SBYB Exercise Technician Jobs in Pen Argyl, United States

Create Your Y StoryAt the Y, you can feel more connected to your community, meet new people, expand your knowledge base, and experience one of the most rewarding jobs by helping support our mission of developing individuals, families, and communities, while having fun in a challenging and dynamic atmosphere.Who We AreThe Greater Valley YMCA (GVYMCA or GVY) is a volunteer-led, nonprofit, community organization. The Y is committed to strengthening community by positively changing lives every day. At each of our branches, we concentrate our efforts in three areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development, and Social Responsibility. And we do so in a way that upholds the Y’s traditional family values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Honesty.For over 100 years, the Y has made tangible differences in the communities of Allentown, Bethlehem, Catasauqua, Easton, Forks, Nazareth, those comprising the Slate Belt region and the Lehigh Valley as a whole. Founded as individual YMCAs as early as 1897, the following branches of the Greater Valley Y merged together between 2010 and 2015: the Nazareth YMCA, the Suburban North Family YMCA, the Family YMCA of Easton, Phillipsburg amp; Vicinity, and the Bethlehem YMCA. In 2014, the Forks YMCA Education Center was established. The Slate Belt branch was opened in 2015. In January 2017, the Allentown YMCA joined the Greater Valley YMCA.What it’s Like to Work Here Ask our employees and the one word they’d use to describe working at GVY is Fulfilling. Our team members all share a positive attitude, problem-solving abilities, and patience, enabling them to provide excellent customer service even during fast-paced shifts. Our culture, plus continuous opportunities for growth, have resulted in positive impacts for our communities. Don’t miss out on this rare opening with us!The GVYMCA Is For Everyone It's our mission to unleash the potential in every team, and we know that teams perform best when they are diverse and every team member feels that they belong. It is the unique contributions of all GVY'ers that drive our success, and we're committed to building a culture where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work and be recognized for their efforts. To that end, we are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination for everyone. You can read more about our commitment to diversity and mission hereWhat We Are Looking ForWe are looking for Exercise Technicians (Ex Techs) to help oversee our Wellness areas, assist members with how to use the machines properly, provide members with fitness orientations and assist with the cleanliness of the wellness rooms. The ideal candidate will be friendly and outgoing, and comfortable socializing with people, they will also be detailed oriented and well-organized.A Day in the Life as an Excercise Technician As an Exercise Technician, you will be responsible for monitoring all the fitness areas of the facility including our wellness room, free weight room, and group exercise studios. You will be spending most of your shift socializing with members and helping them with their fitness needs, including setting up members with fitness orientations that correctly show them how to use the machines safely and properly. Ex Techs will also assist with the cleanliness of the wellness areas, including restrooms by periodically throughout your shift, wipe down machines and restroom areas. Responsibilities As an Excercise TechnicianEnsure the safety of all participants in the Wellness Center. Respond to emergency situationsFollow YMCA policies and procedures, including Emergency Procedures and Evacuation PlanBuild effective relationships with members, help members connect with each other and the YMCABe courteous, attentive, and respectful toward membersInstruct orientation in the proper use of all equipment and exhibit proper exercise techniqueConduct your discussions and exercise instruction with members within your scope of practice relative to your current level of professional, fitness industry certification(s)Maintain cleanliness and professionalism of Wellness Center desk, counter, shared office, closet, and surrounding spacesComplete hourly headcounts in the Wellness CenterAdhere to daily maintenance schedule with reference to cleaning of machines, and folding sweat towels as needed. Restock cups, paper towels, and disinfectants as neededExercise Technicians, once scheduled, must find an appropriate substitute when needed to always maintain a high-quality service to membersPerforms other duties as assigned

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