Assistent Fitness

Updated: about 1 month ago

Your job

Do you have a passion for sports and knowledge of fitness? Would you like to teach others and are you able to enthuse a group of fanatical students and staff? Then we at Sports Centre de Bongerd are looking for you!  For our university fitness center we are looking for an Fitness Assistent

Your job�
As an assistant in our fitness you will work within our team at Sports Centre de Bongerd. We use a flexible schedule on which you can indicate your availability on a weekly basis. In this dynamic role you fulfill an essential function as hostess/host. You will be responsible for our gym and all additional tasks. With your enthusiasm and drive you are active on the work floor and make sure that the rules are observed and the atmosphere and safety in the fitness center are guarded. Are you the driven assistant we are looking for?
Your flexibility and availability seven days a week make you the perfect candidate for this position.
Twice a year you will attend fitness meetings outside of your regular working hours. In addition, you are welcome to attend our staff outings and annual Christmas gathering.


Your qualities

You are flexible, creative, enthusiastic and sport-loving, in which the competencies customer orientation, cooperation, initiative, enthusiasm play an important role.
You also possess/are:� 

  • At least 3 years active in fitness;
  • Student at Wageningen University;
  • The ability to deal casually with the target group 'student';
  • You can function independently and proactively;
  • You have a good command of the Dutch and English languages.

You can see that there are plenty of challenges ahead of you. These challenges can also be seen as development opportunities. So if you do not yet have the track-record required in the vacancy, but do have solid work experience, we would also like to invite you to apply.

You will work here
The Sports Centre de Bongerd (SCB) of Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is responsible for the sports program for students and employees of WUR. A total of 6,500 students and 900 employees actively use the sports center which consists of 45 specialized sports teachers, 9 management and administration staff. The CPC has an initiating and active role in the implementation of the Vital@work health program.
The sports center is located on the edge of campus and is the base of operations for the various student sports associations. Due to the large number of international students and staff, the language of communication on campus is largely English.


We offer you

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment . A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:

  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation / holiday hours by working more,  per week;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.

In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will of course receive a good salary. Depending on your experience, we offer a competitive gross salary of between €2.618,- and €2.995,- for a full-time working week of 38 hours, in accordance with the

Collective Labour Agreements for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU)

(scale 4). This is a temporary position for 1 year. If there is mutual enthusiasm there is a possibility to extend with one more year.

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a unique position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland, and at a university that has been chosen as the “Best University ” in the Netherlands for the 19th consecutive time.


Do you want more information?

For more information about this position, please contact Tijmen van Oostenbrugge, coördinator Kracht en Topsport Sport Centre de Bongerd, 0317-488469 of per e-mail [email protected]  

For more information about the procedure, please contact Yvette van Veldhuizen, HR Business Partner via [email protected]  

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval or by sending an e-mail to Tijmen van Oostenbrugge; [email protected] and Yvette van Veldhuizen; [email protected]
This vacancy will be listed up to and including till Monday the 10th of June 2024.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment .


We are

The mission of Wageningen University & Research is “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life”. Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With its roughly 30 branches, 7,600 employees (6,700 fte) and 13,100 students and over 150,000 participants to WUR’s Life Long Learning, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines.
Read the 5 reasons why your future colleagues enjoy working at WUR and watch this video to get an idea of our green campus!

We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves and do not appreciate unasked for services from recruitment agencies. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.



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