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Exercise Instructor- Per Diem/Casual

locationState College, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description


Foxdale Village is a Quaker-directed, non-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in State College, PA. Foxdale Village was founded on the values of treating all with dignity and loving respect. We are seeking a per diem Exercise Instructor to join our dedicated and caring Wellness Programs team.

The Exercise Instructor will assist and lead programs for residents that promote health and wellness for residents using the wellness center, in personal care and in skilled care.

Job duties of the Exercise Instructor position include:

  • Providing instruction on the proper use of equipment
  • Supervise activities, while stressing safety and wellbeing
  • Assist with promoting health and wellness activities; communication of program changes; room changes; and related
  • Lead a variety of exercises classes for residents in any of the levels of care (independent living, assisted living, and skilled care) as assigned by supervisor.
  • Clean and maintain exercise equipment
  • Follow a biomechanically correct exercise program designed for the residents of Foxdale Village
  • Lead or assist with specialized swim classes for health care residents; participate in the supervision of all swimmers in the pool during pool hours
  • Complete chemical checks to ensure health water for swimming per CDC guidelines
  • Complete pool cleaning tasks as directed/as needed
  • Keep records such as attendance, safety checks, and related
  • Clean surfaces of all exercise machines in the wellness center, personal care and skilled care according to established guidelines and schedule; follow all applicable infection control Maintain cleaning levels per any infection outbreak protocol.


Minimum Exercise Instructor Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology or related field preferred; may consider students in final year of studies who possess relevant work experience and/or relevant certifications
  • One year experience planning and leading exercise programs with adults/older adult preferred
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English
  • Must be proficient in word-processing skills
  • Personal Trainer Certification is preferred but not required
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.

Foxdale Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a Per Diem, Non-Exempt Position.

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