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Fitness Attendants The Salvation Army Richmond, VA 23223

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The The Salvation Army is looking for highly talented and motivated individuals for their Richmond, VA 23223 offices. If you are interested in the long-term career progression then apply for Fitness Attendants in Richmond, VA 23223.

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Job: Fitness Attendants

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Company: The Salvation Army
Location: Richmond, VA 23223

Job Description

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for five PART-TIME Fitness Attendants for the for the Boys & Girls Club located on R St. in Richmond, VA. Position reports to service the Community Fitness Center – shifts are approximately 5:30 am to 9:00 am and/or 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides excellent client services to members participating in activities in fitness and exercise rooms; Ensures the safe use of the facilities by assisting patrons with the equipment and making appropriate recommendations regarding fitness routines; and keeps the sports and recreation areas clean, organized and safe.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of personal fitness and use of exercise equipment. Knowledge of effective and accepted communication and motivation practices. Knowledge and skills to operate a computer. Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission, philosophy, culture, protocol, and organizational structure.

Ability to share knowledge on the form and function of each piece of equipment and can demonstrate its proper use. Ability to meet the demands of a gymnasium and athletic field program. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language. Ability to work and relate well with people. Ability to interact and work with children, parents, and staff in a capacity of leadership, coaching and education. Must be able to interact joyfully and sensitively to people of all ages. Ability to demonstrate the appropriate level of sensitivity to individual needs. Ability to demonstrate appropriate positive motivation and discipline consistently. Ability to be responsive and dependable in meeting member needs. Ability to handle security and crisis situations, calmly and effectively. Ability to seek supervision and guidance regularly.

Must be in good physical and mental condition. Must be able to walk, run, stand and lift moderate-to-advanced weight lifting equipment. Follows and ensures adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must be at least 18 years of age;

And possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D., and two years’ experience leading exercise classes preferably in an exercise facility;

Or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
ACSM Health Fitness Instructor certification, preferred

ACE Exercise Instructor Certification, preferred

Must have or be able to obtain CPR/First Aid/AED certification within first 30 days of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull moderately heavy (25-50 lbs.) materials, supplies and equipment. Required to grasp objects, push and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat or kneel. Moderate to high mobility; duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing and walking on a frequent change basis.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is performed in a combination of office and field settings. Frequently required to sit and reach; and must be able to move around the work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work will typically be indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office or location, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions. Work may require performance of duties where exposure to communicable and infectious diseases are possible. Use of a computer is required; and the ability to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate activities is required.

Additional Information
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

Application Submittal Period: 11/18/2019 – 12/20/2019
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

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