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Employment Opportunities

 Elementary After School Camp Staff 

Elementary After School Camp Staff, Milwaukee College Prep 38th Street

We are a K4-8th grade school that offers a "camp" program to our students after school each day from 3:30-5:30pm during the school year (School year begins Aug 27th). We are looking to hire college students studying education to become a teacher. The job responsibilities include the following:

Manage a classroom of 15-25 students 
Assist with daily homework 
Prepare and execute a daily activity for once homework is complete 
Make sure the classroom is cleaned up at the end of camp  
Keep students safe and engaged in a fun learning environment

The pay is $10-$13 an hour depending on experience. It is a great way to gain some classroom experience, build the resume, and a potential foot in the door to teach at a 5-star school. We hire lots of our camp staff to be educational assistants and teachers at our school.

Anyone who is interested should send their resume and interest letter to

Kohl’s Building Blocks Street Team Staff

The Kohl’s Building Blocks Street Team Staff will work as ambassadors for Penfield Children’s Center and the Kohl’s Building Block Program. Street Team Staff will be positive, energetic, reliable, responsible, mature and capable of interacting with a diverse population on behalf of Penfield Children’s Center at community outreach events and workshops. This is a year-round, on-call position; hours will be scheduled on an as needed basis, except during Summerfest and State Fair where staff can expect to work approximately 10 - 20 hours per week. This position is grant-funded and is not benefits eligible.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop understanding of the programs and services offered at Penfield Children’s Center and the Kohl’s Building Blocks program.
  • Actively interact and engage with children and families that visit Penfield Children’s Center’s - Kohl’s Building Blocks area during community outreach events and workshops.
  • Effectively communicate key messaging and benefits of Penfield Children’s Center with children and families who visit our area at community outreach events.
  • Set-up and break down of outreach equipment, i.e. tables, tents, banners, etc.
  • Assist with children’s outreach workshops during the academic year (September through May)
  • Assist Penfield Children’s Center staff with other agency related outreach activities.
  • Participate in a monthly team meeting, during the summer months.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Street Team Lead, the Bilingual Outreach Specialist or the Manager of Community Outreach and Family Programs.


  • High School Graduate, GED or will be graduating in Spring 2020
  • Strong public speaking and communication skills.
  • Self-starter and willing to take initiative; able to work independently with accountability.
  • Detail-oriented, efficient and ability to multi-task.
  • Work effectively with a diverse population.
  • Be able to lift or move objects of 35 lbs. or less.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Availability to work during Summerfest, State Fair and Harvest Fair.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, but not required.

Working conditions: Hours are usually between 8:00am and 6:30pm; however some evening and weekend work may arise associated with special events and projects. Must maintain a valid driver’s license, auto insurance and have access to an insured automobile or have access to public transportation. The position requires the employee to regularly stand and walk for significant amounts of time.


To apply, please submit resume to:
Penfield Children’s Center
833 N. 26th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Fax: 414-344-7739


CONTACT PERSON (please include name along with email, phone number, or both):

Questions? – Please Contact:

Rebecca Michelsen – Manager of Community Outreach & Family Programs


Open Positions, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

Part-Time Spanish Instructors, Futura Language Professionals

 Kids Campus Coordinators, Catholic East Academy

Scope of Responsibility

Provide personal adequate instruction and care for all the children in our Kids Campus Program. This position is supervised by the school principal.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating, organizing and instruction the after school program assistants to help students with homework.
  • Assists in creating, organizing and instructing a recreation program for children, including arts and crafts, physical activities, and special interest activities.
  • Supervise part-time after school program assistants.
  • Assists in classes and activities for youth engaged in recreational activities to include active and passive participants.
  • Must be able to take charge and direct children in case of an emergency.
  • Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.


  • Ability to work well with children.
  • Ability to assist in developing, coordinating, and directing varied activities involved in an after school program.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, other personnel, and the parents.
  • Ability to follow verbal and or written instructions.
  • Ability to work under stress and handle stressful situations.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in inside and outside weather conditions.
  • Skill in First Aid and CPR preferred

After School Mad Science Teacher

Mad Science of Milwaukee, Milwaukee and Suburbs area

We are looking to fill several permanent, FLEXIBLE, Part-Time Instructor Positions!Mad Science of Milwaukee is a fun, hands-on, science enrichment company looking for INSTRUCTORS to spark the imagination and curiosity of elementary school students throughout Milwaukee County. We are looking for high-energy instructors with a passion for teaching to teach fun science classes to elementary-age students weekday afternoons.

Compensation is $30-40 per class. You must be available a minimum of two afternoons per week between the hours of 2:30 and 5:30 pm.

All applicants are welcome, as long as they –

  • Have a very outgoing and FUN personality
  • Enjoy and have experience working with school-age children
  • Able to work independently
  • Have a STRONG work ethic (responsible, dependable, punctual, etc).
  • Either own or have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Are comfortable in front of groups of kids

A background in science is not required, we will train you on everything you need to know!

Interested?? Fill out our online application at Click on the ‘Work for Us’ tab.

CONTACT PERSON: Erica Avery – 414-858-9990

 Whitefish Bay Family Seeking Babysitters 

Needs: 1-2 mornings or afternoons available per week and occasional weeknights or weekend evenings

Children: 5, 3, and 1

Rate: $15.00 per hour

Requirements: Transportation and experience babysitting young children

If Interested please contact Maggie Hammes 312-718-8800 or

 AVID Tutors, Whitefish Bay High School

AVID is a national framework that includes both school-wide strategies and elective class that students must apply to that is focused on post-secondary readiness.  In the elective students spend 2 days/week, participating in tutorials (essentially Socratic seminars) in which the students help each other through a pre-determined "point of confusion" by asking questions.  These small groups are facilitated by "tutors" who are trained for roughly 4-5 hours in something called "Tutorology." 

This is compensated at $11/hour, and it is often a great opportunity for education students, retired teachers, etc. Possible Tutors must apply on WECAN (it's a support position). No content knowledge is needed. 

Amy Levek, Principal
Whitefish Bay High School

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