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WELLNESS - Wellness Coach

at YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 28068893085_28068903786

Job Description

Job Description

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Provide safe and effective fitness instruction.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES / POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:

To aid in membership retention and growth by providing safe and effective exercise instruction in a one-on-one or small group setting. Answering members’ exercise and health questions, while building relationships with members and helping to connect members to each other. Inform members of fitness challenges and member appreciation events and encouraging their participation. Assist members in achieving health and fitness goals by assessing exercise readiness, designing individual exercise programs, as well as demonstrating and recommending appropriate exercises for various needs and goals. Lead members through a Mobilefit orientation and follow up with members after initial appointment. Ensure the safety of the fitness floor, enforcing rules and age guidelines for cardio and strength equipment

Requirements

KNOW-HOW:

Dynamic, highly motivating, and energetic relationship builder with strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be committed to the YMCA mission and dedicated to serving our members through our fitness programs. Must be able to articulate the YMCA mission and core values to YMCA members and perspective members. Must be able to demostrate proper form, technique, and body alignment on all strength and cardiovcascular machines. Must be able to evaluate a constantly changing environment for safety and to ensure that members needs are being met. Must be well-organized, reliable, punctual, and professional. Must be comfortable with computers and able to type. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly. Must be mentally alert to recognize potential hazards and accidents and both physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and perform CPR and/or First Aid. Must hold nationally recognized personal training certification from at least one of the following groups: YMCA of the USA, AFAA, ACE, CIAR, or NETA. Must also complete required safety trainings including CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, and Child Abuse Prevention as well as YMCA of the USA Healthy Lifestyle Principles. Current required certifications and trainings are the responsibility of the employee.