Health & Wellness Coordinator

Help our membes and community develop healthier lifestyles by leading our Wellness Center and Chronic Disease programs.
Job Description

The Health & Wellness Coordinator will be responsible for hiring, training, and scheduling of wellness center staff, along with developing and implementing all procedures and functions of the wellness center. The Health and Wellness Coordinator will also be responsible for Chronic Disease and Personal Training programs, intake and scheduling of all new chronic disease clients, as well as working with chronic disease and personal training clients.

Qualifications

Education and Training: 

Bachelor's degree in Health & Wellness or related filed preferred or two year related experience.

ACE certification required within six months of employment.

Skills/Experience/Technigal Knowledge:

1.       Extensive knowledge and practical experience in fitness training, with an emphasis in exercise physiology, safety, and health promotion.

2.       Ability to teach a variety of fitness classes.

3.       Ability to follow and lead by ACSM and YMCA of the USA health and fitness guidelines.

4.       Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and other basic computer functions. 

5.       Supervisory experience and skills. 

Physical requirements: 

Must be able to teach and demonstrate cardiovascular, resistance training, and flexibility exercises. Must be able to lift, carry, and load equipment, furnishings, and program supplies (75-100 pounds). Must be able to easily move through all program areas and effectively communicate and actively interact with members. Must be able to perform physical functions necessary to program instruction, including but not limited to squatting, bending, and kneeling.

Essential Functions

Some of the essential functions include but are not limited to:

1.       Help plan, develop, schedule small group training and other fitness programs. Remain current on fitness trends.

2.       Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, directing, and evaluating all wellness center staff.

3.       Observe, monitor, and evaluate programs on an on-going basis both formally/ informally and with input from members/ participants/ staff. This includes monitoring program delivery, participation, quality, purpose, match to mission, and budget impact and effectively responding to concerns, suggestions, and complaints.

4.       Supervise intake of new chronic disease (United Way programs) clients. Work with and monitor all participants in these programs. Ensure all paperwork and tracking is complete per United Way grants.

5.       Ensure all wellness staff receive appropriate training, access to certifications opportunities, and that all staff certifications are current.

6.       Using various media sources and creative marketing techniques, develop, write, and execute marketing and informational materials related to the department. Increase member knowledge of fitness and fitness programs provided through the Stevens Point Area YMCA through program guides, handouts, brochures, articles, and charts.

7.       Assist with budgeting and make income/expense and staffing modifications as required to meet goals and YMCA mission. Maintain supplies within the budget.

8.       Serve as a contributing management team member in the overall YMCA organization to develop and maintain operation of a quality, charitable, non-profit organization.

Required Certifications

ACE Certification with six months of employment.

CPR/AED/First Aid certification within 60 days of employment.

Current in all staff required traing within 30 days of employment.

Maintain Continuing Education credits as needed.