Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Education & Teaching
After School Group Leader
Wisconsin Youth Company | Madison, Wisconsin
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Job Description

Group Leader: school year hourly position, $12-$14 per hour, non-exempt 10-30 hours per week, Monday through Friday Reports to assigned site supervisor

Are you looking for a rewarding part-time job without night or weekend hours? Do you enjoy being around children? Wisconsin Youth Company is a great organization to work for with a strong team environment and lots of perks. We have multiple openings for group leader positions during after school hours in several Dane County school districts.

Position Summary: the group leader supervises children during outdoor and gym play, snack, free choice, and engaging activities designed for children in grades K-5. The group leader is responsible for supporting the other staff in the program by helping with daily tasks such as program set-up and take-down. A successful group leader will build relationships with children, families and school staff.


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Able to supervise an active group of children and make decisions about their safety 
  • Can cultivate and maintain positive relationships with children, families, school personnel, and others
  • Excellent communication skills, bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Course work in child development, elementary education, physical education, or other child-related field preferred
  • Experience working with children in any setting, experience in licensed programs preferred 

Wisconsin Youth operates programs that are licensed by the State of Wisconsin. We provide paid training for staff to meet the required qualifications to work in licensed programs.

Employment Benefits: we offer a comprehensive benefits package including

  • Fitness membership reimbursement
  • Paid training and certifications
  • Professional development and opportunities for growth
  • Merit raises based on performance evaluations
  • Paid holidays
  • Enrollment in After School programs at a discounted rate, first child is no charge

For employees working 15+ hours:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance 

*Complete Benefit Summary available upon request

About Wisconsin Youth Company

Vision Statement

Wisconsin Youth Company is a non-profit organization, dedicated to high-quality out-of-school programming that meets the evolving needs of youth & families. We impact children by providing a safe place to nurture social/emotional skills and positive character development. In order to operate sustainably with exceptional quality, we support the talents of staff through professional development and the use of collaborative tools. We earn the trust of families and communities by fostering positive, respectful relationships and delivering consistent programming.

Core Values

We value relationships.

Our staff are dedicated to our children and families and committed to continual improvement and professional development. We value diversity, respect each other and resolve differences in ways that preserve relationships.

Youth are our focus.  

We strive to model the strong character that we want to inspire in the children we serve.

Collaboration is the way that we work together as a team.  

We share knowledge, hold ourselves and each other accountable, and work with integrity and fairness. Through this transparent and ethical model we build trust with each other and the families that we serve.


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