EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be certified in PR/CPR, AED, O2, and First Aid.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
High School education or equivalent preferred.
Must have YMCA Personal Trainer Instructor, National Certification.
Required to lift excessive weight (minimum of 50 pounds)
YMCA Healthy Lifestyles**
**Within 6 months of hire – Healthy Lifestyles
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Physically and mentally fit to demonstrate correct form and lift excessive weight (minimum of 50 pounds) while being alert to recognize potential hazards and accidents and administer CPRPR/AED/O2 and First Aid effectively.
Must stay current in CPRPR/AED/O2 and First Aid, renewed annually.
Must have ability to develop all program levels for participants and have an understanding of muscles, basic nutrition and overall fitness.
Attend two mandatory association Health and Fitness meetings every year.
Attend staff meetings as designated by your supervisor.
Strong communication and listening skills with the ability to handle complaining or demanding individuals without internalizing or personalizing such comments.
Bloodborne Pathogens, Sexual Harassment and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire and renewed annually.
Maintain current certifications
Administer fitness programs in keeping with Y guidelines.
Administer health risk appraisals.
Administer individual/group fitness assessments when appropriate.
Assist with the Y special events when needed.
Maintain appropriate record keeping of trainees and training cards, Paycom hours reporting, and incident/accident reports.
Assist in marketing the program.
Enforce safety standards and procedures.
Re-rack dumbbells and plates prior/post to training.
Keep fitness center and free-weight areas clutter-free by picking up towels, empty water bottles, trash, etc.
Assist in cleaning all cardiovascular, weight machines and free-weight equipment.
Communicate with coordinator/director when equipment malfunctions or free-weight equipment is damaged.
Notify member and supervisor if session requires rescheduling (24 hours in advance unless it is an emergency situation).
Responsible for maintaining current knowledge in fitness trends, innovations, programs and help educate participant’s awareness of all healthy lifestyle facts.
Positively support the Y and its mission.
Demonstrate and teach these attributes of personal character: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Respect client's confidentiality.
Develop positive relationships with members and provide motivational support and guidance.
Develop meaningful and sustainable relationships with members, donors and volunteers.