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 Preschool Teacher
    Join a dedicated team of child care providers where quality of care is their top priority.
    This Assistant Teacher is responsible for the care and supervision of the children in a preschool classroom and for providing a nurturing learning environment. The assistant will lend support to the Lead Teacher as needed and participate in all daily classroom activities.

    The ideal candidate is dependable, energetic and have a passion for being a mentor and coach for young children.

    The YMCA offers a Free Nationwide Gym and Pool Membership, opportunity to enroll in the voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and wireless discounts for qualified plans.  

    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.
    • Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, running, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, speaking, reading and writing. Must be able to hear, see and respond quickly to children's needs.
    Status Part-time:

    • Monday and Wednesday 8 AM - 3 PM
    • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 AM - 1 PM
    Pay rate based on experience

    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.

  • 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.

  • Barre Fitness Instructor

    Looking for an instructor to lead a small group training class incorporating Barre fitness with other modes of exercise including Pilates, yoga and strength training.

    A Free YMCA full facility membership offered with employment.

    Requirements

    • 18+ years of age
    • CPR/AED Certification
    • Current Personal Training/Group Exercise Certification
    • Experience teaching Barre fitness classes
    • completion of Barre Certification or continued education course

    Part-time: Flexible 1-3 hours per week

    Salary: Based on certifications and experience

    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.

  • Caregiver for Child Watch

    Caregiver will provide a safe, supervised play environment for children in our Child Watch (babysitting program), while their parents work out in our YMCA facility. This person must be dependable, energetic and passionate about working with young children of all ages. 
     
    Qualifications:

    • Minimum age of 18
    • Prior experience working with children (of varying ages) or previous babysitting experience. 
    • Ability to supervise the room, greet members and interact with a group of children.
    • Have a caring, nurturing personality.

    Part-time Sunday 9 AM - 1 PM

    Staff enjoy a free YMCA membership.

     

    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.

  • Lifeguard Daytime

    Under the supervision of the Aquatic Director/Assistant Aquatic Director, the lifeguards will be responsible for the safety of all members during the hours of pool operation by being on deck, walking around the pool area, consistently remaining alert and scanning, enforcing all pool rules and other duties as assigned.

    The YMCA offers a Free Nationwide Gym and Pool Membership, opportunity to enroll in the voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and wireless discounts for qualified plans.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
    • Current Certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED
    • Take position seriously, conscientiously and with the thought that people's lives depend on their attentiveness given to their work.
    • Mature and responsible capable of making lifesaving decisions

    Status:

    • Part-time 4-16 Hours Per Week
    • Between 10 AM - 5 PM

    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 at our YMCA. We are seeking a Daytime, Evening and Weekend Member Services Rep to join our dynamic team. If you are enthusiastic, customer service driven, enjoy engaging with people, we want to meet with you!

    Essential Functions:

    • Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all members, guests and staff.
    • 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.
    Requirements:
    • Previous customer service required.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    Part-time: Sunday - Saturday 20-25 hours per week  
    Contact:  Angelica Causing, angelica.causing@ymcaofmewsa.org

    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.

  • Tai Chi Instructor
    With our focus on healthy living, we are looking for a certified Tai Chi Instructor to lead one to two group exercise classes per week, for as many as 30 participants. Apply today and join our Y team of professional instructors. A Free YMCA full facility membership offered with employment.

    Requirements:
    • 18+ years of age
    • Completion of Tai Chi Certification hours
    • Experience teaching Tai Chi
    • CPR/AED certified

    Part-time:

    • Tuesdays 10:45-11:45 AM or when possible
    • 1-2 hours per week

    Salary: Based on certifications and experience

    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.

  • Wellness Floor Staff / Personal Trainer

    Looking for an enthusiastic person with a passion for fitness to join our team. Wellness Floor Staff are required to monitor the fitness center, greet members, ensure safety of all members, keep facility clean and demonstrate use of equipment. Candidate will also assist coordinators and directors as needed.

    A Free YMCA full facility membership offered with employment.

    Requirements

    • Must be 18 years old
    • Have CPR and AED Certification
    • Strong personal and communication skills
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Personal Training/Group Exercise Certification preferred.

    Part-time: Weekends, evenings 5-10 hours per week

    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 and mentoring children in a warm nurturing child care environment located at our Edison Branch YMCA.

    Qualifications: 

    • High School Diploma or GED, some college preferred
    • Early Childhood Education a plus!
    • Previous experience in a child care environment also a plus!
    • 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.
    • Reliable with a positive disposition.
    Status:
    • Part-time  
    • A variety of hours are available for morning and afternoons.
    FREE YMCA Full Facility Membership

    Contact Person:  Jennifer Guthlein 732-494-3232

    Email: jennifer.guthlein@ymcaofmewsa.org

     

    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, Lego Robotics, Mindstorms Robotics

    Inspire our youth by sharing your passion for computing. We are actively hiring coding and programming Instructors for Scratch and Lego Robotics. Scratch is an educational programming tool developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab.

    Instructors needed for afterschool, Saturday mornings and summer enrichment camps.

    Qualifications

    • Ideal candidate 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.
    • Ability to work in a group-learning environment with a wide range of ages and computer levels.
    • Provide a fun learning experience.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
    • Positive attitude and professional appearance.

    Part-time flexible hours

    The YMCA offers a Free Nationwide Gym and Pool Membership, opportunity to enroll in the voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and wireless discounts for qualified plans. 

    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.

  • Group Ex Instructor POUND Certified
    We are looking for an experienced, energetic POUND Certified Group Ex Instructor. Join our Wellness Staff, who are dedicated to strengthening our community by improving the nation's health and well-being.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Must 18 years or older 
    • Pound Fitness Certified
    • 1 Year Group Fitness experience
    • Provide a safe and fun environment
    • Monitor member's progress and adjust programs as needed
    • Ability to perform physical aspects of the position: standing, walking, bending, stretching, moving and lifting weights.
    • Willing to work early morning, nights and weekends
    • Maintain required certifications
    Status and Hours:
    • Part-time hourly
    • Various Schedules Available
    The YMCA offers a Free Nationwide Gym and Pool Membership, opportunity to enroll in the voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and wireless discounts for qualified plans.  

    Contact Person:
    • Deborah Wider 732-494-3232 or deborah.wider@ymcaofmewsa.org

    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.

  • Private Music Instructor
    We are looking for a private music instructor who can teach one on one classes for piano or vocal lessons, or a combination of both. Instructor may encounter a variety of student abilities from beginners to advanced, ranging from 8-18 years of age.  

    Our Y believes in nurturing the potential of every child and teen. We believe that all deserve the opportunity to discover what they can achieve musically.  If you love teaching and are passionate about music, we invite you to share your talent at our YMCA.

    Qualifications:

    • Be at least 17 years of age
    • Have at least 5 years of experience playing piano, keyboard or organ
    • Experience teaching children, preferably in music   
    • Enthusiastic, patient with excellent communication skills.
    Status: 

    • Part-time
    • Flexible hours based on demand
    • FREE YMCA Full Facility Membership

    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.

  • Wellness Floor Staff
    Supervises the fitness center and members in an enjoyable and positive environment that encourages a healthy lifestyle for all.  Join our Wellness Staff, who are dedicated to strengthening our community by improving the nation's health and well-being.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Basic knowledge of fitness and health. 
    • One year customer service a plus.
    • Ability to perform physical aspects of the position: standing, walking, bending, stretching, moving and lifting weights.
    • Ability to interact with diverse populations.
    • Must present a professional image.
    • Enthusiastic and outgoing. 
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Maintain required certifications, including but not limited to: CPR, First Aid, O2, AED
    Status and Hours:
    • Part-time hourly
    • Schedule varies
    The YMCA offers a Free Nationwide Gym and Pool Membership, opportunity to enroll in the voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and wireless discounts for qualified plans.  

    Contact Person:
    • Deborah Wider 732-494-3232 or deborah.wider@ymcaofmewsa.org

    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

    Ensuring a brighter future for our youth is a primary focus at the YMCA. The Kindergarten Teacher must have an outgoing, caring personality and the ability to nurture and mentor young students as well as develop a relationship with their families. Candidate must have a BA in Education with teaching certification. Previous experience as a lead teacher preferred.

    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 training opportunities.

    Status: 40 Hours Per Week M-F
    Start Date: Immediate Hire
    Salary: Based on education and experience

    If Interested Contact: Jennifer Guthlein at 732-593-5953 or jennifer.guthlein@ymcaofmewsa.org

     

    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
  • Adult Masters Swim Instructor
    This is an exciting opportunity in our Aquatic Department for an Adult Masters Swim Instructor, who will provide leadership, instruction and motivation to our adult swimmers of all ages and ability levels. 

    The YMCA offers a Free Nationwide Gym and Pool Membership, opportunity to enroll in the voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and wireless discounts for qualified plans.  

    Qualifications:

    • Ideally be at least 18 years of age
    • 3-5 years of experience teaching adult swim lessons
    • A strong and proven ability to be an excellent role model, mentor staff and interact professionally with members, guests and colleagues.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Dependable and reliable with an ability to have some flexibility with schedule.
    • Early morning and weekend hours available.
    Status:

    • Part-time hourly

    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.

  • 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 Morning Lifeguard

    Under the supervision of the Senior Program Director and Aquatics Coordinator; the Head Morning Lifeguard will be responsible for making sure the pool and area are ready to operate safely and efficiently every day. 

    Head Lifeguard will be assisted by another lifeguard in guarding pool Monday
    through Thursday between 5:15 AM - 12 PM.    

    The YMCA offers a Free Nationwide Gym and Pool Membership, opportunity to enroll in the voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and wireless discounts for qualified plans.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years and older
    • Must have current Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED Certifications

    Status Part-time:

    • Monday through Thursday
    • 5:15 AM - 12 PM


    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 Swim Team Coach Part-time

    Under the supervision of the Senior Program Director, the Head Swim Team Coach will supervise the development and implementation of the Cyclones Swim Team. Our team is co-ed with over 60 swimmers ranging in age from 6-18. Season runs from September through March with off season training beginning in March.

    The YMCA offers a Free Nationwide Gym and Pool Membership, opportunity to enroll in the voluntary 403(b) retirement plan and wireless discounts for qualified plans. 

    Qualifications

    • Must be 21 years or older
    • Current CPR, First Aid, AED and Lifeguard certification
    • Remain current in all swim team requirements, certifications and guidelines.
    • Prepares team practice drills; assists in Stroke Clinics.
    • Creates swim meet line-ups and provides supervision at swim meets. 
    • Communicate regularly and professionally with swimmers, parents and coaches.
    • Provide swim team with progress evaluations. 
    • Involved in team functions: organization of volunteers, swim meet setup, fundraising and end of season banquet.  
    • Participates in staff meetings and trainings
    • Embrace the YMCA's four core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility.

    Status:  10 hours per week plus swim meets






    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 Instructor (LGI)
    Share your lifeguarding instruction expertise with an organization that focuses on safety first.  Our Y is committed to staff development and training.  Be part of the training team that focuses on ensuring all our guards are top-notch.

    Qualifications:

    • Ideally be at least 18 years of age
    • Current Lifeguard Instructor Certification (LGI)
    • A strong and proven ability to be an excellent role mode, mentor staff and interact professionally with members, guests and colleagues
    • An ability to evaluate swimmers, complete work on time
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Dependable and reliable with an ability to have some flexibility with schedule
    Status:

    • Part-time hourly
    FREE YMCA Full Facility Membership

    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.

  • Lifeguards

    Help Guard Lives. Under the supervision of the Senior Program Director and Aquatics Coordinator, lifeguards will be responsible for making sure the pool and area are safe for patrons. The YMCA pool is double guarded. Various work schedules available.

    Qualifications:

    Must be age 15 years or older
    Must have current Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid and AED Certifications

    Status: Part-time hourly

    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. 

    Requirements:

    • Must be at least 18 years of age with experience working with school age children 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.
    • Excellent written and communication skills required.
    • Ability to follow program schedules and program policies.
    • Ability to work as part of a team with a common goal of every school age participant reaching their fullest potential.
    • CPR and Standard First Aid preferred – will train
    Status Part-time: 5-25 hours per week
    Contact: Tara Francis 732-553-9622 extension 4210

    Free YMCA Full Facility Membership

    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
    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 part-time Assistant Teacher to work with a dedicated, highly motivated and fun team!

    Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 17 years of age
    • Some college education preferred
    • Early Childhood Education a plus
    • Must be dependable 
    • Positive role model for all children ranging from infant through Kindergarten
    Status:

    • Part-time
    • Morning and/or afternoon hours available
    Contact Person: 

    Angelique Nabi at 732-632-8633 or angelique.nabi@ymcaofmewsa.org

    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
    The Lead Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which they have been assigned. Responsibilities include the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff. The Lead will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and four core values of 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.

    Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age. CDA or some college education required, Early Childhood Education degree a plus! Familiarity with Creative Curriculum preferred. Must be dependable and a positive role model for Assistant Teachers as well as for children ranging from 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 nationwide membership, a summer outdoor pool membership and more. And - we believe in developing our staff with a variety of staff trainings and development opportunities.

    Status and Hours: Full-time Monday-Friday 35-40 hours per week

    Contact:
    Angelique Nabi angelique.nabi@ymcaofmewsa.org
    Tina Huber tina.huber@ymcaofmewsa.org
    732-632-8633

    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
Seasonal
  • Lead Camp Counselor
    Under the supervision of the Child Care Director the Summer Camp Lead Counselor will be responsible for the guidance and safety of all the children in the summer camp program. The Camp Leader is responsible for supervising counselors, implementing new programs and activities to ensure a positive camp experience for all children.

    Position available end of May. Pre-camp training required.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Experience working with children in a camp, childcare or related setting.
    • Ability to lead children through a variety of outdoor and indoor summertime activities.
    • Maintain positive relations with parents and other staff.
    • Current CPR and First Aid
    Status Seasonal:
    • Full-time Hourly
    • Monday - Friday
    • Potential for continued employment following camp season. 
    Salary Negotiable

    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.

Part Time Positions
  • Preschool Assistant Teachers

    Join a dedicated team at Centenary Early Learning Center of loving, caring staff that provide a fun, safe learning environment where every child is special and important and our families are valued.

    Qualifications: 

    • High School Diploma or GED, some college preferred
    • Early Childhood Education a plus!
    • Previous experience in a child care environment also a plus!
    • Positive role model
    • Team player
    • Dependable, reliable and motivated.

    Status:

    • Part-time 
    • Mornings and/or afternoon hours available
    FREE YMCA Full Facility Membership

    Contact Person:

    •  Melinda Wilson 732-548-5468 or melinda.wilson@ymcaofmewsa.org

    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
  • Camp Counselor - Edison Camp Oakcrest, Inman Ave.

    Summer camp is quickly approaching!  We're looking for  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.  The summer camp season begins      June 25.

    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.

    Status:  Full-time Seasonal

    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.

  • Outdoor Pool Lifeguards

    Seasonal lifeguards wanted for a beautiful 25 meter - 6 lane pool, to provide a safe swimming environment for all guests and campers.  Lifeguard Certification Course offered. Apply today and spend your summer poolside making a difference in our community.  Lifeguards needed as early as May 4 / 5 for Memorial Day weekend. Year round opportunities also available.

    Qualifications:

    • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course offered, must compete course and pass lifeguard test.  
    • Current CPR and First Aid Certification
    • Prior lifeguard experience is preferred
    • 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

    Key Dates: 

    Open weekends beginning May 26
    Open daily beginning June 25

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



     

    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.

  • Outdoor Pool Manager
    Under the supervision of the Lead Pool Manager and Program Director, the Pool Manager will be responsible for the safety of all members during the hours of pool operation.  The Pool Manager will also be responsible for the total operation of the pool and ensure staff are actively guarding and the pool is operating within the set guidelines. Position is part-time seasonal Sunday through Saturday 30-35 hours per week.

    Essential Functions:

    • Perform safety checks of equipment, including first aid, phones, rescue tubes, pool equipment.
    • Enforce all pool rules in a firm, but tactful manner.
    • Ensure safety of members and patrons and prevent injuries by actively guarding and supervising of pools by active scanning and patrolling.
    • Have a complete understanding of and be familiar with all emergency procedures, buzzers, buttons and YMCA standards, operations and protocols.
    • Monitor and assist in cleanliness of pool an pool deck.
    Qualifications:

    • Current Lifeguard, First-Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen certifications
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • 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 an emergency.
    Pay Rate: Based on education level and years of experience

    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.

Harborview Child Care Center 45 Market Street, Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861
Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher
    We have the perfect opportunity for you to share your time and talent in a small, well-established child care center.  Seeking a part-time Assistant Teacher to supervise a group of children ages 2-5 years old under the supervision of a classroom teacher.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 17 years of age
    • Experience in child care related field
    • Early Childhood Education a plus 
    Status:

    • Part-time 15-20 hours per week
    • Flexible work schedules
    • Rate based on education and experience
    Perks: A FREE YMCA Full Facility Membership

    Contact Person:  Rita MacNeill @ 732-442-7190

    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
  • Substitute Teacher Assistant

    Substitute Teacher Assistant needed for our Harborview Early Learning Center from January to March 2018. Minimum requirement of 60 college credits in any field or county substitute certificate.

    Full-time position Monday through Friday 6.5 hours per day.

    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.

Association Office - Metuchen 483 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ, 08840
Part Time Positions
  • IT Assistant

    Under the supervision of the IT Director, the IT Assistant will be responsible for Association support and maintenance of all computers including laptops, servers and mobile devices. Assistant will also manage the phone system, handle IT systems and the network. Candidate will lend support and help develop YMCA IT educational programs i.e. SCRATCH.  This is an excellent part-time opportunity to join a leading non-profit organization with room for personal growth.

    Requirements:

    • Associate Information System Degree or two years equivalent IT experience
    • Knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite and additional software such as Adobe, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English
    • Valid drivers license with excellent driving record
    • Personal vehicle for travel, moving equipment and service calls
    • Professional appearance

    Status and Hours:

    • Part-time non-exempt
    • Flexible hours up to 30. May be adjusted to meet needs of the IT Department.
    • Nights and weekends may be 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.

Woodbridge Child Care 400 Inman Avenue, Colonia, NJ, 07067
Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher Preschool and School Age

    The Avenel Learning Center has the perfect part-time opportunity to share your enthusiasm and talent as an Assistant Teacher to work with Preschool and School Age children.  

    • We offer various flexible schedules, Monday through Friday. 
    • Must be dependable, flexible and energetic.
    • Education, Recreation and Psychology Majors preferred.
    • Rate dependent on experience and educational level.

    As part of the perk policy you’ll receive a free YMCA full facility membership along with excellent training opportunities and so much more! 

    Contact person: 
    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.

  • Preschool Teacher Learning Center

    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, a plus but not required, we’ would be happy to work with and train you on this.

    This is a part time position, approximately 30 hours per week – as part of the perk policy you’ll receive a free YMCA full facility membership, eligibility to participate in the YMCA Retirement Fund upon meeting plan requirements, participation in the voluntary 403(b) Smart Account, 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 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.

Association Office - Metuchen 483 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ, 08840
Part Time Positions
  • IT Assistant

    Under the supervision of the IT Director, the IT Assistant will be responsible for Association support and maintenance of all computers including laptops, servers and mobile devices. Assistant will also manage the phone system, handle IT systems and the network. Candidate will lend support and help develop YMCA IT educational programs i.e. SCRATCH.  This is an excellent part-time opportunity to join a leading non-profit organization with room for personal growth.

    Requirements:

    • Associate Information System Degree or two years equivalent IT experience
    • Knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite and additional software such as Adobe, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English
    • Valid drivers license with excellent driving record
    • Personal vehicle for travel, moving equipment and service calls
    • Professional appearance

    Status and Hours:

    • Part-time non-exempt
    • Flexible hours up to 30. May be adjusted to meet needs of the IT Department.
    • Nights and weekends may be 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.

 

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