YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley
  • 15-May-2023 to 02-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Group Fitness
  • Maquoketa, IA, USA
  • 12.00 per hour $12.00/hr
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Part time employees enjoy a free individual Y membership and participation in the Y retirement program! (must meet hourly eligibility requirements)

Perks of working at the Y!

  • Free individual YMCA membership! Discounts on programs
  • Child Care discount 25% (must work min 20 hrs/week to qualify); Summer Camp discounts
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Program
  • Y Retirement Fund: Y pays 12% after employee meets eligibility requirements
  • Eligible to participate in 403B savings account through Y Retirement Fund
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Competitive Wages
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Career Development

PAY RATE: $12.00/hr

The group fitness instructor provides enjoyable, high quality and safe group exercise classes to YMCA members.


  1. Serve as role model to members and Y staff, and at all time live the mission, vision and values of the YMCA movement.
  2. Ensure safety of class participants by following group fitness best practices as well as report any accidents, concerns, equipment troubles to supervisor immediately.
  3. Ensure that all equipment and supplies needed for class are available prior to the start of class and return all equipment and supplies used to proper location after each class.
  4. Make sure all participants are treating equipment properly to prevent damage, accidents, spread of disease.
  5. Follow your branch practices for tracking class attendance while interacting with class participants before and after class to create relationships with and between participants
  6. Participate in and solicit others to participate in necessary YMCA financial development efforts, specifically the Annual Campaign.
  7. Maintain certifications listed under Certificates and Other Requirements.
  8. Adherence to all policies and procedures of the YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley.
  9. Understand and follow all safety rules and regulations including knowledge of emergency procedures and location of emergency equipment.
  10. Regular and timely adherence to respective schedule/meetings and trainings.
  11. All other duties as assigned by the Fitness Coordinator and Executive Director.


  1. High School Diploma/GED


1. YMCA/ACE, AFAA, or ACSM general Group Fitness Instructor Certification or other specialized certification (i.e. Les Mills, Zumba, etc.)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to physically perform the respective fitness routine which may include some or all of the following: able to climb/balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, feel, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of the job, the employee will primarily work indoors and regularly be exposed to moderate temperatures and perform work near moving mechanical parts (associated with physical fitness equipment). The noise level can vary from quiet to moderate depending upon the usage and activity in the rooms in which they are working.

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