The Resort and Commercial Recreation Association (RCRA) is committed to providing and promoting professional development, creative resources and networking for professionals, students, educators, vendors and all others dedicated to delivering services in the recreation industry.
RCRA is dedicated to serve as a leader in the recreation industry with its primary goal to encourage collaboration and networking among the membership through an annual national conference, regional workshops, quarterly newsletters, a resourceful and informative website, and through other creative initiatives.
Job & Internship Postings
Approved Internship Sites
Recognition in Membership Directory
Program Exchange Participation
5 TIPS TO MAKE RCRA WORK FOR YOU
Increase your professional connections in the Recreation field by attending as many conferences, seminars and roundtables as possible. Use the Member Directory to locate RCRA members in your area and form a monthly roundtable discussion. RCRA’s National Conference is a MUST attend networking event, as students, professionals, educators and vendors attend from around the world. Regional Workshops are also emerging as ways to gain knowledge of the latest trends and how to facilitate them effectively.
#2 RECEPTION & AWARDS
RCRA is proud to recognize the outstanding contributions of its members with awards that are presented at the National Conference.
Nominate your colleagues, programs or properties for going above and beyond! YOU can make it happen!
#3 RECRUIT EMPLOYEES & STUDENT INTERNS
Contact RCRA to have job listings posted on the RCRA website. This is also a great student tool when looking for an internship. RCRA has 28 Approved Internship Sites! The National Conference hosts the annual RCRA Job Fair & Internship Fair where a majority of our professional members recruit for full-time and internship positions.
#4 GET NOTICED
Write an article and share photos of your property and be showcased in an upcoming newsletter. Consider making this an assignment for student interns; providing great experience and exposure for them. The articles will make a great addition to your personal portfolio and will have a definite impact on your manager.
#5 GET INVOLVED
RCRA is successful because of the dedication its members devote to the Association’s future. Sharing new ideas and creativity is accomplished through active participation in the Association’s committees. Contact RCRA and see what committee is right for you.
Resort and Commercial Recreation Association
31 Ocean Reef Drive, C101-114
Key Largo, FL 33037