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YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties Exercise Instructor in Sumner, Washington

Why Work for the Y? The YMCA focuses on empowering people in all forms, by improving health and well-being and inspiring action in and across our neighborhoods. Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team! Are you a fitness or health professional who is passionate about helping others improve flexibility, strength, endurance and cardiovascular conditioning? As an Exercise Instructor, you will create a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement as you teach group exercise classes. In this position, you will be able to use your skills to: *Conduct energizing, fun, safe, and educational classes. *Design the class to improve one or more of the four components of fitness; flexibility, strength, muscular endurance, and cardio-respiratory conditioning. *Perform aerobic/fitness techniques that demonstrate different intensity levels to meet the various fitness levels of participants and to provide clear directions of these techniques. *Be available before and after classes to build relationships with members to increase class retention. *Maintain equipment organization. *Assist in compiling program statistics. Support monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of and participation in the program. Are you a good fit? *You have at least one year of experience leading challenging, yet safe, exercise or physical activity classes. *You have knowledge of the fitness components of an aerobic group exercise class. *You have a certification in Group Exercise or related specialty (preferred). *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 (preferred). *Able to complete Child Abuse Prevention training on first day and other online or in-person training as required. Starting rate: $18.67 per hour Hours: Part Time - Up to 25 hours per week Benefits: Employees are supported with competitive pay and great benefits working at the Y! *All YMCA employees receive 50% off YMCA Child Care *YMCA Program and Merchandise discounts (up to 50%) *Personal YMCA Membership *Flexible scheduling *Employee Referral Bonus Program *Discount on phone services *Paid Sick Leave *The opportunity to participate in a Retirement Savings Plan *Training and Professional Education

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