YMCA of San Diego County

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Personal Trainer

at YMCA of San Diego County

Posted: 7/5/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 12827

Job Description

Health isn’t just an option for you – it’s a way of life!

Ready to share your expertise in Personal Training?

Looking for ways to keep your community healthy and active?

Y wait to get paid for your passion?

Join us!


North Coastal – Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA

Coastal – Peninsula Family YMCA | Dan McKinney Family YMCA

South - Border View Family YMCA | South Bay Family YMCA | Eastlake YMCA

East - Cameron Family YMCA

North Inland - Rancho Family YMCA

Y would I apply?

  • FREE Complete Gym Membership
  • FREE Workout Classes
  • FREE Pool Access
  • Work with Your Friends - Text them the link to this page now!
  • Build Your Resume
  • Opportunities for Growth
  • Community Involvement
  • PART TIME Perks
    • FREE Family Membership
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Professional Development Opportunities
  • FULL TIME - Looking for Benefits? We’ve got you covered:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
    • PTO (Sick time, vacation days, personal days and holidays)
    • Retirement Contributions

Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:

  • Design and deliver personal training programs designed for members with their goals in mind
  • Instruct participants on correct form and body alignment for maximum results and injury prevention
  • Represent the Y, share your knowledge, and promote our Fitness Center
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with members through a proactive approach
  • Be ready to stand, lift up to 50 lbs. and constantly move throughout the workout areas
  • Monitor work out area for potential hazards and keep space organized and safe

“OK, I’m sold!” What do I need to qualify?

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have one of the following:
    • Certified Personal Trainer by ACE or NCAA Accredited
    • 4-year Degree OR 1-year Exercise Science Certification
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in personal training preferred
  • Understanding of physical education principles
  • Experience with a variety of strength equipment and free weights preferred
  • Knowledge of current fitness issues and trends preferred
  • CPR (and First Aid if offsite) certified upon hire and must be from one of the following:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
  • 02 certification required within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency


Application Instructions

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