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May162019

Part Time, Wellness Coach and Personal Trainer

Why the Y?
Imagine……
- A place where you are a part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world;
- A place where your work positively influences the lives of others in so many ways;
- A place where you can flourish in a values-based environment;
- A place where you will build a better future not only for yourself but also for those you serve.

At the YMCA
- you will feel connected to community, 
- you will meet new people, 
- you will expand your knowledge base, 
- you will have career development opportunities
- you will experience a rewarding job by helping support the building of healthy communities

Imagine accomplishing all of this while having fun in a challenging and dynamic atmosphere!  

This is “Why the YMCA”.

Our Y
With health and fitness branches, camps, child care centres, community programs and newcomer services across the region, reaching from Windsor in the West, North to Goderich, South to Point Pelee National Park and East to Woodstock, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to the development of healthy communities. Our locations, programs and services are designed to help our members and participants grow in spirit, mind and body and are open to people of all backgrounds, beliefs and abilities.

This commitment includes a special focus on the region’s children and youth.  From the kids in our camps and those participating in soccer and swimming lessons, to youth who are new to our communities from around the world, the Y is committed to helping our next generation to grow and thrive, as healthy individuals and passionate future leaders.

In the past year, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario has supported more than 165,000 participants with opportunities to learn, grow and live healthy lifestyles.
“The Y has given me more than I could imagine.  It has helped my children have a happy, healthy Mom – and you can’t put a price on that.” ~ Mary
“Y” not join these participants, our nearly 91,000 members and over 2500 employees and volunteers in the region to share our vision of a healthy community?

As we continue to grow, we have a need for the following position:

Date: May 16th, 2019  

Position: Part Time, Wellness Coach and Personal Trainer

Location: Windsor YMCA at Central Park Athletics 

Start Date: ASAP  

Compensation: TBD

Benefits:
- A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being
- A discount on our Childcare and Camp programs

Other Job Details:
- The wellness coach and personal trainer will be an integral part of the Windsor YMCA team and is responsible for the delivery of individual conditioning programs and potentially group fitness programs that exceeds the levels of service excellence as determined by YMCA: Priority S.A.M. (Serving All Members) standards.

Responsibilities:
- Responsible for delivery of fitness programs and services
- Provide direct delivery of individual conditioning programs 
- Supports and assists in the delivery of branch initiatives including the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign 
- Assisting Health and Wellness Manager in vision planning for all adult programs by evaluating current programs, exploring new trends and determining annual initiatives/direction resulting in member retention and new members 
- Ensure YMCA program standards, policies and procedures are maintained
- Ensure a safe environment 

Qualifications & Experience:
- Completion of degree/diploma in Recreation & Leisure, Kinesiology, Health and Fitness promotion or equivalent
- 1-2 years of Health & Wellness experience. 
- Standard First Aid/CPR/AED
- Relevant fitness certification 
- Group Fitness Certification and or equivalent is an asset 
- YMCA Fitness Trainer (an asset)
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Provide a current Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Position Screening as per the Association policy 
- A dedication to demonstrate the YMCA core values

Competencies:
*Customer Service Orientation *Coaching & Developing * Leadership 
*Commitment to Y Mission vision & Values *Initiative *teamwork *Flexibility 

To Apply:
1. Submit resume and cover letter to Mike McMahon mike.mcmahon@swo.ymca.ca  
2. Deadline for application is August 31st, 2019 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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