Group Fitness Instructor - Part-Time

  • Symbria
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • May 01, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

Overview

Symbria Rehab is seeking Group Fitness Instructors or Personal Trainers who have a passion working with older adults, and looking to make an impact of people's quality of life through fitness and wellness programs. Great part-time and subbing opportunities throughout the City of Chicago.

Position Summary:

To deliver SeniorFITness wellness programs and fitness services to participants at assigned client site(s) while representing Symbria Rehab Core Values in activities of daily work.

Responsibilities
  • Provide education sessions to participants and staff on benefits of program services.
  • Actively market and promote program services to potential participants in order to increase program enrollment.
  • Schedule and conduct fitness assessments.
  • Coordinate and administer individual exercise program consultations for members based on current ACSM/AHA guidelines and Best Practice Standards.
  • Train and Certify seniors on proper and effective use of fitness equipment by providing a quality exercise prescription based on current ACSM and SeniorFITness guidelines.
  • Assist, encourage and motivate any and all seniors with their specific needs in the fitness program at any time. Help seniors identify and overcome barriers to adherence to the exercise program.
  • Assist in the development of fitness programs for seniors with chronic disease and disabilities.
  • Provide appropriate program service instruction as trained and assigned.
  • Provide group exercise class instruction and specialty programs as appropriate for site initiatives.
Qualifications
  • Personal and Group training certification preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise physiology or related science preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Bilingual preferred in English and Spanish but not required.
  • Experience working with older adults and desire to improve the overall health and well‐being of older adults.
  • Working knowledge of variable resistance exercise machines, free weights and cardiovascular equipment.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Proficient use of computers and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent customer service and relationship building skills.

EOE

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