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
  • 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.

  • Pool Manager
    The Edison Branch YMCA is seeking an individual to share their passion for aquatics and leadership with a small staff at the Campus pool, operated Friday evening (4:30-9:45pm) and Saturday (7am-1pm), additional hours within the YMCA of Metuchen Edison Woodbridge and South Amboy association are also available.   
    • Current lifesavings, First-Aid, CRP/AED and Oxygen certification.
    • Must be 18 years of age and preferably 2 years of active guarding experience.
    • Mature and responsible who can react without hesitation in a professional manner and assume the point role in the event of emergency.
    • Ability to enforce all pool rules fairly, effectively in a positive manner.
    • Ability to use water testing kit and be part of the team accurately reflecting results.
    • Ability to see and hear individuals and alarms in pool/pool area
    • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
    • He/She needs to be able to supervise other individuals in a firm, but caring and empathetic manner.
    All YMCA employees receive a complimentary membership, program discounts, training and recertification 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.

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 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.

  • Lead Teacher

    The Lead Teacher position requires an high-energy person, with the ability to communicate with the children, parents, community partners as well as their peers and supervisor, must have a "can-do" attitude, 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.

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.

Summer Camp and Outdoor Pool (Seasonal) Multiple locations, , NJ,
Seasonal
  • Billing Coordinator / Office Administrator (various hours)

    SEASONAL OUTDOOR POOL - POSITION BEGINS LATE MAY ENDS LATE AUGUST/EARLY SEPTEMBER.

    Provide billing, membership, and enrollment support to outdoor pool/camp as well as administrive support.

    Must have strong computer skills, with an ability to quickly learn membership management, payment and reporting system.

    Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal and excellent people skills.

    Individual must be punctual, have the ability to work in a busy environment.

    Hours 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

    Job Type: Temporary

    Required experience:

    • Office Administration: 1 year

    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.

  • Camp Counselor - Edison Camp Oakcrest, Inman Ave.

    We're looking for the “best of the best”,  those special counselors that can help mentor, coach and be a great role model to our campers to ensure they have the “Best Summer Ever”.  If you enjoy having fun during your work day, are creative, have boundless energy, and want to make a difference in your community and the youth in our communities then you belong working at the Y.  

    Qualifications: 18 yrs of age or older

    Responsibilities:  Under the supervision and guidance of the Camp Director and/or Unit Leader, the Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for the guidance and safety of all the children in the summer camp program.  The Summer Camp Counselor will implement programs, behaviors and activities that embrace the four core values of honesty, respect, caring and responsibility.

    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.

  • Camp Counselor - Metuchen Camp Munsee
    We're looking for the “best of the best”,  those special counselors that can help mentor, coach and be a great role model to our campers to ensure they have the “Best Summer Ever”.  If you enjoy having fun during your work day, are creative, have boundless energy, and want to make a difference in your community and the youth in our communities then you belong working at the Y.  

    Qualifications: 18 yrs of age or older.

    Responsibilities: 
    Under the supervision and guidance of the Camp Director and/or Unit Leader, the Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for the guidance and safety of all the children in the summer camp program.  The Summer Camp Counselor will implement programs, behaviors and activities that embrace the four core values of honesty, respect, caring and responsibility.

    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.

  • 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.

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.