Wellness Director

Ymca Of Greater Richmond Richmond , VA 23219

Posted 5 months ago

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is currently seeking a highly motivated, mission-driven, team-oriented professional to lead the wellness department at the 10th Street YMCA.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas:

Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is open to all, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and employees. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development. Our employees embody our four brand behaviors of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility.


The Wellness Director will be responsible for the planning, implementation and supervision of all branch wellness programs. Specific wellness responsibilities include developing and implementing innovative wellness programming; overseeing the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of wellness, personal training, and group exercise staff; working with members to assist them in reaching their wellness goals; and oversight of the wellness floor and equipment. As the staff member leading the wellness department, the Director will work closely and collaboratively with other departments to engage members and provide excellent service, as well as partnering with community groups to design and implement wellness initiatives.


A bachelor's degree in a wellness-related field is preferred. At least one year of related experience in wellness management is required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal abilities and computer proficiency are necessary. The ability to effectively coach staff is essential. Candidates must be able to train and evaluate staff on proper exercise instruction.


CPR/AED/First Aid required

National Personal Training certification such as ACSM, ACE, and CSCS preferred

ACE or AFAA Group Exercise certification preferred

Please fully complete application and submit resume.

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