Group Exercise Instructor
Washington, DC

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YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
1112 16th Street, NW Ste. 700
Washington, DC 20036
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $25 To $35.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Part Time
No Travel
Job Description

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is celebrating over 160 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

There are various specialities of Group Exercise Instructors: Yoga (all levels), Zumba, Cycle, Les Mills classes, PiYo, Pilates, Kickboxing, Boot Camp/HIIT, Strength Training, Tai Chi, Step Aerobics, and Senior level specific (can include Silver Sneakers or Active Older Adults). We are looking for all speciality areas of Group Ex Instructors to support healthy living programs at the YMCA branches.

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

Ø Demonstrates skills and explains them clearly to class members

Ø Works at learning level of particular class

Ø Responsible for the safety of all participants during class time

Ø Works with individual students within class structure to enable all to correct faults, improve self image and progress in their fitness program

Ø Reports to class on time, prepared with materials and equipment, and dressed in appropriate attire

Ø Knows emergency procedures and the location of emergency equipments

Ø Keeps class attendance and records

Ø Participates in branch recruitment for class participants or in program promotion events

Ø Other duties as required


Job Requirements
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.

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
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
Nicole Harrison
1112 16th Street, NW Ste. 700
Washington DC 20036
United States

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