• Physical Health & Wellness Specialist - Pittsburgh, PA

    Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh
    Position
    P10847
    Category
    Physical Health & Wellness
    Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Job Summary

    Wounded Warrior Project’s (WWP) Physical Health & Wellness Specialist is responsible for developing and executing events and programs to educate, coach, and empower WWP Warriors in the pursuit of their physical health and wellness goals.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Develop and execute physical activity programs for participants
    • Identify and customize nutrition programs and physical activities to assist in the restoration of various motor skills and physical strength of participants in a non-clinical setting
    • Ensure logistics, event planning, and oversight for Physical Health and Wellness (PH&W) events/programs
    • Monitor warrior program participation in various activities; provide encouragement, motivation, mentoring, and assistance in goal-oriented outcomes through both telephonic and in person coaching sessions
    • Identify new programs, equipment, and strategies that will enhance impactful programming for warriors
    • Interact with external resources to build relationships for programming and event opportunities
    • Conduct public speaking activities to raise awareness of PH&W programming and discuss the importance of starting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle
    • Responsible for a multi-state region that carries both an in-person and remote expectation to fulfill the needs of warriors and family members
    • Create and submit information to forecast and report on events, programs, warriors and family members served; maintain a budget
    • Work within various software programs to promote and track metrics to measure program impact
    • Train and mentor new teammates
    • Other related duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Highly motivated, passionate, and creative team player with demonstrated commitment to the organization
    • Ability to teach, effectively engage program participants, and create individualized programming that will provide a basis for long term behavior change
    • Demonstrated aptitude in inclusive programming for nutrition, wellness, and fitness
    • Ability to provide high level of service to targeted client/customer base
    • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner
    • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and  adapt
    • Ability to troubleshoot, identify viable options, and problem-solve
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, CVent and Salesforce
    • Professional presence and demeanor
    • Excellent oral communications skills with the ability to communicate with diverse personalities in a tactful and mature manner

    Education & Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, recreation management, or similar health management field of study required
    • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in fitness industry/allied health profession, health management, wellness coaching, strength and conditioning, and/or personal/athletic training required
    • Experience working with disabled individuals preferred
    • Military background/experience preferred
    • Minimum one (1) year event planning experience preferred
    • Must be able to travel between 25% - 50% of the time including overnight and weekend travel 

     

    Certifications & Licensure

    • CPR-First Aid certification required
    • Personal Training certification (ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA), Strength and Conditioning certification (CSCS), or other related fitness certification preferred
    • Wellness Coaching certification preferred

     

     

     

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