YMCA of Greater Richmond
  • 09-Feb-2018 to 10-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Emporia, VA, USA
  • Up to $13 per hour based on experience and qualifications
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Free individual metro Y membership, plus excellent training, development and career opportunities

Are you motivated by service, humility, and compassion for helping people? Has your life been touched by someone with diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson's or another chronic disease giving you a passion for working with people of all ages diagnosed with a chronic disease? The YMCA is currently seeking positive, encouraging, and dedicated individuals to work with our adult diabetes programs. This position will work out of the YMCA of Emporia-Greensville (212 Weaver, Ave Emporia VA 23847)

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 exemplify and adhere to our four Brand Behaviors of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility.


The adult diabetes programs are held in a group setting and designed for people who have pre-diabetes or diagnosed as diabetic. This program fulfills the important need of supporting lifestyle change though behavior modification.  Lifestyle Coaches facilitate conversation and teaching modules to support such behavior changes.

Our goal is to help and support participants increase activity and manage nutrition with an outcome of weight loss. Additional goals include lowering A1c blood scores.

The coach must be open to evening availability.

This position will be primarily based in Emporia-Greensville, VA.


  • Prefer experience in working with wellness, specialized populations or social service related functions.
  • Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours to include evenings and weekends to accommodate our member needs
  • The following certifications are required:

                First Aid
                Must successfully complete YMCA Diabetes Control and YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program coach's trainings within 90 days.

This position will work out of the YMCA of Emporia-Greensville (212 Weaver Ave, Emporia, VA 23847)

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