Health & Wellness Jobs in Baton Rouge


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The YMCA provides a values-based environment where caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are incorporated into everything we do.  The atmosphere is fun, the facilities are safe and clean and the work is among the most rewarding. 

The YMCA values its employees.  As a YMCA staff member, you will have the opportunity to grow in a professional, supportive and caring environment that allows you to develop a rewarding career.  The YMCA offers both full-time and part-time career opportunities in a variety of areas.   The YMCA is more than a job; it’s a career!

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  • Training and Career Development
  • Funded Retirement Plan 


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Part Time Jobs

  • Fitness Attendant
  • Group Exercise Instructors
  • Front Desk Attendants 
  • Camp Counselors 
  • Nursery Attendant
  • Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
  • Custodial, Maintenance, Housekeeping 

Current Opportunities

Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator (Part-time) (A.C. Lewis YMCA)

by Tessica Meloche | Feb 25, 2022

Under the direction of the Member Services Director and consistent with the Christian Mission of the YMCA, the Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator is responsible for growing Group Fitness, Small Group Training, and Personal Training at the A.C. Lewis Jr., YMCA. This position requires flexibility to work days, evenings, and weekends, as necessary.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides oversight and management of the Healthy Lifestyle Programs (i.e. Group Exercise, Small Group Training, and Personal Training).
  • Create and deliver group exercise classes, small group training, and personal training sessions.
  • Work in conjunction with the Members Services Director to aid in the facilitation of FitPath Orientations.
  • Recruit and train new instructors to the Healthy Lifestyle Team and maintain appropriate levels of staff to deliver programming.
  • Participates in leadership meetings and work with Healthy Lifestyle team members to drive the Y Mission of Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.
  • Implement and grow the Y’s chronic disease programs (LiveStrong-Cancer Survivor, Enhanced Fitness, Parkinson’s Program).
  • Maintains necessary certifications
  • Personal growth in certifications/education.
  • Routinely clean and sanitize facilities, equipment and supplies.
  • All other miscellaneous duties assigned by Supervisor.


  • AA/AS degree or equivalent required; BS degree preferred.
  • Current Nationally Accredited Fitness Certification or Personal Training Certification.
  • Experience in fitness management and programming preferred.
  • Highly developed organizational skills.
  • Professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office.
  • Within 30 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention training; CPR; First Aid; AED; Oxygen Administration

$12/hour for Administrative Tasks
$18-$25/hour (dependent on experience) for Personal Training and Group Exercise Instructor

Direct Plus by Patient Plus Urgent Care
Complimentary Y Membership
50% Discount on Y Programs

Application Procedures:
Cover letter and resumes by email to Tessica Meloche, Human Resources Associate,
Deadline to Apply: Thursday, March 31, 2022