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YMCA of Greater Kansas City Healthy Living Coach in Kansas City, Missouri

The Healthy Living Coach is responsible for conducting coaching sessions and setting goals with members seeking a healthy lifestyle. Through individual empathetic listening, on-going communication and support and person-centered guidance and accountability, the Healthy Living Coach will help lead members toward a sustainable healthy lifestyle.

  • Contribute to the overall YMCA mission of healthy living, youth development and social responsibility.

  • Provides accountability to members by scheduling appointments, reminder phone calls and follow-up.

  • Work with welcome center to ensure that all potential members are informed about Coaching Connection and all new members are invited to enroll

  • Introduce members to the wide variety of programs and services offered by the Y that can support them in reaching their wellness goals and connect them to other Y staff and members to fully engage them in the Y

  • Conduct equipment orientations as needed

  • Work with Y members in a wellness coaching program to guide them toward personal wellness

    • Identify current stages of change and motivations for change in a variety of wellness behaviors
  • Develop personal wellness goal and set of strategies to work towards goals

  • Provide on-going support through weekly coaching sessions

  • Provide accountability tools to members through personal progress tracking and direct follow up

  • Educate and expose numbers to various wellness strategies based on personal goals and motivation

  • Maintains a safe, clean, well organized area and provide safe instruction in all areas of work by following the Y and national certification guidelines.

  • Maintain attendance records and reports.

  • Be a team player with all associates.

  • Responsible for staying current with the center announcements and information.

  • Must notify appropriate staff of any unsafe conditions, needed repairs, complaints, accidents, or injuries immediately.

  • Responsible for cleaning of exercise equipment on a regular basis.

  • Assist members as needed on the wellness floor.

  • Degree from an accredited college or university; or National accredited certification; or two years proven experience. Must be in health, health promotion, personal health counseling, nutrition, and/or other health/fitness related field

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Current First Aid and Adult CPR certification.

  • Able to relate and work with diverse groups of people at all levels of health and wellness

  • Able to reflect a positive attitude.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of physical activity and nutritional recommendations for adults

  • Demonstrated understanding of exercise and strength training equipment

  • Strong skills in interpersonal communication, teamwork and group collaboration

  • Able to inspire and motivate program participants.

  • Demonstrated ability to use Google docs and computers

  • Able to exercise high levels of discretion and confidentiality.

  • Able to work a flexible schedule.

Req No: 2021-5713

Mid: USD $12.52/Hr.

Position Hours: part-time: weekdays, some weekend hours and potential for evening hours (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm)

External Company Name: YMCA of Greater Kansas City

External Company URL: http://www.kansascityymca.org/

Street: 11300 Holmes Road