Looking for an after school or summer job? Click on the postings below to learn about potential job opportunities.  Descriptions and contact information are listed under each posting. Please contact the organization directly for any inquiries.  

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Inside the Network Opportunities

Description: The Parent Outreach Program Coordinator will be an integral part of a team that will work in collaboration with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and several other community-based organizations under the initiative of the CT Children’s Collective.  This is an outstanding opportunity to have a role in supporting Connecticut’s early childhood landscape; the Parent Outreach Program Coordinator must be committed to building local systems that support children and families.

The Parent Outreach Program Coordinator will be supporting six to eight communities around the state as they implement a new model of parent-to-parent outreach. They will be responsible for supporting these communities and ensuring they have the training, supplies, contact information, and data collection tools they need, and helping to ensure the success of the program.


  • Must be familiar with community outreach practices; a strong knowledge of early childhood education is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or real-world experience and/or volunteering experience is required; preference for education, early childhood education, human services, social work, or related fields.
  • Minimum of four years of relevant experience, which could include working or volunteering with collaborative teams in a nonprofit, school, community organization, or similar setting; community outreach and coordination experience a must.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Has experience writing for different audiences; understands the importance of listening and acknowledging understanding, or lack of, regarding a task or situation.
  • Proficiency in or the ability to learn various communication platforms such as Zoom, Slack, Teams, Google Documents, Microsoft Word and the Sparkler App.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently, with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of community organizing concepts and strategies; familiarity with the state and local systems that support children and families in Connecticut.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail and have outstanding organizational skills.
  • Ability to drive to locations across Connecticut – must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and insurance. Position will require regular site visits all around the state.
  • Must be located in Connecticut and available to travel or work in-person in our Wethersfield office Monday through Friday; this is not a virtual position.

Reports to:  Director, Early Childhood Initiatives

For full job description and to apply, click here.

CT Opportunities

Position: Site Supervisor
Location: West District Elementary School
Salary: Hourly rate $20.00 – $21.95 per hour depending upon experience, 35-40 hours/week, full year, Medical Benefits for employee only, Paid holidays and sick time. 

Description: The function of the Site Supervisor is to oversee an individual on-site school program with responsibility for the daily operations of the program, including supervision of staff, communication with families, relationships with school personnel, and being accountable for effectively planning, supervising and leading activities.


  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree (Elementary Education, Human Development, etc.), 2-5 years’ experience in a childcare program.
  • Current CPR/ First Aid Certification to be continuous through employment.  If not current in CPR/First Aid, this must be obtained within one month of employment.
  • Ability to work professionally and independently
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate activities for school aged children.

Please contact Bryan Zerio at for more info.

Position: Senior Counselor
Location:  New Haven
Commitment: Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. 
Description: LEAP is seeking local college and graduate students to apply for our Senior Counselor position for the after-school program. Senior Counselors lead a group of 10 to 20 children as their counselor, teacher, mentor and positive role model while they develop academically and socially. Senior Counselors are the center of the LEAP experience for their children, and they must demonstrate the highest level of commitment. 

Each Senior Counselor teaches and supports a group of children and youth between the ages of seven and twelve (7-15) with homework assistance, literacy-based curriculum, and a range of extracurricular activities (i.e. swimming, computer science, creative writing, arts and craft, etc). Counselors receive support to create, implement and participate in daily activities to encourage their youth’s academic, social, emotional and physical development.

Essential Functions: 

  • With supervision, create and implement exciting curriculum, including literacy and educational activities;
  • Collaborate with their Junior Counselor on the implementation of curriculum, classroom management and enrichment opportunities for children;
  • Provide regular cultural and social development activities for children;
  • Assist children with their homework and tutor them in difficult academic subjects;
  • Assist in planning opportunities for children to learn outside of the classroom;
  • Accompany children on small neighborhood trips and visits to local cultural institutions;
  • Lead group in completing a final semester-long project to be presented to the community;
  • Build strong, trusting relationships with children’s parents/guardians;
  • Maintain regular contact with LEAP administrative staff; and
  • Participate in training and professional development sessions, as required. 
Apply by Date: N/A
For a full job description and to apply, click here.


Position: Junior Counselor
Location:  New Haven
Commitment:  Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. 
Description: Junior Counselors assist in leading a group of 10-20 children as their counselor, teacher, mentor and positive role model. Counselors are the center of the LEAP experience for their children, and they must demonstrate the highest level of commitment. Junior Counselors are paired with one college student, or Senior Counselor, to work with a group of children between the ages of seven and twelve. Counselors meet with their groups all day during the summer. They implement and participate in daily activities to support their children’s academic, social, emotional and physical development. They teach their children in exciting and educational ways and encourage their children to have fun by exploring the world around them. Counselors also strive to create close relationships with parents and the neighborhood. 


Essential Functions: 

  • Assists in planning and implementing creative, exciting LEAP curriculum, including reading and educational activities;
  • Provides regular cultural and social development activities for children;
  • Assists in planning opportunities for children to learn outside of the classroom;
  • Leads group in completing a final semester-long project to be presented to the community at EXPO;
  • Collaborates with Senior Counselor on implementation of curriculum, classroom management and enrichment opportunities outside of the classroom for children;
  • Builds strong, trusting relationships with children’s parent;
  • Maintains regular contact with LEAP staff;
  • Mandatory participation in college preparation programming, including free SAT preparation courses and an out-of-state college tour in the Spring semester.
  • Participates in training and professional development sessions as required. 
Apply by Date: N/A
For a full job description and to apply, click here.

Position: Manager of Communications
Location: Norwalk
Salary: $80,000-86,000 

Description: The Manager of Communications is an exciting leadership opportunity for an individual who is
entrepreneurial, collaborative, and passionate about social change. This position will spearhead all communications and marketing efforts to support Norwalk ACTS continued growth. The Communications Manager will build and manage effective partnerships with key stakeholders and execute a strategic communications plan to build awareness of the organization’s impact.
This team member will be an individual of the highest integrity, who is enthusiastic to tell our story, an excellent convener who is compelled to advocate and represent Norwalk ACTS and its
mission. This exceptional opportunity is for an experienced, energetic, and ambitious leader to take a hands-on role in shaping the future of this growing organization.


To apply for the position, please email a brief cover letter and your resume to  


For full job description, click here.

The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA is in need of staff, from Childcare, Gymnastics, Enrichment programs & Maintenance.  Hiring now for Fall positions!  When you work at the Y you not only join the Y family, but you get a free membership.

Position: Before and After Care Counselors
Location: Cheshire
Salary: $15.00/hour based on experience, Part time, Monday – Friday, Before Care- 6:30am-9:00am, After Care- 2:15pm – 6:00pm or 3:00pm – 6:00pm


  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Have previous experience working with children
  • Responsible for developing a positive relationship and projecting a positive attitude while interacting with staff, children, parents, and YMCA supervisors
  • Responsible and accountable for effectively planning, supervising and leading activities for school age children
  • Serve as role model for the children as well as staff
  • Able to be certified in CT Childcare, Adult & Child CPR, administering medication and Epi-pen, and attain certification within 90 days of employment

ImportantThe YMCA is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants must complete and pass a criminal background check.

Contact Christy Graham at for more information.

Click here for employment application.

Position: Teacher/Teacher Assistant
Location: West Hartford
Salary: $16-18.00/ hour


  • To interact with the children and to encourage their involvement in activities.
  • To prepare a warm and safe environment that is orderly, clean and appealing and permits the child to grow and explore.
  • To observe, record and report significant individual and group behavior.
  • Follow all personnel policies and procedures.
  • Attend in-center training and staff meetings
  • Report all changes in children’s behavior or difficulties to director or head teacher promptly.
  • Work with staff in cooperative manner.
  • Maintain prompt hours; notify administration if ill as soon as possible.
  • Supervise and help with clean up.
  • Establish and maintain good communication with parents on a daily informal basis.
  • First aid certification and being in the OEC background system a plus!

Apply by Date: May 31, 2024

Please email Deborah Funke resume or for additional questions.

Position:  Director of Children & Youth Services
Location: West Haven
Salary:  $ 60 – $70K, commensurate with experience.

Description:  For 83 years, WHCH has worked with children, teenagers, and young adults in West Haven. The Children and Youth Services (CYS) Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and supervising all aspects of the Children and Youth Services programs, including the managerial, fiscal, and operational oversight of our Before and After School program located at varying sites throughout West Haven. The Director is also responsible for developing and implementing additional programming that serves the needs of the youth in our community. The Director will act as a leader to ensure that all CYS programs adhere to all performance standards, state licensing regulations, and agency policies and procedures. The Director is responsible for supervising and maintaining quality staff while meeting all professional development requirements and trainings. He/She will serve as the agent for the Children and Youth Services programs fostering friendly and professional relationships within the agency, with program staff, parents, and with our community partners.



  • Master’s degree in childhood education preferred or a Baccalaureate with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a Children and Youth Services setting.
  • 2 years in a supervisory or managerial role required.
  • Requires a CT State Director Credential or ability to acquire one within 6 months of hire.
  • Driver’s License, and the ability and willingness to drive.
  • Experience working in nonprofit organizations preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills with experience in building, managing, and documenting systems with knowledge of evaluation planning, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Demonstrated tact and discretion in the preparation and handling of sensitive information.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively, establish work priorities, meet deadlines, and remain flexible while having excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working successfully in teams and independently. Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of community-based education, curriculum development, and Positive Behavior Supports.
  • Knowledge of CYS Performance Standards, Best Practices, and State Department of Health & OEC licensing regulations.
  • Experienced user of technology including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Kindertales or other program software preferred.
  • Experience with program administration, budget management, instructional leadership, and group dynamics.
  • Knowledge and commitment to the Development of the Whole Child philosophy.

Apply by Date:  May 31, 2024

For more information or to send resume with cover letter, contact Amy Guay-Macfarlane, Executive Director.

Out of State Opportunities

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