Schedule: Full Time / Part Time - Must be willing and able to work weekends and evenings as will be required in performance of duties or as requested to support the ongoing operations of The Salvation Army Kroc Center.
Position Description: The Fitness Specialist provides comprehensive fitness services to members and guests of the center. Job responsibilities may include, but is not limited to: scheduling appointments for fitness testing, providing personal training, demonstrate exercises, provide supervision and re-direction to members, perform regular facility rounds to monitor exercise venues, clean and inspect equipment and report any concerns to supervisor, conduct tours of fitness facility, coordinate intramural or recreational events offered by the center, and perform related duties as assigned. The use of superior customer service in providing innovative programming to each center member is required. Must be able to be flexible in support of the Kroc Center team in all areas of center operation, as needed and assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Exercise/Sports Science or related major; or equivalent sufficient education with prior successful work experience in the health/fitness field. Prior work experience or successfully completed internship in fitness industry preferred. Personal training certification (ACSM or NSCS) preferred. Current CPR/AED required. Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English; proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Must have ability to work and relate well with people. Must have an appreciation for and be able to embrace the Mission of The Salvation Army.
Contact: Please send, fax, or email your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:
The Salvation Army
Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
Human Resources Manager
4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia PA, 19129
No phone calls please.
The Salvation Army Mission Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.
Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.