Fitness Instructor

  • Foundation Communities
  • Austin, Texas
  • 02/23/2021
Full time

Job Description

Company Overview

Foundation Communities (FC) is a local, homegrown nonprofit. Founded in 1990, we provide affordable, attractive homes and free on-site support services for thousands of families, veterans, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. We offer an innovative, proven model that empowers our residents and neighbors to achieve educational success, financial stability, and healthier lifestyles. We own and operate 24 communities all over Austin and in North Texas.

Job Summary

The Fitness Instructor provides on-site or virtual (during COVID-19 pandemic) group exercise instruction to Health Initiatives program participants at our family and efficiency studio communities in North and South Austin. We are currently recruiting experienced fitness instructors trained in cardio & strength. Any of the following class formats could apply: Bootcamp, Body Pump or Cross Fit. The ideal candidate will have a passion for community health and wellness and be motivated to deliver high-quality, culturally sensitive fitness instruction to vulnerable populations. This position is part-time hourly. Fitness Instructors typically work Monday-Thursday (mornings/afternoons, 10am3pm, or evenings, 6:30pm-8:30pm) with some variation.

Responsibilities And Duties
  • Ensure a safe and welcoming environment for fitness participants from various backgrounds and skill levels, ages 18+
  • Provide high-quality, culturally sensitive fitness instruction including modifications to exercise routines when necessary
  • Manage and maintain class sign-in sheets
  • Opening/closing duties at worksite(s)
  • Assist with room set-up and break-down before and after class
  • Establish and maintain on-going communication with Health Program Supervisor, Health Initiatives Manager, and FC childcare providers (where applicable)
  • Demonstrate and promote punctuality/clocking in and out
  • Other duties as assigned
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Virtual Classes - Proficiency or ability to lean Zoom online platform.
  • Virtual Classes - Ability to instruct online
  • Provide appropriate music for class

Qualifications And Skills
  • Current certification or proof of exercise training course completion
  • Prior experience teaching group fitness classes
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Reliable means of transportation
  • Prior experience working with and/or an awareness of the challenges faced by economically disadvantaged families
  • CPR/First Aid Certified preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred at some locations
  • Bilingual (English/Arabic) a plus

Benefits And Perks
  • Holiday pay after a year of employment.
Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation & gender identity.

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