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Haverhill YMCA Personal Trainer

Company: Haverhill YMCA
Location: Haverhill
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for a flexible fitness role with an opportunity to build your own schedule? Do you enjoy inspiring others during a workout and want to contribute in a way that makes an impact in your community? This may be the role for you... As a Personal Trainer at the Haverhill YMCA, you will help deliver high-quality member and program participant experiences through hands-on instruction while customizing workouts to meet individual clients' needs. Day to day you will engage members on the fitness floor by performing exercise demonstrations and machine overviews, suggesting workouts to new and current members, offering complimentary workouts, and responding quickly to members who exhibit signs of need. In addition to meeting regularly with clients, you recommend adaptations and modifications to ensure suitable progression based on abilities. It will be your responsibility to assist members as needed, act as a greeter to everyone entering the fitness center, respond to inquiries, and work to maintain the cleanliness and functioning of all equipment. To thrive in the position, you must have proven personal training or exercise training experience and the ability to work with people from a diverse population with varying abilities. You must have extensive knowledge of health and fitness principles and components, exercise prescription, and strength training machines. The incumbent for this role values assessment and evaluation of individual client health and understands the development of individualized personal training plans. Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in physical education or related field preferred Certification from a nationally recognized agency such as ACE, AFFA, ASCM, NSCA, and NSPA preferred PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform all physical aspects of the position, including leading classes and activities, walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting Must be able to lift 45-pound weight plates Must be able to work outside when weather permits Must be able to stand for long periods of time Ability to listen, hear, and discern members & program participants' wants, needs, and interests Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations Ability to demonstrate equipment used for exercise training The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran's status.

Keywords: Haverhill YMCA, Haverhill , Haverhill YMCA Personal Trainer, Human Resources , Haverhill, Massachusetts

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