The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

Job ID 
2017-2298
# of Openings 
10
Job Locations 
US-WI-Green Bay
Category 
Health and Fitness
Type 
Regular Part-Time

More information about this job

Overview

MISSION STATEMENT 

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

 

KROC CENTER OF GREATER GREEN BAY MISSION

In keeping with the mission of The Salvation Army, The Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center provides facilities, programs and services that strengthen, encourage and enrich children, adults, and seniors through positive life-changing experiences.

 

SUMMARY/PRIMARY PURPOSE:

 

The Personal Trainer’s purpose is to provide fitness programming specific to the goals and ability level of the client. Personal Trainers are expected to provide one-on-on, two-on-one, and small group training sessions that are 60-minutes in length.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

 

  1. Maintain a personal commitment to meeting the needs of members and guests.
  2. Create a client-specific exercise program for every training session.
  3. Consistently offer high-quality programming that is goal-specific, safe, and enjoyable.
  4. Create and maintain client records to monitor progress and report successes.
  5. Assist in development and implementation of programs and events such expos, job fairs or showcases.

 

  1. Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  2. Perform a customer service role by assisting members in monitoring their exercise programs, encouraging members to reach their fitness and wellness goals, and handling member concerns and complaints quickly and effectively.
  3. Actively market and promote personal training to acquire new members and retain existing members.
  4. Encourage members to take advantage of other services and programs.
  5. Participate in all staff related meetings and other required activities.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT: Uses a variety of fitness equipment.  Also, office equipment including a computer, telephone, fax machine, copiers, printers and projection machines.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a health and fitness related field is preferred.
  • 1+ years of experience working as a personal trainer.

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  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Nationally-recognized personal training certification from NSCA, ACSM, or NASM. Other certifying bodies will be considered.  First Aid, CPR and AED Certification to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be highly motivated
  • Professional and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Maintain a professional, positive attitude at all times when working with members.
  • Must be able to manage time effectively.
  • Must be able to market personal training, obtain new clients, and display a high renewal rate.
  • Proven ability to provide high quality customer service.

 

 

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job is performed at times in an office environment at normal room temperature.  The noise level in this work environment is usually low.

For other duties of this job, such as outdoor special events and community center activities, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud.

 

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.