Group Fitness Instructor – Aquatic Fitness
Westhills YMCA-YWCA (Langford, BC)
Wage: $25.30 per one-hour class
Hours: Wednesdays 7:35-8:25pm OR Thursdays 6:35pm-7:25pm; with the ability to provide additional shift coverage as needed.
Nature and Scope:
The Group Fitness Instructor – Aquatic Fitness designs, modifies, and instructs safe, effective and appropriate aquatic fitness programs to meet the needs of members, community and special populations in a group fitness setting. They will ensure that members understand the benefits of exercise and feel comfortable with the fitness program. The successful candidate will perform work according to YMCA-YWCA values, objectives, policies, and health and safety and risk management programs.
This casual position is entitled to an individual YMCA-YWCA membership.
To engage, motivate and lead individuals in a group fitness class setting safely
To plan, organize and implement lesson plans
To demonstrate a commitment to safety in program delivery
To ensure excellent customer service is provided
Model appropriate behaviours in line with our Mission, Vision and Values
Represent the Association in a professional manner
Develop and maintain professional and courteous relationships with members and participants
YMCA Group Fitness Instructor – Aquatic Fitness certification (or equivalent; eg. BCRPA Aquatic Fitness certification)
1 year experience as a Group Fitness Instructor in group classes or an equivalent combination of education and experience is an asset
Experience/training in multiple formats is an asset
Current Standard First Aid and CPR C required
A clear Police/RCMP Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required
Commitment to Health and Safety
Commitment to Organization Vision and Values
Planning and Organization
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to:
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island
1. Application Deadline: This posting will close when a suitable candidate has been found.
2. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this position.
3. Internal applicants are expected to inform their supervisor prior to application.
4. We thank all applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island is an equal opportunity employer.