Position Information

Job Title:
FT Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator- North YMCA
North YMCA
Job Type:
Full Time
Pay Rate:
$14.50 - $18.00 per hour
Job Application Deadline:
August 12, 2018
Job Contact:

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator directs health and wellness promotion, retention, and program activities. Staff member oversees the operations of the health/fitness department and programs, including staff supervision and program planning.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

 Develops, implements, and manages health and wellness programs, complying with all Association standards and safety procedures.
 Recruits, hires, and trains all health and wellness program staff and volunteers; Supervises and evaluates staff regularly to ensure program quality and consistency. Runs payroll for staff.
 Creates and schedules all wellness programming. Perform duties of a fitness instructor and personal trainer as needed.
 Assists in maintaining accurate records of staff certifications.
 Employ strategies to increase member engagement and member retention by staff.
 Develops, produces and disseminates appropriate program information in order to promote health and wellness to the public and to current members.
 Maintains fitness equipment and facilities, including purchasing recommendations, maintenance and repairs.
 Manages department budgets to ensure financial stability.
 Provides data and reports on assigned programs in support of the planning process of the family center and Association.
 Monitors daily operations to adhere to all YMCA health and safety standards and policies.
 Maintains relationships with staff, volunteers, and community partners; provides staff leadership for the annual fundraising campaign and other committees as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

 At least 21 years old.
 Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, physical education, recreation or equivalent preferred or a minimum of two years experience in health/fitness field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 Possess required certifications in group exercise and personal training
 Two or more years of supervisory experience in health and wellness preferred.
 Ability to train fitness staff, including, but not limited to group exercise instructors, personal trainers, and fitness attendants.
 Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the recruitment, training, and supervision of professional staff, para-professional staff, and volunteers preferred.
 Must have good interpersonal, public relations, and communication skills, including the ability to make oral presentations.
 Ability to effectively communicate with members, staff, peers, volunteers, and supervisor; ability to effectively communicate information on all YMCA programs.
 Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
 Must have a valid driver’s license.
 Must pass Criminal Background Check and MVR- Motor Vehicle (must have insurable driver’s record)
 Must possess current CPR Pro/AED, First Aid, Oxygen Administration, Child Abuse Prevention, Blood borne Pathogens and other trainings and certifications required by association.
 Must possess the skills to operate standard office and computer equipment, data management, organizational and budgeting skills.
 Must obtain and remain compliant with all training standards assigned by the YMCA of the USA and AMA YMCA.
 Commitment to the Y mission, vision and goals of long term health.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, kneel, reach, lean, heavy lifting (45 pounds or more) and uses hands to assist with Arlington-Mansfield Area YMCA programs. May require travel to other Family Centers and other locations.

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