Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

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

  • Bus Driver, P/T
    Primarily driving children Monday – Friday from 2:30 – 4:30 pm but other hours may be available. Class B CDL license with P and S endorsement as well as driver’s abstract required. Please send resume to nancy.macniven@theconnectiononline.org or stop in to complete an application. The Connection will consider pay licensing fees.
  • Maintenance/Cleaning Staff, P/T
    The Connection is looking for a responsible, reliable Maintenance person to join our staff. You will be responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of our facility. This includes sweeping, dry or wet mopping, trash removal, cleaning of men/women’s rooms and locker rooms. You will also be responsible to set up and break down class and meeting rooms including any cleaning that may be needed. The position is weekends 10:00am – 5:30pm. Stop by 79 Maple Street or email andrea.falcone@theconnectiononline.org to apply.

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

  • Weekend Aquatics Supervisor, P/T

    The Connection is seeking an Aquatics Supervisor available Saturday and Sunday from 8:45am-4:45pm.  Responsible for supervising staff, overseeing all scheduled programs/activities, interacting and communicating with facility members, and assisting with teaching as necessary. Experience in all learn to swim levels and certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR-PR, and AED is needed. Email resume to Andréa Falcone at andrea.falcone@theconnectiononline.org

  • Lifeguard, P/T
    The Connection is seeking lifeguards: Shifts available weekday evenings 5:45pm-10:00pm and weekends 6:45am-10:00am, 10am-1pm and 1pm-5pm. Must be certified in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED. Email resume to Andréa Falcone at andrea.falcone@theconnectiononline.org

DANCE AND PERFORMING ARTS

  • Ballroom Dance Instructor, P/T
    The Connection is seeking a substitute Ballroom Dance Instructor. Please email resume and pay requirements to Dance & Performing Arts Director, Jessica Fascenelli Weisenbach at jessica.fascenelli@theconnectiononline.org
  • 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

YOUTH

  • AfterSchool Program Site Director, P/T

    You will be responsible for the development and management of the Afterschool Enrichment Program located at the Summit Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School. A college degree with elementary teaching certificate or equivalent experience is required. Hours are Monday – Friday 2:45pm -6:00pm. Email resume to Nancy MacNiven, nancy.macniven@theconnectiononline.org.

  • AfterSchool Aide, P/T
    You will assist with the management of the program and work with children in a wide range of recreational and enrichment activities such as homework help and arts and crafts. The position is Monday – Friday, 2:45pm -6:00pm while school is in session. Previous experience working with children is required. Must be able to provide own transportation. Send resume to Nancy MacNiven at nancy.macniven@theconnectiononline.org or fax resume to (908) 273-6812.
  • Special Needs Program Director, P/T
    Position is responsible for the development, enhancement, and teaching of recreational and social programs for youth and adult individuals with special needs. Part-time position includes Friday evenings and weekends. Teaching degree in Special Education preferred or equivalent experience required. Email resume to Nancy MacNiven, nancy.macniven@theconnectiononline.org or come into the facility to fill out an application.
  • 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
  • Instructors for Youth S.T.E.A.M.* Classes, P/T
    The Connection is seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach parent/child, preschool, and elementary age S.T.E.A.M. classes during the week and on weekends. S.T.E.A.M. is an educational approach utilizing *Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math to guide children to problem-solve, collaborate and think critically and creatively. An applicable background is required and experience working with children is strongly encouraged. Please send resume and availability to the Youth Program Director, Laura Burton, at  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.

  • Volunteer Dance & Performing Arts Instructor
    The Connection is seeking a volunteer assistant Dance & Performing Arts instructor. This is a great opportunity for teens and tweens to gain experience and volunteer hours. Please email Dance & Performing Arts Director, Jessica Fascenelli Weisenbach at jessica.fascenelli@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 1-3:30 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.