Fitness & Wellness Coordinator

Are you fit?

Create fitness programs

  • Teach fitness classes to improve strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, or general fitness of participants.
  • Develop fitness or wellness classes, such as yoga, aerobics, weightlifting, and aquatics, ensuring a diversity of class offerings.

Provide health screenings

  • Organize and oversee health screenings, such as flu, mammography, blood pressure, and cholesterol screenings.

Make sure worker do their right work

  • Supervise fitness or wellness workers, such as fitness instructors, recreation workers, nutritionists, and health educators.

Keep gyms clean

  • Manage or oversee fitness or recreation facilities, ensuring safe and clean facilities and equipment.

Keep records of programs

  • Track attendance, participation, or performance data related to wellness events.

Working Conditions

  • Most find working with students extremely rewarding, but as the responsibilities of administrators have increased in recent years, so has the stress.
  • Coordinating and interacting with faculty, parents, students, community members, business leaders, and State and local policymakers are also tasks that need to get done.
  • Principals and assistant principals, whose duties include disciplining students, may find working with difficult students challenging.
  • About 35 percent of education administrators worked more than 40 hours a week in 2008; they often supervise school activities at night and on weekends.
  • Most administrators work year around.

Degree's or Certificate's?

A bachelors degree is the minimum formal education required for this occupation, though some may require a higher degree plus work experience.

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