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Fitness Coach

Decatur Family YMCA
3.9 out of 5
220 West Mckinley Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526
$14 an hour - Part-time

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Pay

  • $14 an hour

Job type

  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekends as needed
  • Morning shift
  • Evening shift

Location

220 West Mckinley Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526

Benefits
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  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan

Full job description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the guidance and supervision of the Health and Wellness Director, the Fitness Coach is responsible for guiding beginning and experienced exercisers through the YMCA Fitness Program. The role of the Fitness Coach is to assist members through this process by providing personalized attention, support and motivation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Make helpful suggestions as you identify members who may be using unsafe or ineffective techniques.

2. Answer members’ questions, concerns, and complaints in a timely and courteous manner.

3. Provide new member orientations.

4. Motivate members to commit to long-term participation.

5. Regularly check all equipment to ensure proper maintenance and cleanliness. Report all problems to the Health & Wellness Director and Wellness Center Coordinator.

6. Understand, abide by, and enforce YMCA policies and procedures. Positively explain and interpret policies to members.

7. Be familiar with emergency procedures. Respond promptly and appropriately.

8. Any other duties as assigned by Health & Wellness Director and Wellness Center Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Instructor must possess current CPR and First Aid Certification.

2. Understand the components and principles of fitness and be able to discuss them in laymen terms.

3. Professional and courteous. Able to provide positive feedback, motivation, and encouragement.

4. Set a good example of health and fitness and member service.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must have the ability and patience to instruct members while using effective communication. Must be able to lift an equivalent of 50 pounds.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $14.00 per hour

Expected hours: 20 per week

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to Commute:

  • Decatur, IL 62526 (Required)

Work Location: In person

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