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

The Group Fitness Instructor provides high-quality, safe, group fitness classes with modifications for all fitness levels. Responsible for instructing classes within the guidelines of specific descriptions, ensuring all equipment is safe, and welcoming new participants.

Requirements

  • Completion of all Volunteer documentation and Criminal Record Search
  • Be available to teach at a minimum of one class per week
  • Be at least 10 minutes early for scheduled volunteer times, and in uniform
  • Greet and welcome participants arriving for class
  • Provide exceptional service to all members and develop relationships with participants before, during and after group fitness classes
  • Give feedback to supervisor as to problems and/or suggestions
  • Keep studio or gym area clean and tidy
  • Arrange for substitute instructors for classes as required

Competencies

  • YMCA Basic Fitness Theory and Group Fitness Leadership Certificate or equivalent (BCRPA)
  • Speciality certifications for Yoga, Pilates and Prenatal
  • Current CPR
  • Cyclefit

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, Group Fitness Director, Tong Louie (Surrey) Family YMCA
Tel: 604-631-5522
Fax: 604-575-3132
Email: garth.kennedy@gv.ymca.ca

Application Deadline

On-going