Oasis is Hiring Exercise Instructors!

Group exercise classRole: Oasis Group Exercise Instructor

Locations: St. Louis Oasis & Various Facilities in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area

Supervisor: Denise Ucinski, CHC

E-mail: ducinski@oasisnet.org

Phone: 314-687-1137


Oasis Exercise Instructors can teach in person or virtual classes

Job Description:

The Oasis mission is to promote healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles, and volunteer engagement. This position will provide group exercise instruction to older adults. Instructor monitors, educates patrons on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants.

Job Duties:

  • Teaches scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching, and cool down.
  • Responsible for developing the class structure.
  • Instructs patrons on effective workout methods; explains proper techniques, demonstrates exercises; identifies different muscle groups, and teaches appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles.
  • Prepares appropriate equipment, and music for each class.
  • Assists patrons, answers questions, and maintains a positive exercise experience for class participants.
  • Maintains attendance records and administers surveys.
  • Ensures that safety standards are met, and that department and facility policies are adhered to.
  • Keeps management informed of customer and facility needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

Special Requirements:

  • Certified Group Exercise Instructor (ACE, AFAA, NASM, ACSM) or equivalent.
  • Must possess current CPR/AED Certification.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology and training principles.
  • Knowledge of group fitness teaching strategies and the incorporation of music, tempo, cueing technique, and rhythm.
  • Choreography and music skills.
  • Ability to be professional and motivate class participants.
  • Ability to cooperate and work well with other staff members.