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Fitness Advisor – TGD2S Inclusion

Position Details

Position Information

Title Fitness Advisor – TGD2S Inclusion
Job ID 23028A
Employment Status Auxiliary
Position Overview
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (NVRC) is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families and communities. NVRC offers a wide range of recreation and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities. We are looking for positive, enthusiastic and friendly people to deliver memorable experiences to our customers. This position is limited to candidates who identify as transgender, gender diverse, or two-spirit (TGD2S). TGD2S people with an equivalent combination of training and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.


You will be an integral part of our dedicated staff team who continually strive to make a difference in the recreation and cultural lives of North Vancouver residents. NVRC values employees, offering a competitive salary and a great working environment.

You will be delivering excellent customer service experiences by providing personal training, small group training, and weight room supervision to facility users who identify as transgender, gender diverse, and two-spirit and other members of the public. You will promote health and wellness related programs and services and provide advice, guidance and referral services relative to health, fitness and wellness matters.


You are a courteous and effective team player, committed to community, with considerable knowledge of the needs and interests of the TGD2S community. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive fitness centre environment for all facility users. You exhibit knowledge of the issues, needs and concerns of the TGD2S community and sound knowledge of the principles, practices, and objectives of fitness and weight training programs specific to this population. You are able to evaluate fitness levels, develop individual weight training and fitness programs and monitor progress of clients. In addition, you are able to identify appropriate ethics and professional boundaries in working with the TGD2S community.

Completion of a university program and related experience providing Fitness Centre services, including experience working with the transgender, gender diverse, or two – spirit community, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Emergency First Aid certification or equivalent and CPR Level A. BCRPA Registered Personal Trainer or approved equivalent.

All employees will be available to work at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location. All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check as a requirement of the position.
Compensation The pay for this unionized position starts at $28.56 per hour, plus 12% in lieu of benefits.
Hours of Work This is an auxiliary position with hours assigned based on operational needs. It involving shift work including days, evenings and weekends.
How to Apply
Job Open Date 08/23/2023
Job Close Date
Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you currently an employee of NVRC or have you worked with NVRC before? If yes, please elaborate.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you have BCRPA Registered Personal Trainer or approved equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Approved Equivalent
  3. Do you have a current Emergency First Aid certification or equivalent and CPR Level A?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Certifications
  4. Other 1
Optional Documents
  1. References