Passionate about OST?  WAN is Hiring!

About Us:

Wisconsin Afterschool Network (WAN), a program of Marshfield Clinic Health System – Center for Community Health Advancement, is dedicated to fostering quality out-of-school time (OST) programming across Wisconsin. We believe in the transformative power of OST programs to positively impact the lives of children and families in our communities.


 Position Overview:

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Educator and Coach to join our team. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in supporting the development, implementation, and evaluation of out of school time programs throughout the state. The Educator and Coach will work collaboratively with various stakeholders, including schools, community organizations, and government agencies, to ensure the success of OST initiatives.

Applicant must reside in the northern region of the state per funding requirements which include the following counties: Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langland, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Price, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas, and Wood.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with providers and community partners to assess program needs and identify opportunities to address quality through the development of tools and resources.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of professional development opportunities for OST staff.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration among OST programs, schools, and other stakeholders.
  • Support the implementation of data collection and evaluation processes to measure the impact of our work.
  • Stay informed about relevant policies, funding opportunities, and best practices in the OST field; including the role of OST in addressing Social Determinants of Health and Youth Mental Health.
  • Provide technical assistance and direct coaching to OST programs, addressing challenges and promoting program quality. 
  • Travel is required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in education, social work, human services or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Experience working in OST programs or a related field.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to deliver professional development opportunities and facilitate learning experiences.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies, regulations, and trends in the OST field.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with the WAN team in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiarity with other relevant software (Constant Contact, Canva or VistaCreate, website support and social media) desired. 

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Contact Randy Neve for more information.

The Benefits of Membership

Becoming a member of the Wisconsin Afterschool Network is FREE and comes with some benefits.  Members will receive discount codes for free registration to the Alternative Pathway courses: Introduction to School-Age Care; Guiding Children's Behavior in OST programs; and School-Age Curricular Framework, as well as access to Member Only discussion boards.  We would love to have you join us in supporting high quality programs for youth in Wisconsin!

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Out-of-School Time Resource Center

The Wisconsin Afterschool Network is here to provide supports and resources to YOU and YOUR PROGRAM through our Resource Center.  The Resource Center contains content on topics such as: Mental and Emotional Wellness; Starting a Program; STEM and more!  In addition to content, you can request personalized Technical Assistance using our Request Technical Assistance Form found in Quick Links.  We are here to help you - so let's get started!

OST Resource Center STEM