Job Code: SBCHL01

Senior Health & Wellness Director

Category: Health + Wellness
Location: YMCA of San Benito County

Job Type: Full-Time


The Senior Health & Wellness Director develops, supervises, delivers and administers the health and well-being programs. The incumbent will bring the department to the next level by expanding our fitness and wellness programs to meet the needs and demands of our membership and community.



YMCA of San Benito

351 Tres Pinos Rd., Ste. A201

Hollister, CA 95023



  • Implement membership strategies that promote recruitment of new members and retention of existing members.
  • Develops and manages the budget for all fitness and wellness programs.
  • Organize Wellness Coaches to support membership development and retention goals. Identify and resolve problem areas to ensure member satisfaction.
  • Develop, implement and sustain Mission Retention strategies, goals and accountability.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of staff functions to determine required core competencies and skills; design and implement trainings as needed. Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule and direct personnel and volunteers as needed. Review and evaluate staff performance. Develop strategies to motivate staff to achieve goals.
  • Lead 6-7 general fitness/aerobic classes per week.
  • Responsible for staff training and maintaining staff certification requirements. Implement a system to keep staff current in required certifications. Regularly evaluate programs by soliciting response from members and staff. Responsible for program enrollment, retention, evaluation, and reporting.
  • Leads assigned aspects of the fund-raising campaign. Participates in staff meetings and/or related meetings
  • Collaborates with other facility and program directors in engaging and providing excellent programs and customer service.
  • Develop, maintain and evaluate strength programming.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain a safe environment at all times.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in a health and wellness field is strongly recommended, or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school; three years related experience and/or training in management, work with volunteers, fiscal management and administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the desirable knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Outstanding human relations skills are essential for this position, as is a clear understanding of the principle that the YMCA is a partnership of volunteers and staff working together to achieve mutually agreed upon goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and facilitate.


To apply:  Email your resume to Mayra Zendejas, Branch Director, by July 21, 2019.


We are an equal opportunity employer.