Wellness Coordinator

Givens Estates · Asheville, NC

At Givens, your work is more than just a job, it is a calling. As a Givens team member, you will have an opportunity to impact our residents lives, develop close and meaningful relationships, and feel the value that you bring each and every day!

DESCRIPTION:    This is a full time benefited position that will provide wellness programs that are state-of-the-art based on the most current research and national trends to older adults.  This position supports the emotional, intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, environmental and vocational dimensions of resident wellness and works to improve the quality of life of residents. This position instructs land and aquatics based fitness programs.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:  The preferred candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science/Physiology, Recreational Therapy or related field, with emphasis in gerontology, health promotion, and /or exercise physiology. Experience in designing and implementing individual and group exercise and/or aquatics programs, and leading group exercise classes is essential.  Prior experience implementing multi-dimensional programs for seniors preferred.  Certifications to complement this position might include: CPR and First Aid; AEA Aquatics Instructor; ACSM certification; or ACE/AFAA Group Fitness or Personal Trainer Instructor or equivalent; Lifeguard Certification thru Red Cross or YMCA.  The hours for this position will require flexibility to accommodate evening and weekend coverage for services provided.


Team Member Benefits:

Team members that work 20+ hours per week qualify for benefits which include: two major medical health insurance plans that include dental and vision care, paid time off accrual, 403(b) retirement plan with up to a 6% matching of employee contribution, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long term disability insurance, AFLAC insurance products, Lincoln Life insurance products, uniform allowance (certain departments), and educational assistance.

Other Perks:

  • Givens Estates Wellness Center offers employees and a plus one access to pool hours, family swim times, and a fitness center;
  • On-site medical massage by appointment;
  • You are welcome to enjoy our miles of hiking trails and outdoor areas;
  • Meal discounts on campus;
  • Yearly campus family events (vary at each location);
  • Access to Wellness initiatives, programs, and fairs;
  • Discounts and perks with local area businesses;
  • 22% Verizon plan discounts;
  • Employee appreciation events;
  • Access to Health management program if insured by Givens;
  • Yearly training and professional development opportunities;
  • Annual Company Picnic;
  • And many more!

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