YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit
Part Time Non-Exempt Position
SUPERVISOR:Wellness Director/ CoordinatorDATE:
direction of the Wellness Director/Coordinator, the Lifestyle Coach will assist
members to attain their wellness potential by helping them set goals and
develop self-management skills consistent with sustained health behavior
change.Build healthy relationships and
create a positive experience through physical activity.Instruct members on use of equipment through orientations,
assist with member questions and concerns, and provide excellent member
service. This includes the daily operation of the wellness center.
working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in an exercise or health
and wellness field from an accredited University is required.
requires 6 months to 1 year experience in the health and wellness field.
current certification from one of the following nationally recognized
organization- ACSM, ACE, AFFA, CES, ISSA, NASM, NESTA, NETA, WITS or YMCA Group
Exercise or Strength and Conditioning Instructor certification is preferred OR
score at least 80% on a Lifestyle Coach assessment tool prior to becoming a Y
certifications must be current.
have technical skills in the operations and use of a variety of fitness
assigned members’ individual performance and take appropriate action to
motivate members to continue their YMCA membership and exercise adherence
Next Step wellness orientation program to safely and effectively introduce new
Y members to branch offerings
strength training and nutritional guidelines of the YMCA of USA
all areas of the wellness center, including free weight, cardio and select
key indicator data as needed to supervisor and perform other duties to achieve
group and personal goals
to learn members’ names and welcome them personally
actively engaged with members on the wellness floor and in group exercise
classes. This includes talking with, assisting, demonstrating and enhancing
their YMCA experience
members on fitness equipment
duties as assigned
current with advances in the health and wellness field
EFFECT ON END RESULT:
environment in which people of a variety of ages and fitness levels can achieve
experience for the members wishing to improve their fitness levels due to staff
friendliness, knowledge and eagerness to serve the member’s needs.
of the YMCA in the community.
membership retention rate, and customer satisfaction.
members in fitness related areas.