Fitness Trainer

The Greater Burlington YMCA provides a diverse organization of people of all ages joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of youth, healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a Y employee, you’ll be inspired to make a difference each day in a position that matters. With a strong mission and core values, we offer a cause you can participate in.

Find your Y position today!

The Y is currently hiring a Fitness Trainer to join the fitness team. This is a flexible opportunity to work with our members to develop a workout and health program to achieve their fitness and health goals. Our Fitness Trainers dedicate several hours a week to our members while working other jobs or promote the fitness program in a way that has our trainers here all week!

The ideal candidate will:

  • Consult with members regarding their personal fitness goals and instruct them on how to achieve them through fitness training.
  • Design personalized training programs for members or participants.
  • Instruct members in the proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Teach members current training principles and techniques.
  • Inform members of current research pertaining to their fitness goals, health-related issues or prevention.
  • Provide individual supervision and encouragement during training sessions.
  • Promote the fitness area by personal example and verbal communication.
  • Maintain appropriate client records and notes.
  • Market, promote and sell personalized training programs to meet department goals.


  • Current certification in fitness from a nationally recognized organization (ACE, NCSA, AFAA, ACSM, etc.)
  • Experience with fitness equipment usage procedures and maintenance.
  • Ability to work within a diverse population of employees and members.
  • CPR/First Aid certification required in first 30 days of employment.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $25.00 to $28.00 /hour

The Y offers a free membership to every employee as well as discounts for programming, child care, and camps!

For employment consideration, please send your resume to

The Greater Burlington YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Pomerleau Family Y
266 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Y Annex
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

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