Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

The Connection is a wonderful place to work. Many positions offer flexible hours; and, employees are eligible for facility use and class discounts. Applications are available at the Front Desk or click here to download. EEO

GeneralYouthAquaticsDance/Performing ArtsSummer CampVolunteer Opportunities
Custodian/Building Maintenance, P/T
The Connection is seeking a responsible, reliable person to join our Maintenance team. You will be responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of our facility. This includes sweeping, dry or wet mopping, trash removal, cleaning of men/women’s rooms and locker rooms. You will also be responsible to set up and break down class and meeting rooms including any cleaning that may be needed.
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Middle School AfterSchool Director, P/T
The Connection is seeking a qualified, experienced, and organized After School Site Director . The ideal candidate holds a college degree in Teaching, Education, Social Work, or a related field; NJ State Teachers Certifications preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree. The candidate should have experience supervising groups of Middle School-aged youth and planning engaging activities. Additional responsibilities include supervising program assistants, ordering and organizing site supplies, representing the program to the school, and other administrative tasks.The Connection Middle School AfterSchool Program offers a daily program for Middle School-aged youth attending Summit Public Schools. The program is currently offered at The Connection’s facility.Retired teachers, graduate students, and summer camp directors encouraged to apply!
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Nursery Staff, P/T
The Connection is seeking staff members for a drop-in babysitting room serving children ages 6 months and older. Flexible daytime, evening and weekend hours. Applicants must pass a background screening, have references and be extremely reliable. Please send your resume to Esen Kusmin at nursery@theconnectiononline.org
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Youth Enrichment Instructor, P/T
The Connection in Summit, NJ, known for its excellent aquatics, fitness and enrichment programs is looking for PT Youth Instructors to join our team. Each class is offered once a week as part of a full spectrum of enrichment classes. Enrichment classes are 45-minutes or an hour depending on the age group of the students.
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Aquatics Director, F/T
The Connection in Summit, NJ, known for its excellent aquatic programs is looking for a director who is passionate about Aquatics and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. The Aquatics Director plans and manages all aspects of instructional, recreational, and pre-competitive programs. Responsibilities also include pool facility operations and maintenance. The Director hires, trains and supervises a staff of 50. The position reports to the Senior Director and includes teaching/coaching/guarding as well as some evenings and weekends.
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Weekend Aquatics Supervisor, P/T
The Connection is seeking an Aquatics Supervisor available Saturday and Sunday to oversee all scheduled programs, activities, and staff. Responsibilities include interacting and communicating with facility members, adding/switching students to appropriate class levels, taking attendance, and assisting with teaching as necessary.
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Lifeguard, P/T
The Connection is seeking mature, reliable, punctual, and enthusiastic lifeguards to ensure the safety of all members participating in our aquatics programs.
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Ballroom Dance Instructor, P/T
The Connection is seeking a substitute Ballroom Dance Instructor.
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Irish Dance Instructor, P/T
The Connection is seeking an Irish Dance instructor. Previous Irish Dance teaching or performance experience required.
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Summer Camp runs June 25 – August 24
Specialty Camp Coordinators, P/T
The Connection is seeking Specialty Camp Coordinators for Summer 2018. Areas include; STEM, Digital Media, Robotics, Fashion, Nature, Sports, Art, and Cooking. Potential staff can be considered for one or multiple Coordinator positions as all camps do not run every week. Coordinators are responsible for planning and executing lessons/activities, leading their camp, and are responsible for the safety and well being of the campers.
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Specialty Camp Counselors, P/T
The Connection is seeking Specialty Camp Counselors for Summer 2018. Areas include; STEM, Digital Media, Robotics, Fashion, Nature, Sports, Art, and Cooking. Potential staff can be considered for one or multiple Counselor positions as all camps do not run every week. Counselors are responsible for assisting campers through all camp activities and for their general safety and well being.
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Theater Camp Teachers, P/T
The Connection is seeking Theater Camp Teachers for Summer 2018. Teachers are needed for the following areas; music, dance, acting. Teachers are responsible for preparing and teaching material in their specific area. In addition teachers are required to assist during all camp activities and are responsible for the general safety and well being of campers. Experience in specific area required. Availability for entire 2 week session preferred.
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Theater Camp Counselors, P/T
The Connection is seeking Theater Camp Counselors for Summer 2018. Counselors are responsible for assisting campers through all camp activities and for their general safety and well being. Singing and/or dancing and/or acting experience and availability for entire 2 week session preferred.
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CIT Program at The Connection
The Connection is seeking candidates for their Counselors-In-Training Program, ages 14-15. This volunteer position offers an opportunity to develop leadership and communication skills while working directly with youth in our Summer Camp. Positions in all summer morning and afternoon camps except gymnastics are available.
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There is a place for everyone at The Connection! If you have the desire to help, we can be flexible to meet your schedule. Volunteer at The Connection and take part in a rewarding experience that will enrich both you and our organization.
Volunteer Dance & Performing Arts Instructor
The Connection is seeking a volunteer assistant Dance & Performing Arts instructor. This is a great opportunity for teens and tweens to gain experience and volunteer hours.
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Special Needs Swim Program Volunteer
Volunteers will be working with special needs participants ages 3-adult with a variety of disabilities. Must be ages 15+ and comfortable in deep and shallow water.
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English as a Second Language
Tutor newcomers to the U.S. No experience is necessary. Flexible hours, Monday-Thursday; mornings or Monday evenings.
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Urdu Speaker Volunteer Needed for ESL
Tutor individual Urdu speaking student. No experience is necessary. Flexible hours, Monday-Thursday; mornings or Monday evenings.
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Voluntaria Bilingue | Bi-lingual Pathways Volunteer
Bilingue mujeres sobrevivientes de cancer de seno para proveer apoyo a mujeres de habla hispana.
Bi-lingual breast cancer survivors to provide peer support to Spanish speaking women.
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Drivers and Cooks for Pathways Cooks
Pathways cooks provides healthy, whole foods meals to women undergoing chemotherapy and their families. Drivers are needed on Wednesdays to deliver meals from 5:30pm – 6:30pm and would require between 30-60 minutes of driving time. Cooking volunteers are needed Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1-3:30 pm. Volunteers are needed to prep, cook, clean up or deliver meals. Two hour shifts or full shifts are both welcome.
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