Website Chambersburg Memorial YMCA
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POSITION SUMMARY – The Chambersburg YMCA is seeking qualified fitness professionals to teach high quality fitness classes for youth on a part-time basis.
The Youth Fitness Instructor is the primary leader of a youth fitness class under the general guidance of the Director of Healthy Living and instructs all fitness classes within the guidelines of the YMCA to maintain the quality of programs.
*Understand the basic components of a safe and effective fitness class and have a comprehensive understanding of current health and fitness standards and principles pertaining to youth
*Take pride in professionalism by reporting on-time with a positive attitude and a passion to motivate youth in health and wellness programs.
*Enthusiastic about fitness and wellness and enjoys creating and delivering new, fresh, and innovative classes.
*Provides, promotes and maintains safe classes and programs for all participants.
*Responsible for set-up and take-down of all equipment
*Provides support with planning of classes.
*Practical demo with Director of Healthy Living
*Current nationally accredited fitness certification (e.g. AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NASM, NETA) is a plus
*Current CPR/AED certification is a plus
*Must have good speaking ability and display an outgoing personality, enabling him/her to relate well to participants
*Model and promote YMCA mission and values through appropriate behavior, appearance, words, and actions