We're hiring! At The Summit Area YMCA, we are committed to providing every individual with opportunities to learn, grow and thrive. When it comes to our employees, we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive culture in which our four core values — responsibility, honesty, caring and respect — are integral to everyday operations. Our Y empowers employees to make a direct impact in our community and to achieve their professional goals by directly supporting physical, emotional and social connections that all people need for a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle. When you join the Y team, you are joining a family that works together to serve the community through meaningful programs and services. We are a cause-driven organization devoted to strengthening the foundations of community, for a better tomorrow, for a better us.
The Summit Area YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and offers generous employee benefits that vary for full-time and part-time positions. The YMCA also believes that a world-class organization driven to strengthen community requires highly trained employees. Therefore, we provide many professional development and safety training opportunities for our staff to gain the knowledge and skills they need to grow as leaders both inside and outside of the Y. In addition, all new non-seasonal employees are eligible to receive a $100 sign-on bonus after 90 days of successful employment.
No matter your role, your chance to be a changemaker awaits... To be a part of something big, to make a difference, apply today and join our team at the Summit Area YMCA.
In 1886, we were founded as the Young Men's Christian Association, but today, we are The Y. Part of a world-class organization, we are one of the area’s leading nonprofits, that values, and is made stronger by, its diverse people. The Summit Area YMCA is committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose, and each other. Working locally, we focus on...
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The Summit Area YMCA is committed to creating a culture in which diversity and inclusion are integral to everyday operations. Through welcoming, inclusive practices and environments, we welcome and engage all people from all diverse groups of the community. Learn more about our various DIG programs, events, our antiracism journey and...
I love working at the Y because every day brings a new group of people and new way to help others. I am motivated to come to work each day by the people I get to meet and serve each day. I love working for a community organization that is able to adapt and create programming based on needs, and love the fact that we have the potential to have such great impact.
- Terri C., Summit YMCA Staff
In 1886, we were founded as the Young Men's Christian Association, but today, we are The Y. Part of a world-class organization, we are one of the area’s leading nonprofits, that values, and is made stronger by, its diverse people. The Summit Area YMCA is committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose, and each other. Working locally, we focus on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across the New Jersey communities of Berkeley Heights, Gillette, Millburn, New Providence, Short Hills, Springfield, Stirling and Summit. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives, and generations, we ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships, and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.
Our commitment to equal opportunity regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation shines through in the more than 15,000 individuals we serve annually in our free and fee-based programs and services. We aim to create a welcoming and inclusive culture in which our four core values — responsibility, honesty, caring and respect — are integral to everyday operations, as they guide everything we do. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone can reach their full potential and we strive to live our cause with purpose every day. Through the generosity of our members, donors, and partners, we are able to offer financial assistance for our programs and services to those in need. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we believe that we’re stronger when we come together. The Y. For a better us.
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