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 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

  • 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
  • AfterSchool Site Director, P/T
    Monday – Friday 2:45pm – 6:00pm. Must have Bachelors degree and 1+ years experience working with children at the elementary school level (teaching, camp, counseling, after care etc.). Must be able to commit for at least one school year (10 months). Send resume to Susan Siberine at susan.siberine@theconnectiononline.org or fax resume to (908) 273-6812.
  • Assistant AfterSchool Site Director, P/T
    2-5 days per week, 3:00-6:00pm. Must have experience working with elementary school age children. Must be able to commit for at least one school year (10 months). Send resume to Susan Siberine at susan.siberine@theconnectiononline.org or fax resume to (908) 273-6812.
  • KinderQuest Wraparound and AfterSchool Program Teacher’s Aide, P/T
    Monday – Friday, 11:15am – 6:00pm. We are seeking an aide for our kindergarten wraparound and afterschool program at Wilson Primary Center, Summit. Must have Bachelors degree and 1+ years experience working with children at the elementary school level (teaching, camp, counseling, after care, etc.). Must be able to commit for at least one school year (10 months). Send resume to Susan Siberine at susan.siberine@theconnectiononline.org or fax resume to (908) 273-6812.
  • Preschool Aide, P/T
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11:15am – 1:15pm, Tuesday 10:00am – 1:15pm.  The Connection is seeking an aide to assist during our busy lunchtime and dismissal hours. Must have experience working with children at the preschool/elementary school level (teaching, camp, counseling, after care, etc.). Must be able to commit for at least one school year (10 months). Send resume to Susan Siberine at susan.siberine@theconnectiononline.org or fax resume to (908) 273-6812.
  • Music Instructor for Youth Classes, P/T
    The Connection 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 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.