Bilingual Nutrition & Fitness Education Leader

Location: Austin, TX

Department: Program Services

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Student (College)

Please submit applications by July 23, 2017

 

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Join us and help transform lives.

 

The YMCA of Austin’s healthy living childhood obesity intervention program is looking for qualified candidates to facilitate our program for families seeking to change their lifestyle.

The program aims to modify eating and physical activity patterns that underpin obesity among children ages 7-13 through a 15-week curriculum that includes two, two-hour sessions per week.

Pay Rate: $15.00-20.00/hr.

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Deliver 15 week program (consisting of  25 x 2 hour sessions)
  • Classes are held in the evenings and early morning weekends
  • Sample Schedule: Tue. 6-8pm & Sat. 10am-12pm
  • Attend ALL trainings (paid)
  • Saturday, August 19th 9am-5pm
  • Sunday, August 20th 9am-Noon
  • Friday, August 25th  9am-5pm
  • Saturday, August 26th 9am-3pm
  • Saturday, September 9th 9am-5pm
  • Programs will begin the week of September 4th
  • Prepare program lessons prior to program delivery date
  • Track program attendance
  • Make weekly calls to engage and coach families (max 1 hour per week)
  • Responsible for handling program registration forms and any other patient information according to HIPAA standards
  • Attend a monthly staff meeting with Program Director
  • Maintain open communication with Program Director about attendance, facilities, and any other updates
  • Connect families to other programs using resource guide

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL POSITIONS:

  • Bilingual Nutrition & Fitness Education Leader (Bilingual Staff Required)
  • A background in nutrition, dietetics, public health, health promotion or exercise science.
  • Prior experience in child and family health area including working directly with children and families.
  • Prior experience managing/facilitating large groups confidently.
  • Prior background or training in behavior change.
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Ability to motivate and inspire large groups
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification preferred.

Benefits:

  • Individual membership to all YMCA’s of Austin (over $600/year value)
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account

Please do not apply if you cannot meet ALL responsibilities, requirements and qualifications.

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