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Raritan Bay Area YMCA Childcare Afterschool Program Counselor in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Do you have what it takes to instill positive values in children while teaching them new skills and watching them grow before your eyes? The RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA is seeking Energetic and Enthusiastic individuals to join our Before and After School Program team. All staff will be required to follow the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Faith.

The YMCA’s recruitment process includes comprehensive training and extensive background checks. All training and certification costs are provided by the YMCA.

Before and After School Care Program Counselors are eligible for a free Y membership while employed at the Y! (must consistently work 5 hours or more per week).


Must be at least 18 years old.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Must be able to work Mon-Fri 2:45 pm to 6 pm.
Must be able to assist children with homework and participate in sports/games.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Preference is given to applicants with previous experience working with children in a group setting (i.e. camp counselor, teacher assistant, youth leader).