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Personal Trainer - Exercise

Company: YMCA of the East Valley
Location: Redlands
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through personal development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The personal trainer role includes consulting with clients to develop training plans for them, instructing them on proper technique, motivating them to push themselves harder, and providing them with constant support and constructive feedback.


  • Ability to instruct, lead, & modify exercise routines for a variety of fitness levels.
  • Ability to perform safe & effective exercise routines for a variety of fitness levels.
  • Ability to motivate & encourage members towards a healthy lifestyle.
  • Serves as a positive role model for members.
  • Maintains a supportive & positive environment for members.
  • Ability to communicate well.
  • Shows a genuine interest in developing positive, ongoing relationships with members.
  • Ability to engage members by learning about their Y Story and sharing the story of the YMCA.
  • Follows the YMCA personnel policies, practices, salary administration plan, emergency procedures and risk management procedures.
  • Assists with all other essential tasks as requested. YMCA COMPETENCIES:

    Relationships: Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y's work.

    Communication: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience.

    Developing Others: Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others' capabilities to attain the highest level of performance possible.

    Inclusion: Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence.

    Innovation: Participates in the generation, experimentation, and implementation of new approaches and activities that improve and expand the Y's mission and work.

    Quality Results: Demonstrates and fosters a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that provides quality experiences.

  • Current CPR/First Aid certification.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience participating in one-one training.
  • A basic knowledge of health & fitness; with an emphasis in human anatomy and physiology.
  • Experience in program design custom for clients goals.
  • Must obtain a current personal training certification. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • The employee must be able to perform a variety of physical movements including bending, stepping, cycling, pushing, pulling, stretching, and/ or holding specific positions based on the specific style of group exercise class they are assigned to teach.
  • The employee must be able to lift weights ranging in weight from 5 lbs to 45 lbs. The employee must be able to set-up weight &/or aerobic equipment for their specific class they are assigned to teach.
    Background Check:

    All offers of employment are contingent upon the meeting the minimum Association-requirement(s) established for: employment references, personal references, Fingerprinting (a search of the candidate's criminal background history), and physical examinations where required.

Keywords: YMCA of the East Valley, Redlands , Personal Trainer - Exercise, Human Resources , Redlands, California

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