University of Western Ontario Personal Trainer (Fall 2018 / Winter 2019) Contract in London, ON

University of Western Ontario

Branch London ON CA

Personal Trainer (Fall 2018 / Winter 2019)
London, ON

Current First Aid & CPR certification or must be obtained prior to employment start date. Ability to teach and effectively lead a range of fitness activities….

About Western

Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" – an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.

About Us

Sports & Recreation Services is one of the most diverse units on campus combining varsity Athletics, Recreation activities and Facilities operations into one unit working to contribute to the universities goals and objectives of offering the best student experience. Sport and Recreation Services offers a wide variety of services and experiences for Western students and faculty, alumni, the London community, and other stakeholder groups.


Personal Trainer will provide enthusiastic, courteous service to clients using the Western Campus Recreation facility. The incumbent will educate and enforce policies regarding the safe and proper use of equipment and facility. They will develop, document and implement exercise programs on an individual basis according to the needs and goals of the client. The Personal Trainer will instruct clients on basic exercise physiology and inform them as to proper lifting and exercise techniques. Providing all the necessary information, techniques, and proper procedures for exercising and helping clients stay active and healthy.

Eligibility Requirement:
  • Must be committed to work up to 21 hours per week
  • Current First Aid & CPR certification or must be obtained prior to employment start date


  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Related nationally recognized training Certification (i.e. NCSF, ICS, Can Fit Pro etc.)

Skills, Abilities & Expertise:

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a positive, outgoing attitude with genuine customer service orientation
  • Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, clients and the public
  • Ability to create a positive impression while interacting with others and responding to inquiries, by telephone, in person or electronically
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and resolve issues
  • Passion to work hard with a propensity to pursue goals with energy and persistence
  • Ability to teach and effectively lead a range of fitness activities
  • Reliable with the consistent ability to work assigned shifts is paramount
  • Familiarity with Campus Recreation’s programs, services, and facilities preferred

Why Western?

Western offers a broad and exciting variety of part-time and temporary employment opportunities with ample room for job exploration and growth. Within our beautiful campus, you are part of a progressive work environment that promotes work/life balance including access to our state-of-the-art recreation centre. Apply for an opportunity to be part of the Western community and contribute to its success!

Applying at Western

To ensure that your application is given full consideration, please complete all relevant sections of the application. In addition, you can choose to supplement your application with a cover letter and current resume.

Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance, experience, and qualifications. Applicants should have oral communication skills in English.

Western Values Diversity

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] or phone 519-661-2194.

Please Note:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: London, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-28
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