Job: Personal Trainer

Job Title

Personal Trainer

Job Category

Personal Trainer


West Seattle Family YMCA
Seattle, Washington 98126

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Job Description and Requirements

Provides specialized individual, youth fitness, and small group training. Must be available late afternoons/evenings.

Plans and instructs classes or programs in a specialty area. Observes and discusses individual progress with participants.

Develops positive relationships with participants and facilitates relationship building among participants and members. Provides motivational support and guidance.

Increases participant awareness of all healthy lifestyle factors.

Attends staff meetings and approved trainnings as required.

Sets up and takes down class equipment. Reports equipment problems.

Ensures safe and effective classes. Responds to, and reports, accidents and incidents.

Conveys basic knowledge of all Y healthy living programs.

Tracks, monitors, evaluates and transitions assigned Total Health participants providing motivational support and counseling. Accurately maintains related records.

May lead ongoing small group training sessions or programs in a specialized area.

Current state approved first aid certification.*
Current state approved CPR certification.
High school education or equivalent preferred.
Two or more years experience teaching or practicing in specialized area.
Total Service/Total Health Training**
Ability to lead a class or provide individual service.
Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
Ability to motivate and educate members.
Ability to set up, move and store equipment.
Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

Personal Trainer : Nationally recognized certification such as YMCA Fitness Specialist Trainer, YMCA Fitness Testing and Assessment Specialist Trainer, ACSM, ACE, NSCA.

Within thirty days of employment.
** Within 60 days of employment.

Employment Type

Part Time


West Seattle Family YMCA

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[posted Jun 22, 2018]

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