Job Description

Group Exercise Instructor (All Formats) - GEA Y @ Work (Healthy Living)
Louisville, KY, United States of America

Overview

As the nation’s leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. As a key member of the Wellness Department the Group Exercise Instructor will provide extraordinary service and information to current and prospective YMCA members. The instructor will utilize excellent listening skills to engage new and existing YMCA members. The instructor will lead a program or provide guidance to new members that will enable them to reach their full potential and build relationships with members that move them along a continuum from a causal connection to a committed level through increased involvement.

Job Skills / Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Excellent customer service and verbal skills
• Group Exercise Instructor Certification and/or experience required
• Ability to work with all age groups and ability levels
• Ability to conduct activities related to fitness
• Model the YMCA Core values
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Excellent leadership and presentation skills
• Able to demonstrate the leadership skills and knowledge to lead a class
• Understands and supports the mission of the YMCA

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Uphold the mission of the YMCA, and demonstrate behaviors that reflect a determined, nurturing, genuine, hopeful, and welcoming nature.
• Provide courteous, prompt and sincere attention to members, guests, participants and staff.
• Provide high quality programs that meet the need of the community and members.
• Acts as the connector for new members in class by welcoming them and introducing them to other members
• Foster and build strong member relationships
• Build and maintain effective communication lines with other group exercise staff and members.
• Communicate and enforce policies and guidelines for the group exercise arena
• Maintain a safe, clean and functional group exercise area.
• Educates members on sound ACSM fitness principles and YMCA training recommendation and avoids diagnosing members
• Completes required abuse risk management training. Adheres to policies and procedures related to appropriate boundaries with children. Monitors building, staff and members and reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors and policy violations to supervisor. Follows mandated abuse reporting requirements to authorities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Noise level- High
• Exposure to electrical/mechanical mechanisms

STATUS: Part-time, Non-exempt
STARTING SALARY: $14 - $15.50/HR+ Based on Experience

Additional Information / Benefits

The YMCA of Greater Louisville maintains a strong commitment to training and professional development. A new YMCA team member you will receive a community wide individual membership upon completion of the New Employee Orientation, program discounts, and participation in the YMCA retirement fund.

Equal Opportunity Employer Metro United Way Agency

Benefits: Community wide membership


This job reports to the Group Exercise Coordinator

This is a Part-Time position Various shifts .

Number of Openings for this position: 1