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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 

  • Customer Service, P/T
    Customer service and clerical responsibilities at busy Front Desk. Must be fluent in English and Spanish and serve the public in a professional manner. Hours: Monday - Friday 1:00pm-6:00pm. Contact Angela Johnson at 908-273-4242 or

  • Child Care Staff, P/T
    Seeking staff members for a drop-in Nursery serving children ages 4 months and up. Flexible daytime, evening and weekend hours are available. Applicants must pass a background screening, have references and be extremely reliable. Salary based on experience.  Please send your resume to Esen Kusmin at

  • Custodian, P/T
    Tues. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Responsibilities include cleaning locker-rooms, restrooms and offices. $9.00 per hr. Begins September 2, 2014. Apply at: The Connection for Women & Families, 79 Maple Street, Summit, NJ or e-mail:   
Adult Fitness     
  • Adult Group Fitness Instructors, P/T
    Seeking Adult Group Fitness Instructors with national group exercise (ACE, AFAA, NETA, NASM, etc.) and CPR/AED certification for the following classes: Osteoporosis, Cardio, Strength. Pilates and Combo classes. Initially to Sub, with possibility for permanent class. Morning, evening and weekend hours. Please contact
  • Fitness Trainer, P/T
    Flexible daytime, evening & weekend hours. Must be CPR certified. Certification a plus. Ideal for retirees or students. Contact Gary McGrane, 908-273-4242 or e-mail to
  • Lifeguard, P/T- Evening/Weekend Position
    Hours available Monday-Friday, 6-10pm and multiple shifts available on Saturday-Sunday between 7am-5pm. Must be certified in ARC Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, & AED for the Professional Rescuer. Contact Andréa Falcone at 908-273-4242, ext. 109 or email
  • Swim Instructor, P/T
    Instructor needed for small group swim lessions for students ages 3-12. 1-2 years of swim teaching experience is required.
     Contact Andréa Falcone at 908-273-4242, ext. 109 or email


  • Gymnastics Instructor/Coach, P/T & F/T
    Seeking full and part time gymnastics coaches. USAIGC gymnastics program. USAIGC experience is preferred. Please state salary request. Send resume to or contact Tracy Burkholder at 908-273-4242. 

Performing Arts

  • Instructors, P/T 
    Established Performing Arts program seeking teachers in the following areas: Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop and Acro.  Please E-mail

  • Hip Hop Instructor, P/T
    Hip-hop dance instructors are responsible for teaching dance techniques to students of all ages and abilities. Hip-hop covers a broad spectrum of street dance styles from popping, locking, fusion, free style and street style. Salary will be based on experience. Please E-mail


  • KinderQuest Teacher, F/T
    Seeking Kindergarten wrap-around teacher for KinderQuest enrichment program located in a Summit Primary Center. New Jersey Certification required. Hours are 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Please send resume and copy of certificate to
  • Childrens Class Instructor
    The Connection for Women and Families in Summit, NJ is seeking an enthusiastic individual to develop and teach recreational parent/child classes and preschool classes. Curriculum should include arts, cooking, music and creative movement. This is a part time position that will require daytime and weekend hours. Salary based on experience. Send resume to Tracy Burkholder at

  • AfterSchool Program Director, P/T
    Seeking college graduate with elementary teaching certificate or equivalent experience to oversee afterschool enrichment program located in a Summit elementary school. Monday-Friday, 2:45-6pm. Please send resume to Susan Siberine at

  • AfterSchool Program Assistant, P/T
    Seeking responsible assistants for afterschool programs located in Summit elementary schools. Monday - Friday, 3-6pm. Must have experience working with elementary age students. Please contact Susan Siberine at


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.
  • Special Needs Classes, Saturdays
    Ages 15 and up. Help out at one, two, or all three of our classes. Please contact Kristie Hanley, x131. or
    click here to email
  • 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 Michele Visco, 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.Contact Michele Visco, x154 or click here to email.


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