Group Exercise Instructor

Jennersville YMCA, 880 W Baltimore Pike, West Grove, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #3489
Monday, June 17, 2024

Named a 2024 Top Workplace in the Philadelphia Inquirer, we are a diverse community joined together by a shared commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility.

With more than 60,000 members across Chester County, our programs and facilities are always based on the unique needs and interests of the communities we serve. In addition, our volunteers, staff, members and donors are all united by a deep commitment to continually strengthen Chester County.

Job Title: Group Exercise Instructor  

Branch: Jennersville

Pay Class: Part Time 

Shifts/Availability: Various 

Rate: $13.50-$20.40 


About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine:Named a 2024 Top Workplace by the Philadelphia Inquirer, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW), an association of nine YMCAs serving Chester County, is a non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility through life-changing programs for all.   


Position Purpose: The Jennersville YMCA is looking for enthusiastic, fitness-focused staff members to instruct group exercise classes. Class formats include: Yoga, Cycle, Pilates, Barre, Step, Zumba/Cardio Dance, SilverSneakers and Les Mills formats. 


  • Conduct group exercise classes and aid in a safe, thorough, courteous and professional manner  
  • Follow YMCA of Greater Brandywine Group Exercise best practices 
  • Be a positive YMCA role model with an enthusiastic attitude  
  • Start and end classes on time  
  • Greet participants and learn their names  
  • Teach all scheduled classes, or secure sub coverage as needed 
  • Identify your participants’ limitations and adapt your classes and/or provide modifications accordingly  
  • Properly and safely utilize all equipment associated with your class  
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle  
  • Attend advanced training workshops that are offered throughout the year by YMCA of Greater Brandywine or other YMCAs  
  • Participate in special events and open houses throughout the year  
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor  


  • Must be 18 years of age or older  
  • At least 1 year of participation in group exercise class(es) required 
  • Possess and maintain at least one Group Exercise certification from a nationally accredited organization  
  • Obtain and maintain foundations of Group Exercise (or Group Exercise Instructor) or a nationally recognized Group Exercise Certification 


  • Making a difference in a person’s life every day  
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment   
  • Working for a diverse and inclusive community-based non-profit  
  • Opportunities for training and advancement  
  • Free Family Membership (all members of the family membership must live in the same household) 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Referral bonuses 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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