Strength & Conditioning Instructor, Coach and Personal Trainer

Full Time | LOCATION: Calgary YMCA

Calgary YMCA - Rocky Ridge Shane Homes


Why should you join our team?

YMCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities - join us in creating a better Calgary.
YMCA Calgary opened its doors in 1902, since then we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization that responds to the needs and health of the community.

Guided by four core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility, YMCA Calgary develop and delivers quality programs and services that promote the health of the community and provides opportunities for all Calgarians to belong, grow, thrive and lead. Our team of staff and volunteers are committed to creating a positive impact in the community through our health and wellness programs, child care and early education programs, community outreach programs (such as Indigenous, youth at risk, and cultural integration programs), leadership programs, camp experiences, and much more.

YMCA Calgary serves the community at our eight health and wellness locations, seven child care centres, two outdoor camp locations, and 60 community outreach locations. Join us in building healthy communities!

Strength & Conditioning Instructor, Coach and Personal Trainer - (Full Time)
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Strength and Conditioning Instructor - $34,112.00 - $35,817.60 per year (commensurate with education and experience, Personal Trainer - $21.00-34.00/hour (commensurate with education and experience), Coaching $54 per month per client + guaranateed salary 

You can make an impact in the community - locally and across the globe. You will work with a fun culture of people and enjoy many the benefits and opportunities the YMCA offers:
· Complimentary YMCA Calgary membership including a linked membership for dependent children;
· Comprehensive health and dental benefits. Premiums paid in full by the Association;
· Pension plan with specified contribution matching by the Association;
· Anniversary flex day and gifts given to celebrate each year of employment;
· Program discounts;
· Ongoing leadership development and opportunities;
· Leadership award opportunities;
· Scholarship opportunities;
· Paid recertification and training.

What qualifications are we looking for?

At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals. The successful candidate will have the following;
· Bachelor of Physical Education, Kinesiology or related degree preferred
· Experience in a fitness or exercise related field as a personal trainer
· CSEP-Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) or CSEP-Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certificate (CEP preferred) is preferred
· Crossfit Level 1 
· OPEX CCP ( in progress or completed) 
· Standard First Aid certification (valid within three years of certification date)
· CPR C certification (valid within one year of certification date)
· Evidence of a clear Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search
· Three professional references required

What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?

The Strength & Conditioning Instructor and Personal Trainer will:
· Provide excellent customer service by identifying the needs and wants of members/participants as a priority and responding in an effective and timely manner
· Aid in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs within the conditioning center
· Provide personal training and perform program and instructional duties as outlined by the Adult Programs Supervisor
· Provide leadership to member special events and workshops/presentations as outlined by the Adult Programs Supervisor
· Assist with the supervision of all volunteers working in the conditioning center
· Show members how to use the cardio equipment and strength and conditioning machines
· Provide a strong presence on the strength and conditioning floor, engaging with and assisting members, answering questions, providing adult and youth orientations while role modeling positive behaviours
· Actively facilitate meaningful and goal focused relationship-building with members
· Encourage members to participate “activity challenges/events” offered
· Actively solicit members’ feedback regarding the YMCA and facilities
· Actively identify members who need an orientation program or follow-up
· Scan the environment and ensure the conditioning centre’s equipment is clean, in good repair, and that safety hazards are removed
· Be available to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings, and weekends

Please email your resume to: