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YMCA of Greater Boston Certified Personal Trainer in Brighton, Massachusetts

Job Description

The community of the YMCA has a demand for passionate leaders that want to help transform lives. Our philosophy around personal training takes a holistic approach and focuses on the whole person including mind, body, and spirit. YMCA Trainers aim to provide an exceptional experience with the lasting impact of helping others achieve their goals. We want you to create lasting relationships and help build a community of empowered members through healthy living.


  • Supports the Mission and Vision of the YMCA and builds community.?

  • Build s a personal training clientele to include one-on-one and small group training.

  • Demonstrates clear explanations and exercise material with proper form and technique.

  • Develops positive relationships with members and provides motivational support and guidance.

  • Participates in Trainer Education Lectures for members.

  • Tracks client progress.

  • Follows up with each client in a timely manner and on a regularly scheduled basis.

  • Operates all equipment properly and promptly reports any problems.

  • Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency procedures.? Completes incident and accident reports, as necessary.

  • Attends necessary trainings and meetings, as scheduled.


  • Nationally accredited certification (preferred: NSCA, ACSM, NASM)

  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certification (available upon hire)

  • Possess an enthusiastic, passionate, friendly, and ambitious personality

  • Four-year degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform fitness assessments and to teach progressive exercise programs that are focused on member’s goals

  • Ability to instruct and observe participants using proper exercise techniques

  • Ability to create and monitor safe and effective exercise programs for individuals, as well as recognize a member’s potential and limitations

  • Ability to sell the value and life changing experience of personal training to members

  • Must be reliable, dependable, flexible, and adaptable

  • Possess mature judgment and sound decision-making.?

  • Great communication skills

  • Must be observant, safety conscious and able to react calmly and quickly in an emergency.