YMCA of Greater Omaha

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Wellness Coach

Wellness Coach

Southwest YMCA
Job Location 
Health and Wellness

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Wellness Coaches are responsible for the safety and exercise efficacy of all YMCA Wellness Center. Guide members through education of proper lifting techniques, proper machine use, and the enforcement of weight room policies and procedures. Create and develop relationships with the members and assist them through the process of actively working toward a healthy lifestyle by providing support, motivation, and education.




  • Ensure satisfaction of YMCA Wellness Center participants 
  • Correct exercise form of participants, and offer advice on exercise selection 
  • Clean exercise equipment and wellness center areas
  • Report maintenance needs of equipment as needed 
  • Provide “spotting” for participants 
  • Proactively approach members and ensure outstanding customer service


  • Able to enforce rules, and speak in public. 
  • Able to work well with supervisors, co-workers, and members
  • Personable, interactive, helpful, and exhibit a positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable about resistance and cardiorespiratory training.
  • Must be teachable, dependable, and highly motivated to perform assignments
  • Adult CPR, First Aid, and YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Principles certifications are required within 90 days from date of hire.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • Wellness Coaches must be able to stand for extended periods of time, walk, and bend over, reach overhead, grasp, push, pull and move, lift and/ or carry up to 45 pounds repeatedly, at or above waist height. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.