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Strength & Conditioning Instructor, Personal Trainer and Next Level Performance Coach

  • Category: Calgary & Area
  • Location: Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge
  • Posted: January 31, 2019
  • Application deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found.


Strength & Conditioning Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Next Level Performance Coach (Full Time)

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: Strength and Conditioning Instructor – $34,112.00 – $35,817.60 per year (commensurate with education and experience, Personal Trainer – $23.00–37.00/hour (commensurate with education and experience), Coaching Wage- $52 one-time top per client client/per month (meeting with clients during schedule shift- top up does not include base rate of pay).

1. Sunday- 9:00–5:30 pm
2. Monday-Thursday- 10:00–6:30pm
* Please note these times are approximate and may change depending on facility needs

YMCA Calgary also offers multiple other perks and benefits;
· Complimentary YMCA Calgary membership including a linked membership for dependent children.
· Comprehensive health and dental benefits, premiums paid in full by the Association.
· Pension plan with specified contribution matching by the Association.
· Anniversary flex day and gifts given to celebrate each year of employment.
· Program discounts
· Ongoing leadership development and opportunities
· Leadership award opportunities
· Scholarship opportunities
· Paid recertification and training

• What Qualification looking for ?

At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals.

The successful candidate will have the following;
· Bachelor of Physical Education, Kinesiology or related degree preferred
· CrossFit Level 1 or equivalent is considered an asset
· Experience in a fitness or exercise related field as a personal trainer
· CSEP-Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) or CSEP-Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certificate (CEP preferred) is preferred
· Must possess or be willing to obtain(within a 6 month period) Group Fitness certification in at least one specialty area (Group Strength, Older Adult, Aquatic Fitness, Cycle, Yoga, Cardio)
· Standard First Aid certification (valid within three years of certification date)
· CPR C certification (valid within one year of certification date)
· Evidence of a clear Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search
· Three professional references required

• What does the role look like at YMCA Calagry?

The Strength & Conditioning Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Next Level Performance Coach will:

· Provide excellent customer service by identifying the needs and wants of members/participants as a priority and responding in an effective and timely manner
Aid in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs within the conditioning center
· Provide personal training and perform program and instructional duties as outlined by the Adult Programs Supervisor
· Provide leadership to member special events and workshops/presentations as outlined by the Adult Programs Supervisor
· Assist with the supervision of all volunteers working in the conditioning center
· Show members how to use the cardio equipment and strength and conditioning machines
· Provide a strong presence on the strength and conditioning floor, engaging with and assisting members, answering questions, providing adult and youth orientations while role modeling positive behaviours
· Actively facilitate meaningful and goal focused relationship-building with members
· Encourage members to participate “activity challenges/events” offered
· Actively solicit members’ feedback regarding the YMCA and facilities
· Actively identify members who need an orientation program or follow-up
· Scan the environment and ensure the conditioning centre’s equipment is clean, in good repair, and that safety hazards are removed
· Complete the first 2 modules of the OPEX Coaching Certificate Program within 2 months of employment, if not already completed
· Work closely with the Lead Coach to build a client base within the YMCA, follow up with new leads and actively seeking new methods to attract clients for the program
· Provide online training support to your participants through a training app
· Coaching knowledge with a CrossFit focused training as well as weightlifting, nutrition, endurance sports, and lifestyle coaching

To apply

YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. YMCA Calgary is currently not engaged in international recruitment efforts as we are required to demonstrate that we have exhausted all means of recruitment both locally and nationally.

Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview. For any concerns or questions please contact Cassandra Petrovic, Recruitment Advisor.

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