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Job Details
Company Name :
Metro Atlanta YMCA
Company Location :
Alpharetta, GA
Job Position :
Wellness Coach I
Job Category :
Jobs in Georgia

Job Description :
As a thought-leader and best-in-class provider in education, wellness, youth development, and community-building, The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is one of the oldest and most essential non-profits serving in Atlanta. Today, we’re looking for you to join us as we carry out our mission to positively impact lives and communities across the state.

At the Y, we’re an association of like-minded people (staff, volunteers, and members), on the forefront of a movement to ensure that everyone – especially children – experience an equal opportunity to reach their full potential. In the course of a year, we provide more than 3,000 children, ages 6 weeks through Pre-K with high-quality literacy and STEAM-infused learning; give 58,000 youth and teens access to sports, aquatics, day and resident camps, teen leadership development programs, and employment opportunities; provide over 200,000 members with programs, services, and facilities to enjoy connection and maintain wellness regardless of age; and engage over 25,000 volunteers and donors from across Atlanta to share in the gift of supporting their communities.

The opportunities to serve are vast, and we’re looking for a diverse mix of people, who share our values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY, to join us and do their best work. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in our people, our members, and our partners. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

Commitment to Health and Safety

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination requirement for all Full-Time positions. For further information, please visit our

Vaccine Hub
, or speak to your recruiter. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.

Nature and Scope:

Under the direction of the Wellness Director, the Wellness Coach I will build personalized relationships that will support a positive member experience. The Wellness Coach I will oversee and manage the wellness area to ensure proper social distancing of members while they are utilizing the wellness area; following safety and risk guidelines that include maximum members allowed in designated areas of the facility. The Wellness Coach must perform cleaning responsibilities in accordance with the policies and protocols stated by the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, including scheduled cleaning of all available equipment and following member use.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree preferred in exercise science, physical education, exercise psychology, behavioral science, or a health-related field.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
At least six (6) months of experience in health- or wellness-related field.
Must obtain/maintain full access to Y-Exchange (yexchange.org) and to YISE (yise.ymcaatlanta.com).
YMCA/ACE online certification and supplemental courses required by Y-USA within 60 days of hire date.
Must maintain certifications by uploading continuing education credits via Y-Exchange (yexchange.org) prior to date of expiration.
Must possess current CPRO/AED and O-2 certifications and renew them annually prior to date of expiration. Updated licenses shall be uploaded via Y-Exchange (yexchange.org).
Knowledge of general weight-lifting and health/wellness concepts and the ability to demonstrate use of wellness-related equipment.
Must be knowledgeable about fitness-related issues, including, but not limited to, aerobic vs. anaerobic exercise, nutrition, benefits of exercise, injury-prevention, and THE COACH APPROACH®.
Must possess a high degree of human relations skills, must be able to facilitate class interaction and socialization, and should be considered a team player by members, co-workers and management staff.
A working knowledge of computers: MS Word, MS Excel, data base management.
Exemplify YMCA ideals and leadership qualities.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, to work independently, and to problem solve.
Possess effective time-management skills.
Strong customer service skills and personal commitment to service and hospitality.
Pass a criminal background and drug-screening check.

Ongoing Responsibilities:

Cleans, maintains and checks equipment (continuous cleaning and following member use) under the direction of the supervisor, reporting any repair needs
Monitors the wellness center floor and helps members as needed, while enforcing wellness center policies and guidelines – following all COVID-19 safety guidelines that highlight proper social distancing in all areas based on member capacity and effective member/equipment spacing.
Knows, understands and consistently applies Metro Atlanta YMCA risk and safety guidelines/best practices, and/or branch emergency procedures
Carry out daily program tasks related directly to the position’s scope and responsibility.
Stay updated on current issues regarding wellness programs.
Promote, monitor, evaluate, and ensure that all wellness programs run smoothly with a high level of service to participants.
Maintain branch and association certifications in CPRO and any other required certifications and/or training required by the Metro Atlanta YMCA.
Maintain all wellness certifications by meeting continuing education requirements. YMCA Health & Well-Being certifications require 10 CECs every two (2) years from YMCA/ACE continuing education courses or other courses provided by/approved by national organizations, which are recognized by Y of the USA, e.g., ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, NSCA, etc. per yexchange.org.
Secure his/her own substitute coach in a timely manner if he/she is unable to work an assigned shift. The substitute request must be accepted and approved before the coach is relieved of responsibility for the shift.
Attend all required staff meetings and trainings, including facility or equipment orientations prior to working on the wellness floor.
Assist as needed in all aspects of the YMCA and its community.
Responsible for maintaining and reporting incident/accident paperwork.
Perform other duties as assigned.


This position has a primary impact on the overall effectiveness of the wellness department and the success of services to the community. The effectiveness of this position is primarily measured by the stated satisfaction of members and by ensuring a safe, clean, controlled, and fun environment in accordance with the Metro Atlanta YMCA Philosophy.


Sitting, bending, stooping, standing, 15% repetitive keyboard work, demonstrating equipment use, lifting up to 45 pounds, and exposure to noise levels at an average of 90 decibels (music) over an eight-hour day.

Employment Requirement:

Ability to pass a pre-employment background check including Criminal Record check, Drug Screening and motor vehicle record (MVR) according to company policy.
Must be legally eligible to work in the US without current or future sponsorship.

This job posting is subject to change at any time.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta offers excellent benefits and career opportunities as part of our culture of excellence. The opportunities to serve are vast, and we’re looking for a diverse mix of people, who share our values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY to join us and do their best work.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Ed Isakson / Alpharetta YMCA

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