Group Fitness Instructor

Date: 11-Oct-2021

Location: Stromlo ACT, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • Looking for Instructors with Aqua, Les Mills, Boxing and Freestyle qualifications
  • Work at our newest recreation facility - Stromlo Leisure Centre!
  • YMCA staff benefits including free access to all Y Centres!


About the role:

Our Group Fitness Instructors are the energetic legends making an impact in our recreation facility. Every day they lead safe, stimulating and always-exciting classes to keep our visitors and members fit, fabulous – and coming back for more. As a Group Fitness Instructor, you’ll be a strong communicator and dynamic leader, motivating and educating our diverse clientele to build healthy, active behaviours.

If you are a safety-conscious 'Gym Junkie' with strong people skills and an infectious energy, you could be our next Group Fitness Instructor. If so, expect perks like flexible hours and free facility membership, and the support to build valuable people, leadership and life skills – all while you make a difference to your community.


We are currently looking for a candidate with a large range of availability (including weekends). However, our most common class timeslot is 9:15AM Monday - Friday.

We are currently looking for qualified instructors who are trained in:

  • Les Mills 
  • Aqua
  • Boxing
  • Freestyle


To be successful in this role you will come with:


  • Group Fitness Relevant Class Instruction Certification
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • AusREPS Registration
  • Working with Vulnerable People check (or willing to obtain)


Y work with us?

  • Work within a supportive team environment
  • Room to learn and develop within the organisation
  • Flexible hours and arrangements, for a work-life balance that works for you
  • Awesome discounts on The Y services and products
  • Corporate health insurance cover to keep you healthy


Our Recreation Team is a close-knit community of energetic people-people, with a passion for staying active and helping others. From our Duty Managers and Customer Service Officers, to our Instructors and Coordinators, the team are responsible for transforming our 22 Recreation Centres into warm, inclusive and safe spaces – providing access to health, fitness and recreation opportunities for those who need it most. As part of The Y family, you’ll be responsible for the care and wellbeing of vulnerable and underprivileged young people, always acting with integrity and respect to provide fun and meaningful experiences, safely. We’ll reward you with perks like flexible hours and free facility membership, and support you to build valuable people, leadership and life skills – all while you make a difference to your community.

Who What Y?

The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 22 recreation centres, 63 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,800 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.

We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.

Commitment to Safeguarding

The Y, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. The Y requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • two reference checks.

Please note, the results of any National and International Police Check will only be used to assess your suitability to perform the role.

Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.