KEEN Fit Program Leader | KEEN Greater DC

KEEN Fit Program Leader

Volunteer Position Description: Fit Program Leader

Position Aim: The Fit Program Leader provides support by overseeing activities and managing volunteers and athletes during KEEN Fit programs.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • One week before:  Send a reminder email to KEEN Young Adult Fit and KEEN Family Fit athletes/families and the list of former coaches reminding them of the upcoming session.
  • Check the KEEN call out line before the session.
  • Bring athlete profiles and other KEEN materials to program.
  • Greet coaches and lead orientation those who have not volunteered with KEEN Fit.  Provide a full orientation if they have not been to any KEEN program.
  • Pair up coaches and athletes.
  • Direct coaches and athletes to begin with cardio (bikes, treadmills, ellipticals, etc.) and then have each pair move to weights and machines.
  • Start additional activities when planned – yoga classes or other group classes.
  • Pursue group activities in the studio when there are not enough coaches.
  • At the end of the session say goodbye to athletes and coaches.
  • Greet the KEEN Family Fit families and help them work through the gym.

Requested Time Commitment: 
2.5 hours once a month on selected weekends

Preferred Qualifications: 
While there are no required qualifications, and all are invited to volunteer for this position, the following general requirements may be helpful for individuals who wish to volunteer.

General Competencies:

  • Dependable
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to be personable and welcoming to all KEEN participants
  • Demonstrate patience, understanding and compassion
  • A good sense of humor