Many fitness facilities in the coastal South have been damaged or destroyed completely by Hurricane Katrina and Rita leaving many fitness professionals unemployed and displaced. After many requests, Club Industry's Fitness Business Pro has set up a blog for those affected and those facilities looking to help. If you have an open position at your facility that you'd like filled by an evacuee, please use the space below to post a description of the position, where the job is located and contact information. If you are an evacuee looking for work, please post your contact information, current location and desired position.
Hurricane Katrina and Rita
Club Industry's Fitness Business Pro is exploring the effect of the hurricanes on the fitness industry and publishing this blog to help those in need.
Friday, September 30, 2005
Thursday, September 29, 2005
Positions in Austin, TX
BodyBusiness Health Club & Spa has positions available for front desk attendants, child care attendants, personal trainers, Pilates trainers, group fitness instructors and massage therapists.
For more information visit www.bodybusiness.com.
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Openings in Fort Lauderdale area
World Gym East Fort Lauderdale is looking for persons interested in working in a friendly and fun atmosphere in the Fort Lauderdale area. Work your own flexible times in outside sales or front desk shifts as team hosts. We would be very honored to be able to hire displaced victims of hurricane Katrina and or Rita.
We are also seeking qualified and certified personal trainers & group exercise instructors for yoga, cardio fit aerobics, cardio kick boxing and body sculpt.
Please write to email@example.com or call 9546636983 for more information.
Friday, September 23, 2005
Positions Open in Bellevue and Seattle, WA
PRO Sports Club, a world class state-of-the-art private membership athletic club located in Bellevue and Seattle, Washington, is seeking Personal Trainers/Exercise Physiologists. BS or MS in Exercise Science or related field and ACSM-H/FI or NSCA-CSCS preferred. Full-time career path applicants only to assist in meeting our large demand. Trainers work in coordination with staff physicians, registered dietitians, physical therapy and psychologists in our large Medical Clinic and fitness facilities. Excellent wages and benefits. EOE.
Visit www.proclub.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thursday, September 22, 2005
Positions in Baton Rouge, LA
Spectrum Fitness Club Llc. is a group of 6 health clubs in the greater Baton Rouge, LA area. Spectrum has had the great privilege of working with and hiring many displaced victims of hurricane Katrina.
Spectrum still has openings available at this time. We are seeking qualified and certified personal trainers, group exercise instructors and maintenance personnel.
If you are interested in employment, please send a copy of your resume' or a brief letter of interest to email@example.com or fax us at (225) 706-3640.We look forward to hearing from you soon.
In good health,
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Openings in Bethlehem, PA
We have a job opening for a GM, sales manager and PT director for a new facility in Bethlehem, PA, opening in Jan. for any qualified person affected by the disaster and willing to relocate to PA.
We are also having a Katrina Relief 5k benefit October 22.
For more information contact:
Positions in South Florida
Chain of 7 high end World's Gyms in South Florida seeking sales associates, managers and personal trainers.
Please contact Kurt Lehmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-926-0146.
Thursday, September 15, 2005
We at the JCC Association are working to find temporary jobs at other JCCs for a number of New Orleans JCC staff people. The JCC Association professional development services department will provide individualized counseling to displaced New Orleans staff and to JCCs in other parts of the country who are able to hire them. JCCs should contact Steven Rod at (212) 786-5085 or Joy Brand at (212) 786-5114 if they have positions available, and New Orleans JCC staff should call and tell them where they are currently living.