Fitness Lead - Springs - YMCA of Austin

How you will contribute to our Purpose:

The Y’s purpose is to strengthen community. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. There are lots of places to work, but few opportunities to do work that really matters. Not only will you have the chance to help children, youth and adults of all ages reach their potential, you’ll be making a huge difference in your community as well.

As a Fitness Lead, you will play a critical role in instructing members in the areas of personal fitness, exercise, and health all while ensuring a safe and healthy instructional experience for all. You will create effective workouts based on the client’s needs and fitness level. The Fitness Lead reports to the Health and Wellness Director. This is a full-time role based out of the Springs Family YMCA.

How you will contribute to our Purpose:

The Y’s purpose is to strengthen community. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. There are lots of places to work, but few opportunities to do work that really matters. Not only will you have the chance to help children, youth and adults of all ages reach their potential, you’ll be making a huge difference in your community as well.

As a Fitness Lead, you will play a critical role in instructing members in the areas of personal fitness, exercise, and health all while ensuring a safe and healthy instructional experience for all. You will create effective workouts based on the client’s needs and fitness level. The Fitness Lead reports to the Health and Wellness Director. This is a full-time role based out of the Springs Family YMCA.

What are the details?

  • Arrive early and prepared to conduct personal training sessions with participants as scheduled.
  • Conduct a minimum of 20 hours of personal training sessions a week.
  • Make a cancellation policy known to participants and enforce as needed.
  • Protect the health, safety, and welfare of all participants by keeping fitness area safe (i.e., racking weights, floors cleared, and fitness equipment clean and sanitized, etc.)
  • Encourage members to learn and understand the benefits of exercise and weight training and provide information about other available programs offered through the YMCA.
  • Be available to answer questions and address fitness related concerns of members.
  • Maintain up to date personal training logs/records/assessments.
  • Lead individual or group activities as designated by the Health and Wellness Director.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, oversee machine cleanliness and make all equipment repairs to the best of your ability.
  • Assist the Health and Wellness Director with administrative responsibilities.
  • Be responsible for judging the appropriate fitness level for all participants.
  • Follow all quality assurance and other policies and procedures of the Fitness Center and YMCA.
  • Render first aid as needed and complete incident/accident report form for every injury/altercation on the premises.
  • Attend all required meetings and/or trainings.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

What you bring to the Purpose:

  • Education and Experience: You are a minimum of 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Associate Degree or Bachelors in the Health and Wellness industry or related field preferred. You have at least two years of personal training experience, a current CPR, and a nationally accredited Personal Training Certification. Previous supervisory experience is a plus.
  • Teamwork:You are a team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude and you are able to work well with others.
  • Organized and Productive: You are organized, able to prioritize tasks and handle multiple assignments.
  • Strong Communicator: You listen for understanding and meaning. You speak and write effectively.

Full benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, plus employer-matched retirement upon reaching eligibility.

The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

The YMCA of Austin provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. YMCA of Austin complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Apply online at: https://austinymca.applytojob.com/apply/8t0U0GV5W3/Fitness-Lead-Springs 

 

 

 

 


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