Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

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

ADULT FITNESS

  • Fitness Trainer, P/T
    Flexible daytime, evening & weekend hours. *Must be certified; personal training and CPR/AED. Ideal for retirees or students. Email resume to Sangeeta Benbow at sangeeta.benbow@theconnectiononline.org

AQUATICS

  • Lifeguard, P/T
    The Connection is seeking lifeguards: Shifts available weekdays 5:15am-10:00pm and weekends 6:45am-5:00pm. Must be certified in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED. Email resume to Andréa Falcone at andrea.falcone@theconnectiononline.org
  • Swim Instructor, P/T
    The Connection is seeking experienced swim instructors for group swim lessons. Instructors needed for parent/child, preschool and school-age classes. Email resume to Andréa Falcone at andrea.falcone@theconnectiononline.org
  • Water Exercise Instructor, P/T
    The Connection is seeking a certified water exercise instructor available to work Monday and/or Friday Mornings from 8:30-9:30am during the summer, as well as assist with coverage of other water exercise program classes. Email resume to Andréa Falcone at andrea.falcone@theconnectiononline.org

GYMNASTICS

  • 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. Email resume to Ann Marie Zingales at annmarie.zingales@theconnectiononline.com

DANCE AND PERFORMING ARTS

  • Irish Dance Instructor, P/T
    The Connection is seeking an Irish Dance instructor. Previous Irish Dance teaching or performance experience required. Please email resume and pay requirements to Dance & Performing Arts Director, Jessica Fascenelli Weisenbach at jessica.fascenelli@theconnectiononline.org
  • Dance Instructor, P/T
    The Connection is seeking a dance instructor to teach a variety of classes, ages, and styles. The opportunity to work with the competitive dance team may also be available. Previous teaching experience or a degree in dance or dance education required. Please email resume and pay requirements to Dance & Performing Arts Director, Jessica Fascenelli Weisenbach at jessica.fascenelli@theconnectiononline.org

YOUTH

  • 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 Laura Burton at laura.burton@theconnectiononline.org
  • 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, preschool, and elementary age classes on weekends. Send resume to laura.burton@theconnectiononline.org

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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 Melissa Pearce, x131. or email Melissa Pearce at melissa.pearce@theconnectiononline.org
  • Special Needs Swim Program, Saturdays & Sundays
    Must be ages 15+ and comfortable in deep and shallow water. Volunteers will be working with special needs participants ages 3-adult on Saturdays 12-1pm and/or Sundays 1:30-3:30pm. Email Andréa Falcone at andrea.falcone@theconnectiononline.org
  • English as a Second Language
    Tutor newcomers to the U.S. No experience is necessary. Flexible hours, Monday-Thursday; mornings or Monday evenings. Email Jane Walbridge at jane.walbridge@theconnectiononline.org
  • Urdu Speaker Volunteer Needed for ESL
    Tutor individual Urdu speaking student. No experience is necessary. Flexible hours, Monday-Thursday; mornings or Monday evenings. Email Jane Walbridge at jane.walbridge@theconnectiononline.org
  • 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. Email Lesley Andrews at pathways@theconnectiononline.org
  • 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 pathways@theconnectiononline.org for more information.