Fitness and Health Coordinator

Directs all athletic activities and programs by planning, organizing, coordinating, marketing, supervising, and conducting physical, health and wellness programs, and development sports.    Also, works with youth between 6 and 18, and performs related work as assigned based on Boys & Girls Clubs of America core service program.

Supervises part-time staff including gym staff and volunteers.

Promote the components of health, wellness and fitness to achieve the goals of the organization.

It is the responsibility of every staff member to cultivate and maintain positive donor relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Develops, plans and implements the health, physical education, health and wellness programs and activities that meet the needs and interests of all Club members.
  • Establishes an environment that ensures the health and safety of Club members and attracts members with appropriate displays, information and recognition.
  • Contributes to the creation of the Club’s overall climate for youth development.
  • Plans programs and activities consistent with the organization’s youth development mission.
  • Collaborate with Director of Academic Success, Radford Program Director, and Teen Program Director to expand health and wellness activities to club members, either directly or through coordination with other staff and volunteers for programs including but limited to: Date SMART, Girls Fit Right, Teen Fit Club, Triple Play Activities, Healthy Habits Cooking, Indoor Football, Soccer, Kickball, Let’s Just Play, Badminton/Volleyball, Gym Adventures, Floor Hockey, Teen Basketball, and Little Dribblers.
  • Increase exercise offerings with collaboration of gym assistant to members with exciting programs such as Yoga, Pilates, Body Flow, Running club, and strength training.
  • Coordinate all publicity for programs and services for club members, families, and community with Radford Program Director, Teen Center Director, and Marketing Department.
  • Ensure quality improvement by monitoring and evaluating program achievement against target goals, recommending modifications that respond to member needs and interests and participating in weekly meetings conducted by the Radford Program Director and Teen Program Director.
  • Promoting health and wellness with all club staff, leading ongoing staff wellness challenge.
  • Including club members in staff wellness challenge.
  • Strong emphasis on collaborations with the community for family events and family health and wellness initiatives.
  • Provides behavioral guidance services to Club members.
  • Manages program budget for the health and physical education program.
  • Promotes and markets programs to Club members and outreach to community.
  • Plans and implements health education through workshops, fairs, and the club’s sports program.
  • Plans and implements at least 3 sports leagues.
  • May be required to drive Club Vehicles periodically.
  • May oversee special event programs.
  • Implements all sports programs including but not limited to flag football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, soccer, kickball and soccer.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, and supervises program assistants and volunteers.
  • Maintains records on all department activities.
  • Submits periodic written reports to the Unit Director.
  • Purchases department equipment and supplies.
  • Supervises care and maintenance of department equipment, supplies and facilities, maintaining a clean environment.
  • Mandated child abuse reporter.

Qualifications

  • College degree in a related field preferred.
  • A minimum of two years work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of children and teens.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good interpersonal abilities – able to interact effectively with co-workers of all levels as well as with members and community.
  • Commitment to role model and promote a life style of health, wellness and fitness to members and their families.
  • Mandatory CPR and First-Aid Certifications.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management abilities.
  • Experience organizing sports leagues and clinics.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving history.

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Must be able to think clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Physical requirements include: sight, hearing, sitting, standing, stooping, ability to go up and down stairs, running, strenuous sports related activities, and lifting a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to function under fast-paced and noisy conditions.
  • Good interpersonal abilities – able to interact effectively with co-workers of all levels as well as with representation of other organizations and institutions.
  • High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted projects.
  • Ability to get along with diverse personalities; tact, maturity, and flexibility

Disclaimer

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

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50 years of building great futures

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Sunday, August 30th, 2020
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

100% of the proceeds from the Block Party on Broad event will go to support the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh