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Group Exercise Instructors

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA
Part time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Sr. Health and Wellness Director
Salary range: 
$27.00 to $38.00 per hour

Careers with a Cause

The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers.   Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties.  Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About the Job

Under the direction of the Senior Health and Wellness Director, the Group Exercise Instructors will provide dynamic, safe and fun classes to Bayview Hunters Point YMCA (YMCA) members for the following formats:

Dance Instructor (Youth and Seniors)

Cycling Instructor (AM/PM/Weekdays/Weekends)

Cycle/Boot camp Instructor (AM/PM/Weekdays/Weekends)

Cultural Dance Instructor (PM/Weekends)

Chicago Stepping/Line Dance Instructor (AM/PM/Weekdays/Weekends)

The Group Exercise Instructor must maintain high levels of customer service and professionalism while demonstrating YMCA core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility to all participants, members, volunteers and staff.  They must also provide modifications for all fitness levels while caring for the participant’s wellbeing.

Minimum Qualifications   

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Minimum of 1 year teaching in group exercise formats
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid within 30 days of hire
  • Experience and certification in Group Exercise class instruction (e.g. AFAA, ACE, ACSM, Zumba®, Zumba Gold®, Schwinn®, etc.) ​

To Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to Gigi Hill-Hopkins:

All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees