Location:
Tong Louie Family YMCA
Status:
accepting
Type of Position:
Volunteer
Placement Date:
Immediate

The Fitness Host/Greeter provides a high-quality, safe, service-oriented experience to all members in the Strength and Conditioning Centre: supervise the centre, ensuring that equipment is being used appropriately by members and that participants abide by centre rules; assist certified fitness trainers in daily duties including greeting and welcoming participants, giving timely feedback to supervisor regarding issues and/or suggestions related to the centre and its use. ** This position is for host only: no fitness program planning is required **

Requirements

  • Minimum 1 hour per week on the floor
  • Report early and in uniform for scheduled volunteer times
  • YMCA Fitness Leadership Certificate (Fitness Theory, IC1/2) or equivalent (BCRPA)
  • Current CPR; First Aid Certificate
  • Completion of volunteer documentation with criminal record check
  • Open to taking the Level 1 Individual Conditioning training course which allows volunteers to perform basic orientations for members

Competencies

  • Commitment to organization vision and values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA
  • Teamwork
  • Relationship building and collaboration
  • Strong communication skills

Benefits

  • Be a part of the YMCA team and promote the YMCA of Greater Vancouver’s mission, vision, and core values
  • Learn about diversity at the YMCA and meet new people
  • Receive training to further enhance your professional development as it relates to the volunteer position

Our Commitment to the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults

The YMCA is committed to the protection of children in our care and vulnerable adults participating in our programs.  To ensure this commitment is upheld, all volunteers will need to provide:

  • A current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date
  • Three references  (two of these should be professional references)

Contact

Garth Kennedy, Manager, Health & Fitness, Tong Louie Family YMCA
Tel: 604-631-5522
Fax: 604-575-3132
Email: garth.kennedy@gv.ymca.ca

 

 

Application Deadline

On-going