• Fitness Assistant

    Job Locations US-MA-Charlton
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Responsibilities

    The Fitness Assistant will be responsible for providing assistance to clients and residents within the MHS Fitness Center, as well as off–site programs as scheduled, needed and assigned.  To have an understanding of our equipment, routines and programs in order to assist clients with safe and effective programs.


    • To provide daily support and assistance to clients in the fitness center.
    • To understand fitness program prescriptions and / or plans.
    • To assist with client documentation regarding payment, purchases, expiration dates and program review / updates.
    • Maintain client and resident documentation.
    • Answer phone, relay messages and schedule appointments. 
    • Instruct exercise groups as scheduled and / or assigned.
    • Conduct 1:1 appointments when scheduled and / or assigned.
    • Orient / train new clients and / or employees on the proper use of equipment.
    • To transport residents to and from programs.
    • To identify exercises and muscles.
    • To adjust and maneuver seat placements.
    • To walk and move frequently throughout facility / campus.
    • Clean and wipe down all equipment and sweep floors in the MHS Fitness Center.
    • Responsible for misc. equipment utilized on and off campus.
    • Perform various clerical duties as needed and / or assigned by supervisor.
    • Provide weekend (Saturday) coverage for Fitness Center on a rotating basis
    • Provide room coverage and support during call outs, vacations or emergencies.
    • Provide assistance to the VP of MHS Fitness / Programming as needed.


    • High School Diploma
    • Certification in group instruction or personal trainer and / or hands on training in related health field
    • Valid MA Drivers License

    Company Overview

    Why choose the Overlook

    • We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.
    • Daycare and Fitness center on site available to all employees.
    • Referral bonuses.
    • Employee appreciation events.


    Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.



    We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.


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