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Director of Wellness

Location:Richmond, VA
Salary Range:Minimum salary is $35,000
Benefits:Free family metro-wide Y membership, medical, dental and 12 percent employer-paid retirement fund upon vesting
Employment Type:Full Time
Branch:Manchester Family YMCA
Description:The Manchester Family YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Greater Richmond, is currently seeking a highly motivated, mission driven, team-oriented professional to lead our Wellness team.

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 open to all, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and employees. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development.
Duties:The Director of Wellness will be responsible for the overall supervision of all wellness programs and equipment. This Director will develop and implement innovative wellness programming and oversee the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of all Wellness, Personal Training, and Group Exercise staff. The Director will work closely with members to assist them in reaching their wellness goals, collaborate with other departments to engage members and provide excellent service, and partner with community groups to design and implement wellness initiatives.
Qualifications:• A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a wellness-related field, is strongly preferred
• Two or more years of related experience in wellness management is required
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal abilities and computer proficiency are necessary
• Candidates must be able to train and evaluate staff on proper exercise instruction and teach group exercise

The following certifications are required:
• CPR/First Aid/AED
• Personal Training
• Group Exercise (must obtain within 60 days)

Applicants must submit completed application, cover letter, resume and three references by January 4, 2013.

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