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Wellness Specialist - Full Time Days - The Shores

Immanuel locationPleasant Hill, IA
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Pleasant hill, IA, United States



The overall purpose of this job is to oversee exercise and wellness activities in an Immanuel Community to ensure residents, employees and members have successful experiences that enhance their physical, spiritual and intellectual lives. The responsibilities of this job include developing, planning, scheduling, overseeing and leading wellness activities and programs. Supports and lives out Immanuel's Mission and CHRIST Promises.


Key Areas

Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job

Wellness Programming

  • Plans and implements innovative, cutting-edge wellness programs.
  • Researches and implements innovative and cutting-edge trends in wellness and exercise science while staying ahead of current wellness trends.
  • Develops, coordinates, instructs and evaluates wellness programs offered for residents and members.
  • Implements Employee Wellness programs and events, such as flu vaccination clinics, bio-metric screenings, walk, snack & learns, challenges, etc.
  • Oversees onsite Community Care kiosk.
  • Administers fitness assessments and creates individualized exercise programs.
  • Maintains the appearance and cleanliness of equipment and
    wellness area.

Customer Service

  • Markets and introduces wellness services to new residents, members and staff.
  • Conducts one-on-one wellness consultations.


  • Keeps records of expenditures and stays within budget.
  • Attends meetings such as resident meetings, memory support meetings, managers' meetings.
  • Coordinates, generates, and distributes monthly participation reports.
  • Conducts administrative duties such as tracking data, creating newsletters, recording expenses, and monitoring membership data.
  • Schedules and coordinates external instructors for classes and activities as needed.


  • Collaborates with the Life Enrichment department as appropriate.
  • Assists with special events as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science is required.
  • Equivalent years of experience may substitute for education requirement.


  • Two (2) years of wellness program coordination experience or related experience is required.
  • Equivalent years of education may substitute for experience requirement.
  • Experience with the senior population is preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Valid Drivers License may be required depending on location.
  • Group and/or Health Fitness Instructor is preferred.
  • CPR certification required or obtained within the first 30 days of hire.
  • First Aid education required or completed within the first 30 days of hire.

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology, health, and wellness principles.
  • Knowledge of safe exercise prescription guidelines and policies.
  • Knowledge of the benefits of specific wellness activities and programs (e.g., yoga classes, pool workouts, and stretching routines).
  • Skills in presenting to individuals and groups.
  • Skills in operating Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Skills in event planning and coordination.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate in both verbal and written forms.
  • Ability to coordinate and balance multiple tasks.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and share appropriate information to ensure exercise safety.
  • Ability to manage time wisely.
  • Ability to anticipate customer needs and respond appropriately.
  • Ability to stay current with wellness trends and think of creative activities for wellness participants.

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