Western DuPage Chamber

Personal Trainer

Posted: 08/08/2022

Senior Director, Healthy Living

Pay Range: $25-$29/hour

Position Summary: Provide one-on-one fitness while supporting the mission and core values of the YMCA, and building relationships with our members. Create a healthy and safe environment while providing education and motivation.

Essential Functions:

  1. Design and implement safe, effective, and enjoyable fitness programs that meet the unique needs and wants of each member utilizing the equipment available.
  2. Determine any and all physical limitations that a client may have. Trainers should choose exercises that provide the optimum results and use specific routines that clients enjoy. Trainers evaluate the clients’ physical fitness and keep track of their progress.
  3. Plan and instruct individuals and/or small groups with a personalized approach following YMCA standards and guidelines.
  4. Keep accurate records of members’ health history, assessments and progress.
  5. Discuss and promote all other YMCA programs to motivate members to commit to long-term participation in the YMCA.
  6. Engage with members in the Wellness Center on a regular basis to increase interest and participation in the personal training program.
  7. Keep up-to-date on health-related classes/lectures to provide the most current information to members.
  8. Notify Senior Director of Healthy Living and Sports Programs of any equipment that is in need of repair or maintenance.
  9. Complete other duties as assigned.


  1. Must hold Personal Trainer certificate through a nationally accredited organization and be CPR, AED and First Aid certified.
  2. Must be 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  3. Must have good interpersonal, public relations and communications skills.
  4. Must have strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  5. Possess ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments.
  6. Demonstrate enthusiasm, a professional image and the ability to empathize and support members and program participants ranging in age from 2 to 100.

Physical Demands: Must be energetic and able to handle the physical demands of the job. Trainers must be physically able to demonstrate any and all recommended exercises and routines. Standing, walking, talking and active listening are other demands of the position. Employees must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

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Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce
306 Main St.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Phone: 630-231-3003
Fax: 630-231-3009
Email: team@westerndupagechamber.com

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