Youth Fitness Specialist
If you’re passionate about curbing childhood obestiy and believe in transforming lives through healthy living and innovative wellness programming, then the Waltham YMCA is the place for you! We are seeking certified personal trainers who specialize in youth training. Qualified applicants should be experienced, self-motivated and energetic Youth Fitness Specialists who will focus on working with our youth population. There is opportunity to work with other populations, as well.
This is a part-time position, with the opportunity to build your clientele up to 30 hours per week, offering $25-30 an hour, based on experience. Hours will likely include weekends, late afternoons and evenings. Trainers work 1 floor shift per week and build their own personal training schedule based on client schedules and availability.
Youth Fitness Certification National Certification Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification Experience working with and/or coaching youth populations Reasonable level of physical fitness Enthusiastic, outgoing personality Demonstrated ability to perform fitness assessments and to teach progressive exercise programs Ability to instruct and observe participants using proper exercise techniques Ability to create and monitor safe and effective exercise programs for individuals, as well as recognize a member’s potential and limitations. Highly motivated to sell personal training services (sales experience preferred) Possess mature judgment and sound decision-making Ability to communicate effectively with members, peers and supervisors Must be observant, safety conscious and able to react calmly and quickly in an emergency