Personal Trainer

Job Posted 9/12/2023
Katz JCC Cherry Hill
1301 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
United States
Category Personal Trainer
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Exercise / Fitness
Job Description


Katz JCC Personal Trainers are responsible for providing personalized attention, professional fitness instruction, and designing fitness programming that significantly contributes to each member’s health and fitness goals. Each trainer must possess the qualifications and experience necessary to communicate and demonstrate proper technique and form to each individual client. The Personal Trainer provides exceptional services to all customers: members, guests, and staff, whether by phone or in person in a professional manner at all times.

Responsibilities/ Requirements:

  • Provide individualized, effective, and safe training sessions to JCC members whether in person or online. These sessions will reflect the objectives, goals, and wishes of the client.
  • Create personalized exercise prescriptions based on the client’s level of physical fitness and capacity for both cardiovascular and weight-bearing exercises. A client’s pre-existing condition(s) and/or physical limitations will be considered when developing a training regimen.
  • Perform a health history intake with the client prior to initiating personal training. A medical release must be obtained prior to training, for those clients who display high or multiple risk factors. A client’s pertinent and personal information must remain confidential. Fitness Assessments for all new clients are highly recommended as well.
  • Conduct training sessions of either 30 or 60 minutes. Session time will be determined by the client and paid for in advance with the appropriate training package.
  • Clean equipment after use by clients during the training session (Report any problems with the equipment to the Fitness Director)
  • Responsible for making sure clients pay for their sessions ahead of time before logging sessions in Mindbody. Any unpaid sessions will not be validated for payment.
  • Responsible for their own logging of sessions for payroll and must complete Mindbody sessions accordingly by the last Friday of the pay period. Trainers are responsible for their own accurate bookkeeping ensuring accurate Mindbody logging of sessions.
  • Maintain all valid certifications including CPR. The JCC will accept the following personal training certifications: (all are accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies) ACE ACSM, IFPA, NCSF, NASM, NFPT, NSCA, NESTA, NETA
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings/training and development. This could include assistance with special programs (5k run / Kid’s Inflatable Run).
  • Consistently highlight and promote all activities, events, training programs, and services in an enthusiastic and professional manner.
  • Acquire and maintain a minimum of 3 clients within 45 days of hiring.
  • Conduct introductory sessions as requested by the Personal Training Coordinator

Education and Certifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology or a related field is preferred, or proof of enrollment in a fitness-related degree program AND/OR a nationally accredited Personal Trainer Certification (as listed above).
  • Current CPR & First Aid certification.
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge in fitness instruction.
  • Personable, outgoing, and motivating personality: Ability to work well with people.

EEO Statement:

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, and our family of agencies, is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon a person’s actual or perceived gender, race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy), affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital/civil union status, domestic partnership status, familial status, religion, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, veteran or military status, disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions, or other legally protected characteristics.

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The Federation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us via the link on this posting.

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Rachel Hahn
1301 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill NJ 08003
United States
Katz JCC Cherry Hill Seth Conley
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