Personal Trainer

Location: 
Cooper
Status: 
Part-Time

SUMMARY 
Provides one on one consultations with members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and connection. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conducts one on one consultations with members by listening and evaluating the member’s wellness and fitness goals.
  • Designs, prescribes and implements effective personal training exercise programming to meet the member’s wellness and fitness goals.
  • Monitors progress and provides modifications to programs as needed.
  • Completes required documentation and maintains an updated file on each member.
  • Documents and notifies Director of incidents/accidents and member questions/concerns.
  • Maintains certifications listed under Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations.
  • Attends required YMCA trainings as scheduled.
  • Receives and carries out instructions.
  • Maintains regular and predictable schedule and attendance.  Seeks approval from Director for absences or changes in availability/schedules.  
  • Adheres to the personal trainer and wellness coach member communication process.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

  • Ability to read, write, talk, see and hear. 
  • Ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of  the YMCA and its purpose, mission and values.  Demonstrates this understanding through behavior and actions that support the purpose, mission and values.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE 
Degree in a related field with practical experience or a minimum of one year verifiable employment in personal training or exercise/workout program prescription.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 
CPR, AED and First Aid  Certification
Nationally Recognized Personal Training Certification