Wellness Director

We are currently seeking an experienced Wellness professional for the key position of Wellness Director to join our Norfolk Family YMCA


YMCA of Norfolk Nebraska


Norfolk, NE 68701-2910

Job Description

The Wellness Director provides leadership and management to the Y's fitness department operations, staff, budget, fundraising, as well as the program and membership experience in accordance with the Norfolk Family YMCA policies, procedures and standards.


  • Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university with course study being exercise science or related field with prior personal training experience.
  • Specific knowlege and ability in fitness instruction as well as preventative measures in health and fitness.

Essential Functions

  • The Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, developing, scheduling, and managing a high-performing staff focused on providing exceptional service and work well as a team.
  • Developing strategies to provide support and motivation to staff for the achievement of goals and retention.
  • Integrating member-service and engagement strategies into all programs to ensure positive member recruitment and retention.
  • Providing personal training up to 20 hours a week for YMCA clients as needed.
  • Oversee the personal training department which includes personal, partner & small group training.
  • Further promoting/selling of the “why” our trainers are top tier. Recruitment of new clientele.
  • Providing Wellness Challenges to our membership base
  • Other duties include but not limited to: Teen Strength program, Inbodys for members, Nutritional development within the Y & most importantly expanding our never-ending ability to develop new programs for the future
  • Organizing the YMCA Healthy Kids Day event
  • Planning and implementing activities for Daily News’ Duck N’ Run event
  • Active member of P.A.T.C.H. Attending the monthly meetings. Helping with organization of and working the Health Fair in September
  • Oversee the wellness coach role on our wellness floor
  • Correspondence between regional Y Wellness Directors
  • Connect with local businesses for event sponsorships and workplace wellness program
  • Understand and follow all safety rules and regulations including knowledge of emergency procedures and location of emergency equipment.
  • Regular and timely adherence of respective schedule/meetings.
  • Promotes and incorporates the Norfolk Family YMCA four core values and character development model into all program activities.
  • All other duties assigned by the CEO or Associate Director.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

  • Program/Project Management
  • Inclusion
  • Developing Self and Others
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Fiscal Management
  • Communication and influence
  • Innovation

Required Certifications

Current certification from an accredited organization (ACE, AFAA, ACSM) in Personal Training. Certification in CPR & First Aid, if not 30 days to obtain.


$33,000.00 - $35,568.00

How to Apply

Apply by Email


Apply by Mail to:

Justin Moore
301 W Benjamin Ave
Norfolk 68701-2910

Resumes Accepted Until

April 30, 2021

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