Symbria

  • Fitness Instructor

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/3/2019 3:51 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-3219
    # of Openings
    1
    External Job Type
    PRN
    Category
    Fitness
  • Overview

    Symbria Rehab is seeking a Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer who has a passion working with older adults, and looking to make an impact of people's quality of life through fitness and wellness programs. Great opportunity in the City of Chicago.

     

    Position Summary:

     

    To deliver SeniorFITness wellness programs and fitness services to participants at assigned client site(s) while representing Symbria Rehab Core Values in activities of daily work.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide education sessions to participants and staff on benefits of program services.
    • Actively market and promote program services to potential participants in order to increase program enrollment.
    • Schedule and conduct fitness assessments.
    • Coordinate and administer individual exercise program consultations for members based on current ACSM/AHA guidelines and Best Practice Standards.
    • Train and Certify seniors on proper and effective use of fitness equipment by providing a quality exercise prescription based on current ACSM and SeniorFITness guidelines.
    • Assist, encourage and motivate any and all seniors with their specific needs in the fitness program at any time. Help seniors identify and overcome barriers to adherence to the exercise program.
    • Assist in the development of fitness programs for seniors with chronic disease and disabilities.
    • Provide appropriate program service instruction as trained and assigned.
    • Provide group exercise class instruction and specialty programs as appropriate for site initiatives.

    Qualifications

    • Personal and Group training certification preferred.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise physiology or related science preferred.
    • CPR and First Aid certification.
    • Bilingual preferred in English and Spanish but not required.
    • Experience working with older adults and desire to improve the overall health and well‐being of older adults.
    • Working knowledge of variable resistance exercise machines, free weights and cardiovascular equipment.
    • Strong communication and organization skills.
    • Proficient use of computers and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Excellent customer service and relationship building skills.

    EOE

     

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