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Davis - Adult Fitness Program Associate

Memphis, TN, USA Req #76
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.


Responsible for providing YMCA members and their guest’s supervision, orientation and safety in the branch wellness/fitness area. 


  • Fitness Instruction

  • Provide fitness evaluations

  • Provide fitness equipment orientations

  • Suggests safe and effective exercises for individuals

  • Assist members with safe and proper exercise form and technique

  • Equipment Maintenance

  • Ensure that all fitness equipment is clean 

  • Ensure that all fitness equipment is in good working condition

  • Environmental Responsibilities

  • Ensure the fitness area(s) is (are) clean and functional

  • Ensure all areas of the YMCA (including outdoors) are clean

  • Enforce the policies and procedures of the fitness area(s)

  • Administrative Duties

  • Attend and participate in departmental meetings

  • Assist with facility tours

  • Serve as a YMCA representative at special events

  • Attend designated YMCA trainings and certification courses

  • New Employee Orientation/Child Abuse Prevention training within 20 days of hire

Other Duties/Issues:

  • In special circumstances, supervisors reserve the right to assign job duties other than those specifically listed above.

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand for long periods of time, kneel down or crouch, and lift heavy weights. Employees may be exposed to loud music. Specific visual abilities include close, distant, peripheral and depth.

    Entry Requirements Include the following, and other duties may be assigned:

  • Promotes and incorporates the YMCA four core values and character development model in all branch activities.

  • Current state approved CPR certification*.

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience/knowledge in exercise science/physiology

  • Excellent personal and organizational skills

  • Have a willingness and ability to provide good customer service to all members

  • Learn and understand YMCA history, mission and philosophy

  • Relevant YMCA certifications**

  • Employee will accurately report work time via approved YMCA Clocking Method: Branch Kiosk, YMCA site phone, YMCA iPad or time sheet. 

* At hire or earliest possible training.
** Within 30 days of employment or first available offering

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys 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.
For Youth Development For Healthy Living For Social Responsibility

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $8.50
  • Max Hiring Rate $10.00
  • Memphis, TN, USA