Job Code: wc1

Wellness Coach

Category: Fitness
Location: Wilton Branch

Job Type: Part-Time
Keywords: Wellness Coach


Assist members in achieving healthier habits through health & wellness by providing support, encouragement, and education. Ensure safety of all participants on the Wellness Floor. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.


- Monitor the wellness center as fitness members use the equipment to ensure their general safety and equipment function; enforces all member codes of conduct, rules and policies including, proper use of equipment and facilities.
- Demonstrates correct stances, posture, alignment and technique during wellness consultation and healthy lifestyles sessions; Shows safe, effective ranges of motion and exercise control. Demonstrates strength and endurance maintaining role-model form throughout.
- Engage all members via meet/greet/acknowledge/touching base conversations.
- Completes daily cleaning tasks as assigned, and records their completion. Maintains records as required.
- Conveys information on wellness programs and schedules and as appropriate refers members to other programs.
- Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
- Knows and reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, completes related reports as required.
- Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps them connect with each other and the Y. Identifies potential volunteers.
- Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and our three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
- Ability to articulate and model the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
- Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
- Wear required and approved uniform items at all time.
- Performs other duties as assigned.



- Minimum age of 17 years old; Must be able to furnish working papers.
- Prior wellness experience preferred.
- Current CPR PRO & First Aid certifications.



- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- This work is primarily performed indoors and may require any one or more of the following physical activities: Must have the ability to remain standing and moving for extended periods of time; bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, standing, walking, running, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, and/or visual acuity.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The SRYMCA offers competitive benefits to all full-time staff including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage.The SRYMCA will pay 70% of medical insurance per month for single, 2 person (spouse or domestic partner) or family coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • FREE association-wide family membership
  • 401(a) and 403(b) retirement accounts.All eligible employees receive the SRYMCA's retirement contribution of 12% of their biweekly gross earnings
  • Discounts on childcare services, day camp and program classes as well! All full-time staff will receive a 20%discount on program classes for themselves and dependents (subject to availability during regular registration periods). A40% discount is available for childcare services and Day Camps (limited number of discounted slots may be available, depending on enrollments)

Saratoga Regional YMCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, pregnancy-related conditions or carrier status. The Saratoga Regional YMCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.