Fitness Specialist in Winchester, Virginia | Careers at The Village at OrchardRidge

ID 2022-2262
Category ConnectedLiving/Wellness

National Lutheran is doing something fantastic! We have created an amazing, genuine, and caring culture. Would you like to be a part of our We CARE team? We value our team members and strive to ensure they experience the same genuine CARE that we provide to our customers. Our team members embody the word CARE in every way-from serving seniors and families to interactions with one another.

What's in it for you:

* A We CARE culture of creating smiles, attending to details, respecting everyone, and embodying excellence
* Competitive compensation
* Tuition Reimbursement
Our full time team members enjoy:

* Generous PTO plan
* Medical, dental, vision insurance
* 403(b) retirement plan
If you are looking for a rewarding career in more ways than one, join us in setting the new standard for service with We CARE!

About the Role

The Fitness Specialist assists in providing an ongoing comprehensive fitness program of activities to meet the needs and interests of residents. This may include planning and implementing classes, one-on-one sessions and coordinating with other departments. This position must exemplify the community philosophy and vision of wellness, supporting annual plans and goals. Serves as back-up Lifeguard and Pool Operator. Some responsibilities include:

  • Support comprehensive and quality wellness programming and related projects and events that nurture the body, mind and spirit in partnership with Connected Living department.
  • Educate and provide participants with current information on areas of fitness and wellness.
  • Provide program instruction and teach classes as per certifications.
  • Provide supervision and support of Fitness Center, understanding proper use of fitness equipment and machines.
  • Promoting teamwork, assist other fitness and wellness staff and contractors as needed.
  • Open, maintain and close the Center following established procedures.
  • Serve as Lifeguard as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining membership information, inventories, purchasing and other administrative tasks of Center.
  • Support maintenance of attendance records and statistics regarding all residents, guests and staff involved in fitness and aquatics programs.
  • Support established process/system to assess resident wellness, making program recommendations based on results.
  • Build relationships with residents, encouraging their participation in physical activity and adherence to personal wellness and fitness goals.
  • Follow established process to provide referrals to other appropriate departments and/or professional services.
  • Assist with promotion of fitness and wellness programs.
  • Support incentive programs to promote retention.
  • Provide tours, orientation and ongoing Center support to residents, guests and staff.
  • Administer rules and policies of the Center.
  • Provide a safe and clean environment for residents, guests and staff, ensuring adherence to safety and cleanliness standards at all times for self and all users of the Center.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance and cleanliness of exercise and pool/spa equipment.
  • Respond quickly to all emergency situations following established procedures; complete any necessary reports or paperwork following the emergency.

To be successful in this role
  • Completion of high school. Associate or bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Required certifications to include: First Aid/CPR/AED, Certified Pool Operator (CPO), Lifeguard.
  • National fitness certifications from an accredited organization(s) as group exercise instructor and/or personal trainer.
  • Previous experience in leading group fitness classes.
  • Experience in working with senior adults (geriatric population) preferred.
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - $42,000.00
per Year
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Winchester, VA, 22603, US