Job Function: Wellness
Schedule: Part Time
Location: Sioux Falls
Job Shift: Varies

Dow Rummel Village is a top-rated non-profit senior care organization committed to providing exceptional care to our residents. We’re proud to be recognized with an overall 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and we’re looking for talented individuals to join our award-winning team.

At Dow Rummel Village, our mission of “Guided by spiritual values, we enrich lives by providing extraordinary senior care” is embodied by our core values of Dignity, Excellence, Teamwork, Belonging, and Growth. These values are the backbone of our success. We are currently seeing a Contract Wellness Instructor with experience in active aging populations to join our team.

As a Contract Wellness Instructor your primary responsibility will be to lead and instruct multiple aquatics and land-based classes each week. You will play a crucial role in promoting physical fitness, mental well-being, and overall health among our residents. Your duties will include: 

  • Designing and implementing engaging and safe wellness programs suitable for active aging populations.
  • Conducting aquatic and land-based classes, ensuring proper techniques and form are maintained by participants.
  • Providing guidance and support to residents, helping them achieve their wellness goals.
  • Creating a positive and inclusive atmosphere for all participants.
  • Collaborating with other members of the wellness team to develop and improve program offerings.
  • Maintaining accurate records of class attendance and participant progress.


  • Certification: Must possess a certification in a related field (e.g., fitness instructor, personal trainer, aquatic exercise instructor, etc.).
  • Experience: Demonstrated experience working with active aging populations, preferably in a senior living or community setting.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively engage and connect with residents. Strong interpersonal skills and a positive, patient attitude are essential.
  • Team Player: Willingness to work collaboratively as a member of a team to accomplish assigned tasks and goals.
  • Energy and Creativity: Ability to be energetic, enthusiastic, and creative in working with residents, promoting an engaging and enjoyable experience.
  • Task Orientation: Ability to understand and follow task orientation and instructions, rules, and procedures as outlined in orientation and training.
  • Public Speaking: Excellent communication and persuasive skills, including public speaking with both large and small group audiences.
  • People Skills: Demonstrated ability to build positive relationships with residents, providing exceptional customer service and support.

This position is a contract role and offers flexible hours based on class schedules and availability.

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