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Adult Fitness Supervisor

by Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Reference #: 509
Location: Sarnia, Ontario
Date Posted: Mar 17, 2024
Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Job Description

Join the YMCA Fitness Team!

Be the Spark! Join our passionate team and be the spark that ignites the potential in others. YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is one of the largest not-for-profit providers of licensed child care in Canada, offers settlement services to newcomers to Canada, operates 2 overnight camps and 16 Health & Fitness branches across Southwestern Ontario, and we have been making a positive difference in the communities we serve for over 50 years!

Why the Y?

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to the development of healthy communities and welcomes people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities. We are committed to helping our employees reach their full potential and are recognized by Forbes as one of Canada’s Top Employers. We offer meaningful employment and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families.

Position: Adult Fitness Supervisor
Location: Jerry McCaw Family Centre YMCA (1015 Finch Drive, Sarnia, ON N7S 6G5)
Start Date: April 8th, 2024
Compensation: $40,000-$43,000 starting annual salary
• 40 hrs/week with flexible schedule able to work a range of shifts that might include early mornings, evenings and weekends)
• 8 hour workday
• Occasionally required to rotate shifts that cover the full hours of operation of the centre.

As part of your total compensation:
• Receive a complimentary YMCA membership to our Health & Fitness facilities, and discounts on YMCA childcare and camp programs
• Access vacation entitlement, and up to 12 paid personal days annually
• Benefits package and Pension applicable with position/contract length
• Be part of a caring and supportive network of people to help each other succeed.
• Complimentary access to wellness and counselling services
• Contribute to real, meaningful impact in the lives of children and youth.

About the Role
Nature and Scope:
Reporting to the General Manager, this position provides supervision and coaching to members, staff and volunteers within the health and Wellness programs and service areas ensuring program excellence. The core function of this position is program planning and implementation, customer service, staff and volunteer recruitment, training and performance management.
• Responsible for the development, scheduling and delivery of Health and Wellness, Group Fitness programs and member engagement activities
• Recruitment, training, and mentoring of all staff and volunteer team members for the purpose of delivering excellence in customer service through Health and Wellness programs and services.
• Development and maintenance of the Health and Wellness budget
• Maintenance of current status of all required qualifications and certifications for self and Health and Wellness team members using internal and/ or central data tools
• Works as an active member of the Branch Leadership Team with scheduled Team Leader shifts/ responsibilities
• Provide direct leadership in programs modeling/ mentoring service excellence.
• Ensures that program policies and procedures are implemented and monitored proactively.

Education and Skills Qualifications:
• Group Fitness Instructor certification with the ability to teach multiple styles of group classes including: aquafit, cycle, bootcamp, stretch, chair, and more.
• YMCA Group Fitness Leadership Certification an asset
• 2 years post secondary education in Physical and Health Education or related field, or 2 years related experience.
• Current First Aid/CPR.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Personal training certificate is an asset.
• MOSSA certification is an asset.
• Must provide current police check as per the Association’s policy.
• It is a YMCA of Southwestern Ontario requirement that all employees and volunteers have a minimum of two vaccinations against COVID-19. Exemptions will be granted upon receipt of acceptable proof of a permissible Human Rights Code ground. This requirement has been suspended effective June 30, 2022. It may be reinstated in future should the state of public health in our communities require it.

• Commitment to Organizational Vision and Values
• Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the Mission, Vision, and strategic.
• Concern for Health and Safety
• Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.
• Problem Solving
• Identifies an issue and works towards a solution.
• Initiative
• Does the right thing at the right time without being asked?
• Service Orientation
• Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every individual’s YMCA experience.
• Relationships
• Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work.
• Relationships
• Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work.
• Results Oriented
• The ability to lead, manage and achieve identified goals.
• Communication
• Listens and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
NOTE: The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Southwestern Ontario YMCA
Application URL: Click here to apply online