Duluth Area Family YMCA

Wellness Center Coach - Duluth

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Active since 23-08-2017 Job category Sport
Location Duluth Level Entry level / Graduate
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary $9.50/hour
Purpose Description: Deliver excellent strength and cardiovascular training services to members in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Responds to member and guest needs, promotes member wellness and engagement, and maintains cleanliness of the health and wellness facilities.

Position scheduling: Day, afternoon and weekend hours

Essential Functions:
1. Conducts consultations, fitness evaluations, basic orientations, teen orientations, and ActivTrax activation.

2. Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA.

3. Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living.

4. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members contributing to member retention.

5. Applies YMCA policies and procedures; ensures high level of safety and responds to emergency situations.

6. Maintains cleanliness and organization of equipment, desk, Wellness Center, Bike Cave, and 3rd Floor Studio.


1. Required certifications: CPR, First Aid, and AED.

2. Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills; detail-oriented.

3. Ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds.

4. Previous customer service; ability to multi-task.

5. Basic knowledge of computers.

Preferred Qualification:

1. Acquired or currently acquiring BAS or higher in Exercise Science, Athletic/Sports Training, Physical Education, Health Education, other related fields, or national certification (ACE, NETA, AFAA, NASM).

Physical Demands:

1. Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position including walking, standing, bending, reaching, and safely lifting a minimum of 50lbs.


Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

The Duluth Area Family YMCA (the Y) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Y complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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This listing is a part-time job

Job category Sport
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region United States
Keywords general, any, open

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Name Heather Klingsporn