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

Visit our summer camp employment page for all summer camp employment and volunteer opportunities. 

Adult Fitness     
  • Adult Group Fitness Instructors, P/T
    Seeking Adult Group Fitness Instructors with National Certification + CPR/AED for the following classes: Cardio, Sculpt/Strength, Core, Reiki, Tai Chi, Kickbox, Pilates and Yoga for various skill levels/populations. Day, evening and weekend hours available. Salary based on experience. Please contact or (908) 273-4242 ext. 133
  • Fitness Trainer, P/T
    Flexible daytime, evening & weekend hours. *Must be certified; personal training and CPR/AED. Ideal for retirees or students. Call or e-mail Gary McGrane, re:availability of position: 908-273-4242 or
  • Lifeguard, P/T
    We are seeking responsible, flexible, and certified lifeguards to enforce rules and ensure members safety during children's swim classes and other aquatic activities. Work shifts available for weekday afternoons, early evenings, and weekends. Must be certified in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR & AED. Contact Andréa Falcone at 908-273-4242, ext. 109 or email

  • Swim Instructor, P/T
    We are looking for enthusiastic, outgoing and dedicated individuals with good communication skills and a genuine love of children and water to teach children's swim lessons. We offer small group lessons to all swim levels/abilities, for students ages 3-15 yrs. 1-2 years of swim teaching experience is required. Contact Andréa Falcone at 908-273-4242, ext. 109 or email


  • USAIGC Coach, P/T
    The Summit Summies gymnastics team of The Connection for Women and Families is seeking a part-time women's gymnastics coach to work with Copper - Platinum level gymnasts. Coaching experience required. Position requires approximately 15-20 hours per week, weeknights and weekends. Schedule is flexible based on your availability. Pay commensurate with experience and qualifications. Send resume to Ann Marie Zingales at


  • STEM Instructors for Youth Classes, P/T
    Seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts through fun, hands-on learning to parent/child, preschool, and elementary school students in week day, after school, and weekend classes. Salary based on experience. Send resume to
  • Afterschool Program Assistants, P/T
    Seeking responsible assistants for afterschool program located in Summit elementary schools. Weekdays, 3, 4 or 5 days per week, 3-6pm. No weekends. Must have experience working with elementary age students. E-mail resume to Susan Siberine at
  • Music Instructor for Youth Classes, P/T
    The Connection for Women and Families in Summit, NJ is seeking a part-time instructor to teach parent/child and preschool music classes on weekends and weekdays. Send resume to
  • Instructors for Weekend Youth Classes, P/T
    The Connection for Women and Families in Summit, NJ is seeking enthusiastic individuals to develop and teach recreational parent/child classes and preschool classes such as arts, cooking, music and creative movement. Salary based on experience. Send resume to


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.
  • Adapted Aquatics Assistant, Saturdays & Sundays
    To work with special needs children on Sunday from 1-3 pm or children and adults on Saturday from 11:30-12:30pm. Please contact Andrea Falcone, x 109 or click here to email.

  • English as a Second Language
    Tutor newcomers to the U.S. No experience is necessary. Flexible hours, Monday-Thursday; mornings or Monday evenings. Contact Jane Walbridge, x129 or click here to email

  • Urdu Speaker Volunteer Needed for ESL
    Tutor individual Urdu speaking student. No experience is necessary. Flexible hours, Monday-Thursday; mornings or Monday evenings. Contact Jane Walbridge, x129 or click here to email

  • 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. 
    Contact Lesley Andrews, x 154 or click here to email

  • 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 1-6 pm. Volunteers are needed to prep, cook, clean up or deliver meals.  Two hour shifts or full shifts are both welcome. E-mail for more information. 


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