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Older Adult Fitness Instructor (Fitness Instructor 1)

Surrey, BC
Part Time
4 days ago

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Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Auxiliary.


We are looking for certified Fitness Instructors that love fitness, motivating people and are committed to providing great customer service to teach a variety of classes at the the Cloverdale Recreation Centre, Newton Senior Centre, Clayton Community Centre and Guildford Recreation Centre . We have various positions available, teaching a wide range of fitness classes including but not limited to:
    • Group Fitness Instructor - Older Adult Certification. • Group Fitness Instructor - Osteofit Certification.

You are self-motivated, skilled at building relationships, have strong and clear communication skills and a passion for health and wellness. This is an auxiliary position which may include weekends, weekdays, and/or evening shifts.


    • Plans and instructs General Fitness Programs for all levels and abilities. • Ability to motivate and lead large groups - from beginners to long time fitness enthusiasts. • Knowledge and implementation of industry best practices. • Demonstrates proper form and techniques. • Demonstrates excellent communication skills including the use of clear verbal and non-verbal cues to instruct participants. • Offers adaptations to accommodate all skill levels and abilities. • Provides excellent service to our patrons and other team members. • Ensures instruction spaces are safe, clean and set-up appropriately. • Creates a safe and welcoming environment. • Performs basic cleaning as required. • Performs administrative duties including but not limited to facility/shift check completion and accident reports.


    • Grade 12 plus formal training and minimum of six (6) months of related experience. • Emergency First Aid with CPR-A and AED (or higher). • Group Fitness Certification and currently registered with a recognized organization:
      • BCRPA • BCAK • CSEP • CFES
    • Some classes require additional certification and/or programs specific workshops.

All certifications must be uploaded and valid at the time of application.

Other Information

Please see below the expected timeline:

Accepting Applications

November 7 - 18, 2022

Reviewing Applications and Telephone Screens

November 21 - 27, 2022

Demo Dates and Interviews

November 28 - December 9, 2022

References and Police Information Checks

December 12 - 16, 2022

Extending Employment Offers & Training

December 19 -30, 2022

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until November 18, 2022.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

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