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Wellness Manager

Company: Crossroads YMCA
Location: Crown Point
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Southlake YMCA - Crown Point, IN

Position Type
Full Time


Do you have a passion for fitness and helping others reach their goals? Join our team and be a leader for one of the largest YMCAs in the country. We are looking for someone with strong leadership skills and a background in fitness/wellness to help manage our Wellness Floor.

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Manager is responsible for but not limited to: assisting in program operation, program development and growth, participant satisfaction, member and staff retention and safety, staff supervision, onboarding, training, and coaching. As a Manager at the Y, you lead an environment that is inviting and serves all.


  • Supports department to establish new program activities and expansion within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
  • Provides input for budget creation to follow and evaluate trends.
  • Provides hands-on oversight while working 60% of time as direct service.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops team members.
  • Conducts team member feedback, corrective actions, and evaluations.
  • Responsible for the condition of equipment, performing regular equipment safety checks and promptly addressing any major concerns.
  • Schedules and processes payroll functions.
  • Supports campaign efforts and donor engagement in the community and team members.
  • Models relationship building in all interactions through Listen First.
  • Responds to all member and community inquires and/or complaints in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 1 - 2 years related experience preferred.
  • Current nationally recognized and YMCA-approved personal training certification or acquire Y-USA Foundations of Strength and Conditioning Instructor certification within 30 days. Current recognized and YMCA-approved Group Exercise certification or Y-USA Foundations of Group Exercise certification preferred.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision. Organized and detail oriented.
  • Adept computer skills in Office 365.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekend, and holidays. Required to be On-Call with predetermined schedule.
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

  • Maintain Personal Training certifications and, if applicable, Group Exercise certifications.
  • Responsible for following basic principles of strength and conditioning, consistently complying with guidelines set by the YMCA and ACSM.
  • Responsible for refraining from writing diets, prescribing supplements or diagnosing/curing any type of injury or illness; always referring members to a doctor when needed health or well-being is questioned.

Keywords: Crossroads YMCA, Gary , Wellness Manager, Executive , Crown Point, Indiana

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