YMCA of Greater Boston Personal Trainer - Huntington Ave. Branch in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Come work at the Huntington Ave YMCA! Our YMCA serves over 10,000 members annually, and we need help making an impact on their lives. We’re looking for Certified Personal Trainers who are enthusiastic about helping people transform their lives. Whether you’re looking for a complete career change and need help getting there, or you’re already an experienced trainer looking to join a great organization and cause, we are interested in hearing from you!

Personal Trainers are involved in the assessment, teaching and training for a diverse population. You must be able to recognize a member’s potential and limitations. Personal Trainer’s responsibilities are to conduct private and group personal training sessions.

Requirements

QUALITIES NEEDED FOR THIS POSTION:

  • Exhibit a reasonable quality level of physical fitness

  • Be enthusiastic, have an outgoing personality

  • Must be reliable, flexible and adaptable.

  • Applicant must have good communication skills and possess the ability to provide excellent customer service to members and guests.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES/KNOW HOW:

  • Understand the relationship of the general public to the association, of staff to volunteer, and of staff to staff, and be able to effectively enhance and cultivate those relationships.

  • Ability to interpret, carry out and implement into classes/programs, the mission and goals of the YMCA.

  • Work as an integral member of a staff team.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with adults, youth, teens, seniors and special populations.

  • Degree in Exercise Science or Physical Education

  • ACE,AFAA,FRA,NSCF or ACSM personal trainer certification

  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, or a related field from an accredited college or university (prefered)

  • At least two years of experience in health & wellness settings

  • Experience in personal training, and health and wellness programming