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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 

  • Nursery Staff, P/T
    Seeking to hire nursery staff members.  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

  • 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 and Wednesdays 4-10 pm. Contact Candy McNelis, The Connection for Women and Families, 908-273-4242 or e-mail

  • Maintenance P/T
    Mon. - Fri., 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Responsibilities include cleaning locker-rooms & restrooms. $9.00 per hr. Please contact   
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 
    Must possess the following American Red Cross certifications: Lifeguard Training, Community First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. After school, evening and weekend shifts available.
    Send resume to Andréa Falcone at
  • Swim Instructor, P/T 
    Need an
    enthusiastic and responsible instructor who enjoys water and working with children. Experience required for group lessons, parent/child lessons, adult classes and Pre-Team Program. Shifts available Monday-Friday after school and Saturday-Sunday mornings. Send resume to Andréa Falcone at


  • Gymnastics Instructor/Coach, P/T & F/T
    Excellent opportunity for energetic, self-motivated individual in expanding USA Gymnastics program. Salary commensurate with experience and certifications. Contact Tracy Burkholder, x 128. or click here to email

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 contact Cindy McArthur

  • 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 contact Cindy McArthur


  • 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 Site 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 Assistant Site Director, P/T
    Seeking responsible assistant for afterschool program located in a Summit elementary school. Tuesday - Thursday, 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 1-2 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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