Health & Wellness Specialist

Lynch van/Oterloo YMCA
40 Leggs Hill Road
Marblehead, MA 01945
United States

Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
Do have a passion for fitness and want to build upon your career providing Health & Wellness services? Are you an expert in communication and relationship building looking to apply your skills in a meaningful way at an organization that impacts the community? This may be the opportunity for you...

As the Health & Wellness Specialist you will help support our Fitness Center and members we serve by creating a welcoming atmosphere, providing superior customer services, and leading high quality and engaging fitness classes and personal training sessions. Day to day your responsibilities will include building upon our Health & Wellness services, leading group and 1:1 sessions, supporting members and program participants to develop a healthy body and meet fitness goals. Additionally, you will engage potential members giving tours and provide orientations for new members, ensure all members are familiar with fitness programs and services, support the Health & Wellness Director carry out projects, and provide exceptional customer service to help individuals make the most of their YMCA memberships.

To thrive in this position you are passionate about fitness, knowledgeable about industry trends with insight on how to implement innovative programming, and you have a desire to grow personally and professionally. You have experience in the fitness industry leading classes and personal training, and are interested in acquiring additional training and certifications to lead build upon your abilities. You easily build authentic relationships and have strong leaderships skills. ​​​​​​​

Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field

Must maintain CPR, First Aid and Personal Training Certification

Flexible schedule, available to work weekends, evenings as needed for programming


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 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 use 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.
Lynch van/Oterloo YMCA
Debra Parsons
245 Cabot Street
Beverly MA 01915
United States

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