Personal Trainer

The YMCA is constantly looking for committed, talented people to join our team. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we embrace diversity. We are currently taking applications and actively hiring for the following position:

Position Title Personal Trainer 
Location Northpark YMCA  
Category Health & Wellness 
Classification Part-Time 
Salary Based on experience and certification(s) 
Days & Hours flexible 
Deadline Until Filled 
Education & Experience
  • Each candidate will have a formal interview, which may include a written and practical assessment, to demonstrate knowledge and competency as a personal trainer.
  • Current national certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, YMCA, NSCA, or Cooper Institute required.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, AED, and Oxygen Administration certifications
  • Bloodborne Pathogen and Child Abuse training
  • Have at least 6 months experience within the fitness field
  • Possess a positive attitude and have an outgoing personality
  • Ability to relate and communicate well with individuals of all ages, races, religions, and communities
Required Skills

• Effectively instruct personal-training clients while following the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth program guidelines, guidelines set by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and guidelines set by the YMCA Medical Advisory Committee.

  • Review clients’ medical history and assess their physical condition, understand the client’s goals, and design an exercise program that will help the client attain these goals.
Effectively explain all fitness assessment procedures and answer questions that may arise.

• Explain how the fitness center equipment is properly used.

• Perform Fitness Orientations for new members.

• Must be flexible and prepared to adjust to the availability of equipment. 

Responsibilities The Personal Trainer is responsible for screening individual’s medical histories and current health status to identify major health risk factors; administering fitness assessment procedures and counseling individuals regarding assessment results; providing a safe and effective fitness program for the client while educating him/her on the use of exercise equipment.  

Joseph Elkins, Healthy Living Director 


Submission Instructions

To apply, applicant must submit a completed application to the Northpark YMCA.  Pick up an application at any YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth branch.  Please list "Personal Trainer" as the position you are seeking on the application.



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