Employment

Employment Opportunities

DO YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR IMPROVING THE LIVES OF OTHERS?

The Raritan Valley YMCA is committed to strengthening our community through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. We are always looking for candidates who bring positive energy and enthusiasm to our team with solid work ethics and a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of others.

WHY WORK FOR THE RARITAN VALLEY YMCA?

The Y offers flexible work in a mission-driven environment. It provides an amazing work environment where employees work with effective supervisors, enjoy a healthy work/life balance, and are part of productive teams.

The Y provides ongoing professional development, training including CPR and First Aide, and a FREE YMCA Membership to all employees. The Y is a great place to enter the workforce, use your talents, and supplement your income as a retiree all while making a difference in your community.

We offer meaningful jobs, a fun and supportive work environment and a friendly and professional atmosphere mixed with generous dose of team spirit, respect for others, excellent work relations and pride in knowing that we make a difference.

WHO WORKS FOR THE YMCA?

A broad mix of caring, passionate people who bring diverse perspectives and talents to the workplace in an interdisciplinary culture that allows staff to explore different jobs through our various core programs.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Early Childhood Care Head Teacher Lead a caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten. Bachelor Degree and 6 credits in Early Childhood Development required along with 2 years’ experience working with children. CDL with Passenger Endorsement required within 3 months of hire (will train and pay for expenses). Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri between 7:00am-7:00pm. Click here for recent job posting

Early Childhood Care Group Teacher Lead a caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten. CDA (Associates in Child Development) or 12 credits in Early Childhood Development required along with experience working in a childcare setting. Develop curriculum plans and ensure implementation, CDL with Passenger Endorsement required within 3 months of hire (will train and pay for expenses). Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri between 7:00am-7:00pm. Hourly range $11.00-13.00/hour. Click here for recent job posting

Early Childhood Care Aides Provide safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri between 7:00am-7:00pm. Hourly range $8.44-9.00/hour.

After School Care Aides Provide safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 5-12. Implement enrichment activities that support youth development with social skills, healthy living, and academic needs. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri with flexible hours between 2:00pm-7:00pm. Drivers with transportation preferred, but not required. Hourly range $8.44-9.00/hour.

Youth Sports Instructors Develop confidence and skills through drills, activities, and games during youth sports classes including: tennis, soccer, basketball, t-ball, golf, volleyball, and more! Will train. Shifts available Mon-Fri 5:00pm-9:00pm, Sat 7:30am-4:00pm AND Sun 8:30am-4:00pm. Minimum age 18 years required.

Child Watch Staff at Middlesex County Courthouse Provide safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 6 weeks-12 years old. Implement enrichment activities that support youth development with social skill development, healthy living encouragement, and academic needs. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri with flexible hours between 8:30am-4:30pm. Minimum age 18 years required.

Bus Drivers CDL with Passenger Endorsement requires. Willing to pay for training and certification for the right candidate. Must be available to transport students from local schools to the Y during the after school hours between 2:00-4:00pm and/or for various daily trips during the summer for campers.

Why Work for Camp?

Summer Day Camp Assistant Director Lead safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 5-12. Design, plan, and supervise staff in leading enrichment activities that support youth development with social skill development, healthy living encouragement, and academic needs. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri with flexible hours between 7:00am-7:00pm. Minimum age 18 years required. Hourly range $11.00-12.50/hour.

Summer Day Camp Specialty Camp Coordinator Lead safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 5-15 with a focus on specialty subject areas. Design, plan, and supervise activities and staff in leading enrichment activities that support youth development in specific areas/topics. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri with flexible hours between 7:00am-7:00pm. Minimum age 18 years required.

Summer Day Camp Afternoon Supervisor Supervise staff and campers during the last section of our camp day during Club 60 time. Ensure proper procedures are followed to support a safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 3-12. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri with hours between 2:00pm-7:00pm and additional hours available on trip days. Minimum age 18 years required. Hourly range $10.00-11.50/hour.

Summer Day Camp Specialists What are your passions? Design, plan, and implement activities in a safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 5-12. Areas of specialty focus for curriculum design and leadership include (but are not limited to): Cooking, Sports, Nature, Art, Science, Games, Archery, etc. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri with flexible hours between 7:00am-7:00pm. Minimum age 18 years required. Hourly range $10.00-11.50/hour.

Summer Day Camp Senior Counselors Provide safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 5-12. Implement enrichment activities that support youth development with social skill development, healthy living encouragement, and academic needs. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri with flexible hours between 7:00am-7:00pm. Minimum age 18 years required. Hourly range $9.00-10.00/hour.

Summer Day Camp Junior Counselors Provide safe, caring, supportive learning environment for children ages 5-12. Implement enrichment activities that support youth development with social skill development, healthy living encouragement, and academic needs. Flexible shifts available Mon-Fri with flexible hours between 7:00am-7:00pm. Minimum age 16 years required. Hourly range $8.44-9.00/hour.

HEALTHY LIVING

Year-Round or Summer Seasonal Swim Instructors No Experience Necessary! Lifeguards welcome and encouraged to apply. Build confidence and swim safety skills in weekly swim lessons for youth and adults. Year-Round shifts available Friday evenings at North Brunswick High School and Sunday mornings at Rutgers Cook College Campus. Summer shifts available Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm. Minimum age 16 years required.

Swim Team Coaches Lifeguards welcome and encouraged to apply. Build confidence in a competitive environment. Shifts available early mornings, evenings, and weekends. Minimum age 18 years required.

Lifeguards needed to ensure water safety and water quality for swim lessons. Shifts available early mornings, evenings, and weekends. Minimum age 16 years required.

Fitness Class Instructors Certified instructors needed for adult and senior fitness classes including, but not limited to: Zumba!, Aerobics, Yoga, Strength Training, Spinning, etc. Shifts available Mon-Fri 5:30am-9:00pm, and flexible hours between Sat 7:30am-4:00pm AND Sun 8:30am-4:00pm.

Personal Trainers Required certifications in health and wellness coaching, First Aide, and CPR. Flexible schedule anytime during the week, pending client requests.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Bus Drivers CDL with Passenger Endorsement requires. Willing to pay for training and certification for the right candidate. Must be available to transport students from local schools to the Y during the after school hours between 2:00-4:00pm.

Welcome Center Representatives Greet members, sell programs, provide guest services, process fees, answer calls, give tours, etc. Shifts available between Mon-Fri 5:30am-9:00pm, Sat 7:30am-4:00pm and Sun 8:30am-4:00pm. Minimum age 18 years required.

Wellness Center Attendants Ensure safe and clean environment for members, assist guests with fitness equipment support, give tours, support facility needs, etc. Shifts available Mon-Fri 5:30am-10:00am OR 5:00pm-9:00pm, Sat 7:30am-4:00pm AND Sun 8:30am-4:00pm. Minimum age 18 years required.

Annual Campaign and Special Event Volunteers For various events and fundraising causes to benefit our community. Visit our website for more information on upcoming events and our cause to strengthen our community. https://raritanvalleyymca.org/cms-view-page.php?page=volunteer