Health & Wellness Intern

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Please fill out our Employment Application and email cover letter and resume by attaching all documents to the following form.

DOW BAY AREA FAMILY YMCA JOB DESCRIPTION  

Job Title: Summer Health and Wellness Intern  

Reports to: Assistant Director – Sports & Wellness 

Seasonal Position: May 2024 – August 2024 

Compensation: Work Experience (unpaid), Free Y Membership during internship 

Status: Part-Time (10-15 hours per week) 

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POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Y is seeking a fun, creative, enthusiastic and outgoing individual to provide health and wellness fitness support for the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA.  This internship provides dynamic guidance and leadership in the area of fitness promotional programming. The internship is an opportunity to gain experience working as an integral member of the Health and Wellness department. The Health and Wellness Intern will work closely with the Sports & Wellness Director, and interact with all staff members. 

JOB DETAILS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Create and develop programs 
  • Assist with quarterly fitness challenges for members  
  • Give YMCA fitness floor orientations 
  • Work with health seekers as well as competitive athletes 
  • Administer basic fitness assessments 
  • Opportunities are available to work with youth, adults, and seniors 
  • Evaluate the quality of exercise programs and group fitness classes through the use of an evaluation form 
  • Observe and Conduct Personal training sessions (depending on experience and certifications) 
  • Opportunity to instruct group exercise classes 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Ability to take initiative, and to work both independently and as a team member 
  • Additional opportunities available based on qualifications 
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED Certifications or the ability to obtain them 

HOW TO APPLY: 

Please email cover letter and resume to Rachael England: rengland@ymcabaycity.org.  

  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the MEMBER SERVICE DESK.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the MEMBER SERVICE DESK or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the MEMBER SERVICE DESK.

Book Your Spot:

Reservation Reminders:

  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the Member Service Desk.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the Member Service Desk or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the Member Service Desk.
Reminders
Instructions
  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the Member Service Desk.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the Member Service Desk or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the Member Service Desk.

Financial AsSistance Programs

Individuals will not be turned away from participating in programs, activities, and/or membership due to their inability to pay. The Y maintains a generous financial assistance program for youth, adults, and families who demonstrate financial need. Funding for this program is provided by fundraising events at the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA and community-wide donors.