YMCA of the Okanagan
  • 25-Oct-2019 to 22-Nov-2019 (PST)
  • Kelowna, BC, CAN
  • $15.52
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Position Details: 

We are seeking a Health and Fitness Coach who is energetic, personable, resourceful, well-organized, with superior interpersonal skills, and excels in a fast-paced, challenging work environment. If that sounds like you, then this is your ideal job!

Reporting directly to the Health and Fitness Manager, the Health and Fitness Coach is a key team member to the Fitness department at the Kelowna Family YMCA. 

The Health and Fitness Coach is responsible for instilling the Y's core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. The Health and Fitness Coach will provide a caring, safe and fun environment for all members, provide one on one coaching as well as lead group fitness classes.  In addition, the Health and Fitness Coach will design fitness programs at the Kelowna Family YMCA while building relationships with our members.


$15.52/hr + YMCA Gym Membership


Kelowna Family YMCA



10-20 hours/week

Major Responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional health and fitness programs and services as per YMCA Coach Approach standards and best practices.
  • Instruct drop in group fitness classes.
  • Ensure safety of all members, participants, staff, and property by following YMCA standards/policies/procedures and ensuring they are maintained amongst all members and staff.
  • Provide Individual training programs with an emphasis on exercise adherence including tips and cues based on level of knowledge and within established scope of practice for level of certification.
  • Carry out daily equipment safety checks and cleaning.
  • Actively participate in and promote philanthropy through the YMCA Association initiatives, including the Strong Kids Campaign and other events (e.g. Healthy Kids Day)


  • Current Weight training/Personal Training Certificate by a recognized governing body (e.g. BCRPA, CFES, CSEP)
  • Degree in Human Kinetics or related field is an asset.
  • Upon request provide 3 professional references. (e.g. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague.)
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than [six (6) months] preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.


Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA of Okanagan.

Service Attitude: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's Y experience.

Self-Management: Ability to direct personal performance to achieve desired results with minimum supervision. Quality: Ensures that services criteria for self, staff and programs are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service delivery. Initiative: Seeks and finds solutions to problems without waiting for direction. Knows when to take action on issues.

Application Process:

Applications can be submitted via www.ymcaokanagan.ca/careers or in person by November 22, 2019 addressed to:

Roxanne Pederson, Health and Fitness Manager

375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC, V1X 2M9

E-mail: rpederson@ymcaokanagan.ca

Tel: 250-491-9622 ext.202

Fax: 250-765-5916



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