Fitness Intern

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-835928
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
    • Job Type: Internship
    • Date Updated: November 02, 2022
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About this Opportunity!

Intern - Fitness: Group Exercise/Personal Training
Centennial | Littleton | Douglas H. Buck Recreation Center

Are you pursuing a degree in Kinesiology, or a related field? Are you looking to gain valuable experience through an internship? If you answered YES, this is the opportunity for you! The Fitness Intern will assist with group fitness classes, health and wellness workshops, active living expo and personal training, within the South Suburban Parks and Recreation district. The intern will gain knowledge in the areas of personal training, group exercise, event planning, presenting at workshops and customer service. In addition to hands-on experience, this internship will also assist in preparing the intern to take the American College of Sports Medicine - Exercise Physiologist exam to help jumpstart their career in the field.

The Fitness Intern is unpaid and typically works 15-20 hours per week; evening, weekend and/or holiday hours may be required. Please note weekly work hours will vary depending on the season.

Our Ideal Candidate
* Must be at least eighteen (18) years old with a high school diploma or equivalent and pursuing a Kinesiology degree, or related field.
* Must have an interest in working with people in the fitness industry and obtain basic knowledge through related core classes in their field of study.
* Must be able to successfully complete a background check including but not limited to criminal history search is required.
* Has the ability to demonstrate teamwork, creativity, innovation and leadership in performance of duties.
* Has strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Perks of Employment at South Suburban
* FREE use of our recreation/fitness centers, swimming pools, and ice arena
* Flexible schedules

About Us
Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.