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Job Title: Group Exercise Instructor - Part-Time
Branch: West Chester Area YMCA
Location: Airport Road, West Chester, PA
Shifts/Availability: Weekday evening availability needed
About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine:
The YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW), an association of eight YMCAs serving Chester County, is a non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility through life-changing programs for all.
Position Purpose: The West Chester Area YMCA is looking for enthusiastic, fitness-focused staff members to instruct group exercise classes.
Conduct group exercise classes and provide assistance in a safe, thorough, courteous and professional manner
Follow YMCA of Greater Brandywine Group Exercise best practices:
Be a positive YMCA role model with an enthusiastic attitude
All scheduled classes will be held and coverage secured as needed
Classes will start and end on time
Greet participants and learn their names
Identify your participants’ limitations and adapt your classes and/or provide modifications accordingly
Properly and safely utilize all equipment associated with your class
Promote a healthy lifestyle
Attend advanced training workshops that are offered throughout the year by YMCA of Greater Brandywine or other YMCAs
Participate in special events and open houses throughout the year
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Must be 18 years of age or older
Less than three years of teaching group exercise class(es) required
At least 1 year of participation in group exercise class(es) required
Possess and maintain at least one Group Exercise certification from a nationally accredited organization
Obtain and maintain foundations of Group Exercise (or Group Exercise Instructor) or a nationally recognized Group Exercise Certification within six months of hire date
Making a difference in a person’s life every day
Fun, fast-paced work environment
Working for a diverse and inclusive community based non-profit
Free individual membership (or discounted family membership), valid with active employment and includes program discounts throughout the YMCA of Greater Brandywine Association
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws.