Health And Well-being Coach 2

Location: Puyallup, WA (302 43rd Ave SE)

Job Description


Starting Wage:  $12.50+ per hour depending on qualifications   
Hours: Part Time up to 25 hours per week

Guide and direct all fitness enthusiasts, regardless of fitness level through YMCA programs. Provides a quality experience to members and participants focused on YMCA core values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.



Planning and Program Delivery:

• Deliver equipment orientations, and assist members with personalized workout routines, utilizing already developed systems.

• Maintain member relations through follow-up systems in order to achieve their fitness goals.

• Teach and demonstrate proper form and technique using current safety guidelines.



• Provide FitPath orientations to members of all fitness levels.

• Understand and actively practice our commitment to the Health Seeker by serving, building relationships, and connecting with members who struggle to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

• Treat every participant fairly and equally regardless of circumstances and abilities, making each feel good about themselves while creating an encouraging and fun environment.

• Accentuate positive attributes nurturing the whole; physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of each member.


Financial Development and Philanthropy:

• Meet performance measurement through annual giving, major gifts, and/or endowment by telling the Y story and raising charitable dollars to fulfill our mission. 


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

• Regularly required to talk or hear. 

• Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 

• Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

• Must frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move a higher amount. 

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

• Ability to demonstrate and conduct activities relating to fitness.  

• Ability to plan, lead and participate in program activities.



• Minimum age of 21.

• One to two years related experience in teaching group exercise classes preferred.

• Bachelor’s degree and/or two years related knowledge and experience preferred.

• YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning and/or Foundations of Group Exercise certification or equivalent, such as ACE, ACSM, or AFAA certifications.

• Knowledge of basic health and fitness principles and components, exercise prescription and strength training machines.

• Be able to set an excellent example in health, fitness and member service.

• General computer skills helpful.

• Positive attitude and previous experience with diverse populations.

• Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, AED, and Oxygen certifications.

• Complete online Child Abuse Prevention training on first day.  Complete other online and in-person training as required.