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Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor

The YWCA Princeton offers a variety of aquatics classes and pool times in  Plainsboro. We are seeking a candidate comfortable working with children, teens, adults and adaptive students and who has familiarity with the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. Our goal is to provide a fun, friendly, and safe environment for our swimmers – new, seasoned, and recreational. Must be responsible and a command for all aspects swimming and pool safety.

The YWCA Princeton is seeking a part-time Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor with 1 year experience.


  • Must have current certifications in WSI, Lifeguard Training & First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Water exercise & Parent/Toddler experience a plus.
  • Must be flexible on working arrangements.

Candidates should contact Wendy Trockenbrod, Aquatics Director, at the YWCA Princeton at 609-497-2100 ext. 323.


Young Wonders Child Development Center at Princeton 

Young Wonders Child Development Center at the YWCA Princeton offers an exceptional child care program for children 8 weeks to 6 years old that emphasizes well-rounded learning using the Creative Curriculum. We are seeking a

  1. Part-Time assistant teacher for our infant classroom. (ages 8 weeks to 18 months) This person must be available to work Monday to Friday from 1pm to 6pm.
  2. Full-Time lead teacher for our 2.5-3.5 year old classroom to cover a maternity leave.  This position may result in a fulltime position after 3 months.  This person must be able to work between the hours of 7:15-am-6pm Monday through Friday.   You will rotate with other teachers to cover opening and closing shifts.

Requirements for part-time assistant teacher:

  • High School Diploma / GED required
  • Minimum 1 year child care experience preferred
  • CDA or Early Childhood Degree preferred but not required

Requirements for full-time lead teacher:

  • CDA or Early Childhood Degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year child care experience working with children in an early childhood program required
  • Experience with the Creative Curriculum preferred but not required

Candidates should contact Mary Traub, Director, at the YWCA Princeton at 609-497-2100 ext. 325.


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YWCA Princeton
59 Paul Robeson Place
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone 609-497-2100, Fax 609-924-8644