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
  • Assistant Swim Teach Coach

    Join a dynamic, enthusiastic team of Swim Team Coaches.  If you are an experienced and knowledgeable swim coach with some previous swim instruction experience, a positive and encouraging personality, and a strong ability to work with a variety of swim levels you'll find this to be the perfect career choice for you!   There are opportunities to work with both an age group and senior groups, based on your prior experience. As a member of our coaching staff you will be expected to attend all practice assigned as well as meets that often take place on weekends.

    Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, current Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/ AED. We will provide Coach’s Safety Training and YMCA Competitive Swim Training, both required for this position.

    Compensation will be based on experience level.

    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.

  • Babysitting

    Join a dynamic YMCA Branch!  Part-time babysitter in our Child Watch area - enjoy the benefit of a free YMCA membership, opportunities for advancement, training and more!

    Location:   Edison YMCA    

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum age of 18
    • Enjoy working and interacting with young children (3 months-schoolage)
    • Positive role model for young children
    • Have a caring, nurturing personality

    Status:       part-time 

     

    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.

  • 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.

  • Preschool Assistant Teacher
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school diploma or its equivalent. Must be 18 years of age.
    • Previous child care experience or related experience.
    • Some credits or classes in education or early childhood education a plus.
    • Experience with the Creative Curriculum is a plus!
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Ability to work as part of a team.

    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
  • 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 your co-workers.

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

    High School Diploma or GED, some college preferred, early Childhood Education a plus!  Previous experience in a child care environment also a plus.

    A variety of hours are available for morning and afternoons.

    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.

  • 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.

  • Preschool Lead Teacher
    Be part of an amazing YMCA Branch, Early Childhood Education team where excellence is a constant!  Seeking a part-time, 33 hour a week to work with a dedicated, highly motivated and fun team!

    Qualifications:

    • Background in Early Childhood Education
    • CDA or degree required
    • Experience with Creative Curriculum a plus
    • Experience working with children ages 3-5 years old

     

     

    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
  • Assistant Swim Team Coach

    The Assistant Coach must have extensive swim experience along with some previous swim instruction experience, a positive and encouraging personality, and a strong ability to work with a variety of swim levels, and above all - an ability to inspire each swimmer to strive for their personal best.

    Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, current Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/ AED.  We will provide Coach’s Safety Training and YMCA Competitive Swim Training, required for this 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.

  • Head LIfeguard

    Do you have a great aquatic background, strong leadership skills, and a desire to work with a well-developed strong aquatic team in a great environment where staff are developed and appreciated? Then you need to talk to us!

    Qualifications:

    • Ideally be at least 19 years of age or older with 2 years previous Aquatic experience with a focus on staff and program scheduling, staff training, and lesson delivery.
    • Lend support to the Aquatic Director by coordinating the day-to-day schedules of the Aquatic Department and lend support with the delivery of aquatic programs.
    • A strong and proven ability to be an excellent role model, mentor staff and interact positive with members, guests and colleagues.
    • An ability to evaluate swimmers, provide direction for aquatic lessons and programs, lend support in aquatic staff training and in-services.
    • High School Degree at a minimum, should have or be working towards a college degree in a related area.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Dependable and reliable with an ability to have some flexibility with schedule.
    • This is a part-time, permanent, year-round position with some flexibilty of schedule
    • The Y is committed to growing and developing our staff.
    • Eligible for YMCA membership, training opportunities,

    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.

  • Member Services Representative

    Share your outgoing personality, great smile, and ability to deliver excellent customer service with a dynamic team!  We are seeking an Evening and Weekends Member Services staff person to join our dynamic team.  If you are enthusiastic, customer service driven, enjoy engaged wtih people we want to meet with you!

    Essential Functions:

    - Must be available weekends and evenings

    · Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all members and guests

    · Serve as the key resource point for information regarding branch programs, activities, and other general communication needs

    · Provide outstanding customer service to all members, guests, staff and the community at-large

    · Process transactions, answer phones, and give tours in a professional and courteous manner

    Previous customer service experience required

    Stop by the Member Services Desk at the South Amboy Branch or email Nicole Miller

     

    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 Counselor

    The School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance, mentoring and coaching for all children in the After School Care Program while ensuring the safety and well-being for the children in the Program.  The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs and activities under the direction of the ASC or Site Director ensuring every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Prefer 18 years of age with experience working with children in a childcare or related setting. 
    • Ability to demonstrate skills in games, athletics, crafts, storytelling, songs, and be able to lend guidance and motivate children in their care.
    • Ability to work as part of a team with a common goal of every afterschool care participant reaching their fullest potential.
    • CPR and Standard First Aid preferred – will train

    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.

Full Time Positions
  • Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher

    Edgar Early Learning Center is a YMCA of Metuchen Edison Woodbridge and South Amboy Child Care Center that has earned the distinction of being a NAEYC accredited center. Come be part of an amazing Early Childhood Education program where excellence is a constant!

    We have the perfect opportunity for you to share your time and talent in a small, well-established child care center. Seeking a full-time teacher to work with a dedicated, highly motivated and fun team!

    Qualifications: Background in Early Childhood Education or related field; CDA or degree required; Experience with Creative Curriculum a plus!; Experience working with children ages 6 weeks through 3 years.

    The YMCA offers an excellent benefit package including healthcare, dental, vision, prescription, retirement plan (upon eligibility), FSA, HRA, credit union affiliation, PTO, sick leave, LTD, a YMCA full-facility membership, a summer outdoor pool membership and more. And - we believe in developing our staff with a variety of staff trainings and development opportunities.

    Job Type: Full-time

    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
  • Office Manager - Child Care Center
    Centenary Early Learning Center has an opportunity for an enthusiastic multi-tasker with excellent computer skills and an ability to quickly learn a member management system to become part of the Center's team.  If you have previous child care or similiar background that's a bonus! 

    If you have strong administrive skills, are a team player, have excellent communication skills and are looking forward to working in a caring, exciting and busy environment then we have the perfect position for you.

    This is a part-time position with flexible hours.  

    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.

Summer Camp and Outdoor Pool (Seasonal) Multiple locations, , NJ,
Seasonal
  • Oakcrest Family Swim Club Pool Manager

    Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the YMCA Pool Manager is responsible for the total day-to-day operation of the YMCA Family Swim Club at Oakcrest Pool (Inman Avenue) from the spring start-up procedures to the fall shutdown procedures, including pool operation from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Responsible for supervising lifeguard staff, gate staff, maintenance staff, and grounds crew. Includes scheduling of these staff.
    • Responsible for maintaining a list of current and appropriate certifications for all staff.
    • Interact with the membership to ensure a safe and fun-filled summer
    • Communicate and implement YMCA Aquatic Safety policies to staff, members and guests.
    • Maintain proper balance in pool water, including backwashing of filters, etc. and keeping appropriate records of such.
    • Abide by New Jersey State Bathing Code.
    • Support the Director of Operations' financial control of the pool budget, through appropriate staffing and supply purchasing.
    • Responsible for overseeing use of the facility by outside agencies (i.e.: JCC, child care centers, rentals, birthday parties etc.)
    • Responsible for planning and implementing of special events.
    • Responsible for opening procedures in the spring and closing procedures in the fall.
    • Embrace character development standards and require the same from his/her staff, as well as adhering to YMCA House Rules.
    • Ensure a family friendly environment at all times.

    Job Type: Temporary

    Required experience:

    • Pool or Aquatic Management: 1 year

    Required license or certification:

    • Must have current CPR/Lifeguarding/FA – CPO not required but a plus!

    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.

Our Savior's Child Care Center 50 Calvert Avenue East, Edison, NJ, 08820
Part Time Positions
  • Kindergarten Extended Day Teacher
    Join part of a dynamic well established hard-working team, dedicated to ensuring every child has a nurturing and supportive environment.

    Requirements:

    • AA degree, group teaching certificate, or it’s equivalent
    • One year of teaching experience
    • Works well as a member of a team
    • Must be a positive role model for children
    • Must have an enthusiasm for teaching
    • Needs good Communication Skills

    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
  • Preschool Teacher

    The YMCA of Metuchen Edison Woodbridge and South Amboy has a great opportunity to join a dynamic, dedicated team as the Preschool Teacher in our Avenel Learning Center.

     If you possess a CDA or Associates Degree in Education we have a perfect opportunity for you to share your time and talent in a small, well established child care center.  If you are familiar with The Creative Curriculum by Teaching Strategies, Inc. and its assessment system that a plus but not required, we’d be happy to work with you and train on this.

    This is a part time position, approximately 30 hours per week – as part of the perk policy you’ll receive a YMCA member, summer pool membership, eligibility to participate in the YMCA Retirement Fund upon meeting plan requirement eligibility period, excellent training opportunities and so much more!

     Contact person: Cindy Shields @ cindy.shields@ymcaofmewsa.org or 732-340-9622; Jill Schwear @ jill.schwear@ymcaofmewsa.org or 732-636-1100

     How To Contact: email or phone

    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 Counselor

    The School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance, mentoring and coaching for all children in the After School Care Program while ensuring the safety and well-being for the children in the Program.  The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs and activities under the direction of the ASC or Site Director ensuring every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Prefer 18 years of age with experience working with children in a childcare or related setting. 
    • Ability to demonstrate skills in games, athletics, crafts, storytelling, songs, and be able to lend guidance and motivate children in their care.
    • Ability to work as part of a team with a common goal of every afterschool care participant reaching their fullest potential.
    • CPR and Standard First Aid preferred – will train

    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:           

    • 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.