Personal Trainer / Fitness Staff

Job Posted 6/21/2022
Dwares JCC
401 Elmgrove Ave
Providence, RI 02906
United States
Category Personal Trainer
Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Exercise / Fitness
Job Description

Position Title: Personal Trainer / Fitness Staff

Status:  Part-time Position, 20-25 hours per week

Reports to:  Director of Personal Training

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Rob Castellucci at


The Jewish Alliance’s Dwares JCC provides social, cultural, educational, recreational and wellness-related needs to the Jewish Community and the greater Rhode Island community. It serves individuals and families and welcomes all ages, faiths and backgrounds.


The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all regardless of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military/veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We sincerely believe that diversity and inclusion among our staff is critical to our success as an organization.


Summary of Job Description: 

The Personal Trainer is responsible for being responsive to members by offering training, assistance and education on the safe and correct use of both cardiovascular and weight training equipment and also managing and maintaining the fitness floor. Additionally, Personal Trainers perform Welcome Workout fitness orientations/assessments, sells personal training packages, conducts one-on-one and small group personal training sessions, and answers fitness related questions. Candidates for the position must have strong communications skills, a high level of energy, and an outgoing personality.  


Primary Responsibilities: 


·       Conduct one-on-one and small group personal training sessions

·       Perform Welcome Workout fitness orientations to new members

·       Provide customer service through interacting with members, educating members on how to use the equipment, and answering questions.

  • Ensure the fitness areas remain clean and organized.
  • Actively supervise the fitness floor and engage with members.
  • Restock equipment cleaning supplies.
  • Ensure all equipment is in working order by properly identifying all equipment maintenance issues, reporting and logging the issue. 
  • Possibility of conducting or substitute instructing Group Exercise classes



·       A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Certified Personal Trainer is preferred

·       Must possess a nationally accredited training certification (ACSM, NSCA, NASM, ACE, etc.)

·       Must have current CPR/AED/FA certification.

·       Must be willing to maintain up-to-date knowledge of fitness protocols

·       Ability to work flexible shifts, including nights and weekends  





·       Strong customer service orientation with experience in a customer service role from previous  jobs or volunteer opportunities. 

·       Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. 

·       Comfortable with learning new software technology, including MindBody software.

·       Ability to lift minimum of 50 lbs and stand for extended periods of time (3 or more hours)

·       A degree in health, wellness, and/or fitness related field is preferred



To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Rob Castellucci at




401 Elmgrove Ave
Providence RI 02906
United States