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HealthFitness Health Fitness Professional (fill-in) in Chicago, Illinois

If you are inspired by empowering others in their journey to better health, we want to hear from you! HealthFitness has great opportunities for fill-in Health Fitness Professionals (# of hpw depends on demand) at our client site in Chicago, IL. This role provides exercise floor supervision, interacts with members and program participants, and delivers health and fitness programs and services, promotions and outreach activities. This role is responsible for providing outstanding service to members & program participants to maximize participation, outcomes and customer satisfaction.

What you will be doing:

  • Supervises facility; interacts with participants and monitors equipment and participant safety.

  • Provides individual and group exercise instruction; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness.

  • Coordinates and leads a variety of HealthFitness and program-specific health improvement programs & promotions.

  • Conducts fitness testing and assessments and advises participants of results; designs individualized programs to meet the participant’s interests, abilities and goals.

  • Researches health & fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate participant educational materials; conducts health education seminars/presentations.

  • Participates in membership drives to acquire new participants; enrolls new participants and conducts facility, program and equipment orientations.

  • Promotes program offerings and conducts outreach activities to increase participation and re-engage inactive participants.

  • Creates and maintains bulletin boards, newsletters and other marketing & communication materials.

  • Coordinates internship program; oversees the recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of student interns.

    What you bring with you:

    You must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Kinesiology, Exercise Science, etc.) and/or 2+ years’ fitness and wellness industry experience, along with fitness industry certification(s) from a HealthFitness approved provider.

  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications from American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute.

  • Will be required to follow any current or future site COVID-19 vaccination policies including but not limited to proof of vaccination, weekly testing, etc.

    It would be great if you have:

  • Industry recognized Group Exercise certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM or NETA.

  • Personal Training certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, or NETA.

  • Proficiency in fitness assessment and exercise prescription.

  • Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.

  • Competency in the delivery of HealthFitness and site-specific programs and services.

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands including project coordination.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.

    HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is a proven leader in providing fitness solutions that engage and connect people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. Our work focuses on creating meaningful connections with each of our participants to help them move forward. We foster each individual’s journey by creating communities of health within the organizations we serve – so that everyone is supported. As an employee of HealthFitness you will enjoy a variety of health and financial benefits and receive competitive pay. We provide personal and professional support, training and development and flexible employment opportunities.

    HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business. EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veteran

    Trustmark is pleased to have earned recognition from the

    Chicago Tribune as a Chicago Top Workplaces 2020 & 2021 Award winner.

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