Employment

Be a part of something great

Imagine going to work each day knowing that what you do has a positive influence on the lives of every person who walks through our doors. At the Y of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy, you’ll put your experiences, abilities, creativity and energy to work, discovering new talents within yourself and bringing out the best in others.  

Our organization is committed to welcoming everyone and encouraging all to reach their fullest potential. We offer both full-time and part-time positions in a variety of areas. Current opportunities include:

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Metuchen Branch YMCA 65 High Street, Metuchen, NJ, 08840
Part Time Positions
  • Lifeguard

    Qualifications:

    • Must have current Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid Certification
    • Prior lifeguard experience
    • Willing to be outdoors for prolonged periods
    • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age

    Responsibilities include:

    • Arrive at designated time and dressed in appropriate aquatic attire
    • Perform safety checks of equipment, including first aid kits, phones, rescue tubes, pool equipment. 
    • Enforce all pool rules in a firm, but tactful manner
    • Work as part of the aquatic guarding team in an effective and efficient fashion to ensure the overall safety of the pool and pool area
    • Scan according to proper procedures and guard from designated areas and guard chairs
    • Interact with pool members and guests in a member friendly manner

    Status: part time, seasonal

    How to Apply: E-mail, call or complete application at the Member Services Desk at the Metuchen Branch

    Contact Person: Danica Lindsey

    Email: Danica.lindsey@ymcaofmewsa.org

    Phone: 732-548-2044

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

  • School Age Child Care Counselors

    Qualifications

    • Minimum age 18
    • Enjoy working with children ages 4-12
    • Good role model, high integrity, and adaptable
    • Flexible schedule
    • Ability to work as part of team
    • Ability to take direction
    • Enthusiastic with positive attitude
    • Reliable
    • Good Communication skills
    • Ability to assist in daily activities including, but not limited to:  homework, sports, STEM based programs, crafts, age-appropriate wellness and nutrition.

    Status:
    Part-time, year-round, non-exempt

    Hours:
    Afternoons, 3:00 – 6:30 PM, Monday-Friday plus school holidays

    How to Apply:    E-mail, call or complete application at the Metuchen Branch Member Services Desk

    Contact person: Christine Tolley
    Email: Christine.tolley@ymcaofmewsa.org   
    Phone: 732-548-2044 X 2213

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

Edison Branch YMCA 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ, 08820
Part Time Positions
  • Computer Gaming Instructor - Scratch programming

    Instructors for Scratch, the educational programming tool, developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab.

    Preferably, instructors will have a STEM background with an understanding of Creative Computing; applying the concepts of having  children learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically as they work with  Scratch.   

    Must have the ability to work with a wide range of ages and computer ability levels.

    An ability to work in a group-learning environment with fun and building self-esteem being the primary focus.

    Must be able to work as part of a team.

    Flexible hours and locations (Metuchen, Edison and South Amboy).


    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

  • Early Morning Group Exercise Instructor
    Early Morning Group Exercise Instructors needed!  Join a dynamic group of wellness and exercise professionals at the Edison Branch Y!  Our team is highly regarded as professional, dedicated, energizing and well-verse in Group Exercise and Wellness.  Join us and be part of that early morning instructor group that gets everyone off to a great start! 

    Must have nationally accredited Group Exercise Certifications or Specific Class Certifications, be a minimum of 18 years of age, CPR, First Aid and AED Certified (we can assist with training).  Must be willing to teach a 5:30 AM class -perfect for the early bird!



    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

South Amboy Branch YMCA 200 John T. O’Leary Blvd., South Amboy, NJ, 08879
Part Time Positions
  • Enrichment Coordinator

    This position required a dynamic, high energy, self-directed individual to be the face and life of the programs delivered to the community at the YMCA of South Amboy with an emphasis on Youth Enrichment and Sports. Must be dynamic, engaging and creative with an ability to identify program needs in the community and bring those programs to life -- from initial concept, planing, marketing, to running the program.

    Must have excellent interpersonal skills with an abilit to effectively communicate.

    Must enjoy working as part of a dynamic, high-energy team whose focus is on delivery quality, relevent programs to the community.

    Previous programming experience a plus as well as expereince working with a diverse population of chidren and adults.

    This position requires someone with flexible hours and does require weekends and some evenings

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

  • Lead Teacher

    The Lead Teacher position requires an high-energy person, with the ability to communite with the children, parents, community partners as well as their peers and supervisor, must have a "can-do" attitute, be a creative thinker and have the ability to put thoughts and ideas into action:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Background in Early Childhood Education
    • CDA or degree Preferred
    • Experience with Creative Curriculum Preferred
    • Ability to plan and implement age appropriate lessons for ages 2.5 – 4 years
    • Must have experience working with children ages 2.5 – 4 years

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

  • School Age Child Care Program Coordinator
    Join our dedicated, quality-driven School Age Child Care Team - where every child is important and unique.  Our staff pride themselves in being positive mentors, coaches and role modeles that encourge each child to be their best!  

    Share you leadership skills and desire for excellence with us as you support the Program Director.  As the Program Coordinator you'll be hands-on with the program, while also supporting and mentoring a great staff team. This is a part-time position, working approximately 25 hours per week.

    Qualifications:
    • A strong desire to be a positive role model to school age children. 
    • H.S degree, prefer acollege degree or working towards a degree.  Studies in the field of education, child development or comproable a plus!   
    • Must have prior experience working with school age children. 
    • Excellent written and communication skills required. 
    • Ability to plan and implement activities for school age children.
    • Ability to lead and mentor staff with an emphasis on ensuring program schedules, program policies and goals are met and every child has a positive experience with the Y.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

Edgar Child Care Center 150 Lake Avenue, Metuchen, NJ, 08840
Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher – Infant/Toddler

    Qualifications:           

    • HS Diploma or GED
    • Some college preferred
    • Early Childhood Education a plus!
    • Positive role model for children infant through PreK
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Dependable, reliable, motivated

     Status:                          part-time, non-exempt

     Hours:                           morning and/or afternoon hours

     How to Apply:              email or call

     Contact person:          Angelique Nabi

     E-Mail:                        Angelique.nabi@ymcaofmewsa.org

     Phone:                      732-632-8633

     Applications are also available at the Edgar Child Care Center, 150 Lake Ave., Metuchen

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

Centenary Child Care Center 200 Hillside Avenue, Metuchen, NJ, 08840
Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher
    Share your passion for teaching  & mentoring children in a warm nurturing child care environment.

    Must have great interpersonal skills and an ability to develop relationships with children, their families and co-workers.

    The desire and ability to be a great team-player is essential, as well as being reliable and having a positive disposition.

    Previous experience in a child care environment a plus as is CPR & First Aid.

    A variety of hours are available.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

  • Pre-School Lead Teacher
    Qualifications:

    Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development & Family Studies, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education or a CDA. Will consider a current student enrolled in a education field.  Must be reliable, have the ability to work as part of team in a loving and nurturing environment where the primary responsibility is to ensure every child has an opportunity to reach their full potential.

    Status:               full-time / part-time

    Hours:                 morning and afternoon opportunities available

    How to Apply:    email, call or fax 732-548-3490

    Contact person: Melinda Wilson

    E-Mail:                 Melinda.Wilson@ymcaofmewsa.org         

    Phone:              732-548-5468 – fax: 732-548-3490

    Applications are also available at Centenary Child Care Center, 200 Hillside Ave., Metuchen, NJ 08840

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

  • Toddler Teacher (part-time)
    Qualifications:

    • BA Degree in Early Childhood, Family Studies, P-3 Degree or Elementary School education.  Strong consideration will be given to current college student taking educational courses in Early Childhood, P-3 or Elementary School education.
    • Must have excellent organizational skills.
    • An ability to build lesson plans based on current curriculum. 
    • A positive attitude, with a great deal of enthusiasm and creativity.
    • A team player who has a passion for ensuring excellence and works closely with others to ensure delivery of an excellent learning environment.
    • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to foster positive relationships with students, parents, co-workers, and leadership team.
    • Loving, positive, nurturing personality that creates a positive environment.
    Part-time, hourly position

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

Full Time Positions
  • Pre-K Lead Teacher

    Qualifications:

    • BA in Education/Teaching Certificate is required.
    • Prior experience working with preschool aged children is required.
    • Experience with the Creative Curriculum is preferred.
    • Must have a passion for teaching, be dependable, and energetic.

    Status: full-time, year-round, non-exempt                    

    Hours: 8:00 A.M.– 3:30 P.M.   

    How to Apply: E-mail, call or complete an application at the Member Service Desk

    Contact person Melinda Wilson

    Melinda.Wilson@ymcaofmewsa.org

    Phone: 732-54-5468

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

Woodbridge Child Care 400 Inman Avenue, Colonia, NJ, 07067
Part Time Positions
  • School Age Child Care Counselors

    Qualifications:           

    • Ability to be a good role model
    • Enjoy working with school age children
    • Reliable, enthusiastic and a positive attitude
    • Some flexibility with schedule
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to take direction and work as part of a team

    Status: part-time, non-exempt

    Contact person: Cindy Shields

    E-Mail: cindy.shields@ymcaofmewsa.org

    Phone:  732-340-9622

    Applications are also available at the Woodbridge School Age Child Care Center, 400 Inman Ave., Colonia, NJ 

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

  • School Bus Driver (S&P Endorsement)

    Qualifications:

    • CDL license with S & P endorsements
    • Clean driving record
    • Ability to be flexible with work schedule
    • Ability to safety transport children from Y Child Care in Colonia to school and back. 

    Status: part-time hourly, permanent, non-exempt

    Hours: Hours vary throughout the day

    How to Apply: E-mail, fax, call or applications available at site

    Contact person: Cindy Shields

    Email: cindy.shields@ymcaofmewsa.org

    Phone: 732-340-9622

    Fax: 732-340-0123

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume using the Apply button. You may e-mail your completed employment application to the contact person listed above or drop it off at the appropriate location.

    The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

 

The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.