Job Code: SCHL01

Fitness Instructor

Category: Health + Wellness
Location: South County YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time
Rate: DOE


The South County YMCA has a great opportunity for a part-time Group Exercise Instructor.  The preferred candidate selected is responsible for engaging with all South County YMCA members, prospective members, and guests.  Achieve membership target goals in sales and retention by meeting or exceeding membership targets while supporting a team environment.  Promote the Y and sales initiatives, programs, and benefits.  It is our mission to change lives and the first step in this is to help potential members make that decision. 



Negotiable DOE

Part Time: early mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.  Open availability is preferred.



South County YMCA

560 Walker Drive, Soledad CA 93960




  • HS Diploma or equivalent GED  
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of fitness and techniques.
  • Current Group Exercise certification
  • Current certifications/licenses (if applicable for trademarked classes)
  • Outgoing, assertive and driven personality is a must. 
  • Must be able to model the core values; Caring, Respect, Responsibility, and Honesty
  • Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications preferred or required within 30 day of hire date or position acceptance.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to be professional, alert, courteous, and diplomatic.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred 



  • Fitness Instructor inspires prospective members to join the South County YMCA 
  • Actively pursue enrollment of new members through self-generated leads and trial pass members attending group exercise class, promotions.  
  • Achieve membership sales and retention goals by meeting or exceeding membership targets, set by Executive Director on a regular basis, while supporting at team environment.
  • Presents the South County YMCA in a way that brings our cause to life by selling our purpose over facility and focusing on starting the process of turning a casual member to a connected member. 
  • Effectively communicates with prospective members and creates positive guest experiences with the intention of selling by conducting interviews and/or tours responsive to the needs of prospective members and procures memberships.
  • Seeks and maintains current knowledge and awareness of programs, events, and marketing campaigns in order to encourage participation in Y programs and events – eventually leading to membership and program registrations.  
  • Works as a member of the fitness team to implement all membership drives/campaigns



Job Applications are available at or at the South County YMCA or resumes can be emailed to Lulu Vargas, Branch Director, at


We are an equal opportunity employer.