YMCA of Greater Saint John

Fitness Coach/Trainer - Saint John Regional Y

Location: Saint John Regional Y
Status: Accepting
Type of Position: Casual
Placement Date: Immediate

Qualifications and Skills: Current and clear security clearance with vulnerable sector screening. Individual Conditioning Level 1, current First Aid/CPR certification, strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with members and build relationships in a diverse community.


  • Develops personalized fitness programs for our members
  • Motivating and coaching members to reach their goals
  • Provides excellent customer service and support in the fitness centre
  • Circulates the fitness centre while monitoring members to ensure the safe use of equipment and offering fitness advice when needed
  • Participates with the cleaning of all Wellness Centre equipment
  • Use respectable language at all times
  • Well groomed and appropriately dressed in clothing that is fitting for the position and that will leave the best possible impression on the public
  • Accept the guidance and decisions from the Supervisor/Director as well as reporting planned or unplanned absence to the Supervisor/Director
  • Treat staff, clients and other volunteers of the YMCA of Greater Saint John with respect and dignity and be responsible in the use of the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s resources
  • Perform Volunteer responsibilities promptly, reliably and to the best of the Volunteer’s ability
  • Adhere to policies and procedures of the YMCA of Greater Saint John
  • Accept and work within the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s Guiding Principles, the Mission Statement as well as the Values of the YMCA of Greater Saint John
  • Display appropriate YMCA of Greater Saint John Volunteer identification as required
  • Participate in orientation and training programs when required Time Commitment: Various work shifts as determined by Department Supervisor


  • Be a part of the YMCA team and promote the Mission, Vision and Values of the YMCA
  • Opportunity to enhance skills as well as learn and develop new skills in a fitness facility environment
  • Learn about diversity at the YMCA and meet new people from all walks of life
  • Gain valuable customer service experience
  • Enhance communication and interpersonal skills and gain valuable work experience, volunteering reflects and supports a complete picture of an individual, and gives real examples of their commitment, dedication and interests
  • Reference letter supplied with successful volunteer experience upon request

Application Deadline: On-going, submit volunteer application to J.Galbraith@saintjohny.ca

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For more information on other Volunteer Opportunities at the YMCA of Greater Saint John visit the website https://saintjohny.ymca.ca/Volunteer