2022 Fitness Instructor

Young Men's Christian Association of Trenton NJ
Published
May 10, 2022
Location
Trenton, NJ
Category
Job Type

Description

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Instructs group exercise classes and provides excellent service to members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Leads group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.

2. Conducts energizing, fun, safe and educational classes.

3. Builds effective relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA.

4. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.

5. Keeps accurate class attendance records.

6. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

7. Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.

8. Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.

9. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well.

10. Uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills

11. Follows YMCA policies and procedures.

12. Responds to emergency situations.

13. Work as a part of a staff team in accomplishing the mission of the YMCA.

14. Participates in annual campaign as assigned.

15. Perform other related duties as required.

.Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or equivalent required

1-2 years of related experience preferred.

Ability to work well with volunteers, employees and members required.

Ability to build rapport and relates well to others.

Must be able to work effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

Required Certifications:

CPR

First Aid/AED

National Certification (ACE, NETA, AFAA, NASM) in group fitness

Certification in areas of expertise.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

1. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch and reach with hands and arms.

2. Ability to lift and /or move up to 25 pounds.

3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

YMCA COMPETENCIES:

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Drug screening and fingerprinting must be completed prior to start of employment.Capital Area YMCA is an EEO Employer

PM22

PI174713583

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