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YMCA Group Exercise Instructor

Job Classification: Does not supervise youth; Reports to: Toyota Indiana Y Leadership

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


  • Adhere to policies related to boundaries with youth.
  • Complete required abuse risk management training.
  • Report suspicious or inappropriate behaviors and policy violations.
  • Follow mandated abuse reporting requirements.
  • Adhere to job-specific abuse risk management responsibilities.
  • Ensure check-in procedures are followed.
  • Creates a safe environment in which all individuals feel welcomed and respected; builds relationships with and among members and program participants.
  • Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, that align with the healthy living program goals and objectives.
  • Understands different health needs; observes and adjusts approach to support all participants’ capabilities, physical conditions, health, and culture.
  • Asks and answers questions and displays empathy in support of helping members and program participants build confidence to achieve their health and wellness goals.
  • Identifies and celebrates the successes of members and program participants.
  • Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
  • Keeps accurate class attendance records.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • CPR/AED, First Aid, Oxygen, and Blood Borne Pathogen training is required within 60 days of employment.
  • Child Abuse Prevention training is required on/before the first day of work.
  • Certification/membership is required for a licensed program (Les Mills BODYPUMP, SilverSneakers, Zumba, etc.) that you are hired to teach.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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