Careers

Careers at Push to Walk

Push to Walk employees are passionate individuals who make a difference in the lives of others.  They motivate and train our clients, support their families, organize fundraising initiatives, and manage communications. We are committed to ensuring their professional success.

Employment Opportunities
We welcome applications for the following positions.

Administrative Interns
From time to time, we accept interns, several of whom have chosen to pursue full-time careers at PTW.

Push to Walk has developed relationships with Ramapo College, William Paterson University and Montclair State University to provide college students with a nonprofit business experience to supplement their academic studies. Individuals majoring in such areas as communications, writing, journalism and marketing, as well as exercise science, may apply for internships, enabling them to obtain value experience while earning college credits.

Exercise Trainer
PTW trainers provide specialized one-on-one exercise training workouts to people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and other forms of paralysis. We are looking for a person who has a good working knowledge of the body through education in a health/fitness field of study.

Potential candidates should possess a desire to work with people who have spinal cord injuries, paralysis, and other neurological conditions.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in health/fitness field of study
  • Personal training certification and/or experience
  • Understanding of anatomy, physiology and basic biomechanics

Preference will be given to applicants who have –

  • Experience in a related field
  • Exposure to or knowledge of SCI/paralysis

Duties

  • Evaluating new clients
  • Establishing and conducting individualized workouts
  • Performing administrative tasks associated with client workouts and facility operations
  • Assisting with special events

Gym Aides – Part-time aides are an essential part of Push to Walk’s program. College students studying health related fields are preferred, but anyone who is interested in a rewarding, fulfilling, part-time position is encouraged to apply.
*Hours of work and compensation to be determined.

How to Apply
If you have an interest in applying for any of the above positions, please e-mail Stephanie Lajam at slajam@pushtowalknj.org.  Please put the job title in the subject line. Explain your interest and qualifications and attach a resume.