Job: Personal Trainers

Job Title

Personal Trainers

Job Category

Personal Trainer


West Shore Family YMCA
Westlake, Ohio 44145

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Job Description and Requirements

At the Y, our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Join our Greater Cleveland YMCA team in living our cause and helping to provide quality, safe and healthy programs and services in our community.

Position: Personal Trainer

Description: YMCA of Greater Cleveland has an immediate need for Personal Trainers who will have the responsibility of developing and implementing individualized workout regimens and conducting fitness assessments for members.

Job Responsibilities:
-Design and implement customized and individualized fitness programs for members based on their current fitness levels, physical challenges, preferences and goals.
-Maintain clear and comprehensive written documentation of each member's program.
-Accurately document each training session as required by current YMCA of Greater Cleveland Personal Training policies and procedures.
-Conduct fitness assessments and evaluations. Design exercise programs for a variety of participants by combining individual health and fitness goals with fitness assessment results.
-Provide safe and effective instruction of all equipment and work at skill level appropriate for the particular member. Demonstrate and teach Wellness Center policies and etiquette (wiping down equipment after use, re-racking weights, etc.)
-Offer useful, tactful, and safe advice to individuals regarding their exercise programs and/or use of equipment.

-Current national Personal Trainer certification required.
-Experience in developing personalized exercise programs for general populations and for people with specific concerns (obesity, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, etc.).
-Minimum 1 year of experience in personal training instruction.
-High school diploma or equivalent, with a college degree preferred.
-Current CPR and First aid certification required.
-Experience in conducting scientifically valid fitness -assessments.
-Must possess effective motivation and communication skills, interpersonal skills, and sales and marketing skills.
-Must be highly self-motivated and able to perform superior work without direct supervision.
-Must be customer service oriented and able to work effectively with a diverse group of people.

About YMCA of Greater Cleveland: Our vision is to be the premier community-based, charitable organization that embraces collaborations to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities. That's why we offer an exceptional package that includes:

-A free membership to your local YMCA and discount to YMCA programs including childcare (part-time positions do not receive discount on childcare).
-Additional employee discounts at many places in and around town, just for being a YMCA of Greater Cleveland employee.
-Eligible employees receive comprehensive Benefits Plan including Health, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Plan, Retirement 8% paid by the YMCA of Greater Cleveland and paid vacation.

Employment Type

Part Time


West Shore Family YMCA

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[posted Jun 4, 2018]

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