Why the Y?
At the YMCA
Imagine accomplishing all of this while having fun in a challenging and dynamic atmosphere!
This is “Why the YMCA”.
With health and fitness branches, camps, child care centres, community programs and newcomer services across the region, reaching from Windsor in the West, North to Goderich, South to Point Pelee National Park and East to Woodstock, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to the development of healthy communities. Our locations, programs and services are designed to help our members and participants grow in spirit, mind and body and are open to people of all backgrounds, beliefs and abilities.
This commitment includes a special focus on the region’s children and youth. From the kids in our camps and those participating in soccer and swimming lessons, to youth who are new to our communities from around the world, the Y is committed to helping our next generation to grow and thrive, as healthy individuals and passionate future leaders.
In the past year, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario has supported more than 165,000 participants with opportunities to learn, grow and live healthy lifestyles.
“The Y has given me more than I could imagine. It has helped my children have a happy, healthy Mom – and you can’t put a price on that.”~ Mary
“Y” not join these participants, our nearly 91,000 members and over 2500 employees and volunteers in the region to share our vision of a healthy community?
As we continue to grow, we have a need for the following position:
Date: December 4th, 2018
Position: Part-Time Personal Trainer & Wellness Coach
Location: Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA & Library
Start Date: TBD
Qualifications & Experience:
Breaks down barriers and overcomes obstacles by genuinely listening to and learning from others. Brings others together and facilitates alignment of information and resources to achieve common goals. Seeks out new projects and experiences that enhance his/her relationships and benefit the entire team’s performance.
Actively seeks out experiences and assignments that focus on Y values. Is open and honest in all communications, even with difficult issues. Always follows through with commitments and does not over-commit.
Encourages an open exchange of ideas; provides his/her undivided attention to others when they are speaking. Verifies others’ understanding, agreement on key issues, and next steps by recapping discussions and providing a written summary when useful. Pays attention to own and others’ nonverbal cues and adapts as needed; communicates messages effectively with people at all levels in the organization.
Partners with supervisor to create stretch goals and consistently achieves strong results. Learns from results and focuses on what can be done next, or differently, to improve them. Holds self personally accountable for delivering sustained, top quality results.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.