Job Description

Health & Wellness Coordinator - North Melbourne Recreation Centre

  • Develop your career in Health & Wellness in this supported leadership role.
  • Role located at North Melbourne Recreation Centre.
  • $57, 901 per annum + Super | Permanent Full Time

At the Y our vision is simple – Amplify Your Voice. Shape Our Community. Challenge Our World  
As the largest employer in fitness and recreation, we have more than 5,000 staff at over 140 centres across Victoria. With us, you will work with fun colleagues who have a shared passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals and transforming communities for the better.

About the Centre

North Melbourne Recreation Centre (NMRC) is an aquatic and recreation Centre that supports participation in sport at all levels, from family to professional. It is also home to North Melbourne Football Club and Fencing Victoria. The Centre is designed to provide the community with a range of recreational, social, cultural and educational experiences. NMRC is located at 206 Arden St, North Melbourne and includes the following facilities. One Court Stadium Health Club Group Fitness Room Spin Room Multi-Purpose Rooms Outdoor Heated Pool Outdoor Heated Toddler Pool.

About the role 

As the Health & Fitness Coordinator you will play a key role within the North Melbourne Recreation Centre leadership team, driving the performance outcomes for the health and fitness team while providing a high quality and robust programming schedule, focusing of driving participation and member retention. In this role you will oversee our health club and group fitness programs portfolios. You will be a considered decision maker and will be able to manage a multitude of tasks utilising good time management and organisational skills. 

You will also assist the Manager by working as part of the Manager on Duty roster, where they provide support to customers and staff across all areas of the facility.

This is a full time position with a salary of $57,901 + Super.

About you 

This role is perfect for someone looking to take the next step in their heath and wellness career or move into recreation from a leadership role in another industry. YMCA Victoria recently won the management contract for North Melbourne Recreation Centre which means there are great mentoring, development and future career opportunities available. We are looking for someone eager to to learn the ropes and play a key role within the leadership team. 

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Think creatively with a solution focused approach
  • Be approachable and personable, with a customer focused approach to your work

Essential Qualifications   

  • First Aid certificate
  • CPR certificate
  • Pool Lifeguard Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Minimum Certificate III in Fitness
  • Current registration with Fitness Australia

Other Desired Qualifications 

  • Leadership experience
  • Relevant diploma or equivalent
  • Sport and Recreation and / or Facility Operations experience

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police check, working with children check and reference checks). To learn more about our commitment to safeguarding children and young people visit


At the YMCA, we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual, such as:  

  • Flexible working and rostering arrangements
  • Opportunities for career development and growth
  • Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state
  • Free access to the Virtual Y – online health and wellness

How to Apply  

Working for the YMCA is a rewarding and challenging experience for those with a positive attitude, zest for life and who seek to contribute to the bigger picture. If this is you, click the Apply button or email for further information.

Job Overview
Job ID:
Job Posted:
Sep 10, 2022
Job Expire In:
Nov 30, 2022
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Bachelor Degree
2 Years
North Melbourne, Victoria Australia
YMCA Victoria
  • Founded In
    Sep 10, 2022
  • Company Size
    500+ Members Employers