STUDENT

ACTIVITIES

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Fitness Activities invites, educates and motivates all individuals to use exercise as a way to improve their physical, emotional and spiritual quality of life.

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Volunteer

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Volunteers make up the largest group of students that help run Activities. Being a volunteer is a great way to jump in and get involved, develop skills, meet people and help create existing events and programs at BYU-Idaho....

Volunteers work under the direction of coordinators who oversee the planning, organization and execution of specific events and programs.

Volunteers can do the following within Fitness Activities:

Run a Program or Event: Counsel with other committee members and the events coordinator to plan, organize and administer a program or event.

Fitness Consultant: Tryout for the position. Sign up for your tryout at the fitness center desk, pick up your application fill it out, and bring it to your tryout. Come dressed down and prepared to train and show your knowledge and proper lifting technique. ESS - 299 option: Receive 1 credit for service if ESS - 381 was taken previously.

Fitness Instructor: Tryout for the position. Sign up for a tryout time posted on Hart 234 door. Pick up your application, fill it out, and bring it to your tryout. Prepare to teach a 25 min. class of your choice. ESS-299 option: Receive 1 credit for service if ESS - 381 was taken previously.

Biggest Winner Assistant Nutrition Wellness Coach: You can apply to be an assistant in the Biggest Winner program. Fill out an application and you will be contacted and interviewed for the position.

Biggest Winner Assistant Trainer: You can apply to be an assistant in the Biggest Winner program. Fill out an application and you will be contacted and interviewed for the position.

Fitness Class Music Manager: The music manager meets with the Instructor Coordinator, communicating with him/her about purchasing BYU-I approved music from iTunes for fitness classes. The music manager also adds songs to the denied list and to the approved list.

Fitness Class Stats Manager: The stats manager meets with the instructor coordinator to create the best way for the instructors to report on the attendance(head count) of each class.

Fitness Class Instructor Coordinator: The instructor coordinator posts and attends tryouts and helps select instructors for fitness classes. They also create a fitness class schedule and modify it throughout the semester as needed. They observe and oversee instructors, ensuring a quality experience for the students that attend the class. They also oversee the Music and Stats Managers.

Fitness Programs and Events Coordinators: The Program and Events Coordinators meet weekly to prepare the upcoming events and programs for the fitness activities department. They plan the details for the events and programs, ensuring that the events go smoothly.

Photographer/Videographer: Will need to be able to attend and photograph several events per week. The photographs will be used on our Social Media profiles and in some cases news/advertisements. Will work on our Social Media profiles along with the Social Media and Publicity manager. Will involve approximately 2 - 8 hours a week, including a weekly meeting with the Publicity team. Will use personal or if needed, provided equipment. Will need to be able to attend and record several events per week. Will need to be capable of capturing and compiling footage within a specified period of time while meeting marketing objectives. NOTE: These duties are not limited to one person/position.

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Student Area Director

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Student Area Director

A Student Area Director oversees all of Fitness Activities. Student Area Directors are primarily responsible for teaching, training, and empowering the Student Directors in their area....

They also meet with other Student Area Directors to counsel about Activities-wide issues.

The Fitness Area Director directs, teaches, trains, counsels, and provides vision to the directors and interns. They interview, select, train and hold Directors responsible for the individual areas they oversee. 

* Set up and direct weekly roundtable meetings with Advisors, Directors and all Fitness leaders ( approx. 1 hr.)

* Counsel weekly with other Student Area Directors

* Counsel regularly with Student Directors and Advisor

* Invite individuals to participate in the program

* There is a time commitment of 10+ hours per week

The application deadline is by the end of the day Friday of the 7th week into the semester. If chosen, they will serve the following semester.

Student Director

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As a Student Director, you'll have the opportunity to direct, teach, train, counsel, and provide vision to students who are building programs and events in Activities. In this position you'll learn, stretch, grow and also help others grow. Directors work with each other to help the Activities program reach its objectives....

A good director is actively engaged in the organization's activities and programs. Directors have to have served at the coordinator level or equivalent to apply. There are two student directors in Fitness Activities:


Student (Fitness) Director:
This position reports to the Student Area Director. The Fitness Director presides over the Fitness Class coordinator and the Fitness Events Coordinator. Responsibilities include:  
* Assist with Consultant Try-Outs 
* Meet and counsel with area director to reach your goals and objectives
* Teach vision and mission of the Activities Program to everyone under your area
* Interview and select Programs, Events and Instructor Coordinators
* Hold coordinators accountable for performing their duties 
* Assist Instructor Coordinator with Fitness instructor try-outs
* Submit weekly reflections
* Set up and direct weekly council meetings with coordinators (approx.. 1 hr)
* Invite individuals to participate in the program.
* There is a time commitment of 8-10 hrs. each week with some weeks requiring 10-20 hours.

Student (Wellness) Director:  This position reports to the Student Area Director. The Wellness Director presides over the Biggest Winner Program as well as other Wellness Programs. Responsibilities include:  
* Assist with Consultant Try-Outs 
* Meet and counsel with area director to reach your goals and objectives 
* Teach vision and mission of the Activities Program to everyone under your area 
* Interview and select Programs, Events and Instructor Coordinators 
* Hold coordinators accountable for performing their duties 
* Assist Instructor Coordinator with Fitness instructor try-outs 
* Submit weekly reflections 
* Set up and direct weekly council meetings with coordinators (approx.. 1 hr) 
* Invite individuals to participate in the program. 
* There is a time commitment of 8-10 hrs. each week with some weeks requiring 10-20 hours. 

Coordinator

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Student Coordinators oversee groups of Managers with a common focus. Coordinators help Managers understand their roles and teach them about available processes and resources that help them execute programs and events without stepping in and doing the work of the Managers themselves.

Coordinators meet and counsel with their Student Director to plan for the growth and development of the students for whom they have stewardship....

Administrative

Choose Managers for your area. Coordinators are responsible to hold Managers accountable for their stewardship. This requires that Coordinators understand not only their own stewardship, but also the stewardship of Managers. Understand and apply the Student-Leader Model. Coordinators are responsible to know what is happening with each of their Managers and with the events and activities the Managers are planning and executing.

Organize

Coordinators help Managers organize events and activities according to their area while applying the principles of the Student-Leader model.

Counsel

Coordinators meet regularly to counsel with their Director. Coordinators regularly meet in a council with their Managers.

Communicate

Coordinators are accountable to their Director and need to return and report regularly about their stewardship.

Area Communication

Coordinators work with their Directors and Managers to see that effective communication processes are in place.

Continuity

Coordinators are responsible to see that pertinent information about their area is passed on to the succeeding Coordinator

Manager

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Managers counsel regularly with their Student Coordinator. They also invite individuals to serve as group leaders or committee members. They set up and direct regular council meetings with their group leaders and committee and invite individuals to participate in Fitness programs.

Managers can expect to serve 2-4 hours each week, with occasional weeks of 4-10 hours....

The following list shows the type of manager positions available.

Fitness Consultant: If you are selected to train, you will create workout plans that meet the needs of the individuals or groups. You will train in the fitness center during your available
hours and work with the consultant coordinator and other trainers to invite, educate and motivate the BYU- Idaho population on weight training. Reports to the Fitness Consultant coordinator.

Fitness Instructor: If you are selected to teach, you will teach during your available hours and work with the instructor coordinator and other instructors to invite, educate and motivate the BYU-Idaho population in your fitness classes. Reports to the Instructor coordinator.

Biggest Winner Nutrition Manager: Find students that are willing to council the Biggest Winner contestants in their individual nutrition goals. Create and schedule calendar and appointments for the nutrition committee and contestants with their weekly weigh in and nutrition consultations. Be a trouble shooter for the nutrition program. Reports to the Biggest Winner Coordinator.

Programs and Events Managers: You will choose the event you're interested in hosting. Help organize and administer the event. Reports to the Programs and Events Coordinator.

5 K Managers: You will help organize and administer the 5 k. Reports to the Programs and Events coordinator.

Lazyman Ironman Manager: You will help organize and administer the event. Reports to the Programs and Events coordinator.

9 Week Challenge Manager: You will administer the online event. Compile the results and send the data to the Programs and Events coordinator.

Fitness Activities invites, educates and motivates all individuals to use exercise as a way to improve their physical, emotional and spiritual quality of life.