• Fitness Coordinator - Senior Living

    Location US-MD-Towson
    Posted Date 3 days ago(4/16/2018 3:33 PM)
    Position ID
  • Overview

    Fitness Coordniator Position Available !



    Area: Baltimore and Surrounding Areas 


    Areas include but not limited to:

    Baldwin Park, Fallsgrove, Severna Park, South River,Woodburn,Great Falls, Westend, Annapolis




    • The Fitness Coordinator works as part of an interdisciplinary team to support the Senior Living fitness and wellness offerings delivered by the local visit office to senior living community partners.
    • Work closely with the Director of Senior Living and Program Manager to support Senior Living program integrity, quality and customer satisfaction. 
    • The Fitness Coordinator is responsible for developing and providing structured fitness and wellness programming consistent with the position’s qualifications, professional practices, and ethical standards.  They develop relationships with the community’s residents and staff to promote participation in fitness and wellness. 
    • The Fitness Coordinator will be responsible for travel to 10+ Senior Living Communities per week

                                                  (teaching approximately 12+ classes per week)

    • The Fitness Coordinator also supports the Fitness Specialists by providing them with indirect supervision, training and professional growth opportunties. 
    • BAYADA Senior Living’s core purpose is to enhance the senior living experience by promoting a safe home life with comfort, independence and dignity and by providing specialized health and wellness services to senior living communities through a shared commitme



    1. Participate in the collection of fitness and wellness survey data. 
    2. Work with the DASL, PM and Office Director to customize communities fitness and wellness offerings.
    3. Advise the local visit office as to staffing needs based on fitness offering days/times/locations. 
    4. Advise the local visit office in the recruitment, interviewing and hiring of Fitness Specialist.
    5. Advice the local visit office on equipment and supplies need for all fitness classes, for example, theraband, balls, yoga blocks, etc
    6. Participate in the SRL portion of onboarding Fitness Specialists to assure consistency in fitness class content, performance of fitness assessments and attendance reporting. 
    7. Indirectly supervise Fitness Specialists by participating in ongoing site visits and attending classes.
    8. Provide input on the performance of the Fitness Specialists to the local service office. 
    9. Lead group fitness classes. 
    10.  Provide one-on-one personal training. 
    11. Develop and conduct training sessions/seminars to equip and develop the Fitness Specialists. 
    12. Develop and coordinate standardization of fitness and wellness curriculum, such as cardiovascular, strengthening, tai chi, yoga, etc to ensure a diversity of fitness class offerings. 
    13. Participate in regular SRL/visit office meetings/calls to review program status, quality indicators and planning for future growth. 
    14. Contribute to customer relations and marketing activities as requested by the DASL and/or PM. 
    15. Function as a resource for the local visit office clinical staff and provide in-service/cross collaboration opportunities to identify fitness class participants who may have skilled needs. 
    16. Develop, in conjunction with the PM and community’s activity staff, community events such as screenings, lectures, health fairs, and other wellness events as deemed appropriate. 
    17. Create and maintain marketing collaterals utilizing BAYADA approved templates for bulletin boards, flyers, newsletters, and other requested mediums by communities’ activity staff. 
    18. Participate in new resident/client orientations for marketing and orienting new residents to our programs and offerings. 




    Bachelor’s degree required in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology, or other related field.



    Exercise certification required

    Geriatric exercise certification preferred



    Experience with older adults is required

    Experience with IL/AL/MC communities is helpful


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