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Physical Health & Wellness Coach

Company: Wounded Warrior Project
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Great benefits. Competitive pay. We know these are some of the things people look for in a job.



But if you're the kind of person who also cares about making an impact and serving our nation's wounded warriors and their families, then you're exactly the kind of person we're looking for. When you join Wounded Warrior Project, you're committing to making a difference. We make a commitment to you too - helping you to find that spark, ignite your passion to serve, and embark on a career with meaning and purpose.



At Wounded Warrior Project we recognize our mission cannot be accomplished without our talented teammates, which is why we're proud to offer benefits such as:



* A flexible hybrid work schedule (3 days in office, 2 days' work from home)





* Full medical, dental and vision coverage for both teammates AND family members





* Competitive pay and performance incentives





* A fun, mission focused and collaborative team environment







A mission that matters is just the beginning, so if you're ready to get started, we're ready for you.



The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Physical Health & Wellness (PH&W) Specialist develops and executes multiweek programs and events to educate, coach, and empower wounded service members in pursuit of achievement of their physical health and wellness goals.



DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES



* Identify, screen, and recruit warriors for participation in quarterly virtual and in person Physical Health & Wellness events and coaching programs.

* Plan agenda and execute multiday PH&W coaching program kick off events, providing fitness, nutrition, mobility, sleep, and health-focused education to warriors with limited to no supervision from manager.

* Create individualized coaching programs to help warriors achieve their physical health and wellness goals.

* Manage warrior participation throughout 90-day coaching program, providing encouragement, support, and connection to resources through regular coaching sessions delivered by telephone or Zoom.

* Provide instruction, guidance, and coaching using motivational interviewing skills to encourage behavior change and support the progress of warrior's health focused SMART goals.

* Develop and execute in person events, virtual education, competitions, and wellness challenges for warriors and their families.

* Develop and facilitate virtual programming content via Zoom, Facebook Live, and other technology-based platforms.

* Collaborate with physical health and wellness teammates to develop new, innovative content and curriculum.

* Identify and recommend new programming opportunities aimed at increasing overall impact.

* Learn and implement various modalities to execute during events and follow up, including Learning Management Systems (LMS).

* Establish and maintain community relationships to build an ecosystem of PH&W support for warriors.

* Collaborate with multiple WWP departments and other key stakeholders to deliver programming and services to warriors and their families.

* Conduct public speaking activities to raise awareness of PH&W programming and discuss the importance of starting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

* Maintain budgets for PH&W programming within assigned region in support of leadership.

* Manage information within various systems, ensuring accuracy while maintaining data integrity/security, e.g. Salesforce.

* Utilize validated metrics to meet strategic outcomes and key performance indicators.

* Manage multiple tasks, assignments, and functions, being comfortable in a fast-paced, innovative environment.

* Participate in workgroups for special projects and programming initiatives as assigned.

* Assist with onboarding and training of new teammates as needed.

* Other related duties as assigned.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES



* Highly motivated, passionate, and creative team player with demonstrated commitment to the organization. High energy level. Self-starter; willing to take initiative.

* Demonstrated ability to effectively engage program participants, deliver program content, and create individualized coaching plans that provide a basis for long-term healthy behavior change.

* Demonstrated aptitude in inclusive and holistic programming for nutrition, mobility, sleep, wellness, fitness, and other health focused topics.

* Demonstrated ability to provide high level service to warriors and their family members in the delivery of programs and events.

* Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain professional relationships and work collaboratively with teammates and program stakeholders, in-person and through remote formats using video conferencing.

* Strong organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail and an ability to prioritize and effectively handle multiple priorities with tight deadlines.

* Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong presentation skills. Confident communicator, with demonstrated ability to present information effectively to large audiences, small groups, and individuals. Skill and ease while speaking in public and serving as a representative for the organization.

* Exceptional interpersonal skills. Ability to interact effectively with diverse individuals and build effective working relationships. Demonstrated emotional intelligence. Ability to respond to sensitive matters with diplomacy and empathy.

* Strong critical thinking skills with a demonstrated ability to problem-solve and identify viable solutions.

* Ability and dedication to travel in support of WWP programs and services outreach.

* Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.

* Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.



EXPERIENCE



Requirements



* Four years of experience working in the fitness industry, allied health profession, health management, wellness coaching, strength and conditioning, or personal/athletic training.

* Two years of experience with longitudinal plan design, teaching, guiding, and coaching in the categories of fitness, nutrition, wellness, and/or athletics.



Preferences



* Two years of experience working with and providing support to wounded service members dealing with health issues and invisible injuries.

* One year of event planning experience.

* One year of experience with customer relationship management and event management systems, e.g., Salesforce, CVENT.



EDUCATION



Requirements



* Bachelor's degree in exercise science, sports management, recreation management, or similar health science field.



Preferences



* Master's degree in exercise science, sports management, recreation management, or similar health science field.



CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURE



Requirements



* Valid state-issued driver's license.

* CPR-First Aid certification.



Preferences



* Personal Training certification (ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA), Strength and Conditioning certification (CSCS), or other related fitness certification.

* Wellness coaching certification.



WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS



* Participation in highly physical demanding activities and events under varying conditions, e.g., workouts (indoor, outdoor, virtual), hiking, and cooking classes.

* Lodging in various environments e.g., hotels, cabins.

* Up to 50% travel.

* May require lifting/carrying items up to 50 pounds.



We recognize the success of our mission depends on the efforts of our passionate, hard-working teammates. To help teammates remain focused on the warriors and families we serve, WWP offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical/Prescription drug, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, and an Employee Assistance Program. WWP also offers a 401(k) retirement plan, a competitive PTO package, Sick Leave, Family Care Leave, Paid Holidays, Birthday Holiday, Education Assistance, and Bereavement Leave.



For Colorado Applicants: The estimated hiring range for this position is between $51,200 - $76,800 annual base salary, subject to a candidate's combination of experience, qualifications, and credentials. This position may also be eligible for an annual performance incentive.



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Wounded Warrior Project - is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, age, veteran or military status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Please note:



Wounded Warrior Project is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms without a written search agreement in place. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Wounded Warrior Project via email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Wounded Warrior Project in any form without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Wounded Warrior Project, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Wounded Warrior Project as a result of the referral or through other means."

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