Health Club Instructor / Personal Trainer

YMCA Victoria

  • Ashburton Victoria Australia
  • Casual
  • RE 4B & SE 4: $28.26 & $45.31 per hour + super
Closing 27 Nov 2018
Applications 0


At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services and social enterprises

About Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre

The Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre (APARC) is an important community facility and is just one of the leisure and aquatic facilities that make up the Boroondara Leisure and Aquatic Facilities (BLAF) that is managed by YMCA Victoria in partnership with the City of Boroondara. The Boroondara Leisure and Aquatic Facilities provide the unique opportunity for staff to be exposed to a variety of facilities, programs and services within a vibrant workplace.  YMCA Victoria is committed to provide the highest level of service to our visitors and career development for our staff teams.  

Key Elements of the Role

Within “The BLAF" we hire career PTs with a great attitude. Previous experience isn't a must but a great work ethic, a commitment to invest in your own professional development, and a passion for your own fitness philosophy is essential. We are committed to investing in our staff both financially and educationally and expect our staff to be equally committed to their own personal development. We pride ourselves on hiring staff who thrive in this environment.

This position requires a person who is 100% dedicated to the YMCA values and the BLAF Health and Wellness direction. Through developing a rapport with members, the Personal Trainer fosters a commitment to lead a world class customer experience to provide the tools to achieve improved health and wellbeing for all clients, members and patrons.

Duties for each prospective role include:

Health Club Instructor

  • Provide the very best health and fitness advice both to members exercising in the Health Club and to patrons booked in for Planning session/Bio-Scans and Program Check/re-scan appointments
  • Supervise, motivate and coach all Health Club users, giving technical ques, support and encouragement
  • Have knowledge of relevant centre procedures and policies to be able to immediately respond to customer needs or concerns
  • Maintain a safe, clean and excellently presented exercising environment for all patrons
  • Ensure patrons conform with gym etiquette guidelines

Personal Trainer

  • Adhere to personal training policies and procedures
  • Be punctual and professional in customer service delivery
  • Deliver periodised, quantified results based, motivating and goal orientated personal training sessions
  • Deliver preprogramed sessions to maximise the benefits achieved
  • Comply with YMCA best practice model for Personal Training
  • Complete BLAF trainings as per the BLAF HR calendar prerequisites and expectation

Selection Criteria

  • Dedicated, invested and committed to your own professional development
  • Upholds the four YMCA values of honesty, respect, caring and responsible
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Be passionate about your own fitness philosophy
  • Have a long term vision and commitment to your Personal Training career


  • Working With Children
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (completion online prior to commencement)
  • Certificate III & IV in Fitness 
  • Current registration with a fitness body 
  • HLTFA301B Apply first aid or equivalent 
  • HLTCPR201A Perform CPR or equivalent

YMCA Victoria is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, and successful applicants must comply with the YMCA’s Safeguarding Children and Young People Framework. Visit our website for further information

Essential Requirements

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Please apply with your resume, cover letter and key selection criteria.

Steven Karabatsos

(03) 9885 0333

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