Presbyterian Homes

Fitness Instructor

4 days left

Location
North Oaks, MN
Posted
Sep 27, 2017
Closes
Oct 27, 2017
Ref
2017-11008
Contact
Presbyterian Homes
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Presbyterian Homes & Services is seeking a on call Fitness Instructor for its team. This position serves residents at Waverly Gardens and surrounding communities.

PHS Fitness team strives to foster an engaging physical fitness experience that promotes healthy living to those we serve.



Responsibilities

The Fitness Instructor conducts aquatic and dry-land classes for the seniors who are involved with the Fitness Center programs at assigned PHS sites. The Instructor works with the Regional Wellness Director to develop the curriculum and lesson plans necessary to ensure excellent classes are delivered to address the wellness objectives of the participants. Additional responsibilities include: ensuring the facilities and equipment are operating safely, maintaining high level of sanitation, and ensuring programs and services are being operated in accordance to appropriate policies and procedures as well as appropriate State and local regulations. The Instructor will provide direct "hands-on" services for the participants of the pools and fitness center.



Qualifications

  1. HIgh School graduate or equivalent. College degree in therapeutic recreation, physical therapy, exercise science, nutrition & fitness, or related field preferred.
  2. Current Red Cross certification in CPR, lifeguarding and First Aid.
  3. Fitness certification through ACSM, ACE, Senior Fitness Association or related group.
  4. Must have experience in conducting aquatic and dry-land fitness classes as required by the site
  5. Must function independently, have personal integrity, have flexibility, and the ability to work effectively with all staff, residents, families and public
  6. Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
  7. Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

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