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Personal Trainer

Richmond District YMCA
Part time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Wellness Coordinator
Salary range: 
$26.00 to $35.00 per hour

Careers with a Cause

You can make a lasting impact every day by working with the YMCA of San Francisco. In communities across the Bay Area, 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

YMCA Personal Trainers will program and deliver safe and effective workouts for a wide variety of individual, buddy-training or small group training clients. The incumbent will present a positive, enthusiastic and caring attitude to a diverse population of members and staff.  Personal Trainers should work a minimum, but not limited to, one wellness coaching shift per week or until garnering minimum number of clients, before transitioning to personal training only. Wellness Coaching shifts will consist of and not limited to; speaking with members on the workout floor, tailoring programs such as Wellness Appointments for members to help them reach their fitness goals, reach out to members to schedule wellness appointments and report any equipment issues to fitness director. Potential to support other areas such as Membership, Active Older Adults program, After-School programs and Group Exercise department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Flexible schedule with the availability to train clients during YMCA operating hours including weekday early mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Bilingual applicants (Chinese) preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Nationally accredited Personal Training certification.
  •  CPR/AED/First Aid within 30 days of hire

To Apply

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, 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