The Mission of the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Application Process

Thank you for your in interest The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.  If you have an interest in applying for a position with the Kroc Center, please indicate the specific position in the subject line and forward your resume to jobs@krocmemphis.org.

What are the steps in receiving consideration for a position?

  • Available positions are posted below. The postings include a brief job summary of the position with the minimum qualifications. Full-time positions are posted externally after an internal search has been conducted.
  • Interested parties should submit their resumes and apply for a specific open position at jobs@krocmemphis.org.
  • Candidates who meet the qualifications for the position will be considered and may be contacted to discuss their experience and share more information regarding the open position.
  • If the applicant is not selected for an interview, the applicant will be notified via email when the position has been filled.
  • If an applicant has been interviewed and selected for hire, the appropriate parties will take the necessary steps to complete the onboarding process.
  • All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer.

Personal Trainer

Job Summary
The Personal Trainer will conduct one-on-one fitness training, group fitness training, and class-sized fitness instruction for clients as assigned by the Fitness Manager. The activities of the members and guests they oversee will take place in all fitness spaces along with any meeting rooms. The Personal Trainer will also be responsible for conducting fitness equipment orientations, fitness assessments, fitness program design, and ensure the safe exercise and equipment operation of all facility members and guests when not currently engaged in a personal training appointment.

 Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Fitness, Health and Fitness, Exercise and Fitness or other equivalent degree;

And

One (1) year of experience as a Personal Trainer or Fitness Instructor;

Or

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Fitness Coordinator

Job Summary
Assist the Health & Recreation Director in planning, developing, and implementing the activities of the group fitness programs and the fee based fitness programs (Boot Camp, TRX, Rowing, Barre, Personal Training, etc.) This position will provide supervision and training of the group exercise and personal training staff performance, ensuring that the mission of The Salvation Army is a top priority in all areas and activities. Assist the Health & Recreation Manager to ensure program operations are in compliance with established departmental policies and procedures and all programs are safe, expectations for classes and client services are set and met, and fitness equipment is properly maintained. Duties will also include working closely with the Health & Recreation Director in developing programs based upon ongoing needs assessment and business plan.

 Education and Experience

Four Year Degree in related field and three years of experience supervising a fitness program, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Kroc ASSOCIATE

Job Summary
The Kroc Associate is a part-time position focused on member acquisition and experience in the areas of Membership, Recreation, and Fitness. These staff members are responsible for participating in the creation of a welcoming, helpful and safe environment where individuals and families can learn, grow and thrive.

 Education and Experience

* Must be at least 18 years of age.
* High School diploma or G.E.D.
-and-
* Experience in customer relations and leading fitness and recreational activities preferred.
-or-
* Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Certifications

* Safe From Harm Certification
* Blood Borne Pathogens Certification
* Must have or be able to obtain CPR/First Aide/AED certification within first 30 days of employment.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions.

* Ability to meet attendance requirements.
* Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.
* Ability to demonstrate good physical condition and effort associated with walking, running, standing, and moderate-to-
advanced weightlifting in a fitness center environment including the ability to meet the demands of the gymnasium and
athletic field programs.
* Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull moderately heavy (25-50 lbs.) materials, supplies, and equipment.
Moderate mobility: duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent changes
basis.

Please email resume to jobs@krocmemphis.org with KROC ASSOCIATE in the subject line

Kroc Specialist

Job Summary
The Kroc Specialist is a full-time position, focused on member acquisition and experience in the areas Membership, Recreation, and Fitness. These staff members are responsible for participating in the creation of a welcoming, helpful and safe environment where individuals and families can learn, grow and thrive. The Kroc Specialist will also provide leadership and support to Kroc Associates in a Team Lead capacity.

 Education and Experience

* Must be at least 18 years of age.
* High School diploma or G.E.D.
* 2-4 years experience in customer relations and leading fitness and/or recreational activities
* Certified Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor preferred
-or-
* Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Certifications

* Safe From Harm Certification
* Blood Borne Pathogens Certification
* Must have or be able to obtain CPR/First Aide/AED certification within first 30 days of employment.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions.

* Ability to meet attendance requirements.
* Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.
* Ability to demonstrate good physical condition and effort associated with walking, running, standing, and moderate-to-
advanced weight lifting in a fitness center environment including the ability to meet the demands of the gymnasium and
athletic field programs.
* Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull moderately heavy (25-50 lbs.) materials, supplies, and equipment.
Moderate mobility: duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent changes
basis.

Please email resume to jobs@krocmemphis.org with KROC SPECIALIST in the subject line

SPORTS TRAINER

Job Summary
The Sports Trainer will conduct one-on-one sports conditioning and skills training, group fitness training, and class-sized fitness instruction for clients as assigned by the Recreation Coordinator. The activities of the members and guests they oversee will take place in all fitness or recreation spaces along with any meeting rooms. Sports Trainers will also be responsible for conducting fitness equipment orientations, fitness assessments, fitness program design, and ensure the safe exercise and equipment operation of all facility members and guests when not currently engaged in a sports training appointment or class.

 Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Fitness, Health and Fitness, Exercise and Fitness, Sports Management, or another equivalent degree;

-And-

One (1) year of experience as a Sports Trainer, Fitness Trainer or experience in Sports Conditioning or Fitness.

-Or-

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Certifications

* Personal Trainer Certification and/or sports training certification or degree;

 

Please email resume to jobs@krocmemphis.org with SPORTS TRAINER in the subject line

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