Wellness Coordinator

LOCATION: Monett Area YMCA (115 S Lincoln, Monett, MO 65708)

REPORTS TO: Center Executive Director

STATUS: Part-time (20 hours/week) Non-exempt

WAGE RATES: $15.00 - $18.00 (based on experience)

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Under the guidance from the Executive Director, the Wellness Program Coordinator is responsible for promotion, and evaluation of the following areas: fitness, group exercise, and personal training.  Including but not limited to corporate and community wellbeing initiatives as delegated by the Executive Director and internal branch wellness initiatives including group exercise events and healthy living programs.

 

OUR CULTURE:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Plan and implement health and wellness programs and initiatives, new member orientation, and member engagement service.

  2. Hire, develop, and supervise wellness staff.

  3. Attend regular scheduled “Management Team” meetings.

  4. Attend appropriate and required training classes offered by the Ozarks Regional YMCA.

  5. Assist in the planning and implementation of healthy living events such as Group Exercise Launches, Specialty Class Demo’s, Aging Older Adult promotions. 

  6. Assist with implementation and promotion of the Ozarks Regional YMCA App and member engagement programs through our app.

  7. Assist as needed with maintaining a current and up-to-date weekly count for group exercise participation.

  8. Promote and supervise Personal Training staff.

  9. Promote the “YMCA Story” and our culture with all involved in the program.

  10. Maintain accurate inventory and safety inspections of all equipment related to the programs.

  11. Follow accident reporting procedures and policies.

  12. Follow systems, practices, and training related to risk management and safety of participants and staff.

  13. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A HS Diploma or GED is required. Prefer a 4-year college degree in a Kinesiology, Health and Wellness Promotion or health related field.

  • Requires NCCA accredited certifications such as NASM, ACSM, NSCA, ACE (other NCAA certifications must be approved by Executive Director).

  • Requires training, certifications or experience with group exercise, program development, YMCA fitness programs or YMCA specialist training or equipment.

  • Personal leadership and commitment to health and wellness is important.

  • Must understand the basic concepts of a non-profit organization, as well as the structure of the YMCA as a partnership of volunteers and staff and accept a commitment to the YMCA mission and cause.

  • Requires knowledge of computer software application and hardware. Employee must have working knowledge of Windows Office Suite.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Certifications required within the first 30 days of hire: CPR, First Aid, and AED. This position must have the ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  • Must be 18 years of age.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work is performed in a fast-paced wellness floor/office environment and requires occasional work in off-site locations.

  • Visual acuity is required for reading computer screens and/or documents.

  • Job requires high levels of alertness and concentration. 

  • Safety Sensitive Position that involves Repetitive stooping and bending with occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds is required.

  • Ability to sit for long periods at a time is also required.

  • Ability to stand for at least 1 hour for presentations important.

  • Employee must be able to hear, speak, write, read, and understand the communication of others.

 

BENEFITS INCLUDED:

A complimentary community wide membership and staff discounts.

An employer retirement contribution of 9% once vested after two years.

The YMCA maintains a strong commitment to training and professional development.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

July 27, 2020 / Complete the online staff application at https://www.orymca.org/job-application and attach a resume’ and cover letter.

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