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Physical Health & Wellness Specialist - Houston, TX
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Job code: lhw-e0-90673698

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Physical Health & Wellness Specialist - Houston, TX
Wounded Warrior Project's (WWP) Physical Health & Wellness Specialist is responsible for developing and executing events and programs to educate, coach, and empower WWP Warriors in the pursuit of their physical health and wellness goals.

+ Develop and execute physical activity programs for participants

+ Identify and customize nutrition programs and physical activities to assist in the restoration of various motor skills and physical strength of participants in a non-clinical setting

+ Ensure logistics, event planning, and oversight for Physical Health and Wellness (PH&W) events/programs

+ Monitor warrior program participation in various activities; provide encouragement, motivation, mentoring, and assistance in goal-oriented outcomes through both telephonic and in person coaching sessions

+ Identify new programs, equipment, and strategies that will enhance impactful programming for warriors

+ Interact with external resources to build relationships for programming and event opportunities

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

+ Responsible for a multi-state region that carries both an in-person and remote expectation to fulfill the needs of warriors and family members

+ Create and submit information to forecast and report on events, programs, warriors and family members served; maintain a budget

+ Work within various software programs to promote and track metrics to measure program impact

+ Train and mentor new teammates

+ Other related duties as assigned

+ Highly motivated, passionate, and creative team player with demonstrated commitment to the organization

+ Ability to teach, effectively engage program participants, and create individualized programming that will provide a basis for long term behavior change

+ Demonstrated aptitude in inclusive programming for nutrition, wellness, and fitness

+ Ability to provide high level of service to targeted client/customer base

+ Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner

+ Ability to take initiative, work independently, and adapt

+ Ability to troubleshoot, identify viable options, and problem-solve

+ Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, CVent and Salesforce

+ Professional presence and demeanor

+ Excellent oral communications skills with the ability to communicate with diverse personalities in a tactful and mature manner

+ Bachelor's degree in exercise science, recreation management, or similar health management field of study required

+ Minimum of five (5) years of experience in fitness industry/allied health profession, health management, wellness coaching, strength and conditioning, and/or personal/athletic training required

+ Experience working with disabled individuals preferred

+ Military background/experience preferred

+ Minimum one (1) year event planning experience preferred

+ Must be able to travel between 25% - 50% of the time including overnight travel

+ CPR-First Aid certification required

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

+ Wellness Coaching certification preferred


iCIMS System ID: 11031

External Company Name: Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 2200 Space Park Dr

Post End Date: 6/15/2018

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