YMCA of the Suncoast
  • 24-Oct-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Spring Hill, FL, USA
  • $8.30/hr + possible incentives
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Hernando County Branch

SHIFT:

Nights & weekends

JOB SUMMARY: 

Under the direction of the Wellness Director/Coordinator and consistent with the mission of the YMCA of the Suncoast, the Wellness Associate will meet and greet members, and assist members by referring them to the appropriate staff members for specific training needs.  Educate and enforce operational guidelines and regulations with all members.  Maintain all weight training equipment and keep facilities organized and clean.  Provide knowledge and concern for the members' well being at all times.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Must be at least 16 years old.  Must have general knowledge of selectorized equipment, free weight training principles, and cardiovascular equipment.  This person should have a strong personal commitment to health and fitness; have a positive attitude and the ability to work independently.  Before access to Personal Health Information (PHI), group HIPAA training required.  Within 90 days of hire, CPR, AED, and First Aid certification required.  Within 90 days of hire, Intro to the Ys Cause and Culture training required.

SPECIAL SKILLS OR EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

Must be able to articulate and communicate effectively while assisting members in basic strength training and cardiovascular exercise.  Must be a good communicator and listener.  Must understand the basic common knowledge concepts of member service.                                                                                                            

PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must have the ability and patience to assist members while using effective communication and human relations skills to handle situations with people of all socioeconomic levels.  Must have the ability to safely serve as a spotter.  Must be able to lift an equivalent of 50 pounds.                                                                                     

Wellness Associate job duties/responsibilities:

1. Monitor wellness areas, including locker room, and meet and greet members.

2. Respond to member questions and seek out additional information when needed.

3. Engages in positive public relations with members.

     A. Maintains professionalism at all times.        

     B. Wears approved uniform while on duty, including nametag.

4. Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct.  Keep supplies organized, maintain and clean facility and care for equipment.

5.  Maintains cleaniness of all selectorized and free weight equipment.

     A. Responsible for the care, returning, and storage of all equipment.

     B. Fills all bottles and changes towels in fitness center when needed.

     C. Records all maintenance duties in proper logbook.

6. Exercises sound judgment in relationship to member safety and injuries.

7. Follows all emergency procedures and is able to administer CPR and First Aid.

8. Takes responsibility for certain housekeeping duties as directed and required.

9. Attend all staff meetings, in-house trainings, demonstrations and special promotions as designated by supervisor.

10. Control occupancy and traffic flow on all equipment.

11. Must be knowledgeable about and able to enforce wellness floor policies and practices.

12. Personal workouts are encouraged but must be scheduled during off duty hours.

13. Notify your supervisor two days or more in advance if you are going to be absent.  It is your responsibility to find another fitness center floor staff person to cover your shift and confirm this with your supervisor.

Key Leadership Competencies:

Values
Community
Inclusion
Relationships
Communication
Decision Making

 

EOE/DFWP

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