Zumba, Kickboxing, Pilates, and Step Instructors

The Albany Y is looking for for Zumba Instructors, Kickboxing Instructors, Pilates Instructors, and Step Instructors! Learn more below, and interested applicants can email Health and Fitness Director, Dale Rowley at drowley@ymcaeastbay.org.


  • Provide highly engaging fitness instruction to members of all fitness levels in group workouts and workshops.
  • Provide instruction to members on the safe use of all equipment and workouts.
  • Assists in fitness program and workshop design.
  • Responsible for setting up fitness orientations/coaching sessions for members.
  • Engage by greeting members and providing quality member service.
  • Maintain high standards of communication with supervisor, members, staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure the maintenance and cleanliness of all facility and equipment in the Fitness Centers.
  • Responsible for recording information as needed.
  • Respond to emergencies as needed.
  • Attend all department staff meetings and trainings specified by supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Physically perform all skills required of a Group Exercise Instructor. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities
  • Must occasionally lift up to 30 lbs
  • Frequent bending & standing
  • Visual ability to clearly monitor activities
  • Mobility to quickly respond to emergencies
  • Ability to project, communicate and queue effectively


  • Inclusion
  • Functional Expertise
  • Communication and Influence


  • Current certification(s) from a relevant nationally recognized fitness training organization, such as ACSM, NASM, ACE and/or YMCA equivalent   
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications, such as Red Cross and American Heart Association
  • Ability to teach and design programs using props, weights, variable resistance, and other class-related equipment
  • Completion of YMCA safety certifications must be accomplished within 60 days of hire
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • At least 18 years of age
Employment Type
Albany YMCA