Central City Family YMCA
South Bay Family YMCA
Rocky Mount Family YMCA Inc.
The Director of Healthy Living is responsible for the Duluth Area Family YMCA’s Wellness Center and the experiences for members, guests, and Y employees. The Director oversees personal training, group exercise classes, specialty fitness classes, coordination of Diabetes Prevention Programming, management of health and wellness staff, and department budget.
Preferred Education and Experience
Formal training in specialty class instruction (e.g., Kettlebell, TRX, Yoga, Indoor Cycling, Pilates, etc.)
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
Nationally accredited Personal Training Certification (ACE, AFAA, NETA, NSCF, ACSM, etc.)