouts and four years directing ACA accredited summer camp. Included ACA visitor (inspector) for other camps, OSHA regulation compliance, hiring and training a staff of 80 and supervising camp operations. Budget of $500,000 per year.
Fall 1992-Spring 1994 Camp Paul
After School Program Director
Program for children up to age 21 with physical and mental
disabilities. Hiring staff, developing/implementing interesting
programs, and maintaining budget.
RELATED EXPERIENCE and Certifications
S.A.F.E. Certified by National Program Playground Safety
Testimonial in 5th Edition of “Playground Safety is no Accident”
Columnist for the Billerica Minuteman and Billerica Green with parks articles
Published articles in “Playground Magazine” and “Parents Magazine”
Member Mass. Recreation and Parks Association
Member, Sponsor and Speaker for New England Parks & Association.
Member ASTM F15.29 subcommittee
Author of “Hey Let’s Play” children’s book that is endorsed
by the National Program for Playground Safety
OSHA 10 HR Certified
FA/CPR Instructor for 10 years, currently certified.
ACA Summer camp visitor/inspector for accreditation (1992-1995)
Blog at email@example.com
Facebook pages manage for “Billerica Parks and Playgrounds” and “Support Billerica Skate Park.
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