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Fitness Instructor: Line Dancing

Fitness Instructor: Line Dancing

Job ID 
2017-4435
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-WI-Green Bay
Category 
Health and Fitness
Type 
Regular Part-Time

More information about this job

Overview

We pay our fitness instructors $11-$17/hr depending on experience and qualifications.

 

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. We are seeking a part time instructor who is able to choreograph and instruct Adult Line Dance Classes.

 

KROC CENTER MISSION

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

 

SUMMARY/PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The Fitness Instructor will provide state-of-the-art group exercise instruction that contributes to each member or guest’s fitness goals.  To develop and instruct fun, energetic and highly motivational exercise classes for all fitness and skill levels.

 

 

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. Develop and instruct fun, energetic and highly motivational exercise classes for all fitness skill levels. Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.

 

  1. Educate participants concerning safe exercise techniques and monitor safety.

 

  1. Verifies class participants are rostered to ensure drop-in fees were paid.

 

  1. Provide / assist in fitness assessments, orientations and tours.

 

  1. Assist in the development of systems that safeguard all facilities, supplies and equipment related to the fitness programs.

 

  1. Utilize the office support system that will allow for timely and accurate record keeping, including the areas of statistical reports related to all fitness programs, accounting of expenditures, and other reporting as required.

 

  1. Ensure the attractive appearance, operational function, and general upkeep of the fitness facilities including equipment and furnishings.

 

  1. In conjunction with the facilities department, execute an on-going preventative maintenance program for the fitness facilities and equipment.
  2. Participate in designated staff training and professional development courses.

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..

 

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT: Uses a variety of office equipment including a computer, telephone, fax machine, copiers, printers and projection machines. Operate motor vehicles in the execution of some essential functions.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1+ years of experience teaching various or specific group exercise programs

 

  • OR –

 

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

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: First Aid, CPR and AED Certification for Adult, Child, and Infant to be obtained with 30 days of hire.  Current certifications through ACE, ACSM, AFAA or NSCA or any unique certifications pertaining to a specialized group exercise class or format – Zumba, for example - preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a self-motivated and self-directed schedule. 
  • Ability to address multiple projects in a timely manner while being responsive and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.  
  • Exercise good judgment in personal actions.

 

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.

 


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

 

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