YMCA of Greater Richmond
  • 01-Jan-2018 to 31-Jan-2018 (EST)
  • Chester, VA, USA
  • Up to $40,000 based on experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Free family metro Y membership and some free programs, plus medical, dental, and twelve percent employer paid retirement after vesting. Additional benefits include generous paid time off, and excellent training, development and career opportunities.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is currently seeking a highly motivated, mission-driven, team-oriented professional to lead the wellness department at the Chester Family YMCA. Desired candidates should have an understanding of and an ability to lead group exercise classes as a function of this position. 

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is committed to access, inclusion and engagement for all. At the Y we recognize, appreciate and value all dimensions of diversity and the ways that our communities are unique. We seek to engage and connect diverse populations in a welcoming environment focused on building bridges towards empathy and equity. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development. Our employees embody our four brand behaviors of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility.


The Director II will be responsible for the planning, implementation and supervision of all branch wellness programs. Specific responsibilities include developing and implementing innovative wellness programming including personal training and small group training; overseeing the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of all wellness staff; working with members to assist them in reaching their wellness goals; and oversight of the wellness floor and equipment. The Director II will also supervise an Associate Wellness Director, overseeing delivery of excellent member services and group exercise programming. 


A bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred. At least two years of related experience in member services / customer service and wellness management is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal abilities and computer proficiency are necessary. The ability to effectively coach staff is essential. Candidates must be able to train and evaluate staff on proper exercise instruction. Daxko experience is preferred, but not required.

CPR/AED/First Aid required
National Personal Training certification such as ACSM, ACE, and CSCS preferred
ACE or AFAA Group Exercise certification preferred

YMCA of Greater Richmond
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