Thank-you for your interest in being a Body First Massage TherapistWe are excited you chose to apply for Body First! Resumes and applications provide us with useful information. Still, we find that it is also helpful to give candidates like you an opportunity to provide additional information on your interests, skills, availability, etc. Please take some of your time to complete this online "interview" to help us get to know you better and see if Body First is a good fit for you. Email* Your Name (as it appears on your online application or resume)* First Last Phone*Best days and times to reach you by phone.*If you should be selected for an interview, would you help facilitate the scheduling by providing us with the best days and times that you might be available for a interview (interviews can take 30-45 minutes)* Weekday Mornings (7:00 AM-11:00 AM) Weekday Lunchtime (11:00 AM-1:00 PM) Weekday Afternoons (1:00 PM-5:00 PM) Weekday Evening (after 5:00 PM) SATURDAY (8:00 AM-3:00 PM) SUNDAYS (1:00-8:00 PM) Your resumeHow did you apply or submit your resume to Body First?*Body First WebsiteIndeed, Zip Recruiter, Monster Jobs or other online job siteMassagejobs.com, AMTA, AMBP, or other massage websiteE-mailed it directlySubmitted it in personMailed it Practicing Massage Therapy in Manhattan, KS.Effective August 1, 2019 you are required to have a massage therapy license to practice massage therapy in Manhattan, KS. We have the process to apply for a license relatively painless and are happy to help you with it. Information and the application for a license can be found at https://cityofmhk.com/3000/Massage-Therapy Body First can help hires navigate this process. Are you currently licensed by the City of Manhattan, KS to practice massage?*YESNOIf you are not yet licensed please check which best describe you.I am currently waiting for the City of Manhattan to complete my applicationI meet all the City of Manhattan massage therapy license requirements (please refer to website) and am currently working on completing my applicationI am currently finishing massage school and will apply for a license when I graduate.I meet all the City of Manhattan massage therapy license requirements (please refer to website) and will submit an application upon hire. You, the massage therapist.When you decided you become a massage therapist you chose a profession that touches people's lives. At Body First, we view massage therapists as an important component in the health continuum. If you are not yet a certified massage therapist tell us about your plans to become one and when you plan to complete them. (i.e. massage school you are attending, when you will graduate, etc)If a certified massage therapist, tell us about your education (# of hours, School, focus, etc)How long have you been a massage therapist?* Less than 1 year 1-2 years 3-5 years 5 or more years Please check which of the following massage therapy modalities and techniques you are trained in and interested in providing.*Swedish MassageAcupressureDeep Tissue MassageMyofascial ReleaseNueromuscular therapy or Trigger Point TherapyPre-natal and post partum massageSports MassagePlease check which (if any of the following complementary body modaliites, related therapis, services, and techniques you are trained in and interested in providingReflexologyCuppingEnergy Work (Reiki, Restorative touch etc.)Hot Stone MassageAromatherapy massageRolfingCraniosacral TherapyLymphatic Drainage Massage(Optional) Tell us about any additional specialties, certifications, and related degree(s) you have achieved (or are working towards) and from what institution(s) that you are excited about.Currently how many 60 minute massages are you comfortable doing in a day?*1-23-45-6More than 6Do you know any "humerus" anatomy/physiolgy jokes? If so please share below. Body First Sports MassageAre you interested in being part of the Body First Sports Massage Team?* Yes- Working with athletes is my passion Yes/Maybe- I enjoy working with everyone but I don't see myself focusing mainly on sports massage No- I have little or no interest in doing sports massage Body First takes great pride in providing sports massage. Members of the Body First Sports Massage Team can expect to: ->Be part of the nationally recognized Body First Sports Massage Program. ->Participate in additional in house training for Sports Massage ->Provide professional therapeutic massage to a variety of clients including working with athletes (ranging from weekend warriors to collegiate athletes to professionals). ->Utilize knowledge, modalities, and techniques as related to athletes for muscle injury treatment, regular maintenance, and sports massage for post-competition recovery. ->Have the opportunity to travel with D-1 collegiate sports teamsWorking as a Sports Massage Therapist: Being a sports massage provider can be very different than offering massage therapy in a clinic or spa enviroment. For one we often get to listen to much different music! Please rate how much you relate to the following statements. On a scale of 0-5 Rate how you see yourself. 0= Not something I would ever do or completely outside my comfort zone. 3= Something I might do with prodding or if part of my job description 4= More than likely going to do it 5= That is totally me! I am leading the charge! I will ask you if I can do it, you won't have to ask me I am willing to work long hours during sport seasons especially when at sports event.0= No, No, and No Thank-you1=2=Maybe- I could possibly work somewhat longer hours occasionally3= Maybe- How often are the long days and how often?4=5= How exciting, I can't wait to go to my first track meet.I am willing to work weekends when athletes can fit in massage between their competition, practice, school, or work schedules.During certain sports seasons (in particular basketball season) therapists are needed to work on Sunday afternoons or evenings to help accommodate the increased demand for sports massage.0= No, I will not work Sundays1=2=Maybe- I might be able to fill in for another therapist once in awhile.3= Maybe- I could probably not do more than 1-2 Sundays per week.4=5= Yes! I love working evenings an love working with athletes.I am willing to work evenings when athletes can fit in massage between their competition, practice, school, or work schedules.During the school year, we are often contracted to work with athletes from 7 PM-9:30 PM 2-3 Weeknights.0= No, No, and No Thank-you1=2=Maybe- I might be able to fill in for another therapist once in awhile.3= Maybe- I could probably not do more than one night per week.4=5= Yes! I love working evenings an love working with athletes.GO TEAM!I can see myself as part of a team. I understand athletes are not my client but rather I am a member of the athletes' support staff along with other massage therapists, athletic trainers, health professionals, and coaches. 0= I prefer to work on-one one with my clients and not generally develop a plan for them; I prefer they do not see other massage therapsits unless I recommend them to.123-45= GO TEAM! I understand it often takes a team of providers to help an athlete perform their best. I enjoy communicating with the athlete, other massage therapists, athletic trainers, and coachesInterested in traveling?Are you willing to travel with athletic teams?Each year Body First massage therapists have the opportunity to travel with athletes for competition. This may last for a day to up to a week. Due to the nature of athletic competitions travel often occurs over a weekend (i.e. Thursday- Sunday). Travel may occur up to 8 days at a time. YES! When I can I go? Yes I am interested but I would like more details. Maybe NO Travel LimitationsIf you are interested in traveling tell us what limitations you foresee affecting your ability to travel i.e. upcoming commitments (vacation, school, inability to fly, cannot commit to being gone more than ________ days at a time, et You as a Body First Massage TherapistWe are proud have some of the best massage therapists in the nation at Body First. Joining the Body First team provides an opportunity to work with individuals with a true passion for massage therapy coupled with compassion, knowledge, and integrity. Our Massage Therapy frequently receives referrals from the areas physicians, chiropractors, and physical therapistsTypes of clients you enjoy working with.*There are many reasons someone chooses to work with a Body First massage therapist. Below are some of the most common types of clients that come to Body First. Please mark all populations you are interested in working with? (Feel free to add others we did not list) Youth AthletesAthletes, Weekend Warriors, Runners, EtcElite Athletes: Collegiate, Professional AthletesSeniors (age 65 and Up)Pregnant and post-partum womenClients with movement issues (Arthritis, injury recovery, low mobility, conditions sucha as parkinson's. Mulitple Sclerosis, and Cerebral Palsey etc)Clients looking for pain managementClients seeking relaxationPlease check all that describes you interest in being a Body First Massage Therapist*I am interested in working in a facility where I can work with and learn from knowledgeable massage therapists and other health professionals.I am new(er) to the massage therapy profession or new to the Manhattan area and I am looking to build clientaleI am looking for a "home" to offer my massage therapy servicesI am wanting to expand where I can offer my massage therapy servicesMy existing clients would prefer to be at some place like Body FirstI am new(er) massage therapist and looking to start my massage therapy careerWhat would you hope to get out of working as a member of the massage team at Body First?* #relaxMHK, #MassageMHK, #body1st #body1stmassage - Massage Therapy, Community, Body First, and youBody First loves being part of the local community. Each year Body First staff are deeply involved in several events and organizations in the community including the -> Body First School Fitness Challenge (it raises over $10,000 each year for are elementary PE programs) -> the Meadowlark Parkison's program (Speedy PD race, -> and more I dream about growing a wellness brand like Body First into a social media superstar.0= Not me at all- Exactly what is this facebook thing?1 =2=Maybe but doubtful3 =If you ask me to I would do it.4 =5= 100% Me! I am already thinking about some great instagram posts to help Body First grow.In-House Workshop? Request for a speaker! Give me an hour maybe even a day! I would love the opportunity to teach Body First members, clients, and the public and share my expertise.0=Not me at all! I am uncomfortable teaching on-one and definitely not to a group. Plus I do not have expertise1 = I am2 =3=I may be willing to try I just need to overcome my fear of public speaking or feeling like I do not have any expertise to offer.4=100% Me!- I am a born teacher and I love the planning, execution to provide a more in depth experience for others Due to COVID-19 it is in our policy that you wear a face mask during your shift. Are you able to work longer periods of time while wearing a face mask?YesNoWhat makes a job motivating? We want our team to enjoy being at Body First and work to make it better. Please help us understand what excites you by listing anything that in your experience makes a job motivating for you:OPTIONAL: What interview question would best allow you to demonstrate your qualifications for this position? At Body First we use a standard list of interview questions during our interviews. However, on occasion, we find that some individuals (particularly innovative, creative, or diverse individuals) leave our interviews wishing we had asked them a specific question. Every manager has his or her own preferences, but if time permits, is there a particular interview question that you would like us to ask? If you have one, list the question and also explain what skill, knowledge or capability that question would reveal: Your preferences and availibilitySome people are morning people, some are night owls, some hit their stride at 2 pm; everyone is different. We want to you enjoy being at Body First. If you are up with the sunrise and start winding down by 8 pm then mornings at Body First could be a perfect fit. Likewise, if your mornings start at 11 am and you are rocking it at 8 pm then evenings at Body First might work best. Please be candid and honest about when will you be available and willing to work. If chosen for a position, how soon would you be able to start?*As soon as possible1-2 weeks from hire date2-3 weeks from hire dateHow many hours per week are you interested in working*Less than 12 hours per week12-20 Hours per week20-25 hours per week25--35 hour per weekGiven the opportunity to provide professional massage therapy services which of the following times of day do you feel would be at your best given your personality and peak productivity?MORNINGS ( between 8 AM-Noon)AFTERNOONS (between 12-5 PM)EVENINGS: (After 5 PM)WEEKENDS: How often would you be willing to commit to working on the weekends. Mark all the apply.Every SaturdayEvery Sunday2-3 Saturdays per month (i.e. every other Saturday, 1st and 3rd Saturday)2-3 Sundays per month (i.e. every other Sunday, 1st and 3rd Sunday)One Saturday a monthOne Sunday a monthI CANNOT work on SaturdaysI CANNOT work on SundaysWeek Day Availability? Mark what days and times your will be AVAILABLE to work during the weekMonday 9:00 AM -12:00 PMTuesday 9:00 AM -12:00 PMWednesday 9:00 AM -12:00 PMThursday 9:00 AM -12:00 PMFriday 9:00 AM -12:00 PMMonday 12:00 AM - 3:00 PMTuesday 12:00 AM - 3:00 PMWednesday 12:00 AM - 3:00 PMThursday 12:00 AM - 3:00 PMFriday 12:00 AM - 3:00 PMMonday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PMTuesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PMWednesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PMThursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PMFriday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PMMonday After 6 PMTuesday After 6 PMWednesday After 6 PMThursday After 6 PMFriday After 6 PMIs there any additional information regarding your work preferences or availability you would like to share? Useful Information for youThank you for taking the time to complete the Body First online interview. We hope you enjoyed the process. Questions? Feel free to email Doug at email@example.com if you any questions about your online interview. Hiring Process After completing this online interview requests for an in-person interview generally occurs in 3-7 business days. Depending on the number of applicants, a position being filled it often takes 10-14 days to make our final hiring decisions. "Hands-On" "Audition" Interview Massage Therapists, Fitness professionals (personal trainers, yoga instructors, Group Exercise instructors), tennis instructors, and tennis pros) may be asked to come in for a Hands-On demonstration or audition as part of the interview process. Background CheckBecause we offer services and programs to minors, you may be required to undergo or a background and SafeSport training upon your hire. In addition all Massage Therapists undergo a background check when they are licensed through the state of Kansas. Dress CodeProfessional fitness attire, health professional attire, to business casual dress is appropriate for interviews at Body First. Professional fitness attire to business casual is standard attire for Body First Employees. Equal Opportunity EmployerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.