The Wellness Coach follows the YMCA health and fitness guidelines and regularly demonstrates fitness/exercise knowledge and skills. The incumbent will provide orientations to members using the strength training, free weight and cardio equipment in the facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Instructs members on the equipment in that facility, helping them achieve their fitness goals, giving them good principles and correct safe proper form on equipment.
  • Shows enthusiasm and professionalism in working with members. Works on member retention by providing members with exercise options and helping them redefine their program to keep them interested.
  • Greets members as they walk into the fitness center.
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment by wiping down equipment, picking up towels and keeping the fitness area presentable.

 

  • Implements rules and regulations for safe use of the facility and maintains the daily management of the fitness center.
  • Participates in branch recruitment for facility participants or in program promotion events.
  • All other duties as requested by supervisor.QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Demonstrated customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
  • Certifications required within 90 days of employment: CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention, Mobile Fit, My Fit Training, Listen First/Coaching Training

 

  • Must be able to demonstrate fitness/exercise knowledge and skills.
  • Must have thorough understanding of behavior change methodology.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with individuals and have empathy for health seekers.
  • Must be computer savvy and detail oriented.Starting pay rate: $8.50 an hour

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