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YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties Health and Well-being Coach in Gig Harbor, Washington

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is seeking a Health and Wellbeing Coach to join our team!

The YMCA focuses on empowering people in all forms, by improving health and well-being and inspiring action in and across our neighborhoods. This position supports the work of the Y, a leading non-profit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

As a Health and Wellbeing Coach, you 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. You will guide and direct all fitness enthusiasts, regardless of fitness level, through YMCA programs. If hired, you will be expected to treat every participant fairly and equally regardless of circumstances and abilities, making each feel good about themselves while creating an encouraging and fun environment.

*Key Responsibilities: *

  • Deliver equipment orientations
  • Teach and demonstrate proper form and technique
  • Assist with personalized workout routines
  • Ensure established safety guidelines are followed


Are you a good fit?

  • You are committed to valuing and promoting diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree or two years of related knowledge and experience (preferred).
  • You have knowledge of basic health and fitness principles and components, exercise prescriptions, and strength training machines.
  • You are able to set an excellent example in health, fitness, and member service.
  • You have experience coaching and/or teaching group exercise classes (preferred).
  • You have YMCA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning and/or Foundations of Group Exercise certification or equivalent (such as ACE, ACSM, or AFAA) certifications.
  • You have a positive attitude and previous experience with diverse populations.
  • You have current CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, AED, and Oxygen certifications.
  • Able to complete Child Abuse Prevention training on the first day of employment and other online or in-person training as required.


Wage: $16.28 to $18.28 per hour, depending on qualifications 


*Hours: *Part-Time, Up to 25 hours per week


Location: Tom Taylor Family YMCA, Gig Harbor, WA*  *



  • Flexible scheduling around school and extracurricular activities 
  • Optional Virtual Teladoc, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • A Personal YMCA membership and YMCA360 virtual streaming membership 
  • Paid Sick Leave accrued at 1.23 hours for every 40 hours worked per year
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Digital mental health counseling platform, Wellness program and LifeMart employee discount center 
  • Professional training, education and certification opportunities
  • 20% discount on YMCA programs, childcare services and merchandise 


Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team! *To apply visit our website at{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}. * **

*The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout our organization and is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled. *