Under the oversight of the Director, the Health and Wellness Coordinator will participate in the operation and development of fitness programs for youth and adults at Mitch Park and Rankin. In addition, the Health and Wellness Coordinator will recruit and supervise staff and volunteers related to such programs as well as assist in hiring.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be certified in PR/CPR, AED, O2, and First Aid.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
College degree or working towards degree in a health related program preferred; must have high school education or equivalent.
12 months or 75 hours of practical experience of group exercise class experience/personal training as applicable.
Personal Training Certification required
National Certification/YMCA Strength and Conditioning*
Within 12 months of hire date - YMCA Foundations Group Exercise/Strength and Conditioning
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must stay current in CPRPR/AED/O2 and First Aid, renewed annually.
Must be physically fit in order to demonstrate all levels of aerobic exercises.
Mentally alert to recognize potential hazards and accidents.
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR effectively.
Strong communication skills with the ability to handle complaining or demanding individuals without internalizing or personalizing such comments.
Ability to lead and motivate others along with good communication skills
Redwoods training within 30 days and renewed yearly.
Participate in the branch budgeting process as applicable for the scope of your responsibilities by branch; may include variance and statistical reporting as well as forecasting activities.
Oversee Personal Training program including staff, development of program, promotion and compliance.
Consult with members interested in personal training program, handle all paperwork, and assign trainers as requested by the Director.
Monitor certifications for personal trainers.
Instruct personal training sessions as needed based on demand or difficulty.
Recruit, hire and supervise fitness staff to assure quality performance and member engagement.
Oversee and teach the Youth WOW program as well as Advanced Teen Strength Training.
Instruct and assist with the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA® program
Orientation of fitness center to members, minimum of 15 hours per week.
Facilitate new member engagement initiatives including conducting Working on Wellness appointments, ensuring the ability to introduce appropriate exercise choice and equipment use.
Assist members with fitness consultations and evaluations.
Scheduling of all fitness staff as required.
Monitor and verify the accuracy of hours worked by part-time Health and Wellness staff in the payroll system if required.
Prepare accurate incident/accident reports when needed.
Monitor certifications for all fitness staff.
Contribute ideas for ways to expand fitness programs and offerings to members.
Work with volunteers/interns for the fitness department when available.
Assist with fitness seminars, clinics and special events when possible.
Ensure Health and Wellness staff appropriately enforce YMCA policies and practices in weight and cardiovascular areas, including cleaning and maintenance of equipment. Perform duties as needed.
Maintain a good rapport with fitness program participants to respond to their needs and to represent the YMCA.
Assist the Health and Wellness Director in the development of promotional material as well as act in his/her absence.
Participate in the Health and Wellness Service Team.
Attend staff meetings per Director.
Participate in planning and working at the Fall Fling annually.
Hold regularly scheduled staff meetings with all Health and Wellness staff, providing continuing education opportunities.
Follow all fitness guidelines of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City.
Orient new staff to association and branch procedures and policies.
Develop meaningful and sustainable relationships with members, donors and volunteers.