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
Full Time Positions
  • Aquatic Director

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

    Under the direction of the Director of Operations, the Aquatic Director will give leadership to the Aquatic Department including but not limited to:  programming, maintaining safety standards, supervision and leadership and development of staff, maintaining all state and local health and bathing regulations, budgeting,

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

     

    • Ensure all aquatic processes and practices are in alignment with association standards and aquatic best practices.
    • Plan, organize and give direction to all areas, programs, and rentals assigned to the Aquatic department in order to meet the needs of the community and Association.
    • Monitoring and purchasing of supplies for department.
    • Recruit, hires, trains, schedules and develops staff to fill the needs of the Aquatic Department.
    • Prepare and manage budget.
    • Ensure aquatic programming is delivered at a high level and is inclusive for all levels of aquatic abilities.
    • Ensure program and facility compliance with all state and local regulations, including all certifications.
    • Maintain all records according to local, state and YMCA policy.
    • Ensure staff are adequately training in all safety and emergency procedures and certifications are current.
    • Complete all administrative work in a timely fashion.
    • Ensure the care, safety and well-being of all members, guests, and staff in the aquatic environment.
    • Conduct a monthly staff meeting which includes in-services and emergency drills to meet the aquatic standards.
    • Interact with members, guests and community in a positive, professional manner.
    • Oversight to Swim Team at the South Amboy Branch.
    • Participate in YMCA and community special events as a representative of the YMCA.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • BS in physical education, recreation or related field is preferred or equivalent education and work experience in related field
    • Current lifeguard, CPR, AED, O2, First Aid required
    • CPO or YMCA POOL certification preferred
    • Previous Swim Team Leadership Experience
    • Program Management experience
    • Budget development and management experience
    • Previous supervisory experience with the ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to interact with a diverse population
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as proficient in Microsoft office softwares

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, ability to tolerate aquatic area conditions of humidity, evening and weekend hours may be required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher
    POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Teacher will work with a small group of children under the coaching and supervision of a professional staff to ensure the care, safety and well being of the children assigned to her/his group. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission and the four core values (caring, honesty, respect and responsibility) to deliver and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    1. Assist in supervising the group of children to which she/he is assigned (during classroom experience, during outdoor playground activities and while off the Center grounds).
    2. Become involved with the children in group play and outside activities.
    3. Assist with the nap period duties including, but not limited to; setting out and replacing cots/mats/cribs; settling the children, i.e., rubbing backs, reading stories.
    4. Understand & assist the teacher in implementing the curriculum and it’s assessment system.
    5. Have an ability to identify child abuse and have a clear understanding of reporting requirements and responsibilities.
    6. Be responsible for going into the pool to assist swim instructors and maintain staff:child ratio during swim lessons/activities.
    7. Utilize any specific abilities or talents that can enrich the children’s day care experience.
    8. Assist with food service (snack, lunch, special treats) and clean up the eating area.
    9. Support the Y’s HEPA standards by role modeling through participation in activities, snacks, & meals as well as avoiding consumption of foods & beverages during program hours that are inconsistent with HEPA standards.
    10.Be responsible for keeping equipment and materials clean, accessible and in good condition.
    11.Assist the teacher in keeping the classroom organized and neat.
    12.Administer first aid and supervise children’s personal hygiene.
    13.Assist in administration of medication under the direction of the classroom teacher. 14.Assume the responsibilities of the classroom teacher during her absence, with the direction and support of the director.2
    15.Assist in the preparation of materials for daily activities.
    16.Be responsible for daily paperwork (i.e. accident reports, unusual incident reports) needed to maintain state code.
    17.Assist in all bathroom procedures, diapering, potty training, hand washing, etc. 18.Attend all staff meetings when necessary and contribute to the meetings.
    19.Support the center/association by participating in community events as requested by the Supervisor.
    20.Be required to maintain a current CPR & First Aid Certification as well as attend workshops presented during “Center Shut Down”.
    21. Encouraged to attend other forms of professional training during the year.
    22.Be responsible for understanding and emulating the four core values.
    23.Be responsible for accurately recording time worked using the time management system provided on a daily basis

    . REQUIREMENTS:
     High school diploma or its equivalent.
     Previous child care experience or related experience.
     Some credits or classes in education or early childhood education 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.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Beforecare and Aftercare Counselor
     

    Must be available to work weekdays:  6:45am-8:30am 

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the leadership and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, Child Care Director or Site Director, the School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance and secure safety for all of the children in the After School Program.  The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs designed and monitored by the  Director that ensure every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential and incorporate the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

     

    1. Ensure all health and safety guidelines are strictly adhered to.
    2. Be a role model for children in program, ensuring they have the ability to thrive and grow.
    3. Assist with daily arrivals and dismissals ensuring all attendance records are accurate and notifying the School Age Child Care Director of any discrepancies.
    4. Responsible for equipment and supplies of the program.
    5. On assigned late-nights responsibilities include straightening up the room, locking all cabinets, removing lost & found items, directing parents (when needed) on how to make payment of late fees and returning sign-out sheets and necessary information to office.
    6. Awareness of emergency procedures and be able to implement quickly and safely as necessary.
    7. Report all accidents/incidents to supervisor ASAP and prepare accident form accurately and completely and submit to supervisor.
    8. Supervise and interact with children during activities both indoors and outside, while on trips, during walks, playing on playground, lunch time, in pool area, etc., having complete knowledge of where children are at all times.
    9. Implement activities for group including setting up of activities and materials necessary for program implementation.
    10. Participate with enthusiasm and motivate all children in group while embracing the four core values.
    11. Discipline children in an appropriate manner when necessary using the positive discipline guidelines.
    12. Meet, greet, discuss and promote program content and children with parents in a manner which reflects“Family Friendly” YMCA.
    13. Adhere to YMCA “House Rules”.
    14. Attend all mandatory department and/or YMCA trainings and meetings.
    15. Utilize the time and attendance system assigned to ensure time worked each day is recorded accurately.
    16. Some flexibility to have change of hours to reflect ½ day closings, holidays and morning care if needed.
    17. Must be on time for hours scheduled or find replacement for hours not able to work.During emergency closings staff are responsible to call the YMCA as soon as possible to be certain of what the program hours will be for that day and what coverage arrangements are being made.

     

    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.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, running, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, speaking, reading, and writing found in a school age child care environment.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Birthday Party Staff

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

    Under the leadership and guidance of the Program Director or Coordinator the Birthday Party Staff will work closely with the Birthday Party Specialist, taking direction from the Birthday Party Specialist to ensure Birthday Party events are special and enjoyable by all that attend.

     

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Must arrive prior to the party start time and punch in according to YMCA policy.
    • Under the guidance of the Birthday Party Specialist or Coordinator, Birthday Party Staff member will attend to details of the party, including but not limited to: setting up crafts, setting up party area, engaging children/party participants in activities and other duties as needed.
    • Will monitor event for safety.
    • Under the guidance of the Birthday Party Specialist the Birthday Party Staff member will assist in setting up for party events.
    • During the event will ensure that all party attendees are enjoying themselves.
    • Will assist Birthday Party Specialist or Coordinator in cleaning up event area and returning area to operational standards.
    • Will display and pleasant, engaging, outgoing manner.
    • Will direct concerns or questions to Birthday Party Specialist or Coordinator in a positive proactive fashion.
    • Accurately clock in and out of timekeeping system.
    • Attend staff meeting, department meetings and training events per supervisor’s request and association policy.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be 16 years of age
    • Enthusiastic, positive and engaging personality
    • Ability to take direction

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, running, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, speaking, reading, and writing

     

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Bus Driver

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

     

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Program Director, Camp Director and/or Branch Director of Operations the driver is responsible for the safety of all passengers and the vehicle at all times.  The School Bus Driver must display personal characteristics that exemplify the four core values of the YMCA; caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

     

    1. Ensure the safety of all passengers in bus.
    2. Arrive on time (approximately 5 minutes prior to pick-up) at scheduled centers.
    3. Confirm delayed openings and school closings with YMCA personnel (or as indicated on local radio station).
    4. Bus is to be used only for transportation of YMCA participants unless authorized by supervisor.
    5. Any ticket, moving violation, or incident(s) that affects your driving status, must be reported to the Human Resource Director and Executive Director immediately.
    6. Be a positive, desirable role model for children and parents.
    7. Knowledge of emergency procedures and the ability to implement them if need be.
    8. Must report all accidents/incidents to immediate supervisor as soon as possible, as well as complete the accident/incident report and submit it.
    9. Ensure that all passengers and driver are wearing seatbelts at all times.
    10. Maintain and submit Vehicle Destination Logs, Gas Logs, and Mileage Logs according to YMCA procedures.
    11. Perform a pre-trip inspection checking bus for safety hazards, etc,. before using a bus.
    12. Ensure your bus has gas and the inside is kept orderly (return all lost and found to appropriate department at end of run).
    13. Smoking, eating, and drinking while driving the bus is prohibited.
    14. Drive with extreme courtesy.The bus represents the Metuchen-Edison YMCA
    15. Prepare and submit Vehicle Maintenance Request forms immediately upon detection of bus defect or possible defect, address any major cleaning issues.
    16. Assist children getting on and off bus.
    17. Drivers must walk to the back of the bus and back to the front at the end of the bus run to ensure all children have safely gotten off of the bus.
    18. Driver must have in their possession operational cell phone (provided by YMCA) and have it turned on. Always pull off the road to operate phone.
    19. Attend mandatory staff meetings and YMCA training sessions.
    20. Adhere to “House Rules” and exemplify the four core character values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    21. Accurately complete time sheets on a daily basis, signing at the end of the week..
    22. Communicate with supervisor any issues, concerns surrounding the transportation of passengers and or the bus.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    CDL S&P Endorsement,

    Able to meet the Redwoods Vehicle Driver Requirements

    Able to communicate effectively

    Must be a minimum of age 21

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Group Exercise Instructors


    Help inspire, motivate and strengthen your community! We are looking for an experienced Yoga instructor to join our Wellness Staff, who are dedicated to building our community by improving the nation's health and well-being. Experience with older adults and those with health and mobility restrictions a plus.

    A Free YMCA full facility membership offered with employment.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Certifications for the relevant disciplines strongly preferred-Barre , Boxing , Pilates , Kickboxing and Tai Chi
    • 1 year Group Fitness experience
    • CPR, AED, First Aid Certified preferred
    • 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
    • Available to work early morning, nights and weekends
    • Maintain required certifications

    Status: Part-time with opportunity for additional hours

    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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Lead Teacher-Pre-K

    Job Description   

    The Lead Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned. S/he will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential

     

    Qualifications: 

    ·         Monday-Friday

    ·         7:30am-3:00pm

    ·         CDA or AA Degree

    ·         CPR/First Aid Certified

    ·         Early Childhood Education degree a plus

    ·         Familiarity with Creative Curriculum preferred.

    ·         Must be dependable and a positive role model

    ·         Carry out curriculum plans and daily activities for children

     

    Essential Functions:

     

    • Oversee the safety and location of all children in the babysitting area at all times.
    • Provide a caring, safe, nurturing environment that is welcome to children and their family.
    • Actively participate with children in activities.
    • Ensure the cleanliness of all toys, equipment and supplies in the babysitting area
    • Support and execute all procedures as directed.
    • Greet parents/guardians and children upon arrival and departure in a positive, pro-active manner.
    • Ensure proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are being completed by parent/guardian
    • Communicate on an on-going basis with supervisor.
    • Attend all mandatory meetings.
    • All other duties as assigned.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Lifeguard

    Flexible Hours: Monday-Friday between 5:30am-3:00pm

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

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

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Ensure safety of members and patrons and prevent injuries by actively guarding and supervising of pools by active scanning and patrolling.
    • Each YMCA staff member is required to participate in an enhanced cleaning program which supervisors will articulate the exact process as well as product used to clean and what PPE will be required to be worn.
    • Ensure the pool is safe and staffing is within YMCA standards when taking responsibility for the pool and when exiting off of duty.
    • Ensure your personal protective (rescue breather, gloves, fanny pack) is all in good working order and accessible per safety standards.
    • Have a complete understanding of, and be familiar with all emergency procedures, buzzers, buttons and YMCA standards, operations and protocols.
    • Ensure security of pool when leaving the pool area – no pool is ever left unguarded for any reason, at any time.Pool and pool deck must be vacated by all when guard must leave pool area.
    • React immediately to signs of individuals in distress.
    • Administer first aid to victims using OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Universal PrecautionsProvide immediate care to sustain life until EMS arrives.
    • Complete all incident and save reports at time of incident, including all pertinent information.Reports must be legible and state the facts as witnessed by the guard.
    • Maintain all aquatic standards and rules.Ensure no distractions or interference with the ability to hear or see signs of distress.
    • Adherence to all bathing code regulations, standards and safety measures.
    • Must keep all certifications current and have the ability to provide documentation of certifications at all times when requested.
    • Wear proper YMCA professional appearance policy attire as well as have all proper safety equipment (whistle, tube, fanny pack, etc) on persons at all time.
    • Participate as part of the Aquatic Team in providing a safe and enjoyable, member friendly environment.
    • Have the ability to perform a pool reading and if assigned to take a reading, ensure all readings are documented and clearly entered into the pool reading log.Any readings outside of the normal range must be reported to the Aquatic Director or designed Certified Pool Operator.
    • Respect coworkers by arriving on time and in accordance with scheduled hours.
    • Communicate all pool rules and policies in a friendly but firm manner.Ultimately the pool is the lifeguard’s responsibility.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • A minimum of 16 years of age.
    • Current lifesavings, First-Aid, CRP/AED and Oxygen certification.
    • Mature and responsible who can react without hesitation in a professional manner.
    • 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.

       

    • PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

       

    • Sufficient strength and skill technique to control and rescue struggling adult swimmers, lifting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, concentration, attention and focus to one area for extended periods of time, warm weather outdoor work, average to warm in-door and out-door pool heat and humidity.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Maintenance Staff

    Job Description

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, the Maintenance staff member will, perform “hands-on” duties that will support the overall cleanliness, upkeep and safety of the branch or center.  He or she will also assist with maintenance projects deemed appropriate by the Director.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • ŸHigh School or equivalency
    • ŸMinimum 2 years related experience – cleaning, landscaping, mechanical etc.
    • ŸMust have experience with various hand tools
    • ŸPrevious maintenance experience is preferred
    • ŸPrevious aquatic / pool management experience a plus
    • ŸMust have a pleasant, helpful personality and work as a team player
    • ŸMust be able to do minor lifting

    Essential Functions:

    • ŸComplete assigned maintenance projects in a timely, safe fashion.
    • ŸEnsure all enhanced cleaning and sanitizing processes are followed without exception.
    • ŸWork in tandem with their supervisor to ensure all tasks assigned are completed.
    • ŸWork closely with the Senior Facility Director to ensure any areas of concern are addressed immediately and appropriately.
    • ŸUtilize all safety practices and guidelines ensure that all tasks are done in a safe manner and all PPEs are used appropriately.
    • ŸReport any findings of additional repairs or work needed immediately to the Director.
    • ŸAttend all mandatory meetings.
    • ŸPossess a clear understanding of YMCA core values and exemplify them when on duty.
    • ŸFollow “House Rules” and four core values.
    • ŸAccurately reflect hours worked utilizing the time recording method assigned.
    • ŸFollow assignments given by Director, including special projects and set-ups
    • ŸCommunicate with Supervisor to ensure all areas of concern are communicated on a timely basis.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    • Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, crawl, reach, stretch, pull, push, climb, lift and carry a maximum of 50 pounds.
    • Ability to tolerate outdoor weather conditions (both heat and cold).
    • Ability to hear and see to ensure the ability to take directions in various environments safely.
    • Ability to communicate in writing and verbal to ensure safety requirements can be clearly understood.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    • Working conditions are normal for a YMCA facility environment containing both indoor and outdoor areas.
    • Work may require week-end, early morning and late evening hours.

     

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Member Service Representative-Evenings and Weekends

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

     

    The Membership Services Representative will be responsible for the operation of the front desk. This includes greeting and engaging with members, guests and other staff, intake of all monies, answering phones, registering membership and program participants, answering questions, close-out shifts.

    HOURS: Flexible shifts during evenings and weekends

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Arrive on time and dressed in proper attire (ie: clean and presentable Y shirt and name tag).
    • Answer phones in a professional and pleasant manner.
    • Refer callers to appropriate director or staff as needed, always trying to assist the caller initially.
    • Provide cause driven tours and complete tour cards for all prospective members, answer questions and distribute brochure and other written material as requested.
    • Greet guests and members upon their entering the building with a smile and a pleasant attitude, using Listen First skills to answer questions and gather information, with the vast majority of the time at the desk in a standing, member/guest friendly environment.
    • Process all membership applications, guest receipts, program registrations and sales.File all paperwork from the transaction in its proper place.
    • Keep front desk neat, tidy, clean, organized and clear of clutter with information that is up-to-date.
    • Attend all required trainings suggested by supervisor and those that are mandatory (ie:new employee orientation, blood borne pathogens).
    • Cover breaks and lunch hours when needed.
    • Punch in and out on time clock according to YMCA policy.
    • Always remember safety first - act and react at all times in a safe manner.
    • Communicate all problems with the supervisor (if in the evening advise Security).
    • May be responsible for opening and closing the front desk, implement all opening and/or closing procedures accurately and completely.
    • Perform other job-related duties as requested and necessary.
    • Responsible for intake of monies/checks during shifts and completing close-out by ensure close out envelop is deposited into safe.

       

       

      REQUIREMENTS:

    • 18+ years of age, a minimum of a HS degree or equivalent, or in the process of completing.
    • Must be able to stand for periods of time to engage with members
    • Previous related experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Basic computer skills and ability to perform data entry.
    • Must be able to multi-task
    • Ability to remember and speak to many program and building operations
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required.
    • Must be able to relate to an extremely diverse population of people.
    • Have the ability to be flexible and work as part of a team.
    • The individual must be enthusiastic, pleasant, professional and patient.

       

       

    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Stand, sit, bend, kneel, lift (up to 25 pounds comfotably with assistance if needed), talk, hear, read, ability to focus on computer screen.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Member Service Representative-Opener

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

    HOURS: Weekdays 5:30am-8:30 am.

    The Membership Services Representative will be responsible for the operation of the front desk. This includes greeting and engaging with members, guests and other staff, intake of all monies, answering phones, registering membership and program participants, answering questions, close-out shifts.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Arrive on time and dressed in proper attire (ie: clean and presentable Y shirt and name tag).
    • Answer phones in a professional and pleasant manner.
    • Refer callers to appropriate director or staff as needed, always trying to assist the caller initially.
    • Provide cause driven tours and complete tour cards for all prospective members, answer questions and distribute brochure and other written material as requested.
    • Greet guests and members upon their entering the building with a smile and a pleasant attitude, using Listen First skills to answer questions and gather information, with the vast majority of the time at the desk in a standing, member/guest friendly environment.
    • Process all membership applications, guest receipts, program registrations and sales.File all paperwork from the transaction in its proper place.
    • Keep front desk neat, tidy, clean, organized and clear of clutter with information that is up-to-date.
    • Attend all required trainings suggested by supervisor and those that are mandatory (ie:new employee orientation, blood borne pathogens).
    • Cover breaks and lunch hours when needed.
    • Punch in and out on time clock according to YMCA policy.
    • Always remember safety first - act and react at all times in a safe manner.
    • Communicate all problems with the supervisor (if in the evening advise Security).
    • May be responsible for opening and closing the front desk, implement all opening and/or closing procedures accurately and completely.
    • Perform other job-related duties as requested and necessary.
    • Responsible for intake of monies/checks during shifts and completing close-out by ensure close out envelop is deposited into safe.

       

       

      REQUIREMENTS:

    • 18+ years of age, a minimum of a HS degree or equivalent, or in the process of completing.
    • Must be able to stand for periods of time to engage with members
    • Previous related experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Basic computer skills and ability to perform data entry.
    • Must be able to multi-task
    • Ability to remember and speak to many program and building operations
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required.
    • Must be able to relate to an extremely diverse population of people.
    • Have the ability to be flexible and work as part of a team.
    • The individual must be enthusiastic, pleasant, professional and patient.

       

       

    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Stand, sit, bend, kneel, lift (up to 25 pounds comfotably with assistance if needed), talk, hear, read, ability to focus on computer screen.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Personal Trainer

    Be the spark that inspires someone to keep training, to try harder and live healthier. We are currently looking for a Certified Personal Trainer who is a motivated, career-aspiring fitness professional and is passionate about changing lives through exercise. As a Certified Personal Trainer, you will be the ultimate provider of fitness, results and an exceptional member experience. Make a difference every day while building a exciting career in fitness. As a Personal Trainer, you will work one-on-one and in small groups with members to help them achieve their fitness goals. You will also be 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.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Personal Training Experience: 1 year preferred
    • Have CPR and AED Certification
    • Promote the mission and values of the YMCA
    • Assist clients in setting specific and attainable fitness goals
    • Take initiative in enrolling current and potential members into our training program
    • Offer alternative exercises and routines to accommodate different levels of fitness
    • Plan routines and choose movements depending on clients capabilities, limitations and goals
    • Advise clients on proper clothing and shoes for exercise
    • Strong personal and communication skills
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Personal Training/Group Exercise Certification required (ACSM, NASM, ACE, NETA, AFAA preferred).

    Part-time:

    • Up to 10 hours per week
    • Daytime, evening and weekends available

    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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • School Aged Child Care Counselor

    Hours: M-F 6:45am-8:30am 

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the leadership and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, Child Care Director or Site Director, the School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance and secure safety for all of the children in the After School Program.  The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs designed and monitored by the  Director that ensure every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential and incorporate the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

     

    1. Ensure all health and safety guidelines are strictly adhered to.
    2. Be a role model for children in program, ensuring they have the ability to thrive and grow.
    3. Assist with daily arrivals and dismissals ensuring all attendance records are accurate and notifying the School Age Child Care Director of any discrepancies.
    4. Responsible for equipment and supplies of the program.
    5. On assigned late-nights responsibilities include straightening up the room, locking all cabinets, removing lost & found items, directing parents (when needed) on how to make payment of late fees and returning sign-out sheets and necessary information to office.
    6. Awareness of emergency procedures and be able to implement quickly and safely as necessary.
    7. Report all accidents/incidents to supervisor ASAP and prepare accident form accurately and completely and submit to supervisor.
    8. Supervise and interact with children during activities both indoors and outside, while on trips, during walks, playing on playground, lunch time, in pool area, etc., having complete knowledge of where children are at all times.
    9. Implement activities for group including setting up of activities and materials necessary for program implementation.
    10. Participate with enthusiasm and motivate all children in group while embracing the four core values.
    11. Discipline children in an appropriate manner when necessary using the positive discipline guidelines.
    12. Meet, greet, discuss and promote program content and children with parents in a manner which reflects“Family Friendly” YMCA.
    13. Adhere to YMCA “House Rules”.
    14. Attend all mandatory department and/or YMCA trainings and meetings.
    15. Utilize the time and attendance system assigned to ensure time worked each day is recorded accurately.
    16. Some flexibility to have change of hours to reflect ½ day closings, holidays and morning care if needed.
    17. Must be on time for hours scheduled or find replacement for hours not able to work.During emergency closings staff are responsible to call the YMCA as soon as possible to be certain of what the program hours will be for that day and what coverage arrangements are being made.

     

    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.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, running, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, speaking, reading, and writing found in a school age child care environment.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • School Aged Child Care Counselors-Multiple positions

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the leadership and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, Child Care Director or Site Director, the School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance and secure safety for all of the children in the After School Program.  The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs designed and monitored by the  Director that ensure every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential and incorporate the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Be a role model for children in program, ensuring they have the ability to thrive and grow.
    2. Assist with daily arrivals and dismissals ensuring all attendance records are accurate and notifying the School Age Child Care Director of any discrepancies.
    3. Responsible for equipment and supplies of the program.
    4. On assigned late-nights responsibilities include straightening up the room, locking all cabinets, removing lost & found items, directing parents (when needed) on how to make payment of late fees and returning sign-out sheets and necessary information to office.
    5. Awareness of emergency procedures and be able to implement quickly and safely as necessary.
    6. Report all accidents/incidents to supervisor ASAP and prepare accident form accurately and completely and submit to supervisor.
    7. Supervise and interact with children during activities both indoors and outside, while on trips, during walks, playing on playground, lunch time, in pool area,etc., having complete knowledge of where children are at all times.
    8. Implement activities for group including setting up of activities and materials necessary for program implementation.
    9. Participate with enthusiasm and motivate all children in group while embracing the four core values.
    10. Discipline children in an appropriate manner when necessary using the positive discipline guidelines.
    11. Meet, greet, discuss and promote program content and children with parents in a manner which reflects “Family Friendly” YMCA.
    12. Adhere to YMCA “House Rules”.
    13. Attend all mandatory department and/or YMCA trainings and meetings.
    14. Utilize the time and attendance system assigned to ensure time worked each day is recorded accurately.
    15. Some flexibility to have change of hours to reflect ½ day closings, holidays and morning care if needed.
    16. Must be on time for hours scheduled or find replacement for hours not able to work. During emergency closings staff are responsible to call the YMCA as soon as possible to be certain of what the program hours will be for that day and what coverage arrangements are being made.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • 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

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, running, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, speaking, reading, and writing found in a school age child care environment.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Swim Instructor

    Job Description   

    Under the direction of the Aquatic Director/Assistant Aquatic Director or assigned supervisor, the Swim Instructor will assure the safety, well-being and enjoyment of all class participants in his/her class.  The Instructor is responsible for teaching the strokes by instructing, demonstrating, and correcting the individual so they may learn to the best of their ability.  Swim instructors should make and keep swimming a fun activity, while bearing in mind that safety can never be compromised and the swim instruction guidelines must be adhered to.

     

     

    Qualifications: 

    • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Exceptions made for an individual with a strong aquatic background.
    • Must have knowledge & skills of all 4 strokes.
    • Must attend all in-house workshops.
    • CPR & First Aid is suggested.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Swim Team Coach

    POSITION SUMMARY:   

     

    Under the direction and with the support of the Senior Swim Team Coach, the Assistant Swim Team Coach will coach and mentor the assigned Swim Team group utilizing a positive, proactive coaching approach with the emphasis being on personal development and team work.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:        

     

    • Assist the Senior Swim Team Coach in all aspects of coaching assigned group(s).
    • Ensure all team members are coached using positive coaching and mentoring skills.
    • Implement a practice and training routine that supports the goals of the swimmers and team, following the guidance and direction of the Senior Swim Team Coach.
    • Ensure all practice and meet times are communicated clearly and the schedules are followed.
    • Attend swim team practices, meets and events as required, often will take place in the evenings and weekends.
    • Instill a culture of safety, ensuring all child abuse prevention policies, as well as the Safe Sports Act requirements are strictly adhered to.
    • Elevate all concerns to the Senior Swim Team Coach or Senior Aquatic Director immediately.
    • Communicate in a positive, professional manner at all times.
    • Ensure the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsivity are delivered at present at all times.
    • Support the Senior Swim Team Coach and/or Head Swim Team Coach with maintaining a clean pool and locker room areas during the swim team program times.
    • Proactively promote the MEWSA swim team.

     

     

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
    • Current Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, AED
    • Coaches Safety Training and YMCA Competitive Swim Training (will provide)
    • Previous Swim Team Experience or excellent aquatic skills
    • Excellent communication skills

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, ability to tolerate aquatic area conditions of humidity, evening and weekend hours may be required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

     

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Wellness Floor Staff
    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 employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Youth Sports Instructor

    The Metuchen YMCAis currently seeking Youth Sports Instructors at our Metuchen, NJ location. The Sports Instructors must have knowledge in teaching a variety of sports to the ages of 5-14 year olds, be able to teach the fundamentals to youth participants, build a strong foundation for the sport, and build confidence and self-esteem for participants.

    Qualifications

    Include all that apply: Age requirement, years of experience, education, certifications etc.

    • Must be 18 years or older.
    • At least 1 year experience coaching or 2 years playing on a sports team.
    • Must be dependable, great with kids and most importantly really enjoy sports!
    • Must have the ability to demonstrate YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    • Ensures a positive member experience by interacting with participants in a fair and professional manner.
    • Set up and breakdown of equipment before and after class starts.
    • Arrives on time and is prepared for participants at the start of each class.

     

     


    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Edison Branch 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ, 08820
Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher-multiple positions
    POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Teacher will work with a small group of children under the coaching and supervision of a professional staff to ensure the care, safety and well being of the children assigned to her/his group. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission and the four core values (caring, honesty, respect and responsibility) to deliver and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    1. Assist in supervising the group of children to which she/he is assigned (during classroom experience, during outdoor playground activities and while off the Center grounds).
    2. Become involved with the children in group play and outside activities.
    3. Assist with the nap period duties including, but not limited to; setting out and replacing cots/mats/cribs; settling the children, i.e., rubbing backs, reading stories.
    4. Understand & assist the teacher in implementing the curriculum and it’s assessment system.
    5. Have an ability to identify child abuse and have a clear understanding of reporting requirements and responsibilities.
    6. Be responsible for going into the pool to assist swim instructors and maintain staff:child ratio during swim lessons/activities.
    7. Utilize any specific abilities or talents that can enrich the children’s day care experience.
    8. Assist with food service (snack, lunch, special treats) and clean up the eating area.
    9. Support the Y’s HEPA standards by role modeling through participation in activities, snacks, & meals as well as avoiding consumption of foods & beverages during program hours that are inconsistent with HEPA standards.
    10.Be responsible for keeping equipment and materials clean, accessible and in good condition.
    11.Assist the teacher in keeping the classroom organized and neat.
    12.Administer first aid and supervise children’s personal hygiene.
    13.Assist in administration of medication under the direction of the classroom teacher. 14.Assume the responsibilities of the classroom teacher during her absence, with the direction and support of the director.2
    15.Assist in the preparation of materials for daily activities.
    16.Be responsible for daily paperwork (i.e. accident reports, unusual incident reports) needed to maintain state code.
    17.Assist in all bathroom procedures, diapering, potty training, hand washing, etc. 18.Attend all staff meetings when necessary and contribute to the meetings.
    19.Support the center/association by participating in community events as requested by the Supervisor.
    20.Be required to maintain a current CPR & First Aid Certification as well as attend workshops presented during “Center Shut Down”.
    21. Encouraged to attend other forms of professional training during the year.
    22.Be responsible for understanding and emulating the four core values.
    23.Be responsible for accurately recording time worked using the time management system provided on a daily basis

    . REQUIREMENTS:
     High school diploma or its equivalent.
     Previous child care experience or related experience.
     Some credits or classes in education or early childhood education 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.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Certified Personal Trainer-Evenings and Weekends

    Are you looking to grow your personal training business? Do you love helping clients achieve their goals?? Do you love bringing the latest fitness trends to your clients? LOOK.NO.FURTHER! An exciting and rewarding career awaits you at the Edison YMCA!

     We are currently looking for a Certified Personal Trainer who is a motivated, career-aspiring fitness professional and is passionate about changing lives through exercise. As a Certified Personal Trainer, you will be the ultimate provider of fitness, results and an exceptional member experience. Make a difference every day while building an exciting career in fitness. PLUS, enjoy the staff benefits of the YMCA. A free full facility membership, program discounts and access to YMCAs nationwide are just a few!  If this sounds great to you, then contact us for the many opportunities we have available! Build YOUR career with US!

    Part-time with Full-time potential

    • Flexible hours
      • Daytime, evening and weekends available

    Qualifications:

      • Must be 18 years or older
      • Personal Training Experience: 1 year preferred
      • Have CPR and AED Certification
      • Promote the mission and values of the YMCA
      • Assist clients in setting specific and attainable fitness goals
      • Take initiative in enrolling current and potential members into our training program
      • Offer alternative exercises and routines to accommodate different levels of fitness
      • Plan routines and choose movements depending on clients capabilities, limitations and goals
      • Strong personal and communication skills
      • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
      • Personal Training/Group Exercise Certification required (ACSM, NASM, ACE, NETA, AFAA preferred).
     

    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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Group Exercise Instructor

    Help inspire, motivate and strengthen your community! We are looking for experienced, energetic certified Group Exercise Instructors in all areas.  Multiple certifications are a plus! Join our Wellness Staff, who are dedicated to building our community by improving the nation's health and well-being at a brand new 82,000 sq. ft. facility in Piscataway NJ!

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Multiple certifications a plus
    • 1 year Group Fitness experience
    • CPR, AED, First Aid Certified preferred
    • 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.
    • Available to work early morning, nights and weekends
    • Maintain required certifications

    Part-time: Daytime, evening and weekend hours available

    Pay Rate: Based on education level, 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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Maintenance Staff

    Job Description

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, the Maintenance staff member will, perform “hands-on” duties that will support the overall cleanliness, upkeep and safety of the branch or center.  He or she will also assist with maintenance projects deemed appropriate by the Director.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • ŸHigh School or equivalency
    • ŸMinimum 2 years related experience – cleaning, landscaping, mechanical etc.
    • ŸMust have experience with various hand tools
    • ŸPrevious maintenance experience is preferred
    • ŸPrevious aquatic / pool management experience a plus
    • ŸMust have a pleasant, helpful personality and work as a team player
    • ŸMust be able to do minor lifting

    Essential Functions:

    • ŸComplete assigned maintenance projects in a timely, safe fashion.
    • ŸEnsure all enhanced cleaning and sanitizing processes are followed without exception.
    • ŸWork in tandem with their supervisor to ensure all tasks assigned are completed.
    • ŸWork closely with the Senior Facility Director to ensure any areas of concern are addressed immediately and appropriately.
    • ŸUtilize all safety practices and guidelines ensure that all tasks are done in a safe manner and all PPEs are used appropriately.
    • ŸReport any findings of additional repairs or work needed immediately to the Director.
    • ŸAttend all mandatory meetings.
    • ŸPossess a clear understanding of YMCA core values and exemplify them when on duty.
    • ŸFollow “House Rules” and four core values.
    • ŸAccurately reflect hours worked utilizing the time recording method assigned.
    • ŸFollow assignments given by Director, including special projects and set-ups
    • ŸCommunicate with Supervisor to ensure all areas of concern are communicated on a timely basis.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    • Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, crawl, reach, stretch, pull, push, climb, lift and carry a maximum of 50 pounds.
    • Ability to tolerate outdoor weather conditions (both heat and cold).
    • Ability to hear and see to ensure the ability to take directions in various environments safely.
    • Ability to communicate in writing and verbal to ensure safety requirements can be clearly understood.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    • Working conditions are normal for a YMCA facility environment containing both indoor and outdoor areas.
    • Work may require week-end, early morning and late evening hours.

     

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • School Aged Child Care Counselors-Multiple positions

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the leadership and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, Child Care Director or Site Director, the School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance and secure safety for all of the children in the After School Program.  The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs designed and monitored by the  Director that ensure every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential and incorporate the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Be a role model for children in program, ensuring they have the ability to thrive and grow.
    2. Assist with daily arrivals and dismissals ensuring all attendance records are accurate and notifying the School Age Child Care Director of any discrepancies.
    3. Responsible for equipment and supplies of the program.
    4. On assigned late-nights responsibilities include straightening up the room, locking all cabinets, removing lost & found items, directing parents (when needed) on how to make payment of late fees and returning sign-out sheets and necessary information to office.
    5. Awareness of emergency procedures and be able to implement quickly and safely as necessary.
    6. Report all accidents/incidents to supervisor ASAP and prepare accident form accurately and completely and submit to supervisor.
    7. Supervise and interact with children during activities both indoors and outside, while on trips, during walks, playing on playground, lunch time, in pool area,etc., having complete knowledge of where children are at all times.
    8. Implement activities for group including setting up of activities and materials necessary for program implementation.
    9. Participate with enthusiasm and motivate all children in group while embracing the four core values.
    10. Discipline children in an appropriate manner when necessary using the positive discipline guidelines.
    11. Meet, greet, discuss and promote program content and children with parents in a manner which reflects “Family Friendly” YMCA.
    12. Adhere to YMCA “House Rules”.
    13. Attend all mandatory department and/or YMCA trainings and meetings.
    14. Utilize the time and attendance system assigned to ensure time worked each day is recorded accurately.
    15. Some flexibility to have change of hours to reflect ½ day closings, holidays and morning care if needed.
    16. Must be on time for hours scheduled or find replacement for hours not able to work. During emergency closings staff are responsible to call the YMCA as soon as possible to be certain of what the program hours will be for that day and what coverage arrangements are being made.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • 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

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, running, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, speaking, reading, and writing found in a school age child care environment.

     

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Wellness Floor Staff
    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.

    HOURS: 
    M-F- 4-9pm
    M, W, F-6am - 12pm
    Sat/Sun-11am -4pm 


    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 employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Youth Sports Instructor

    The Metuchen YMCAis currently seeking Youth Sports Instructors at our Metuchen, NJ location. The Sports Instructors must have knowledge in teaching a variety of sports to the ages of 5-14 year olds, be able to teach the fundamentals to youth participants, build a strong foundation for the sport, and build confidence and self-esteem for participants.

    Qualifications

    Include all that apply: Age requirement, years of experience, education, certifications etc.

    • Must be 18 years or older.
    • At least 1 year experience coaching or 2 years playing on a sports team.
    • Must be dependable, great with kids and most importantly really enjoy sports!
    • Must have the ability to demonstrate YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    • Ensures a positive member experience by interacting with participants in a fair and professional manner.
    • Set up and breakdown of equipment before and after class starts.
    • Arrives on time and is prepared for participants at the start of each class.

     

     


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

Full Time Positions
  • Site Director

    POSITION SUMMARY: With support & guidance from the Director of Operations, the Program & Operations Director will be responsible for the development, organization, implementation and oversight of high-quality programs in the areas assigned, ensuring they align with the community needs.   

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    •    Ensures the care, safety and well-being of all members, guests, participants and staff on site at the Edison Y and off site at Oakcrest Community Pool.  

    •    Interacts with participants, members, guests, staff and the community in a positive, professional manner.

    •    Establishes, leads and supervises programs and events to meet the needs of the communities served.

    •    Assesses the program’s impact and effectiveness using current data.

    •    Ensures the program areas being used are safe, maintained and suit the needs of the program.

    •    Recruits, hires, trains, schedules and develops staff to fill the needs of the programs within the culture of the Association.

    •    Ensures staff are adequately trained in all safety and emergency procedures and certifications are current.

    •    Ensures program and facility compliance with all state and local regulations.

    •    Maintains all records according to local, state and YMCA policy.

    •    Effectively completes administrative functions, including but not limited to: payroll, hiring packets, incident reports, brochure preparation, department and branch communications.

    •    Develops and manages the budget for all areas of responsibility with guidance & direction from the Director of Operations.

    •    Monitors and oversees purchases of all supplies necessary.

    •    Communicates concerns to Branch Director of Operations in a timely manner to ensure they are being addressed.

    •    Engages as an active participant and leader in YMCA staff teams, association teams & local & state networks as assigned.

    •    Provides leadership within program areas for fundraising and events to support the overall efforts of the association.

    •    All other duties as assigned.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    •    BS/BA degree in human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent

    •    Exceptional relationship building, decision making, communication and organizational skills necessary

    •    Two years proven supervisory skills or relevant work experience

    •    Program management experience

    •    Budget development & management experience

    •    Previous YMCA experience preferred

    •    Certified Pool Operator, Lifeguard & CPR/AED certifications (or willingness to attain)

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, ability to tolerate outdoor seasonal weather conditions, evening and weekend hours may be required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

     

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    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
Full Time Positions
  • Facility Director

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

    The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the overall condition, cleanliness and mechanical operation of the assigned sites and/or buildings, the working order of its utilities and machines, security of building, building maintenance staff, maintenance supplies, oversight and direction of contractors utilized for outsourced projects and security staff.  The incumbent is will manage a strong maintenance budget.  The incumbent will work closely with assigned staff on safety training and requirements for the association.  The incumbent should have complete knowledge and a proven background of handyman skills and the ability to recognize building needs and repairs.  He or she will need a valid NJ driver license, with a clean driver record.  The Maintenance Manager will be available to assist Facility Manager at assigned locations as well as Aquatic and Pool Leadership with pool filtration concerns.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • General repairs and improvements as needed/directed.
    • Ensure the building is at a safe, well maintained level at all times.
    • Understand all preventative maintenance duties and be able to perform them, and share them across the association where applicable.
    • Have a preventative maintenance plan in place that is adhered to and managed.
    • Help to develop, implement and follow a written Preventative Maintenance Manual.
    • Helps to develop, implement and lead safety trainings and programs within the association.
    • Works in tandem with the Manager of Operations to ensure maintenance budget is adhered to and projects are prioritized appropriately.
    • Provides leadership to opening and closing of off-site outdoor facility as assigned.
    • Must be able to supervise daytime cleaning and/or daytime maintenance staff to insure a constant level of cleanliness and operational safety throughout the building is being achieved as well as, the importance of following YMCA policies and procedures.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HS degree or equivalent

    Previous documented experience in building maintenance / upkeep

    Knowledge of handy-man skills and tools (woodworking, painting, minor plumbing, repair work)

    Ability to manage a budget

    Ability to communicate effectively

    Ability to read, write and comprehend

    Ability to take direction and work as a team member

    Ability to coach and lead staff team

    POL – (pool operator’s license – will providing training to obtain)

     

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

  • Membership and Engagement Director

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

     

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Operations, the Membership Director will be responsible for the recruitment/retention of YMCA members and program participants.  This will be accomplished through premier branch marketing and member appreciation strategies, promotions and events.  This position will also be responsible for the efficient operation of the front desk, which will include:  staffing, membership sales and renewals, dissemination of information, registrations and the monitoring of members.  Digital and social media creation and posting.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Hire, train, and supervise all membership department staff.
    2. Maintain and coordinate all front desk coverage.
    3. Develop schedule of member-based events.
    4. Continually train staff to embrace member friendly qualities.
    5. Develop and adhere to department budget.
    6. Recruit and retain members through member friendly services, & member center events.
    7. Maintain professional telephone answering and touring/interviewing procedures.
    8. Responsible for the ongoing proper collection and all reporting data for member related project and tracking.  Including, but not limited to:  tour counts, closing rates, and retention rates. 
    9. In conjunction with the Department Advancement Team, the Membership Director will make and enforce membership policies and procedures.
    10. Will efficiently & effectively handle all customer service questions, comments, or concerns and will train staff to do the same.
    11. Continued training of entire membership staff on issues that pertain to member recruitment, retention & appreciation
    12. Solicit and facilitate corporate memberships.
    13. Strong ability to effectively use email, Twitter and Facebook as a form of marketing and connecting and an ability to be an administrator for social media outlets.
    14. Adhere to house rules and ensure the same for staff.
    15. Develop Branch program brochure, Branch promotional material, Branch social media posts.
    16. Create membership promotional material.
    17. Ensuring a significant presence on appropriate social media sites.
    18. Work closely with programmers to ensure good communication, accurate and timely information is available.
    19. Responsible for website updates of membership information.
    20. Join outside commissions and civic groups as deemed appropriate for marketing and community service.
    21. Provide a written training schedule, as well as staff development for department.
    22. Review staff according to YMCA policy.
    23. Must attend branch and corporate staff meetings and staff trainings as required by the YMCA or supervisor.
    24. Complete paperwork accurately and in a timely fashion.
    25. Be proficient in Microsoft products as well as have the ability to learn software that support the YMCA operations.
    26. Recognize and celebrate the four core values for the branch.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • ŸAA, BS/BA degree in public relations, communications, or related field or education and experience.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Understanding of YMCA programming and offerings and be able to articulate the offerings to the public.
    • Ability to communicate changes to websites and ensure outcome parallels marketing plan.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the YMCA brand.
    • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.

     

     

    It is preferred that the Membership Director have a college degree in a field advantageous to this program.  The Director should embrace the four YMCA Core Values of honesty, respect, caring & responsibility and must be able to impose upon his/her staff the importance of member relations that embrace these values.  The Director must be capable of envisioning new & innovative ways to improve member service and a “family friendly YMCA”.

     

                The Membership Director must be an advocate for a “member friendly facility”.  He/she must be capable of keeping the desk staffed with competent, friendly, YMCA people

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Part Time Positions
  • Group Exercise Instructor Yoga

    Help inspire, motivate and strengthen your community! We are looking for an experienced Yoga instructor to join our Wellness Staff, who are dedicated to building our community by improving the nation's health and well-being. Experience with older adults and those with health and mobility restrictions a plus.

    A Free YMCA full facility membership offered with employment.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Yoga Teacher Training Certification
    • 1 year Group Fitness experience
    • CPR, AED, First Aid Certified preferred
    • 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
    • Available to work early morning, nights and weekends
    • Maintain required certifications

    Status: Part-time with opportunity for additional hours

    Pay Rate: Based on education level and years of experience

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

  • Group Exercise Instructor, Boot Camp & Strength Formats

    Help inspire, motivate and strengthen your community! We are looking for an experienced, energetic certified Group Ex Instructor. Multiple certifications are a plus! Join our Wellness Staff, who are dedicated to building our community by improving the nation's health and well-being.

    A Free YMCA full facility membership offered with employment.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Multiple certifications a plus
    • 1 year Group Fitness experience
    • CPR, AED, First Aid Certified preferred
    • 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.
    • Available to work early morning, nights and weekends
    • Maintain required certifications

    Part-time: Daytime, evening and weekend hours available

    Pay Rate: Based on education level, 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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Lifeguard

    POSITION SUMMARY:     

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

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Ensure safety of members and patrons and prevent injuries by actively guarding and supervising of pools by active scanning and patrolling.
    • Each YMCA staff member is required to participate in an enhanced cleaning program which supervisors will articulate the exact process as well as product used to clean and what PPE will be required to be worn.
    • Ensure the pool is safe and staffing is within YMCA standards when taking responsibility for the pool and when exiting off of duty.
    • Ensure your personal protective (rescue breather, gloves, fanny pack) is all in good working order and accessible per safety standards.
    • Have a complete understanding of, and be familiar with all emergency procedures, buzzers, buttons and YMCA standards, operations and protocols.
    • Ensure security of pool when leaving the pool area – no pool is ever left unguarded for any reason, at any time.Pool and pool deck must be vacated by all when guard must leave pool area.
    • React immediately to signs of individuals in distress.
    • Administer first aid to victims using OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Universal PrecautionsProvide immediate care to sustain life until EMS arrives.
    • Complete all incident and save reports at time of incident, including all pertinent information.Reports must be legible and state the facts as witnessed by the guard.
    • Maintain all aquatic standards and rules.Ensure no distractions or interference with the ability to hear or see signs of distress.
    • Adherence to all bathing code regulations, standards and safety measures.
    • Must keep all certifications current and have the ability to provide documentation of certifications at all times when requested.
    • Wear proper YMCA professional appearance policy attire as well as have all proper safety equipment (whistle, tube, fanny pack, etc) on persons at all time.
    • Participate as part of the Aquatic Team in providing a safe and enjoyable, member friendly environment.
    • Have the ability to perform a pool reading and if assigned to take a reading, ensure all readings are documented and clearly entered into the pool reading log.Any readings outside of the normal range must be reported to the Aquatic Director or designed Certified Pool Operator.
    • Respect coworkers by arriving on time and in accordance with scheduled hours.
    • Communicate all pool rules and policies in a friendly but firm manner.Ultimately the pool is the lifeguard’s responsibility.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • A minimum of 16 years of age.
    • Current lifesavings, First-Aid, CRP/AED and Oxygen certification.
    • Mature and responsible who can react without hesitation in a professional manner.
    • 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.

       

    • PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

       

    • Sufficient strength and skill technique to control and rescue struggling adult swimmers, lifting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, concentration, attention and focus to one area for extended periods of time, warm weather outdoor work, average to warm in-door and out-door pool heat and humidity.

     

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

  • Member Service Representative

    The Membership Services Representative will be responsible for the operation of the front desk. This includes greeting and engaging with members, guests and other staff, intake of all monies, answering phones, registering membership and program participants, answering questions, close-out shifts.

    Qualifications: 

    • 18+ years of age, a minimum of a HS degree or equivalent, or in the process completing.
    • Must be able to stand for periods of time to engage with members.
    • Previous related experience.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Basic computer skills and ability to perform data entry.
    • Must be able to multi-task.
    • Ability to remember and speak to many program and building operations.
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required.
    • Must be able to relate to an extremely diverse population of people.
    • Have the ability to be flexible and work as part of a team.
    • The individual must be enthusiastic, pleasant, professional and patient.

     

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

  • Member Service Representative-Opener

    The Membership Services Representative will be responsible for the operation of the front desk in the morning hours Monday-Friday (6am-10am). This includes opening the branch, greeting and engaging with members, guests and other staff, intake of all monies, answering phones, registering membership and program participants, answering questions, close-out shifts.

    Qualifications: 

    ·        18+ years of age, a minimum of a HS degree or equivalent, or in the process       completing.

     ·        Available Monday-Friday 6am-10am

    ·        Must be able to stand for periods of time to engage with members.

    ·        Previous related experience.

    ·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    ·        Basic computer skills and ability to perform data entry.

    ·        Must be able to multi-task.

    ·        Ability to remember and speak to many program and building operations.

    ·        Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required.

    ·        Must be able to relate to an extremely diverse population of people.

    ·        Have the ability to be flexible and work as part of a team.

    ·        The individual must be enthusiastic, pleasant, professional and patient.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Personal Trainer

    Are you looking to grow your personal training business? Do you love helping clients achieve their goals?? Do you love bringing the latest fitness trends to your clients? LOOK.NO.FURTHER! An exciting and rewarding career awaits you at the YMCA!

    We are currently looking for a Certified Personal Trainer who is a motivated, career-aspiring fitness professional and is passionate about changing lives through exercise. As a Certified Personal Trainer, you will be the ultimate provider of fitness, results and an exceptional member experience. Make a difference every day while building an exciting career in fitness. PLUS, enjoy the staff benefits of the YMCA. A free full facility membership, program discounts and access to YMCAs nationwide are just a few! If this sounds great to you, then contact us for the many opportunities we have available! Build YOUR career with US!

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Personal Training Experience: 1 year preferred
    • Have First Aid, CPR and AED Certification
    • Promote the mission and values of the YMCA
    • Assist clients in setting specific and attainable fitness goals
    • Take initiative in enrolling current and potential members into our training program
    • Offer alternative exercises and routines to accommodate different levels of fitness
    • Plan routines and choose movements depending on clients capabilities, limitations and goals
    • Strong personal and communication skills
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Personal Training/Group Exercise Certification required (ACSM, NASM, ACE, NETA, AFAA preferred).

    Part-time:

    • Flexible hours: Daytime, evening and weekends available
    • Possibility for full-time opportunity based on performance

    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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

    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
     
    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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Swim Instructor
    The YMCA of MEWSA is offering a great opportunity to join a passionate and driven Aquatic Department. The Swim Instructor will assure the safety, well-being and enjoyment of all class participants in his/her class.  The Instructor is responsible for teaching the strokes by instructing, demonstrating, and correcting the individual so they may learn to the best of their ability.  Swim instructors should make and keep swimming a fun activity, while bearing in mind that safety can never be compromised and the swim instruction guidelines must be adhered to.

    Qualifications:

    • To teach in a professional, courteous manner, be attentive to all participants, eliminate unsafe practices and physical hazards.
    • Exhibit respect for the pool rules, obeying them at all times.
    • Positive and friendly attitude.
    • Properly dresses in a swim suit at all times.
    • Arrive at least 10 minutes prior to shift start time and be on deck 5 minutes prior to class time.
    • Instructor must make sure classes start on time and end on time, adjusting of class time is not the acceptable or the decision of the instructor.
    • Take accurate attendance at the beginning of each class.
    • Make every effort to know each child's name by third class.
    • Be prepared to teach and know the subject of your instruction.

    Part-time Shifts Available:
     
    M-F 4:15 PM - 7:30 PM
    Saturday 7:30 AM - 12 PM

    Salary based on experience

     

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

  • Wellness Floor Staff
    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 employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

The YMCA at the Piscataway Community Center 520 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ, 08854
Part Time Positions
  • Group Exercise Instructors

    Help inspire, motivate and strengthen your community! We are looking for experienced, energetic certified Group Exercise Instructors in all areas.  Multiple certifications are a plus! Join our Wellness Staff, who are dedicated to building our community by improving the nation's health and well-being at a brand new 82,000 sq. ft. facility in Piscataway NJ!

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Multiple certifications a plus
    • 1 year Group Fitness experience
    • CPR, AED, First Aid Certified preferred
    • 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.
    • Available to work early morning, nights and weekends
    • Maintain required certifications

    Part-time: Daytime, evening and weekend hours available

    Pay Rate: Based on education level, 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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Lifeguard

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

    Multiple Locations: Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge, South Amboy, Piscataway
    Hours: Several shifts available

    Qualifications: 

    • A minimum of 16 years of age.
    • Current lifesavings, First-Aid, CRP/AED and Oxygen certification – an opportunity does exist for individuals with strong aquatic background to be trained by the Y.
    • Mature and responsible who can react without hesitation in a professional manner.
    • 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.
    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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Maintenance Staff-Part Time

     Job Description

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, the Maintenance staff member will, perform “hands-on” duties that will support the overall cleanliness, upkeep and safety of the branch or center.  He or she will also assist with maintenance projects deemed appropriate by the Director.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • ŸHigh School or equivalency
    • ŸMinimum 2 years related experience – cleaning, landscaping, mechanical etc.
    • ŸMust have experience with various hand tools
    • ŸPrevious maintenance experience is preferred
    • ŸPrevious aquatic / pool management experience a plus
    • ŸMust have a pleasant, helpful personality and work as a team player
    • ŸMust be able to do minor lifting

    Essential Functions:

    • ŸComplete assigned maintenance projects in a timely, safe fashion.
    • ŸEnsure all enhanced cleaning and sanitizing processes are followed without exception.
    • ŸWork in tandem with their supervisor to ensure all tasks assigned are completed.
    • ŸWork closely with the Senior Facility Director to ensure any areas of concern are addressed immediately and appropriately.
    • ŸUtilize all safety practices and guidelines ensure that all tasks are done in a safe manner and all PPEs are used appropriately.
    • ŸReport any findings of additional repairs or work needed immediately to the Director.
    • ŸAttend all mandatory meetings.
    • ŸPossess a clear understanding of YMCA core values and exemplify them when on duty.
    • ŸFollow “House Rules” and four core values.
    • ŸAccurately reflect hours worked utilizing the time recording method assigned.
    • ŸFollow assignments given by Director, including special projects and set-ups
    • ŸCommunicate with Supervisor to ensure all areas of concern are communicated on a timely basis.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    • Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, crawl, reach, stretch, pull, push, climb, lift and carry a maximum of 50 pounds.
    • Ability to tolerate outdoor weather conditions (both heat and cold).
    • Ability to hear and see to ensure the ability to take directions in various environments safely.
    • Ability to communicate in writing and verbal to ensure safety requirements can be clearly understood.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    • Working conditions are normal for a YMCA facility environment containing both indoor and outdoor areas.
    • Work may require week-end, early morning and late evening hours.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Personal Trainer

    Do you love helping clients achieve their goals?? Do you love bringing the latest fitness trends to your clients? LOOK.NO.FURTHER! An exciting and rewarding career awaits you at a brand new 82,000 sq. ft. facility in Piscataway NJ!

    We are currently looking for a Certified Personal Trainer who is a motivated, career-aspiring fitness professional and is passionate about changing lives through exercise. As a Certified Personal Trainer, you will be the ultimate provider of fitness, results and an exceptional member experience. Make a difference every day while building an exciting career in fitness. PLUS, enjoy the staff benefits of the YMCA. A free full facility membership, program discounts and access to YMCAs nationwide are just a few! If this sounds great to you, then contact us for the many opportunities we have available! Build YOUR career with US!

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Personal Training Experience: 1 year preferred
    • Have First Aid, CPR and AED Certification
    • Promote the mission and values of the YMCA
    • Assist clients in setting specific and attainable fitness goals
    • Take initiative in enrolling current and potential members into our training program
    • Offer alternative exercises and routines to accommodate different levels of fitness
    • Plan routines and choose movements depending on clients capabilities, limitations and goals
    • Strong personal and communication skills
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Personal Training/Group Exercise Certification required (ACSM, NASM, ACE, NETA, AFAA preferred).

    Part-time:

    • Flexible hours: Daytime, evening and weekends available

    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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Swim Instructor

    Under the direction of the Aquatic Director/Assistant Aquatic Director or assigned supervisor, the Swim Instructor will assure the safety, well-being and enjoyment of all class participants in his/her class.  The Instructor is responsible for teaching the strokes by instructing, demonstrating, and correcting the individual so they may learn to the best of their ability.  Swim instructors should make and keep swimming a fun activity, while bearing in mind that safety can never be compromised and the swim instruction guidelines must be adhered to.

    Qualifications: 

    • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Exceptions made for an individual with a strong aquatic background.
    • Must have knowledge & skills of all 4 strokes.
    • Must attend all in-house workshops.
    • CPR & First Aid is suggested.
    Status: Part-time

     

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    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

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

Full Time Positions
  • Senior Facility Director

    POSITION SUMMARY:

             

    The Senior Facility Director, a direct report to the Branch Executive Director, is responsible for:

    The overall condition, cleanliness and mechanical operation of the building, including the working order of its utilities and machines. 

    The security of the building. 

    Providing leadership and oversight to building maintenance staff as well as oversight and direction to contractors utilized for outsourced projects. 

    Development and manage a strong maintenance budget. 

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

     

    • Provide leadership, oversight and be hands-on with all general repairs and improvements as needed/directed.
    • Ensure the building is at a safe, well-maintained level at all times.
    • Understand and be able to perform all preventative maintenance duties.
    • Have a preventative maintenance plan in place that is adhered to and managed.
    • Perform all duties in a safe manner following such policies as:  blood borne pathogens/Universal Precautions, lock-out/tag-out, personal protective equipment, proper lifting techniques, Hazard Communication, Working Safely, Confined Space.
    • Immediately correct or remove all equipment/hazards.
    • Work in tandem with the Aquatic Team and outside sources for pool upkeep and maintenance.
    • Ensure that breakdown and set-up for programming rooms is completed to ensure building operates effectively.
    • Help to develop, implement and follow a written Preventative Maintenance Manual.
    • Ensure all maintenance supplies are ordered, inventoried and stored and/or secured appropriately.
    • Helps to develop, implement and lead safety trainings and programs within the branch.
    • Works in tandem with the Director of Operations to ensure maintenance budget is adhered to and projects are prioritized appropriately.
    • Provides leadership to opening and closing seasonal portions of operation as assigned.
    • Must be able to supervise cleaning and/or maintenance staff to insure a constant level of cleanliness and operational safety throughout the building is being achieved as well as, the importance of following YMCA policies and procedures.
    • Direction and oversight to security personnel.
    • Attend all mandatory meetings and trainings as directed.
    • Interact with members and staff in a professional, respectful and courteous manner reflecting our House Rules, and Character Development Core Values.
    • YMCA staff shirt and ID are mandatory.
    • Clear communication with Branch Executive Director.
    • Ability to interface with outside contractors.
    • Will be required to interface with Fire Inspector, Health Inspector and others as necessary for annual audits.
    • May be required to ensure security of building during shut-downs – some holidays required.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Degree in facility or property management or comparable experience.
    • Minimum of 5 verifiable years of facility management.
    • Experience managing sub-contractors, soliciting quotes and contract negotiations.
    • Proficient with building codes, construction, safety practices and standards.
    • Previous documented experience in building maintenance/upkeep.
    • Knowledge of handy-man skills and tools (woodworking, painting, minor plumbing, repair work) and an ability to train staff members on proper use of tools.
    • Ability to manage a budget.
    • Ability to read, write and comprehend as well as to communicate effectively verbally, in writing as well as proficient computer skills.
    • Ability to take direction and work as a team member.
    • Ability to coach and lead staff team.
    • POOL or CPO – (pool operator’s license – training to obtain can be provided, must obtain POOL or CPO within 3 months)
    • Current driver license with record that meets YMCA standards, reliable transportation.
    • Ability to travel locally.
    • Ability to respond to facility/property emergencies as needed outside of the traditional work hours.

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, stoop, crawl, reach, stretch, grasp, pull, push, climb, lift and carry a maximum of 50 pounds,
    • Ability to climb ladders and/or scaffolding safely.
    • Ability to tolerate outdoor weather conditions (both heat and cold).
    • Ability to hear and see (with or without corrective assistance) to ensure overall safety while in the work environment.
    • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally to ensure safety requirements can be clearly understood.
    • Working conditions are normal for a YMCA facility environment containing both indoor and outdoor areas.
    • Work may require week-end, early morning and late evening hours.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

     

     

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

Edgar Early Learning 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

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

Full Time Positions
  • Lead Teacher-Infant & Toddler Classroom

    Job Description   

    The Lead Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned. S/he will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential

     

    Qualifications: 

    ·         Monday-Friday

    ·         8:00am-3:00pm

    ·         CDA or AA Degree

    ·         CPR/First Aid Certified

    ·         Early Childhood Education degree a plus

    ·         Familiarity with Creative Curriculum preferred.

    ·         Must be dependable and a positive role model

    ·         Carry out curriculum plans and daily activities for children

     


    Essential Functions:

     

    • Oversee the safety and location of all children in the babysitting area at all times.
    • Provide a caring, safe, nurturing environment that is welcome to children and their family.
    • Actively participate with children in activities.
    • Ensure the cleanliness of all toys, equipment and supplies in the babysitting area
    • Support and execute all procedures as directed.
    • Greet parents/guardians and children upon arrival and departure in a positive, pro-active manner.
    • Ensure proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are being completed by parent/guardian
    • Communicate on an on-going basis with supervisor.
    • Attend all mandatory meetings.
    • All other duties as assigned.

     

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

Centenary Early Learning Center 200 Hillside Avenue, Metuchen, NJ, 08840
Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher-Pre-K 3

    The Assistant Teacher will work with a small group of children under the coaching and supervision of a professional staff to ensure the care, safety and well being of the children assigned to her/his group. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission and the four core values (caring, honesty, respect and responsibility) to deliver and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

    MORNING HOURS: Weekdays 7am-12pm

    AFTERNOON HOURS: Weekdays 12pm-5pm

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:    

     

    • Assist in supervising the group of children to which she/he is assigned (during classroom experience, during outdoor playground activities and while off the Center grounds).
    • Become involved with the children in group play and outside activities.
    • Assist with the nap period duties including, but not limited to; setting out and replacing cots/mats/cribs; settling the children, i.e., rubbing backs, reading stories.
    • Understand & assist the teacher in implementing the curriculum and it’s assessment system.
    • Have an ability to identify child abuse and have a clear understanding of reporting requirements and responsibilities.
    • Be responsible for going into the pool to assist swim instructors and maintain staff:child ratio during swim lessons/activities.
    • Utilize any specific abilities or talents that can enrich the children’s day care experience.
    • Assist with food service (snack, lunch, special treats) and clean up the eating area.
    • Support the Y’s HEPA standards by role modeling through participation in activities, snacks, & meals as well as avoiding consumption of foods & beverages during program hours that are inconsistent with HEPA standards.
    • Be responsible for keeping equipment and materials clean, accessible and in good condition.
    • Assist the teacher in keeping the classroom organized and neat.
    • Administer first aid and supervise children’s personal hygiene.
    • Assist in administration of medication under the direction of the classroom teacher.
    • Assume the responsibilities of the classroom teacher during her absence, with the direction and support of the director.
    • Assist in the preparation of materials for daily activities.
    • Be responsible for daily paperwork (i.e. accident reports, unusual incident reports) needed to maintain state code.
    • Assist in all bathroom procedures, diapering, potty training, hand washing, etc.
    • Attend all staff meetings when necessary and contribute to the meetings.
    • Support the center/association by participating in community events as requested by the Supervisor.
    • Be required to maintain a current CPR & First Aid Certification as well as attend workshops presented during “Center Shut Down”.
    • Encouraged to attend other forms of professional training during the year.
    • Be responsible for understanding and emulating the four core values.
    • Be responsible for accurately recording time worked using the time management system provided on a daily basis.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • High school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Previous child care experience or related experience.
    • Some credits or classes in education or early childhood education a plus.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Ability to work as part of a team.
    • CPR and Standard First Aid preferred – will train

     

     

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

  • Assistant Teachers for Ages 2, 3 and 4

    MORNING HOURS: Weekdays 7am-12pm

    AFTERNOON HOURS: Weekdays 12pm-5pm


    Centenary Early Learning Center has been a trusted child care center for over 34 years. Every day our teachers work side-by-side to make sure every child has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We are currently seeking qualified Assistant Teachers for our 2, 3 and 4 year old classrooms. Apply today and help transform lives.

    Staff are offered a Free YMCA Nationwide Membership, employee discounts, staff development opportunities and more.

    Requirements:

    • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude.
    • Punctuality and dependability essential.
    • Work as a team player to provide a quality program and child care center.
    • Be a role model to children and staff by demonstrating our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    • Good communications skills.
    • Willing to learn and develop in the area of Early Childhood Education.
    • Flexible

    Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • May be attending College
    • Degree in Early Childhood Education, P-3, Families studies or related field a plus

    Status:

    • Part-time Monday through Friday 2-6pm
    • Up to 34 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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Lead Teacher-Toddler Room

    Job Description   

    The Lead Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned. S/he will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential

     

    Qualifications: 

    ·         Monday-Friday

    ·         8:00am-3:00pm

    ·         CDA or AA Degree

    ·         CPR/First Aid Certified

    ·         Early Childhood Education degree a plus

    ·         Familiarity with Creative Curriculum preferred.

    ·         Must be dependable and a positive role model

    ·         Carry out curriculum plans and daily activities for children

     

    Essential Functions:

     

    • Oversee the safety and location of all children in the babysitting area at all times.
    • Provide a caring, safe, nurturing environment that is welcome to children and their family.
    • Actively participate with children in activities.
    • Ensure the cleanliness of all toys, equipment and supplies in the babysitting area
    • Support and execute all procedures as directed.
    • Greet parents/guardians and children upon arrival and departure in a positive, pro-active manner.
    • Ensure proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are being completed by parent/guardian
    • Communicate on an on-going basis with supervisor.
    • Attend all mandatory meetings.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • School Aged Child Care Counselor-Kindergarten

    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. 

    Hours :3:00-6:00pm beginning September 

    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:
     

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

Full Time Positions
  • Lead Teacher- Pre-K

    Job Description   

    The Lead Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned. S/he will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential

     

    Qualifications: 

    ·         Monday-Friday

    ·         8:00am-3:00pm

    ·         CDA or AA Degree

    ·         CPR/First Aid Certified

    ·         Early Childhood Education degree a plus

    ·         Familiarity with Creative Curriculum preferred.

    ·         Must be dependable and a positive role model

    ·         Carry out curriculum plans and daily activities for children

     


    Essential Functions:

     

    • Oversee the safety and location of all children in the babysitting area at all times.
    • Provide a caring, safe, nurturing environment that is welcome to children and their family.
    • Actively participate with children in activities.
    • Ensure the cleanliness of all toys, equipment and supplies in the babysitting area
    • Support and execute all procedures as directed.
    • Greet parents/guardians and children upon arrival and departure in a positive, pro-active manner.
    • Ensure proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are being completed by parent/guardian
    • Communicate on an on-going basis with supervisor.
    • Attend all mandatory meetings.
    • All other duties as assigned.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Grace Early Learning Center 600 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861
Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher

    Grace Early Learning Center is looking for an Assistant Teacher to join our staff in providing quality programs for the children and families we serve in our community.

    The Assistant Teacher will support our Lead Teachers in various classrooms ranging in ages from 12 months to 5 years.

    Hours: 7am-12pm   and 12pm-5:00pm

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist in supervising childrenin class, group play and outside activities
    • Assist with nap period duties and food service
    • Provide a clean, neat and organized classroom
    • Ability to identify child abuse
    • Assume responsibilities of Lead Teacher during her absence
    • Emulate our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility

    Qualifications:

    • Age 18 and above
    • Early Childhood Education a plus
    • One year experience in a child care environment
    • Associates Degree and/or Child Development Associate (CDA)
    • Must have great interpersonal skills and an ability to develop relationships with children, their families and your co-workers.
    • Dependable, punctual, flexible with scheduling
    • A positive, friendly attitude

    Status:

    • Monday - Friday
    • 20-30 Hours Per Week
    • Rotating Schedule

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Full Time Positions
  • Lead Teacher - Toddler classroom

    Job Description   

    The Lead Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned. S/he will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential

     

    Qualifications: 

    ·         Monday-Friday

    ·         8:00am-3:00pm

    ·         CDA or AA Degree

    ·         CPR/First Aid Certified

    ·         Early Childhood Education degree a plus

    ·         Familiarity with Creative Curriculum preferred.

    ·         Must be dependable and a positive role model

    ·         Carry out curriculum plans and daily activities for children

     


    Essential Functions:

     

    • Oversee the safety and location of all children in the babysitting area at all times.
    • Provide a caring, safe, nurturing environment that is welcome to children and their family.
    • Actively participate with children in activities.
    • Ensure the cleanliness of all toys, equipment and supplies in the babysitting area
    • Support and execute all procedures as directed.
    • Greet parents/guardians and children upon arrival and departure in a positive, pro-active manner.
    • Ensure proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are being completed by parent/guardian
    • Communicate on an on-going basis with supervisor.
    • Attend all mandatory meetings.
    • All other duties as assigned.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Lead Teacher-Preschool

    Job Description   

    The Lead Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned. S/he will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential

     

    Qualifications: 

    ·         Monday-Friday

    ·         8:00am-3:00pm

    ·         CDA or AA Degree

    ·         CPR/First Aid Certified

    ·         Early Childhood Education degree a plus

    ·         Familiarity with Creative Curriculum preferred.

    ·         Must be dependable and a positive role model

    ·         Carry out curriculum plans and daily activities for children

     

    Essential Functions:

     

    • Oversee the safety and location of all children in the babysitting area at all times.
    • Provide a caring, safe, nurturing environment that is welcome to children and their family.
    • Actively participate with children in activities.
    • Ensure the cleanliness of all toys, equipment and supplies in the babysitting area
    • Support and execute all procedures as directed.
    • Greet parents/guardians and children upon arrival and departure in a positive, pro-active manner.
    • Ensure proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are being completed by parent/guardian
    • Communicate on an on-going basis with supervisor.
    • Attend all mandatory meetings.
    • All other duties as assigned.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Harborview Early Learning Center 45 Market Street, Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861
Part Time Positions
  • Assistant Teacher

    The Teacher Assistant will lend support to the Teacher in the Preschool Program at our Harborview Early Learning Center. 
    This is a part-time position with hours during 3-6pm.
    The incumbent will be working to inspire, care for and ensure every child has the opportunity to reach their personal best!  The incumbent will be working with ages 2 1/2 - 5.  

    The incumbent must be a minimum of age 18 years old, previous child care experience and knowledge of Creative Curriculum, ECERS-3, Bilingual in Spanish and English are all a plus, but we're happy to train the right candidate who has a passion for education and a willingness to learn

    Employment contract: September 1 2021-June 30 2022

     

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

  • Relief Teacher

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Relief Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned.  S/he will be responsible for the implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff.  S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:    

    1.    Carry out the curriculum plans and daily activities for children.

    2.    Understand & implement the curriculum and its assessment system.

    3.    Supervise and guide teacher assistants.

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

    5.    Demonstrate an advanced understanding of a child’s growth and development when working with children, recording activities, and talking with parents.

    6.    Demonstrate, verbally and by role-modeling, a sound knowledge of good teaching practices.

    7.    Be responsible for going into the pool to assist swim instructors and maintain staff:child ratio during swim lessons/activities.

    8.    Mentor, coach and guide teacher assistants to work towards the YMCA mission and ensure they have a clear understanding of, and follow the four core values, leading by example.

    9.    Prepare developmentally appropriate educational material needed to implement the daily activity.

    10.    Support the Y’s HEPA standards by role modeling through participation in activities, snacks, & meals as well as avoiding consumption of foods & beverages during program hours that are inconsistent with HEPA standards.

    11.    Maintain a safe, clean, pleasant physical environment conducive to optimal growth and development of children.

    12.    Observe, record, and evaluate children’s significant behavior.

    13.    Supervise indoor-outdoor activities and nap periods.

    14.    Attend staff and parent meetings and contribute to the meeting.

    15.    Check on supplies and equipment and request needed items from the Director.

    16.    Administer first aid as needed and supervise children’s personal hygiene.

    17.    Oversee the administration of medication after receiving written permission from the parents.

    18.    Be responsible for all daily paperwork needed to maintain state code.

    19.    Oversee all bathroom procedures, diapering, potty training, hand washing, etc.

    20.    Be responsible for conducting classroom staff meetings to maintain state code.

    21.    Show a professional enthusiasm for teaching.

    22.    Maintain current CPR & First Aid Certification.

    23.    Support the center/association by participating in community events as requested by the Supervisor.

    24.    Be responsible for attending mandated workshops presented during “Center Shut Down” and at least two more professional days besides those mandated by the Director.

    25.    Be responsible for any other duties requested by the Director.

    26.    Accurately record time worked utilizing the assigned time management system or tool.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    •    AA degree, group teaching certificate, or it’s equivalent

    •    One year teaching experience

     

     

    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.

     

     

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Full Time Positions
  • Pre-School Teacher-P-3 Certification

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    This is a teacher position in a Provider Program for the Perth Amboy Board of Education state funded Preschool Program. Applicant will be working with a Paraprofessional in a classroom of children ages 3 – 5 years old.  
    This is an exempt 10 month salaried position. 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Working closely with the Director, ensure all curriculum is reviewed and approved per the Director’s schedule.
    • Carry out the curriculum plans and daily activities for children.
    • Supervise and guide teacher assistants.
    • Learn to identify child abuse and have a clear understanding of reporting requirements and responsibilities.
    • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of a child’s growth and development when working with children, recording activities, and talking with parents.
    • Demonstrate, verbally and by role-modeling, a sound knowledge of good teaching practices.
    • Be responsible for going into the pool to assist swim instructors and maintain     staff:child ratio during swim lessons/activities.
    • Mentor, coach and guide teacher assistants to work towards the YMCA mission and ensure they have a clear understanding of, and follow the four core values, leading by example.
    • Prepare developmentally appropriate educational material needed to implement the daily activity.
    • Support the Y’s HEPA standards by role modeling through participation in activities, snacks, & meals as well as avoiding consumption of foods & beverages during program hours that are inconsistent with HEPA standards.
    • Maintain a safe, clean, pleasant physical environment conducive to optimal growth and development of children.
    • Observe, record, and evaluate children’s significant behavior.
    • Supervise indoor-outdoor activities and nap periods.
    • Attend staff and parent meetings and contribute to the meeting.
    • Meet with individual parents at least twice yearly to report on child’s progress, discuss concerns with parents and act on those concerns.
    • Check on supplies and equipment and request needed items from the Director.
    • Administer first aid as needed and supervise children’s personal hygiene.
    • Oversee the administration of medication after receiving written permission from     the parents.
    • Be responsible for all daily paperwork needed to maintain state code.
    • Oversee all bathroom procedures, diapering, potty training, hand washing, etc.
    • Be responsible for conducting classroom staff meetings to maintain state code.
    • Show a professional enthusiasm for teaching.
    • Maintain current CPR & First Aid Certification.
    • Be responsible for attending mandated workshops presented during “Center Shut      Down” and at least two more professional days besides those mandated by the       Director.
    • Be responsible for any other duties requested by the Director.
    • Accurately record time worked utilizing the assigned time management system or tool.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    ·        NJ State P-3 Certification

    ·        ECERS-3

    ·       Knowledge of the Creative Curriculum

    ·       Teaching Strategies Assessment

    ·       Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus

     

     

    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.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Ken Shirk Learning Center 445 Old Post Road, Edison, NJ, 08817
Seasonal
  • Assistant Camp Director

    POSITION SUMMARY:

     

    Under the supervision and leadership of the Child Care Director, the Summer Day Camp Coordinator organizes, implements and supervises high quality Summer Day Camp programs for 3-5 year olds.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Plans, organizes, promoted and provides leadership to the Summer Camp programs as assigned using the current guidance and standards of the YMCA.
    • Schedules, trains, coaches and mentors staff during program hours.
    • Maintains all state and local regulations and ratios.
    • Support administrative staff to ensure the accuracy of record keeping (ie:  billing, medical cards, attendance, rosters)
    • Ensure adequate and appropriate program supplies are on-hand.
    • Communicates effectively with staff, program participants, parents and volunteers.
    • Participate in camp registrations and special events.
    • Ensure positive discipline practices are being used within all areas of the programs.
    • On a daily basis actively engage with the day-to-day operations of the programs.
    • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certification.
    • Adhere to and model the YMCA four-core values and “House Rules”.
    • Attend all mandatory staff meetings and trainings as required and deliver pieces of trainings and meetings as required.

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Minimum some college or AA in education or related field is preferred or equivalent education and work experience in related field.
    • Current, CPR and First Aid required.
    • Previous Camp or Program Leadership experience.
    • Previous supervisory experience with the ability to meet deadlines, schedule, coach and develop staff.
    • Ability to interact with a diverse population.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as proficient in Microsoft office soft wares.

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, ability to tolerate summer weather and outdoor conditions.

     

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Part Time Positions
  • Beforecare and Aftercare Counselor

    Hours: M-F 6:45am-9.00am and 3:00pm-6:00pm

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the leadership and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, Child Care Director or Site Director, the School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance and secure safety for all of the children in the After School Program.  The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs designed and monitored by the  Director that ensure every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential and incorporate the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

     

    1. Ensure all health and safety guidelines are strictly adhered to.
    2. Be a role model for children in program, ensuring they have the ability to thrive and grow.
    3. Assist with daily arrivals and dismissals ensuring all attendance records are accurate and notifying the School Age Child Care Director of any discrepancies.
    4. Responsible for equipment and supplies of the program.
    5. On assigned late-nights responsibilities include straightening up the room, locking all cabinets, removing lost & found items, directing parents (when needed) on how to make payment of late fees and returning sign-out sheets and necessary information to office.
    6. Awareness of emergency procedures and be able to implement quickly and safely as necessary.
    7. Report all accidents/incidents to supervisor ASAP and prepare accident form accurately and completely and submit to supervisor.
    8. Supervise and interact with children during activities both indoors and outside, while on trips, during walks, playing on playground, lunch time, in pool area, etc., having complete knowledge of where children are at all times.
    9. Implement activities for group including setting up of activities and materials necessary for program implementation.
    10. Participate with enthusiasm and motivate all children in group while embracing the four core values.
    11. Discipline children in an appropriate manner when necessary using the positive discipline guidelines.
    12. Meet, greet, discuss and promote program content and children with parents in a manner which reflects“Family Friendly” YMCA.
    13. Adhere to YMCA “House Rules”.
    14. Attend all mandatory department and/or YMCA trainings and meetings.
    15. Utilize the time and attendance system assigned to ensure time worked each day is recorded accurately.
    16. Some flexibility to have change of hours to reflect ½ day closings, holidays and morning care if needed.
    17. Must be on time for hours scheduled or find replacement for hours not able to work.During emergency closings staff are responsible to call the YMCA as soon as possible to be certain of what the program hours will be for that day and what coverage arrangements are being made.

     

    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.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, running, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, speaking, reading, and writing found in a school age child care environment.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Woodbridge Child Care 238 Avenel Street, Woodbridge, NJ, 07001
Part Time Positions
  • Beforecare and Aftercare Counselors

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the leadership and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, Child Care Director or Site Director, the School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance and secure safety for all of the children in the After School Program. The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs designed and monitored by the Director that ensure every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential and incorporate the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    HOURS:
    7:00am-9:00am
    3:00pm-6:00pm

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Ensure all health and safety guidelines are strictly adhered to.
    • Be a role model for children in program, ensuring they have the ability to thrive and grow.
    • Assist with daily arrivals and dismissals ensuring all attendance records are accurate and notifying the School Age Child Care Director of any discrepancies.
    • Responsible for equipment and supplies of the program.
    • On assigned late-nights responsibilities include straightening up the room, locking all cabinets, removing lost & found items, directing parents (when needed) on how to make payment of late fees and returning sign-out sheets and necessary information to office.
    • Awareness of emergency procedures and be able to implement quickly and safely as necessary.
    • Report all accidents/incidents to supervisor ASAP and prepare accident form accurately and completely and submit to supervisor.
    • Supervise and interact with children during activities both indoors and outside, while on trips, during walks, playing on playground, lunch time, in pool area, etc., having complete knowledge of where children are at all times.
    • Implement activities for group including setting up of activities and materials necessary for program implementation.
    • Participate with enthusiasm and motivate all children in group while embracing the four core values.
    • Discipline children in an appropriate manner when necessary using the positive discipline guidelines.
    • Meet, greet, discuss and promote program content and children with parents in a manner which reflects“Family Friendly” YMCA.
    • Adhere to YMCA “House Rules”.
    • Attend all mandatory department and/or YMCA trainings and meetings.
    • Utilize the time and attendance system assigned to ensure time worked each day is recorded accurately.
    • Some flexibility to have change of hours to reflect ½ day closings, holidays and morning care if needed.
    • Must be on time for hours scheduled or find replacement for hours not able to work.During emergency closings staff are responsible to call the YMCA as soon as possible to be certain of what the program hours will be for that day and what coverage arrangements are being made.

    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.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Salary: From $13.00 per hour

    Schedule:

     

    • 4 hour shift

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • School Aged Childcare Counselors

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the leadership and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, Child Care Director or Site Director, the School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance and secure safety for all of the children in the After School Program.  The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs designed and monitored by the  Director that ensure every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential and incorporate the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Be a role model for children in program, ensuring they have the ability to thrive and grow.
    2. Assist with daily arrivals and dismissals ensuring all attendance records are accurate and notifying the School Age Child Care Director of any discrepancies.
    3. Responsible for equipment and supplies of the program.
    4. On assigned late-nights responsibilities include straightening up the room, locking all cabinets, removing lost & found items, directing parents (when needed) on how to make payment of late fees and returning sign-out sheets and necessary information to office.
    5. Awareness of emergency procedures and be able to implement quickly and safely as necessary.
    6. Report all accidents/incidents to supervisor ASAP and prepare accident form accurately and completely and submit to supervisor.
    7. Supervise and interact with children during activities both indoors and outside, while on trips, during walks, playing on playground, lunch time, in pool area,etc., having complete knowledge of where children are at all times.
    8. Implement activities for group including setting up of activities and materials necessary for program implementation.
    9. Participate with enthusiasm and motivate all children in group while embracing the four core values.
    10. Discipline children in an appropriate manner when necessary using the positive discipline guidelines.
    11. Meet, greet, discuss and promote program content and children with parents in a manner which reflects “Family Friendly” YMCA.
    12. Adhere to YMCA “House Rules”.
    13. Attend all mandatory department and/or YMCA trainings and meetings.
    14. Utilize the time and attendance system assigned to ensure time worked each day is recorded accurately.
    15. Some flexibility to have change of hours to reflect ½ day closings, holidays and morning care if needed.
    16. Must be on time for hours scheduled or find replacement for hours not able to work. During emergency closings staff are responsible to call the YMCA as soon as possible to be certain of what the program hours will be for that day and what coverage arrangements are being made.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • 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

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

     

    Normal amounts of walking, standing, sitting, running, jumping, lifting, pushing, pulling, speaking, reading, and writing found in a school age child care environment.

     

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Avenel Learning Center 238 Avenel Street, Avenel, NJ, 07001
Part Time Positions
  • Beforecare and Aftercare Counselors

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the leadership and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, Child Care Director or Site Director, the School Age Child Care Counselor will provide guidance and secure safety for all of the children in the After School Program. The School Age Child Care Counselor will implement programs designed and monitored by the Director that ensure every child has the ability to reach their fullest potential and incorporate the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    HOURS:
    7:00am-9:00am
    3:00pm-6:00pm

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Ensure all health and safety guidelines are strictly adhered to.
    • Be a role model for children in program, ensuring they have the ability to thrive and grow.
    • Assist with daily arrivals and dismissals ensuring all attendance records are accurate and notifying the School Age Child Care Director of any discrepancies.
    • Responsible for equipment and supplies of the program.
    • On assigned late-nights responsibilities include straightening up the room, locking all cabinets, removing lost & found items, directing parents (when needed) on how to make payment of late fees and returning sign-out sheets and necessary information to office.
    • Awareness of emergency procedures and be able to implement quickly and safely as necessary.
    • Report all accidents/incidents to supervisor ASAP and prepare accident form accurately and completely and submit to supervisor.
    • Supervise and interact with children during activities both indoors and outside, while on trips, during walks, playing on playground, lunch time, in pool area, etc., having complete knowledge of where children are at all times.
    • Implement activities for group including setting up of activities and materials necessary for program implementation.
    • Participate with enthusiasm and motivate all children in group while embracing the four core values.
    • Discipline children in an appropriate manner when necessary using the positive discipline guidelines.
    • Meet, greet, discuss and promote program content and children with parents in a manner which reflects“Family Friendly” YMCA.
    • Adhere to YMCA “House Rules”.
    • Attend all mandatory department and/or YMCA trainings and meetings.
    • Utilize the time and attendance system assigned to ensure time worked each day is recorded accurately.
    • Some flexibility to have change of hours to reflect ½ day closings, holidays and morning care if needed.
    • Must be on time for hours scheduled or find replacement for hours not able to work.During emergency closings staff are responsible to call the YMCA as soon as possible to be certain of what the program hours will be for that day and what coverage arrangements are being made.

    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.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Salary: From $13.00 per hour

    Schedule:

     

    • 4 hour shift

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • Pre-School Assistant Teacher

    The Assistant Teacher will work with a small group of children under the coaching and supervision of a professional staff to ensure the care, safety and well being of the children assigned to her/his group. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission and the four core values (caring, honesty, respect and responsibility) to deliver and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:    

     

    • Assist in supervising the group of children to which she/he is assigned (during classroom experience, during outdoor playground activities and while off the Center grounds).
    • Become involved with the children in group play and outside activities.
    • Assist with the nap period duties including, but not limited to; setting out and replacing cots/mats/cribs; settling the children, i.e., rubbing backs, reading stories.
    • Understand & assist the teacher in implementing the curriculum and it’s assessment system.
    • Have an ability to identify child abuse and have a clear understanding of reporting requirements and responsibilities.
    • Be responsible for going into the pool to assist swim instructors and maintain staff:child ratio during swim lessons/activities.
    • Utilize any specific abilities or talents that can enrich the children’s day care experience.
    • Assist with food service (snack, lunch, special treats) and clean up the eating area.
    • Support the Y’s HEPA standards by role modeling through participation in activities, snacks, & meals as well as avoiding consumption of foods & beverages during program hours that are inconsistent with HEPA standards.
    • Be responsible for keeping equipment and materials clean, accessible and in good condition.
    • Assist the teacher in keeping the classroom organized and neat.
    • Administer first aid and supervise children’s personal hygiene.
    • Assist in administration of medication under the direction of the classroom teacher.
    • Assume the responsibilities of the classroom teacher during her absence, with the direction and support of the director.
    • Assist in the preparation of materials for daily activities.
    • Be responsible for daily paperwork (i.e. accident reports, unusual incident reports) needed to maintain state code.
    • Assist in all bathroom procedures, diapering, potty training, hand washing, etc.
    • Attend all staff meetings when necessary and contribute to the meetings.
    • Support the center/association by participating in community events as requested by the Supervisor.
    • Be required to maintain a current CPR & First Aid Certification as well as attend workshops presented during “Center Shut Down”.
    • Encouraged to attend other forms of professional training during the year.
    • Be responsible for understanding and emulating the four core values.
    • Be responsible for accurately recording time worked using the time management system provided on a daily basis.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • High school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Previous child care experience or related experience.
    • Some credits or classes in education or early childhood education a plus.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Ability to work as part of a team.
    • 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 or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

  • School Aged 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. 

    Hours :3:00-6:00pm beginning September 

    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:

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

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

Full Time Positions
  • Preschool Lead Teacher

    Job Description   

    The Lead Teacher, under the direction and coaching of the Center Director will be responsible for the class of children to which s/he has been assigned. S/he will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the curriculum, the health and safety of the children, communication with the parents and supervision of support staff. S/he will use the philosophy of the YMCA mission, the accreditation guidelines and the four core values of character development (honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility) to develop and implement a program of the highest quality where every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential

     

    Qualifications: 

    ·         Monday-Friday

    ·         8:00am-3:00pm

    ·         CDA or AA Degree

    ·         CPR/First Aid Certified

    ·         Early Childhood Education degree a plus

    ·         Familiarity with Creative Curriculum preferred.

    ·         Must be dependable and a positive role model

    ·         Carry out curriculum plans and daily activities for children

     

    Essential Functions:

     

    • Oversee the safety and location of all children in the babysitting area at all times.
    • Provide a caring, safe, nurturing environment that is welcome to children and their family.
    • Actively participate with children in activities.
    • Ensure the cleanliness of all toys, equipment and supplies in the babysitting area
    • Support and execute all procedures as directed.
    • Greet parents/guardians and children upon arrival and departure in a positive, pro-active manner.
    • Ensure proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are being completed by parent/guardian
    • Communicate on an on-going basis with supervisor.
    • Attend all mandatory meetings.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

    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
  • Entry-Level IT Assistant

     

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the supervision of the IT Director or his/her designee, the IT Assistant will be responsible for the Association support and maintenance of all computers including laptops, servers, and mobile devices. The IT Assistant will also manage the phone system, handle IT systems and the network.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    · Entry Level position for Freshman, Junior and Sophomore level students with limited experience. As well as a Senior planning to attend Graduate School.

    · The position provides flexible and remote work hours around school requirements.

    · Through a combination of training and self-learning the IT Tech will gain a wide background of IT and Business experience.

    · Provide support for various IT and Administrative related tasks.

    · Troubleshoot hardware, software, network related issues.

    · Provide desktop support to end users.

    · Software installation and configuration.

    · Provide training on various software and hardware products.

    · Hardware installation, removal and relocation to various areas and sites.

    · Develop and maintain inventory details for IT equipment, fitness equipment, telephone equipment and other organizational items.

    · Collect and organize information on current phone system. Compare and analyze costs and features with other vendors and phone systems.

    · Support software transitions (Daxko, Time and Attendance, etc). Including, but not limited to, updating workstations, installing software/hardware, training, reconciling accounts, data analysis, review and validation.

    · Provide general support to other areas of the organization as needed.

    · This position requires a valid driver’s license.

    · Travel to various worksites is required. Personal vehicle is required for travel and moving equipment. Travel expenses are reimbursed.

    · This is a part-time position. The number of hours and daily schedule may change as needed. Offsite and on-call time may also be required.

    · Requires knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Access).

    REQUIREMENTS: 

    · Knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite and additional software experience such as Adobe, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and In-design

    · Excellent written and oral communication skills

    · Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English

    · Valid driver license with excellent driving record

    · Personal vehicle for travel and moving of equipment

    PHYSICAL REQURIEMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Must be able to sit, walk, stand, kneel, bend, push, pull, reach, stretch, lift and move equipment (50 pounds)

    General office environment with standard office equipment

    Lighting and temperate are adequate for traditional office environment

    Hours may be adjusted to meet the needs of the IT department, nights and weekends may be required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the position.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Pay: From $13.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekend availability

    Experience:

    • Help desk: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Windows: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Business-to-Business Technical Support Occupations: 1 year (Preferred)

    Work Location: One location

    The employment application is required to be considered for employment. A resume and cover letter is optional. You may upload your resume or employment application using the Apply button. Alternatively you may drop off your resume or employment application at the appropriate location. For applications to the YMCA at Piscataway Community Center, please use the apply button only.

    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.