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Kroc Center - Fitness Instructor

The Salvation Army Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Kroc Center is an ENERGIZING, FUN, FAST-PACED recreation and education center providing opportunities for people to connect, experience personal growth, and develop relationships.  The Kroc is a world-class facility and a Nebraska treasure supporting the community and its members with fulfilling and family friendly programs and activities. 


Our team members thrive on serving others and making a difference in our community.  A positive attitude, fun-loving spirit and a desire to be part of something bigger is a must.  If you have a servant's heart and a drive for excellence to help us achieve our mission, then we want you to be part of our team!   


The Salvation Army Mission:  The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Purpose Statement     

Inspire people to discover their God given talents and develop their potential through artistic, educational, physical, and spiritual experiences in a Christ-centered atmosphere.


Job Summary/Primary Purpose: To teach safe and effective multi-level fitness and/or aerobic exercise classes to the members and guests of the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, the public, employees of The Salvation Army and Kroc Center, business and industry.


Work Schedule:  Part-time, varied hours, up to 19 hours per week.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Teach appropriate, safe, and multi-level fitness and/or aerobics classes and/or small group personal training to Kroc Center members, guests and employees.
  2. Assist in keeping statistical information, class attendance and preparing evaluations as required.
  3. Assist in developing cooperative ventures that engage corporations, civic groups, churches, and community groups in the development of programs related specifically to the Health & Fitness Department.
  4. Maintain a safe work environment. Report all facility issues to the Health & Fitness Assistant and/or Manager.
  5. Maintain and report damaged equipment and properly maintain classroom structure and cleanliness.
  6. Attend all required department and facility meetings and training as assigned.
  7. Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army and Kroc Center policies and procedures.
  8. The work schedule varies and includes evenings and weekends with possible holiday hours.
  9. All other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:  None


Education and/or Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent (GED).  Some related experience teaching general fitness classes and/or personal training for individuals or small groups is preferred.


Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.


  1. Ability to be flexible and able to work on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
  2. Intermediate skills in Microsoft software to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.  As well as the ability to access payroll, timekeeping and personal data via a web-based system.
  3. Good communication skills both written and spoken, and ability to maintain effective working relationships.
  4. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential matters


Other Qualifications: Must pass all applicable background checks.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  National Accredited Certification such as but not limited to Aerobics and Fitness Association (AFAA), American Council on Exercise (ACE) or hold a specific certification in the class being taught; for example, Zumba, AFAA Personal Trainer, or TurboKick.  Requires CPR training and bi-yearly renewal.  Cardiovascular Pulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional (CPR for Pro) is required within the first 30 days of employment and must be maintained on a bi-yearly basis. Must successfully complete Safe from Harm training as established by The Salvation Army.


Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


This position requires the ability to see, talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle or feel.  It also requires the ability to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.


Must be in good physical/mental health and capable of meeting the demand of programming.  This position requires the incumbent to spend a large percentage of the workday standing, walking, climbing stairs, etc.


 Working Conditions:  The position is exposed to indoor and outdoor environments throughout the year.  The noise level is moderate from operating fitness equipment and loud in class settings.


All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


Your signature below indicates that you have read and understand the job description and agree to perform the duties as assigned.


Job Details

Date Posted October 7, 2019
Date Closes November 6, 2019
Address 2825 Y Steet
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 11-9039.02 Fitness and Wellness Coordinators
Zipcode 68102

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