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Job Title

Fitness Instructor (Outdoor Focus)

Job Category

Fitness Instructor/Specialist


The Phoenix
Boise, Idaho 83701

Job Description and Requirements

The primary responsibility of this position is to instruct programming for The Phoenix Boise, which may include indoor rock climbing, CrossFit or other group fitness classes, hiking, mountain biking, or yoga. A strong connection to The Phoenix Mission and commitment to leading by example are critical to this position; preference will be given to those with personal experience in recovery from alcohol or a substance use disorder.

The Phoenix is a dynamic, creative and fast-paced environment requiring employees to be flexible and able to adapt to an ever-changing environment. Part-time instructors at The Phoenix may also be asked to aid in administrative functions of the chapter, such as keeping events up to date on our website, facility and equipment maintenance, conducting outreach events, assisting with fundraising efforts, trainings, or other projects that may arise. Weekend and evening hours and the ability to travel in the community are required.

Coach classes each week (these may include indoor rock climbing, CrossFit, fundamentals courses, boxing, Olympic lifting, yoga, hiking, mountain biking, camping, etc.)
Facilitate partnership and community programming as assigned
Spread the word about The Phoenix at targeted outreach events
Manage retail and merchandise inventory, restocking, and reordering
Attend and participate in local and national staff meetings, and programming and partnership team meetings
Carry out administrative functions , including updating program schedule on our website, conducting outreach events and data entry
Under supervision of the Boise Chapter Director, ensure coverage of community and partnership programs
Assist with facility maintenance and upkeep to ensure the facility and programming space are trauma-informed (accessible, clean, safe, welcoming), reflect The Phoenix Core Values and Community Standards
Support the achievement of quarterly and annual community programming and partnership goals
Review and respond promptly, accurately and cordially to all inquiries
Be an ambassador for The Phoenix at all times
Contribute to social media through Facebook, twitter and Instagram
All other duties as assigned

Experience facilitating group fitness programs
Familiarity with other disciplines, including yoga, climbing, running, cycling, etc. is preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills
Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and integrity
Minimum High School Education or GED
Certification(s) in one or more disciplines (AMGA-CWI or AMGA-SPI; NASM, NSCA, ACSM, or ACE personal trainer; CF-L1 or higher-level CrossFit; YT-200 Yoga; etc.)
First Aid or other medical training (e.g. WFR, CPR/AED) preferred
1-2 Years' experience in program instructions within field of certification
Good organizational and time management skills
Ability to organize events from big picture down to minute details
Ability to manage and progress on multiple tasks within a given day or week.
Demonstrate good verbal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with people in a group setting.
Interact positively and comfortably with people from all walks of life, including homeless persons, recently sober individuals, high net worth donors, elected officials, etc.
Possess excellent organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change
Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment, and proficient with software including word processing, spreadsheet applications and email
Comfortable working in a high-paced, ever-changing environment
Willingness to be flexible with hours, including working early mornings, late evenings, or weekends as needed


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