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 leter 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.

  • Multi Sports Instructor

    Qualifications:

    • Dependable, energetic, and passionate about working with young children.  
    • Minimum of HS diploma
    • Experience teaching the fundamentals of particular sports to beginners
    • Plan, organize and conduct sport classes

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

    Hours:                 Tuesdays (4:00pm-6:30pm) Saturdays (8:30am-12pm)

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

    Contact person: Angela Devigili

    E-Mail:                Angela.Devigili@ymcaofmewsa.org

    Phone:              732-548-2044 X 2234

    Applications are also available at the Metuchen Branch YMCA Member Services Desk

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover leter 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 leter 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/Kindergarten Extended Day Lead Teacher
    The Lead Teacher will be responsible for the care and supervision of the children in the classroom.  This person must be dependable, energetic and passionate about mentoring and teaching young children.

    The individual must have the ability to work as a team player and very reliable.

    A BA in Education/Teacher Certificate as well as previous experience working with preschool age children are required.

    Prior experience or exposure to Creative Curriculum is preferred.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover leter 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
Full Time Positions
  • Kindergarten Teacher
    The Kindergarten Teacher will be responsible for the care, supervision and development of the children in the classroom.  This individual must be dependable, energetic, patient and understanding, have a passionate for teaching  and mentoring young children. 

    The individual must have the ability to connect with the families of the children and engage with the community.

    The individual must have the ability to work as a team player and be reliable, our students count on you!

    A BA in Education/Teacher Certificate required.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover leter 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.

Part Time Positions
  • Youth Sports and Enrichment Coordinator

    Qualifications:     

     

    • ŸAbility to hire, supervise, train and manage staff.
    • ŸPrograms oversight, including youth sports, enrichment classes, birthday parties and special events.
    • ŸProgram development and implementation to include community outreach.
    • ŸAble to multi-task and work from multiple schedules.
    • ŸAbility to work as a team player with the leadership team and peers as well as build relationships with parents, community leaders and youth.
    • ŸFlexible schedule to include weekends and evenings.
    • ŸExcellent communication skills both written and verbal.
    • ŸHands on youth sports and enrichment program delivery essential.
    • ŸAbility to work under the leadership and guidance of a Senior Program Director.
    • ŸCPR and First Aid (will train).

     

    Status:                  part-time hourly –

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover leter 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
  • Maintenance/Security

    H.S. diploma or GED required. 
    Able to perform maintenance and housekeeping duties as needed. 
    Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, move, carry and bend as needed. 
    Knowledge of mechanicals and pool filter systems a plus. 
    Able to handle emergency situations and resolve issues. 
    Part time early morning, evening and weekend hours available. 

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover leter 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 leter 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 leter 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.

  • Assistant Teacher
    Share your passion for teaching  and 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 leter 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 leter 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 leter 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 leter 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.

Ken Shirk Child Care Center 445 Old Post Road, Edison, NJ, 08817
Full Time Positions
  • Kindergarten Teacher

    The Kindergarten Teacher must have a BA/BS and teaching certificate, some previous teaching experience preferred. Must have an outgoing, caring, nurturing personality and the ability to nurture and mentor young students as well as develop relationship with their families.

    Under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned. S/he will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff.

    S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

    Working closely with the Director, plan and carry out the curriculum and daily activities for children.
    Supervise and guide teacher assistants.

    Demonstrate an advanced understanding of a child’s growth and development when working with children, recording activities, and talking with parents. Demonstrate, verbally and by role-modeling, a sound knowledge of good teaching practices.

    Learn to identify child abuse and have a clear understanding of reporting requirements and responsibilities.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover leter 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 leter 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 leter 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.