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  • Aquatics Director

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Location: Sussex County YMCA

    Sussex County YMCA, a branch of the Metro YMCAs of the Oranges, is seeking a successful and proven Aquatics Director. Under the direction of the Branch Executive Director, the Aquatics Director will be responsible for the safety, development, operation, and administration of the Aquatics Department. The candidate is expected to ensure compliance with all Association standards and safety as well as program quality. Major areas of responsibility and accountability include, but are not limited to management and development of the aquatic programs, staff and volunteers, annual budget, facility and equipment, and community/staff relations.

     

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  • Assistant Teacher

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is seeking an Assistant Teacher for the Early Childhood Learning Center. The position is responsible for assisting teachers in implementing curriculum and providing a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for children. Greet parents at the end of the day and follow all appropriate procedures related to release of children.  All staff will be required to follow the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

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  • Assistant Teacher

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is seeking part time Assistant Teachers for the preschool child care program. The Assistant Teacher will be responsible to assist the Lead Teachers to implement and execute age-appropriate weekly lesson plans and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for children. The individual will also be responsible for assessing the children throughout the year to monitor their growth and development.

     

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  • Before/After School Age Child Care

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic people to join our “Before and After School Program” staff team. This is a great opportunity for those who care to instill positive values in children while teaching them new skills. All staff will be required to follow the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

    The Y provides Maplewood and South Orange community with engaging programs including homework support, sports and games, arts and crafts and special events. Program serves the following elementary schools: Clinton, Jefferson, Marshall, Seth Boyden, South Mountain, South Mountain Annex, and Tuscan. Additionally, we have programs at the Civic House at Memorial Field in Maplewood and The South Mountain YMCA Program Center.

    We are currently recruiting for the following part-time positions:

     

    Site Supervisors

    Minimum Requirements: Very organized with experience leading staff and working with children in a group setting in Before/After School programs. High school diploma required, college credits/degree preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well with parents and school staff is essential.  

    Group Leaders and Group Assistants

    Minimum Requirement: Ability to lead and/or assist children with positive group activities in a nurturing environment. Candidates will be a positive role model ensuring safety of the children at all times.

    Schedule: Monday - Friday

    Before Care: some sites 7:15am - 8:30am; some sites 7:30am – 8:45am

    After Care: some sites 2:15pm - 6:30pm; some sites 2:30pm – 7:00pm.  

     

    Please email resume with cover letter specifying what position you are applying.

     

     

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  • Business Administrator

    Category: Administrative
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Location: East Orange YMCA

     

    East Orange YMCA, a branch of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, is seeking a qualified individual to be responsible for all business functions of the branch, including supervision of the Welcome Center staff and program registrations.  This person will serve as a liaison between the East Orange YMCA and the organization’s Finance department; must ensure that all financial transactions and business procedures are followed at the Branch. The individual will support the overall operations and member service functions of the Welcome Center including selling membership and providing high quality customer service. The Business Administrator will be required to develop a thorough understanding of Association software programs (i.e. eFinnestri; ThinSoft) to maintain child care, camp and all miscellaneous transactions in appropriate computer programs.

     

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  • Certified Personal Trainer

    Category: Wellness
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    Part time hours are available in three different work shifts:

    Morning Hours Sunday thru Saturday - Early AM to Noon:
    Trainers will be working with a mixed clientele, by appointment.

    Weekday hours from 12 noon to 5pm
    Trainers will be working directly with our active older adults, teens and adults with special needs.

    Weekday evening hours from 5PM to 10PM
    Trainers will be working primarily with an adult clientele, by appointment.

    Please submit your employment application, resume and proof of certifications to Barbara Santola, Fitness Coordinator at bsantola@metroymcas.org .

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  • Certified Personal Trainer / Floor Staff

    Category: Wellness
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    Personal Trainer / Floor Staff needed to conduct personal trainings as well as new member fitness orientations and monitoring of the wellness center. Excellent customer services skills and high energy is a must for this position.

    Early Morning 5:15 AM, Weekends, and Evening Shifts are Available.

    Please submit your employment application, resume, and proof of certifications to Cathy Scutti, Wellness Director.

    Email Address: cscutti@metroymcas.org

     

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  • Early Childhood Education

    Category: Child Care

    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for the following positions in the Child Care Department. 

    Kindergarten Teacher - Full Time

    Required to start up a brand new Kindergarten program at the Wayne YMCA.  Following the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, the teacher will help create the curriculum and then implement all lessons.

    Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30AM -3:30PM

    Minimum Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education; Preferred Master’s Degree in Elementary Education

    Certifications Required: Teaching Certificate for Elementary Education

    Benefits: include 12% retirement upon eligibility, 403b plan, health, dental, life insurance, generous vacation plan, holidays, and complimentary use of YMCA facilities.

    Kindergarten Enrichment Teacher - Part Time

    Required to expand on the Kindergarten curriculum through hands-on and exciting educational activities.  The teacher will create and implement all lessons.

    Schedule: Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 3:00PM

    Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education; Certification preferred but not required

    Benefits: Complimentary use of YMCA facilities

    Preschool Teacher - Part Time

    Required to work with children ages 2 - 5 years old; create and implement lessons that match the YMCA philosophy of Education. 

    Schedule: Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 3:00PM

    Minimum Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field

    Certifications Required: Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood Education

    Benefits: Complimentary use of YMCA facilities

    Parent-Toddler Instructor / Baby and Me Instructor - Part Time

    Required to run the parent-toddler classes and Baby and Me classes starting in September. The program will help enhance the bond between the parent and child, while develop the social skills of the children.

    Schedule: Flexible, twice per week

    Minimum Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree

    Benefits: Complimentary use of YMCA facilities

     

    Please send resume to: Alison Dorfman, Child Care Director - Wayne YMCA at:  adorfman@metroymcas.org

     

     

     

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  • Environmental Education Instructors

    Category: Camp

    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    Are you interested in teaching children about themselves and the nature that surrounds them? Fairview Lake YMCA Camps is a year round residential outdoor education program that focuses on hands-on experiential education and outdoor courses for children in grades 2-8. Fairview Lake is located in the Northwest corner of New Jersey surrounded by 660 acres of swamp, forest and fields. We also reside on a mile long lake, our name sake. We are only an hour and a half drive to New York City!

    Fairview Lake Environmental Education and Conference Instructors will teach pre-approved academic curriculum for ecologies, facilitate the teambuilding course, and lead campfires and night hikes. Environmental Education classes are a major portion of lessons led, however, some recreational activities like boating, climbing wall and orienteering occur regularly. Everyone will also lend a hand when it comes to projects; a few examples being: fixing equipment, upkeep of cabins and wood-splitting.

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  • Gymnastics Instructors

    Category: Youth Sports
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    South Mountain YMCA is looking for the following part time positions for its Gymnastics Program.

    Gymnastics Class Instructors

    Under the direction of the School Age Gymnastics Coordinator, Gymnastics Class Instructors will assist in the overall supervision of safety, spotting, and coaching of school age gymnastics program. The position is required to follow all policies and procedures set forth by the YMCA.

    Minimum Requirements:  At least one year of experience with teaching gymnastics or 3 years or more in participating in a gymnastics program.

    Schedule:  Various Week Days 4:30-8:00PM; Saturdays in the mornings

    Preschool Gymnastics Class Instructors

    Under the direction of the Enrichment Director, Preschool Gymnastics Class Instructors will be responsible for teaching basic elements of gymnastics to children from 2-5 years old.  The position is required to follow all policies and procedures set forth by the YMCA.

    Minimum Requirements:  At least one year of experience teaching gymnastics or 3 years or more in participating in a gymnastics program.  Previous experience working with children ages 2 to 5 years old a plus.

    Schedule:  Various Week Days 9:00AM-3:00PM

    Assistant Gymnastics Coach

    Under the direction of the School Age Gymnastics Coordinator, Assistant Gymnastics Coaches will assist in the overall supervision of safety, spotting, and coaching of the Aces Girls Gymnastics team. The position is required to follow all policies and procedures set forth by the YMCA/ USAG Junior Olympic Program.

    Minimum Requirements:  At least two years of experience with competitive gymnastics in a coaching role or a competing role.

    Schedule:  Various Week Days 4:30-8:00PM; Saturdays and Sundays for Gym Meets from January through June. 

    Please send resumes and/or applications to Tommy Donaldson at tdonaldson@metroymcas.org

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  • Internship

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    Consider Fairview Lake YMCA for your College Internship or Practicum Experience

    Fairview Lake YMCA Camps & Conference Center enjoys supporting students in fulfilling their internship and practicum requirements. If you are interested in learning more, we would love to talk to you.

    Fairview Lake YMCA Camps & Conference Center is a particularly suitable for students with the following majors:

    Environmental Education
    Outdoor Education
    Outdoor Recreation
    Education
    Recreation
    Parks & Recreation
    Leisure Studies
    Resort & Hotel Management
    Communcation & Marketing

    Our Directors will work with you to ensure that your College or University requirements are met.
    For more information email Internship Opportunities or call (800) 686-1166.

     

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  • Lead Teacher

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is seeking part time Lead Teachers for the preschool child care program. The Lead Teacher will be responsible to implement age-appropriate weekly lesson plans and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for children. The position will oversee the Assistant Teachers and manage the daily operations of the classroom.  The individual will also be responsible for assessing the children throughout the year to monitor their growth and development.

     

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  • Lifeguard

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for Lifeguards to be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all patrons in the pool area by enforcing all pool rules and policies. Lifeguards are required to maintain the physical demands of the position; possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community; and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards.

    Ability to have flexible work schedule.

     

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  • Lifeguard

    Category: Camp - Aquatics
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is looking for Lifeguards for ensuring the health and safety of all campers during aquatic activities by enforcing all of the rules and policies.  Lifeguards are required to maintain the physical demands of the position; possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, and staff; and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards. 

     

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  • Lifeguards/Swim Instructors

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: East Orange YMCA

    The East Orange YMCA is looking for the following part time positions:

    Lifeguards:

    Responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all patrons in the pool area by enforcing all pool rules and policies and maintaining a clean facility.  Lifeguards are required to maintain the physical demands of the position; possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards. Required to attend mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Must have high school diploma.
    • Must be certified and have completed an American Red Cross or YMCA lifeguard certification course successfully including First Aid, CPR/AED for the professional rescuer.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in a related field.

     

    Swim Instructors:

    Responsible for teaching Progressive Swim programs. Must ensure the safety of all students enrolled in classes while making learning experience enjoyable and fun for all the participants. Required to maintain the physical demands of the position and possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Certified as a Swim Instructor with the Red Cross or the YMCA.
    • Must have prior experience with children in a similar teaching setting.
    • Must be able to teach classes of up to 8 swimmers.
    • Must be able to teach different swim strokes and water acclimation for ages three through adults.
    • Must learn the curriculum for all swim levels. 

     

    Applicants for the Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor positions may apply for any of the following available schedules:

    • Monday:       5:15pm – 7:30pm
    • Tuesday:      9:00am – 10:00am and 4:15pm – 6:30pm
    • Wednesday: 4:15pm – 6:30pm
    • Thursday:    5:15pm – 6:45pm
    • Friday:         5:30pm – 7:30pm
    • Saturday:     10:15am – 2:00pm

     

    Schedules are subject to change.

    Please submit your resume and/or employment application and proof of certifications to: ebryant@metroymcas.org

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  • Maintenance

    Category: Building and Property
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    We are looking for a part time Maintenance employee to take on responsibility for the delivery of maintenance and janitorial services for our South Mountain Branch YMCA.

     

    Some of the essential responsibilities include but not limited to maintenance and repair of buildings and classrooms, monitor heating and cooling operations, maintenance of building equipment and supplies, maintenance and monitor outdoor areas/landscaping, and perform preventive maintenance checks.

    The individual is required to ensure compliance with OSHA safety as well as licensing regulations. Must be able to prioritize projects, repairs and work orders and complete work in a cost effective manner.

    The position is required to assess Center needs and make recommendations to supervisor, act as liaison with outside vendors, replenish supplies in coordination with supervisor, and assist in the pick-up and delivery of supplies and mail. Basic knowledge of plumbing and electricity is required.

     

     

     

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  • School Age Child Care Program Assistant

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: East Orange YMCA

    East Orange YMCA is seeking Program Assistants responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in the day to day operations of the School Age Child Care program sites. The Program Assistant provides a high level of supervision for the children in his/her care and leads or assists with activities as directed by the Site Supervisor. The Program Assistant works as part of a team to ensure that all program initiatives and special program measurable and outcomes are accomplished and to make sure that a safe and caring environment is provided and maintained for all children at all times.

    Schedule: 2:45 – 7:00pm or 3:00 – 6:00pm

     

     

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  • School Age Child Care Site Supervisor

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: East Orange YMCA

    East Orange YMCA is seeking Site Supervisors to oversee all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the School Age Child Care program sites. The position is responsible for coaching and working with the Program Assistants to create a safe, caring and enriching environment for all children at all times. The Site Supervisor is accountable for ensuring that all program initiatives and special program measurable and outcomes are accomplished. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to making weekly and monthly reports and ensuring that YMCA policies and Licensing standards are met in regards to day-to day operations.

    Schedule: Monday – Friday 2:30 – 7:15 pm

     

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  • School-Age Child Care Program Staff

    Category: Child Care
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: West Essex YMCA

    Do you have what it takes to instill positive values in children while teaching them new skills and watching them grow before your eyes? Energetic and enthusiastic people wanted to join our Before and After School staff team. Only caring people with a love and proven ability to work with children need apply. All staff will be required to follow the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All trainings and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

    The Y provides peace of mind for working parents in Livingston, Caldwell/West Caldwell, Roseland and West Orange with engaging programs including homework support, sports and games, arts and crafts and special events from school dismissal to 6:00pm. Program start times: Livingston 2:15pm, Caldwell/West Caldwell 2:45pm, Roseland/West Orange 3:00pm.

    Site Supervisor (15 - 20 hours per week) - Organized person with experience leading staff and working with children in a group setting required for Before/After School programs. High school diploma required, college credits/degree preferred. Ability to communicate well with parents, school staff required. Training and ongoing support provided.

    Program Specialist (3 - 6 hours per week) - Do you have a special area of interest that you would love to share with children? Organized person with experience working with children in a group setting/teaching experience required. College degree preferred. Responsibilities include planning and implementing enrichment activities around monthly themes that meet the mission of the Y.

    After School Program Assistants (15 - 20 hours per week) - Experience working with children in a group setting preferred. A minimum of a High School diploma preferred.

    Preference given to applicants with previous child care experience and availability Monday - Friday. 

    Submit an application and resume.

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  • Summer Aquatics Coordinator

    Category: Camp - Aquatics
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    The South Mountain YMCA is looking for Summer Aquatics Coordinator to oversee the Swim Programs, Lifeguards and Swim Instructors for the South Mountain YMCA Summer Camp Aquatic Programs. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to hiring and scheduling Lifeguards, assisting in training guards and counselors in aquatics safety and instruction, and overseeing the progressive swim program at three pool sites:  South Orange Town Pool, Maplewood County Club Pool, and the JCC Pool in West Orange as well as aquatics field trips.

     

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  • Summer Camp Staff

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    Join Our Summer Camp Staff

    Become a Child’s Hero.

    Apply now to become part of the Fairview Lake YMCA Summer Camp staff team. Unlike any other place, camp allows kids to be themselves, to develop friendships, and explore the world around them. There are numerous ways you can facilitate their growth.

    Become a Camp Counselor.

    What better way is there to spend a summer than with young people in a beautiful outdoor setting while teaching them new skills. No matter what your occupation is or will be, camp will help you grow too. The experience of working with kids will challenge you, however, the rewards are great. For our staff members, the feeling of making a positive impact on young peoples’ lives far outweighs the hard work involved in making camp happen. We are looking for enthusiastic, mature, intelligent, creative, and out-going people for our summer staff. You must possess a love of children and the out-of-doors. Our staff will go the extra mile to help our campers develop self-esteem, independence, and responsibility.

    For a complete listing of jobs and a staff application packet, please contact Summer Camp Director.

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  • Summer Day Camp

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: South Mountain YMCA

    If you are interested in youth development and making a difference in your community, please feel free to apply for a seasonal summer day camp position with our YMCA. Most seasonal positions may become year-round full or part time employment with our organization. The application process is lengthy, so please apply early.  Most camp positions are filled before mid-May with interviews starting as early as January for some positions. 

    Employment Application Process

    • Applicant submits application.  CAMP APPLICATION LINK
    • Applications are reviewed for the proper and matching camp/position. 
    • Directors call eligible applicants for a phone screening.
    • Directors arrange in-person interviews with selected top candidates.
    • Background and reference checks are performed.

     

    Please understand that we interview several hundred candidates for our seasonal camp positions and are not able to inform all applicants of the status of their application or post interviews. We will only contact you if your responses match the needs of our many camp programs.

    All applications must be filled out completely with personal and professional references.  Professional references for young adults or teens may include teachers, coaches or volunteer managers. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Completed applications should be sent to:

    Attn: Camp Hiring Manager

    C/o South Mountain YMCA

    13 Jefferson Avenue

    Maplewood, NJ 07040

    The Y’s camp season runs from June 30 - August 29th. All hired staff will need to attend a minimum of 30 hours of pre-camp trainings on some evenings and most Saturdays in June. Higher level camp positions also require pre-camp planning as part of the position requirements. 

    All open camp positions for the 2014 season are listed below.  Many of these positions are available at any of our 14-day camps with daily hours ranging from 7am to 7pm for both full and part time positions. To learn more about our camp offerings, please click here CAMP INFORMATION

    PT/FT Specialists-(18 yrs and older)

    Camp Specialists are responsible for planning activities around themes for each week of camp already chosen, leading these activities with camper groups, and overseeing other camp staff while in their classes. Applicant must have prior experience in providing excellent customer service for parents, campers and leadership of staff.  We are in need of program leaders that have knowledge of and passion to teach: science, music, art, sports, world life, cooking, drama, games, or create your own and really impress us!  Starting hourly wage rate $12.00.

    FT Senior Counselors (18 yrs and older)

    Senior Counselors are responsible for supervising Junior Counselors and camper groups, implementing day-to-day activities, assist in the planning of special events and camp activities, leading daily swim lessons, engaging children in activities, and communicating concerns and issues to parents and directors. Applicant must have prior experience in providing excellent customer service for parents, campers, and staff leadership.  Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff.  Starting hourly wage rate $8.50.

    PT/FT Junior Counselors (16-18 yrs - maybe 15 with CIT experience)

    Junior Counselors are responsible for assisting Senior Counselors and Program Specialists to provide positive leadership for campers. Applicant must have good customer service skills and interested in learning how to provide excellent customer service for parents and campers. Volunteer or work experience with children required. Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily, after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff.  Starting hourly wage rate is $5.50 for first time hires that are under age 18, per youth minimum wage compliance. For those 18 years or older the starting hourly wage rate is $8.25.

    PT Swim Instructors (15-17 yrs)

    Swim Instructors are responsible for assisting camper groups with swim lessons in the early part of the camp day.  Our YMCA Lifeguards train and assist our staff in leading swim lessons. Applicant must have good customer service skills and be interested in learning how to provide excellent customer service for parents and campers. Applicants must be able to encourage campers to be comfortable in the water and learn how to swim. Our campers are swim-tested and placed into appropriate levels to ensure their progression. Starting hourly wage rate is $5.50 for first time hires that are under age 18, per youth minimum wage compliance.

    After Camp Care Counselor (16 years or older)

    After Camp Counselors are responsible for providing positive leadership for campers and organize activities of campers’ choice in the afternoon hours.  Applicant must have good customer service skills and be interested in learning how to provide excellent customer service for parents and campers. Volunteer or work experience with children preferred.  .  Starting hourly wage rate is $5.50 for first time hires that are under age 18, per youth minimum wage compliance. For those 18 years or older the starting hourly wage rate is $8.25.

    For further information please contact:

    Jennifer MacAfee, Camp Director - South Mountain YMCA

    (P) 973 762 0860

    (E) jmacafee@metroymcas.org

    www.smountainymca.org

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Summer Day Camp

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    Wayne YMCA Summer Day Camp provides a safe and enriching environment for campers to participate in healthy, developmentally-appropriate activities and learning experience. The Y’s camp season runs from June 30th through August 22nd. Staff will be trained before camp in all areas of safety, aquatics, group work, working with youth, risk management and engaging activities. All hired staff will need to attend a minimum of 30 hours of pre-camp trainings on some evenings and weekends in June. Certifications Required: CPR and First Aid; will be provided by YMCA if needed. Schedule: Monday through Friday with flexible availability between 7:30am-6pm. All open camp positions for the 2014 season are listed on this vacancy. For more information please see http://www.metroymcas.org

    Senior Counselor (at least 18 years of age)

    Senior Counselors are responsible for supervising Junior Counselors and camper groups, implementing day-to-day activities, assist in the planning of special events and camp activities, supervising daily swim lessons, engaging children in activities, and communicating concerns and issues to parents and directors. Applicant must have prior experience in providing excellent customer service for parents, campers, and staff leadership. Previous experience in baby-sitting or working in a child care center is preferred.  Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff. 

    Junior Counselor (at least 16 years of age)

    Junior Counselors are responsible for assisting with daily activities including swim lessons in the pool and ensure safety of campers at all times. Entry-level position but previous experience in baby-sitting or working in a child care center is preferred. Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff. Desire to make an impact on the lives of the children we serve.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants submit application.  CAMP APPLICATION LINK

    All applications must be filled out completely with personal and professional references. Professional references for young adults or teens may include teachers, coaches or volunteer managers. Personal references must be direct family members. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Completed applications should be sent to: Alison Dorfman, Wayne YMCA 1 Pike Drive Wayne, NJ 07470 or email to: adorfman@metroymcas.org

     

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  • Summer Day Camp

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: East Orange YMCA

    East Orange YMCA Summer Day Camp provides a safe and enriching environment for campers to participate in healthy, developmentally-appropriate activities and learning experience. The Y’s camp season runs from June 30 - August 29th. Staff will be trained before camp in all areas of safety, aquatics, group work, working with youth, risk management and engaging activities. All hired staff will need to attend a minimum of 30 hours of pre-camp trainings on some evenings and weekends in June. All open camp positions for the 2014 season are listed on this vacancy. For more information please see http://www.metroymcas.org

     

    Activities Counselor (at least 18 years of age)

    Activities Counselors are responsible to lead daily activities including swim lessons in the pool and ensure safety of campers at all times.  Prior experience in babysitting or childcare preferred. Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff. Desire to make an impact on the lives of the children we serve; passion and knowledge of camp activities to lead including: cooking, science, art, and sports.  Schedules: Monday-Friday, flexible hours between 7am-6pm.  Certifications Required:  CPR and First Aid, YMCA will certify staff.

    Senior Counselor (at least 18 years of age)

    Senior Counselors are responsible for supervising Junior Counselors and camper groups, implementing day-to-day activities, assist in the planning of special events and camp activities, leading daily swim lessons, engaging children in activities, and communicating concerns and issues to parents and directors. Prior experience in babysitting or childcare preferred. Experience in providing excellent customer service a plus.  Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff.  Desire to make an impact on the lives of the children we serve. Schedules: Monday-Friday, flexible hours between 7am-6pm.  Certifications Required:  CPR and First Aid, YMCA will certify staff.

    Junior Counselor (at least 16 years of age)

    Junior Counselors are responsible for assisting with daily activities including swim lessons in the pool and ensure safety of campers at all times. Entry-level position but previous babysitting experience preferred. Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff. Desire to make an impact on the lives of the children we serve. Schedules: Monday-Friday, flexible hours between 7am-6pm. 

    After Camp Care Counselor (at least 18 years of age)

    After Camp Care Counselors are responsible to lead daily activities and ensure safety of campers at in the afternoon hours. Prior experience in babysitting or childcare preferred. Experience in providing excellent customer service a plus. Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff.  Desire to make an impact on the lives of the children we serve. Schedules: Monday-Friday, flexible hours between 3-6pm. Certifications Required:  CPR and First Aid, YMCA will certify staff.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants submit application.  CAMP APPLICATION LINK

    All applications must be filled out completely with personal and professional references. Professional references for young adults or teens may include teachers, coaches or volunteer managers. Personal references must be direct family members. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Completed applications should be sent to: Attn: Camp Program Director, East Orange YMCA 100 North Arlington Ave, East Orange, NJ 07017 or email to: KRobson@metroymcas.org

     

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  • Support Staff

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    We also hire part-time cooks, kitchen assistants, and maintenance staff as the need arises.

     

    Call the camp office at (973) 383-9282 or (800)686-1166 for more information or send a resume to fairviewlake@metroymcas.org

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  • Swim Instructors

    Category: Aquatics
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    The Wayne YMCA is looking for Swim Instructors to be responsible for teaching the YMCA Progressive Swim programs. Swim Instructors must ensure the safety of all children and adults enrolled in classes while making learning experience enjoyable and fun for all the participants. Required to maintain the physical demands of the position; possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain a trusting relationship with children, parents, staff, and community; and be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with YMCA standards.

    Ability to have flexible work schedule.

     

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  • Welcome Center Associate

    Category: Welcome Center
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: East Orange YMCA

    The East Orange YMCA is seeking Part Time Welcome Center Associates to serve as the front line person to greet and assist their members, visitors, and clients. Primary responsibilities include promoting, selling, and registering membership, events and programs, money transactions, answering phone calls, administrative support to the Branch Executive Director, file documentation and providing accurate information to all inquiries in a friendly and professional manner.  Must ensure a high-level of service with a commitment to improving lives and have a cause-driven focus.  The Welcome Center is the main hub of the branch, therefore, the position will serve as the center of communication and assistance for the overall business operations and member service functions. 

    Monday through Friday: Hours: 6:45am – 3:00pm. Position requires some Saturdays as needed for special events. 

    Please e-mail cover letter and résumé to Jessica Rademaker, Membership/Marketing Director.

    No phone calls please.

     

     

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  • Welcome Center Associate

    Category: Welcome Center
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Wayne YMCA

    Wayne YMCA is seeking Part Time Welcome Center Associates to serve as the front line person to greet and assist the members, visitors, and clients. Primary responsibilities include promoting, selling, and registering membership, events and programs, answering phone calls and providing accurate information to all inquiries in a friendly and professional manner. The Welcome Center is the main hub of the organization, therefore, the position will serve as the center of communication and support for the overall operations and member service functions.

    Flexibility in the work schedule is required.
     
    Please send resume to: HR@metroymcas.org

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  • Welcome Center Associate - On Call

    Category: Welcome Center

    Location: East Orange YMCA

    The East Orange YMCA is seeking On-Call Welcome Center Associates to serve as the front line person to greet and assist their members, visitors, and clients. Primary responsibilities include promoting, selling, and registering membership, events and programs, money transactions, answering phone calls, administrative support to the Branch Executive Director, file documentation and providing accurate information to all inquiries in a friendly and professional manner.  Must ensure a high-level of service with a commitment to improving lives and have a cause-driven focus.  The Welcome Center is the main hub of the branch, therefore, the position will serve as the center of communication and assistance for the overall business operations and member service functions. 

    Schedule varies Monday through Saturday. Position requires flexibility in scheduling and hours of availability based on need. 

    Please e-mail cover letter and résumé to Jessica Rademaker, Membership/Marketing Director.

    No phone calls please.

     

     

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  • Year-Round Program Instructors

    Category: Camp
    Job Type: Part-Time
    Location: Fairview Lake YMCA

    Become an Environmental Education & Program Instructor.
    Job responsibilities include teaching a variety of outdoor classes in the areas of ecology, natural history, team building and outdoor skills, assisting in evening programs like night hikes and camp fires, and developing new curriculum. A BA/BS is preferred but not required, however a love and wonder of the natural world, and an enthusiasm to work with children are requirements of the successful applicants. Being a team player and flexible in your teaching style is also vital.
    Instructors have the opportunity to work with schools, youth & adult groups & families through our Environmental Education & Conference Programs.

    To learn more about the opportunities to work in our Environmental Education Program, please contact our Natalie Knickerbocker.

     

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