Tong Louie Family YMCA
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The Group Fitness Instructor provides high-quality, safe, group fitness classes with modifications for all fitness levels. Responsible for instructing classes within the guidelines of specific descriptions, ensuring all equipment is safe, and welcoming new participants. We are currently seeking instructors for all fitness classes including but not limited to Group Power, Yoga, Meditation, Zumba, BollyX, Cycle, Bootcamp, Total Sculpt, Senior or Children’s programming.


  • Be a part of the YMCA team and promote the YMCA of Greater Vancouver’s mission, vision, and core values
  • Learn about diversity at the YMCA and meet new people
  • Receive training to further enhance your professional development as it relates to the volunteer position


  • Completion of all Volunteer documentation and Criminal Record Search
  • Be available to teach at a minimum of one class per week
  • Be at least 10 minutes early for scheduled volunteer times, and in uniform
  • Greet and welcome participants arriving for class
  • Provide exceptional service to all members and develop relationships with participants before, during and after group fitness classes
  • Give feedback to supervisor as to problems and/or suggestions
  • Keep studio or gym area clean and tidy
  • Arrange for substitute instructors for classes as required
  • YMCA Basic Fitness Theory and Group Fitness Leadership Certificate or equivalent (BCRPA)
  • Speciality certifications for Yoga, Pilates and Prenatal
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C certification
  • Cyclefit


Demonstrate the YMCA core values:

  • Do the right thing
  • Put people first
  • Lead by example
  • Keep our promises

Our Commitment to the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults

The YMCA is committed to the protection of children in our care and vulnerable adults participating in our programs.  To ensure this commitment is upheld, all volunteers will need to provide:

  • A current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date
  • Three references  (two of these should be professional references)


Shannon Gill
Manager, Membership ExperienceTong Louie Family YMCA
Tel: 604-631-5520
Email: shannon.gill@gv.ymca.ca

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