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Evening Fitness Instructor

Evening Fitness Instructor

Total Job Openings: 1

Job Immediate Start: Yes

Employment Type: Part-time

Work Hours: Evening Shifts

Employer Overview

The mission of the Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center is to celebrate and strengthen our vibrant community by connecting people and organizations through activities that improve the quality of life for the greater Garrett area. Within this mission we focus on strengthening families, promoting wellness, and developing partnerships. The Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center is more than being about families…we are family! We are committed to making a difference in the lives we touch. We do this inclusively…uniquely delivering hope, direction, empowerment, and support bundled in a healthy mix of wellness, education, and fun!

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Wellness Officer, this position provides fitness instruction, markets and monitors classes, educates patrons on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for participants. We pay our instructors at a premium rate to self-promote, scale, support, and teach quality fitness classes for the Dekalb County and Greater Garrett Community. Are you ready to transform wellness in your community?

Incentive Compensation

$12 to $25 per hour (up to $31.25 per 1 hour class)

Job Benefits

- Free Membership & Special Employee Discounts
- 401k with Employer Match
- Competitive Wages
- Opportunities for Professional and Wellness Development
- Flexible scheduling


Primary Job Duties - Fitness Instructor:
- Teaches scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; providing adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching and cool down.
- Instructs patrons on effective workout methods, explains proper techniques, demonstrates exercises; identifies different muscle groups, and teaches appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles.
- Prepares music, routine and needed equipment before class time.
- Assists participants, answers questions, and maintains positive experience for all class participants.
- Completes all other duties as assigned by the Chief Wellness Officer.

Additional Job Duties:
- Participate in all required trainings, initiatives, and meetings.
- Maintain cleanliness, inventory, upkeep of the wellness department’ class equipment.
- Report any concerns to the Chief Wellness Officer.
- Keep all personal qualifications up to date.


Minimum Qualifications:
- Must have availability to teach a minimum of two classes per week between 5:00-8:00 pm. Saturday availability is also preferred.
- Extraordinary interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact well with the public is a must.
- Currently certified in CPR/First Aid/AED, be certified within 60 days of hire, or be certified at the next JAM-hosted training, as directed/documented by the Chief Wellness Officer.
- Certified Instructor certification is recommended (ACE, AFFA, NETA, or Specialty Certification)

This position requires a commitment to the JAM Center’s mission and its core values of honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring as well as a commitment to building developmental relationships with all members, participants, and staff.

Interested individuals should send a resume and class proposal via email to [email protected]. Interviews and one demo class will be scheduled before hire.