|Date Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015|
|Application Deadline: Sunday, September 13, 2015|
2121 Carling Avenue, Carlingwood Shopping Centre
POSITION: Aqua Personal Trainer & Special Group
Part time (Hourly wage per session) Day, Evening and Weekends-flexibility required
PLACEMENT: Fall 2015
The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region is a charitable association dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, youth, adults and families through programs that build Spirit, Mind and Body. The National Capital Region YMCA-YWCA provides opportunities for personal growth and character development by providing unique and contemporary programs for everyone regardless of race, religion, creed, ability or economic circumstance. In order to achieve our mission and vision we provide services in seven core areas: Health, Fitness and Recreation, Child Care, Employment and Newcomer Services, Education and Training, Day Camping/Outdoor Education, Residence Camping and Short-term Residential Services. Today our Y serves more than 75,000 individuals from all walks of life in more than 35 locations across three municipalities.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
To consistently provide quality service to
program members and participants. The incumbent
will be responsible for building up his/her client
base, and will provide direct delivery of water
based Personal Fitness Training services, Individual
Conditioning Exercise Plans and Group Aqua Specialty
Classes (Aqua Arthritis and Healthy Back).
ORGANIZATIONAL AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the vision, mission and values of the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region.
PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION: Ability to work independently and as part of the team to meet program goals and provide high quality service delivery.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify and issue, gather and process relevant information, determine possible solutions, select appropriate responses and implement and evaluate them.
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Ability to communicate accurately and effectively both orally and written to clients, coworkers and collaterals. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships inside and outside the organization.
TEAMWORK: Participates actively in a team for program quality and effectiveness.
- Personal Training certification (YMCA would be an asset)
- Aquafitness Instructor certification (CALA and / or YMCA)
- Healing Waters certification (would be an asset)
- Standard First Aid & CPR”C”
- Minimum 2 years of related experience
- Comfortable with prospecting new clients
- Criminal reference check
- Initiate contact with potential client and match needs with Y programs and personal training services.
- Design exercise programs for clients and guide them toward successfully achieving goals.
- Conduct fitness appraisals and follow up metrics.
- Complete administration duties related to personal training.
- Establish positive relationships with members and potential members.
- Lead at least 1 volunteer group aqua classes per week.
CLOSING DATE: September 13, 2015
All internal applicants must inform their
supervisor of their intention to apply for the
position. Applications must be submitted to the
YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, Human
Resource Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please advise in advance if your require any accommodation during this process. We believe all people have the right to live free from discrimination or harassment of any kind.
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