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PART TIME POSITION (5+ hours per week)

This role has been developed due to our facility wishing to enhance & grow current activities provided within our youth & teens department. 


With an expanding number of children & young adults to the facility and an increase in class popularity the position will form an integral part of our team.  Thus ensuring that this membership sector is well managed, enhanced, developed and expanded upon.  Immediate start.

The Box Portsmouth is an elite venue providing specialist facilities for CrossFit (all ages), pre-school gymnastics and dance/fitness enthusiasts.  We have undertaken operations within our current facility space since 2013 at 235 Commercial Road, Portsmouth. PO1 4BJ.  We provide fitness activities to over 250 members and visitors every week. 


This role will report directly to the facility’s General Manager.


Will include (but are not limited to): 

  • Overseeing current activities within the youth (kids & teens) department including CrossFit Kids, Teens Weightlifting, our Youth Fitness Awards and Sports Leadership Programmes

  •  Assisting GM in planning curriculum, coordinating and promoting all youth fitness activities

  • Working hands-on (i.e coaching) in programs, activities and special events as needed

  • Providing quality customer service to members, volunteers, participants and parents/guardians

  • Performing administrative duties which support the youth fitness programs & activities

  • Assisting with the implementation and delivery of department trainings & meeting coordination 

  • In absence of GM, provide work direction to other coaches, sports leaders and oversee weekly operations

  • Follow all health & safety regulations & provides a safe, fun & positive environment within the youth fitness department 

  • Cooperate with rest of The Box Portsmouth staff & trainers



Applicants must have the below skills, qualities & experience: 


  • minimum of one year of experience working with & instructing youth fitness

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer or Level 2 Fitness Instructor, CrossFit Kids or equivalent youth/teens trainer qualification

  • have experience in youth fitness class programming

  • excellent communication & organisational skills and able to work as a team

  • demonstrate ability to be a good role model to the youth fitness participants 

  • be self-motivated and able to identify and complete needed tasks without direct supervision or instruction

  • first aid qualified & DBS certified

  • demonstrate ability to work with diverse populations

  • able to perform a variety of physical activities with program participants


We offer a competitive hourly rate.  Administration and class programming hours can be flexible but we require the candidate to be fully available to undertake our set class coaching hours of:  Wednesday 4:30-5:15pm; Friday 4:30-5:30 (when cover is required); Saturday 8:30-10:30am).  It is expected that the Youth Fitness Coordinator will steadily increase working hours in the department through the growth & expansion of new department activities. 

If you’re interested in joining the youth fitness team at The Box Portsmouth email your expression of interest detailing why you would be great for the role to We are looking forward to hearing from you.  


Application closing date: 28th February 2024.  We will be looking to hold interviews in March.

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