Certified Instructor-Les Mills
Washington, DC

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YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
1325 W Street Northwest Ste. A
Washington, DC 20009
United States

Application Closing Date
Experience Required
From $28 To $27.50
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Part Time
No Travel
Job Description

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is celebrating over 170 years of charitable service to the Washington Metropolitan area. The Y has a strong commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Anchored in more than 10,000 neighborhoods around the country, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y is a cause driven organization that offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference. We invite you to join us in this amazing work to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and discover a career that is so much more than a job.

About the Job
The YMCA Anthony Bowen branch is currently recruiting for certified Zumba Instructors and Les Mills Instructors. This YMCA is located between Adams Morgan and the U Street Corridor.

Some of the exciting things you will do as a Group Exercise Instructor include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrates skills and explains them clearly to class members
  • Works at learning level of particular class
  • Responsible for the safety of all participants during class time
  • Works with individual students within class structure to enable all to correct faults, improve self image and progress in their fitness program
  • Reports to class on time, prepared with materials and equipment, and dressed in appropriate attire
  • Knows emergency procedures and the location of emergency equipment
  • Keeps class attendance and records
  • Participates in branch recruitment for class participants or in program promotion events
  • Other duties as required

Working Conditions:

  • Able to teach at various times during the day
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, reach with hands or arms, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear.
  • 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.

Salary Range: $ 27.50 per hour (Commensurate with experience and certs)

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 10% employer-funded retirement plan with vesting after two years of service
  • 403(b) savings plan
  • High quality and affordable healthcare
  • Free YMCA membership for employee
  • Numerous professional development opportunities
  • Exciting and collaborative work environment
  • Ability to work with creative, talented and diverse individuals!
Job Requirements
Qualifications and Skills:

High school diploma or GED
Must be 18 years or older
Able to conduct safe, effective and motivating Group exercise class.
Must display an outgoing personality, enabling him/her to relate well to participants
Demonstrated interest in working with individuals as well as groups of people
Criminal Background Check
Current CPR, AED
Nationally recognized group exercise certification and/or other specialty certifications like Yoga Alliance, CrossFit, Zumba, Pilates/Pilates Reformer, Martial Arts, Spin/Indoor Cycle, Les Mills, Barre
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
Nicole Harrison
1325 W Street Northwest Ste. A
Washington DC 20009
United States
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