Fitness Consultant - Term (6 Months) - Part Time - Days

Northwoodcare - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Come join the Northwood team!

Northwood is a place of “firsts.” When life changes, and society changes, Northwood leads the way, with our commitment to quality and our promise of service. From new ideas to new technologies, we are empowered to do this, because our focus is on people, not on profit margins. At Northwood, it is not just the care we provide, but also the conversation we have while doing it.

For over 55 years, Northwood has led the way as Nova Scotia’s most dynamic continuing care organization. We are committed to innovation and change. We are recognized both here at home and across Canada as an extraordinary example of the power of social justice. We are looking for a dynamic individual to be a part of our team. We are accepting applications for a Fitness Consultant.

Responsible to the Manager, Community Engagement the ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:


  • Nationally recognized Fitness Certification (e.g. CanFitPro, NSFA, CFES)
  • Experience working with high or at risk elderly population preferred including dementia
  • Experience with weight room supervision
  • Knowledge of the following: Health and Fitness, Dementia and other cognitive impairments, Flexibility, Anatomy, Physiology, Exercise Equipment, Free Weight Exercise, Documentation, Core Stabilization & Therapeutic Stretching, Computer Literacy, Risk Management Procedures, Environmental Hazard Awareness
  • Must have the following attributes: Patience, Professionalism, Supportive, Respectful, Concern for Others, Cooperation, Positive Attitude, Self-motivated, Energetic
  • Must have the following abilities: Follow Employer Policies, Problem Sensitivity, Lifts and Transfers (50lbs), Stamina, Working Independently
  • Must be Patient, Professional, Supportive, Respectful, Concern for others, Cooperative, Positive Attitude, Self-motivated and Energetic.
  • Must have regular and consistent attendance within the corporate Standard


  • Completes orientations with new clients
  • Designs and instructs clients on a well-rounded exercise program specified to their needs (including warm-up, stretching, strength training and cardiovascular)
  • Teaches fitness classes
  • Performs administrative duties (e.g. filing, collecting fees, tracking members, membership recruitment, answering phone calls, etc.)

Hours: 24 hours bi-weekly (3 hour shifts) - Days

If this exciting opportunity interests you please apply to the following link:

Northwood is proud to be an inclusive employer who encourages diverse applicants. We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary