Hamilton Area YMCA


LesMills BODYPUMP Instructor

Under the direction and supervision of the Group Exercise Coordinator and in accordance with the mission and purpose of the YMCA, the Group Exercise Instructor is responsible for guiding exercisers through proper exercise routines with or without music providing excellent member service resulting in member retention.  The Group Exercise Instructor will provide necessary personal attention, support, and motivation to all participants in class.

This position requires a sensitive and conscientious leader with excellent communication and people skills. The instructor should be knowledgeable in the Health and Wellness Field and possess a professional image, as well as personally display an excellent example of health and well-being.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Warmly greets members with a smile and eye contact.  Anticipates member’s needs and address members by name. 
  2. Understands, discusses, and promotes all YMCA programs.
  3. Refers members to the correct programs/classes that will meet their needs.
  4. Answers or finds answers to member’s concerns in a timely manner.
  5. Always uses positive re-enforcement and displays a positive attitude at all times when interacting with members or other staff.
  6. Follows all YMCA policies and standards regarding class schedule, equipment usage, sound levels, and class contact.
  7. Understands and abides by YMCA policies and procedures, emphasizing the YMCA’s character core values: Caring, Honest, Respect, and Responsibility. Instructor implements these values in all areas of work.
  8. Emphasizes safety and proper technique in all classes.
  9. Reports any member/equipment issues or concerns to the Senior Director of Member Initiatives immediately.
  10. Performs all duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned or as necessary. Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by departmental and organizational needs. 
  12. Represents the Hamilton Area YMCA in a manner that conveys professionalism, confidentiality, courtesy, fairness, personal integrity, and respect for others.


A.  Certifications

  • Possess current CPR/First Aid/AED certification
  • Possess a current Les Mills® BODYPUMP™ Certification
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