William Lutsky Family YMCA - due to the extreme cold temperatures, we are experiencing issues with the heating systems in both women's change room. All change rooms are open for use, but please expect cooler than normal temperatures during use. We apologize for this inconvenience.  
Location:
Jamie Platz Family YMCA, Edmonton, AB
Status:
Accepting
Type of Position:
Volunteer
Placement Date:
Immediate

Ref# JP_AFL_WCC

Enjoy helping and encouraging others to lead a healthy lifestyle? The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking fitness lovers with a passion and talent for relationship building and role modeling a healthy lifestyle. The Volunteers will provide effective and high quality services in the individual conditioning areas through coaching members in personalized fitness programs. Join the YMCA as a Volunteer and help others lead a healthy lifestyle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet members and provide workout centre orientations as assigned
  • Circulate and supervise activities in the workout centre to ensure all members have a safe and enjoyable workout.
  • Monitor the fitness service bookings and carry out individualized fitness programs and assist with the delivery of fitness and lifestyle education programs.
  • Assist in providing personalized service to all members of the workout centre.
  • Role model recruitment and retention of members, best practices, and a healthy lifestyle.
  • Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services.

Qualifications:

Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Standard First Aid, CPR-C, and WHMIS Certification
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search
  • YMCA Fitness Strength training certification Level II or equivalent

Experience:

  • Currently participating in fitness classes an asset.
  • Experience working with others in a customer service capacity.
  • Leadership experience.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem solving and multitasking skills.
  • Friendly, energetic, positive attitude.
  • A love of fitness!

Hours/Availability:

  • Minimum 2 hours per week: weekdays (9:00am – 11:00am) and (5:00pm – 7:00pm)

If this position interests you, please visit the centre to fill out paperwork.

Application Deadline

On-going