The Y is a cause-driven organization committed to strengthening the community through a myriad of programs, services, partnerships and collaborations related to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Y is a fantastic organization for a career. Coming to work every day creates a wonderful experience of serving others, giving back to the community and working with a great team of individuals. We are currently seeking a Wellness/Fitness Director for our YMCA Alexandria branch located at 420 E. Monroe Avenue Alexandria, VA.
If you are passionate about fitness, and believe in transforming lives through healthy living and innovative wellness programming -- than the Y is the place for you.
The Wellness Director reports to the Associate Executive Director. This position will assist in the management and administration of the wellness department.
The candidate will be highly motivated and possess a strong understanding of wellness/fitness trends, will have strong customer service skills, and interpersonal skills to motivate, communicate and encourage staff; while connecting members to a lifetime of healthy lifestyle changes through aerobic, wellness and specialty programs. Create member-focused culture and model relationship-building skills in all interactions; Foster a climate of innovation and resolves problems to ensure member satisfaction; Promote program and membership enrollment in interactions with existing and potential members through health and wellness programs and initiatives; This position is responsible for recruiting, supervising, training and evaluating staff; in conjunction with creating and delivering a quality member experience through solid operation of an effective fitness and wellness department.