Position Information

Job Title:
Healthy Living Coach
Downtown YMCA
Job Type:
Part Time
Pay Rate:
Based On Experience
Work Dates/Times:
Must be able to work flexible hours to include some early morning, mid-day and weekends (a must).
Job Application Deadline:
Until Filled

YMCA Competencies of a Leader

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fundraising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Job Description:

The YMCA of Columbia Healthy Living Coach will motivate, support and give guidance to participants in the YMCA health and wellness programs.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• The incumbent will support and guide participants on a path through behavior change.
• The Healthy Living Coach will encourage participants to become aware of their surroundings and the impact they have on their choices related to nutrition and physical activity.

Required Qualifications:

• Must be able to work flexible hours to include some early morning, mid-day and weekends (a must).

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