Contract Fitness Trainer
Job Advertisement: Contracting Fitness Trainer – Wilkerson & Associates
About the Opportunity
Wilkerson & Associates is currently seeking a dedicated Contracting Fitness Trainer for a permanent position. This role offers 3-hour shifts, 3 days per week, with daytime hours only. There are opportunities for increased hours if interested in providing recreational activities beyond fitness. The position is available immediately upon positive reference checks. Compensation includes an hourly rate of $25, along with reimbursement of 55 cents per kilometer incurred.
- Provide support to an easy-going individual (male in his 30s) who has type 1 diabetes and Downs Syndrome.
- Transport the client to and from his home located in St. David’s, ON.
- Assist the client in various activities such as walking, warm-ups (track or trail), stretching, core-building exercises, operating exercise equipment, and engaging in competitive ball games in gymnasiums or courts.
- Carry a supply of water bottles, juice, and granola bars; offer snacks after one hour of exertion and encourage regular water breaks.
- Ensure the client’s use of washroom facilities at appropriate intervals and before returning home.
What We’re Looking For:
- Fitness training knowledge or experience, with the ability to motivate the client to race against the trainer, have fun, and surpass previous repetitions.
- CPR Certification.
- Some experience supporting individuals with special needs, including the ability to communicate and relate to a nonverbal client by providing either/or type answers for him to choose from.
- Understanding of type 1 Diabetes and the ability to respond to blood sugar levels using a Libra 2 monitor (training will be provided); insulin administration is not required.
- Current vulnerable sector police check upon employment offer or a plan to obtain one.
- Professional references and certifications, as well as personal references from teachers, parents of clients, or involvement in organizations.
- Valid Work Permit issued by the federal government.
- Reliable vehicle and the ability to maintain schedule commitments.
- Personal provision of food and drink during work hours.
How to ApplyEmail firstname.lastname@example.org who is Ann Wilk with resume & references attached. Any cover letter should be addressed to LauraAnn Grant. If long distance phone calls are necessary, please submit best hours to contact the references with Eastern Standard Time.
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