Job Description

The Los Altos YMCA is looking for a cardio & strength interval class instructor to teach a group fitness to YMCA members. T We are also looking for spin instructor substitute instructors as well.Responsibilities will include:1. Leading group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.2. Conducting energizing, fun, safe, and educational classes.3. Building effective relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA.4. Maintaining a working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.We are looking for an instructor who demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Building rapport and relating to the students is important. The YMCA staff strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members and participants. We embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better experience for our members and participants. If this sounds like a class you would like to teach please apply for this position.

Skills / Requirements

Experience teaching group fitness classes.High school diploma or equivalent preferred.CPR/First Aid certification required.National certification (ACE, NETA, AFAA, NASM) in group fitness instruction or YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise certification preferred.Working Conditions: Environmental Factors: Indoor and outdoor facilities (e.g. childcare and recreational sites); exposure to heat, cold, potentially hazardous chemicals, toxic materials; work on slippery or uneven surfaces. Noise level is usually moderate.Physical Demands: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift, push, pull, and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.