Wellness Instructor II- Cardio Strength: Part/Time
YMCA of Greater Seattle - SeaTac, WA

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Job Description:
THE YMCA OF GREATER SEATTLE
You long for impact and purpose. We offer it daily. At
our 12 branches, two overnight camps and more than 200
program sites, YMCA employees serve the people of King
and south Snohomish Counties with programs and services
tailored to fit the needs of those we reach. Three
overarching goals drive our work: youth development,
healthy lifestyles and social responsibility. We have an
immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose
values align with our organization: Respect,
Responsibility, Honesty and Caring.
GENERAL FUNCTION
Instructs wellness, fitness, and/or related classes.
Acts as a liaison and advocate for YMCA Total
Health/Activate America. Understands the "Health Seeker"
target market and provides motivational coaching to
members participating in ongoing Total Health/Activate
America programs.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
1. Experienced: proven ability in exercise class
instruction, or personal training
2. Current state approved first aid certification. *
3. Current state approved CPR for the Professional
Rescuer certification.
4. High school education or equivalent preferred.
5. Twenty-five hours of practical experience as fitness,
wellness, or personal trainer/instructor, or equivalent
(Additional YMCA certification and/or external
professional certification, ie .AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NSCA,
or other)
6. Applicable YMCA certifications such as, YMCA Healthy
Lifestyles Principles, Foundations of YMCA Group
Exercise, YMCA Strength Training ** or previous YMCA or
outside certification.
7. Listen First Level I* and II** training
8. Ability to respond to safety and emergency
situations.
9. Ability to set up, move and store class equipment.
10. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with,
diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical
ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any
language in addition to English may be helpful.
  • Within 30 days of employment or at first available
training.
** Within 90 days of employment or at first available
training.

CORE COMPETENCIES ESSENTIAL TO SUCCESS INCLUDE:
  • Supporting our Mission, Vision and Direction of the
YMCA
  • Building Community
  • Providing a Quality Experience for Members,
Participants, Internal Customers and Others
  • Working Productively
  • Using Effective Personal Behaviors/Communicates
Effectively
  • Ability to embrace our core values: Caring, Honesty,
Respect, and Responsibility.
PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES
1. Plans for and instructs wellness/fitness and/or
related classes following Association standards and
guidelines. Observes and discusses individual progress
with participants.
2. Develops positive relationships with participants and
facilitates relationships among participants and
members. Provides motivational support and guidance.
3. Increases participant awareness of all healthy
lifestyle factors.
4. Encourages member and parent involvement and
identifies potential volunteers.
5. Sets up and takes down class equipment. Reports
equipment problems.
6. Attends staff meetings and approved trainings as
required.
7. Ensures safe and effective workouts. Responds to, and
reports, accidents and incidents.
8. Conveys basic information on Y Total Health/Activate
America
9. Tracks, monitors, evaluates and transitions assigned
Total Health participants providing motivational
support.
10. Accurately maintains related records.
11. May lead Total Health Consultation.
12. May lead one or more ongoing Y Total Health programs
such as Y Personal Fitness, Eight Weeks to Wellness, Get
Real etc.
Come join the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a
continuous learning environment and career
opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent
benefit package includes free YMCA membership, health,
dental, life and disability insurance; tuition
assistance; 12% retirement fund contribution, when
eligible.

Application Details:
  • Apply online
http://www.seattleymca.org/Pages/Careers.aspx, or mail

to 909 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104-1194, Attention:
Human Resources Department.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity
employer committed to workplace diversity. We are a
drug-free workplace.

Job Requirements:
Mon- Wed. Fri. 8-9am

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