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Active Older Fitness Instructor

Greater Burlington YMCA
Burlington, VT
  • Expired: May 27, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
The Greater Burlington YMCA provides a diverse organization of people of all ages joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of youth, healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a Y employee, you’ll be inspired to make a difference each day in a position that matters. With a strong mission and core values, we offer a cause you can participate in.

This position will be responsible for facilitating group fitness classes specialized for our active older adult population. Classes range from balance and stability, strength and core, to chair based activity.

Essential Functions
  •  Report to class at least ten minutes prior to scheduled start of class for required set-up. 
  •  Conduct classes in accordance with prescribed style, guidelines and methods. 
  •  Dress and act in a professional manner at all times. 
  •  Count attendance at each class and record where appropriate. 
  •  Make sure informed consent and medical history forms are completed by all class members prior to participation. 
  •  Use appropriate certification guidelines when preparing class format. 
  •  Be available after class for participant’s questions. 
  •  Responsible for distributing YMCA participant evaluations to all class members and returning them to director when appropriate. 
  •  Maintain all fitness certifications, CPR and First Aid during employment. 
  •  Attend workshops, employee meetings, and/or trainings as required. 
  •  Contact appropriate substitute instructors for your class in the event you are unable to teach. 
  •  Reflect and display the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility toward other staff members as well as facility members and guests. 

Qualifications
  •  Must be at least 18 years of age 
  •  Current adult CPR, AED and advanced First Aid certifications. 
  •  Current YMCA Group Exercise Instructor certification or by a national certifying agency. 
  •  Ability to interact with co-workers, members, and general public in a professional and effective manner. 
  •  The employee is required to actively demonstrate fitness exercises appropriate for the population he/she is teaching. 
Benefits & Perks
  • Free family membership for full-time staff and individual membership for part-time staff, along with discounts on programming, camps, child care and fitness classes.

Greater Burlington YMCA

Address

Burlington, VT
05401 USA

Industry

Sports and Recreation

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