Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 09-Mar-2020 to 08-May-2020 (MST)
  • Thomson
  • Thomson, GA, USA
  • Part Time


Under direction of the Wellness Director, the Personal Trainer serves as the cross functional support to Wellness Team and our members.

Supervision Exercised: none


Requires full range of body motion, including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Occasionally requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.  Bending, stooping, lifting up to 50 pounds.



Position is mainly in a gym environment. Position requires physical activity working with members. Minimal desk-sitting and administrative work required.



  1. Conduct energizing, fun, safe, and educational one on one interaction
  2. Builds effective relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA
  3. Maintain working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information to support members
  4. Demonstrate/coach members on the proper use of all equipment
  5. Works to ensure member safety and enjoyment
  6. Assist with housekeeping/maintenance of all areas used to ensure cleanliness
  7. Conduct individual fitness assessments, design and implement individual workout programs
  8. Excellent human relations and communication skills
  9. Keep accurate personal training records
  10. Follow YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned
  12. Actively participates and supports the Annual Scholarship Campaign.
  13. Performs all other duties as assigned
  14. Ability to communicate effectively
  15. Detail oriented
  16. Possess strong organizational skills
  17. Possess excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  18. Ability to work with minimal supervision 


Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


  • High School Diploma
  • CPR and First Aid Certification (within 45 days), YUSA Healthy Lifestyle Principles, YUSA Strength and Conditioning (within 60 days)
  • Accredited personal trainer certification (ACE,NASM,ACSM,NSCA,AFAA,ISSA)
  • At least one year of experience as a Personal Trainer, preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities


LOCATION: Thomson Family YMCA

SALARY: $13-$18 per session

Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
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