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Work At The Y | The Gateway Family YMCA

We Seek Those That Want To Make A Difference

At the Y, we get the job done through professional staff members who possess — and will model in their work with those we serve — our four core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

The Y is more than a job; it’s a career! The Y has a wide-reaching system of training and development opportunities. With more than 175 years of experience, the Y knows that its mission is achieved one person at a time — carried out in the hearts and hands of each caring and skillful staff member.

The Gateway Family YMCA provides a fun, learning and safe working environment. We offer health and fitness, aquatics, membership, child care centers, and day camps in Elizabeth, Rahway, and Union. Housing and social services are also offered at our Elizabeth Branch and The Dudley House in Plainfield.  WISE Community Services is offered in Union.  Our YMCA provides many opportunities for employment in either a full-time or part-time capacity – year round or seasonal.

 

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Full-time staff is offered:

  • A competitive salary
  • Vacation pay
  • An excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Participation in the YMCA Retirement Fund
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Excellent training and career development opportunities
  • YMCA Full Privilege Family Membership
  • Reductions on program fees
  • A pleasant and supportive work atmosphere
  • Nationwide Membership

Part-time staff enjoys:

  • Flexible work schedules including evening and weekend hours
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • A pleasant work environment while obtaining invaluable work experience
  • Individual YMCA Membership
  • Nationwide Membership

To learn more about employment at The Gateway Family YMCA,  Contact Us

 

Current Employment Opportunities

Note to Applicants for Employment: Please be advised that The Gateway Family YMCA will never ask you for money for any purpose as part of the hiring process. If that does happen, you are not dealing with this organization.  Employment Opportunities at The Gateway Family YMCA require in-person attendance.

Current Part Time Positions at The Gateway Family YMCA

Aquatics

  • Certified Lifeguard – Part Time – Rahway Branch, Five Points Branch
  • Swim Instructor – Part Time – Rahway Branch, Five Points Branch
  • Aquatics Deck Supervisor – Part Time – Rahway Branch
  • Swim Team Coach – Part Time – Rahway Branch

Child Care

  • Child Care Teacher  – Part Time Weekdays – Youth Development Branch, Five Points Branch
  • Child Care Teacher Assistant – Part Time Weekdays – Youth Development Branch, Five Points Branch
  • Child Care Floater – Part Time Weekdays – Five Points Branch
  • YMCA After School Counselor – Part Time – Elizabeth Branch, Five Points Branch, Rahway Branch
  • Preschool After Care Teacher – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • YMCA Morning Care Counselor – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Pre-K Assistant Teacher (Morning Shift) – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Early Childhood Teacher Assistant (Afternoon Shift) – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Preschool After Care Teacher – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Toddler Assistant Teacher (Afternoon Shift) – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Toddler Assistant Teacher (Morning Shift) – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Toddler/Infant Assistant Teacher (Afternoon Shift) – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Assistant Toddler Teacher – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Twaddler Two’s Teacher (Afternoon Shift) – Part Time – Five Points Branch

Housing & Social Services

  • Residential Housing – Part Time – Elizabeth Branch
  • Social Services Assistant – Part Time – Elizabeth Branch
  • Men’s Dorm Social Services Assistant – Part Time – Elizabeth Branch

Maintenance/Property

  • Maintenance Staff Member – Part Time – Rahway Branch

Membership

  • Welcome Center Representative – Part Time Evenings & Weekends – Elizabeth Branch, Rahway Branch, Five Points Branch, Wellness Center Branch
  • Welcome Center Associate (Afternoon Shift 4pm) – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Welcome Center Associate (Afternoon Shift 12pm) – Part Time – Five Points Branch

Wellness & Youth/Teen

  • Group Exercise Instructor – Part Time Evenings & Weekends – Elizabeth Branch, Rahway Branch, Wellness Center Branch
  • Youth Sports Instructor/Coach – Part Time – Five Points Branch
  • Healthy Heart Ambassador (Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program) – Part Time – Five Points Branch, Rahway Branch, Wellness Center Branch
  • Certified Personal Trainer – Part Time – Elizabeth Branch, Rahway Branch, Wellness Center Branch

Additional Employment Opportunities are listed on Indeed

Current Full Time Positions at The Gateway Family YMCA

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