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YMCA of Greater Boston Group Exercise Instructor in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.

  • Asks and answers questions from program participants and members to support them in achieving their goals related to health and well-being.

  • Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.

  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members and program participants connect with each other and the YMCA.

  • Observes and adjusts approach to support all participants’ capabilities, physical conditions, health, and culture.

  • Celebrates achievement of program participants related to program or personal goals, mastering of specific skills or overall health and well-being.

  • Keeps accurate class attendance records.

  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.


  • High School Degree

  • Certification in Group Exercise from a nationally certifying body

  • Certification in CPR/First Aid

  • At least 1 year experience isntructing group exercise