After-School Programs: Resources for Student Enrichment
After-school programs provide enrichment and development opportunities for kids and young adults beyond the traditional school curriculum. Programs taking place after school hours give youth a safe, supervised place to explore interests, learn new skills and spend worthwhile time with peers and adults. Learn about the various types of after-school programs available, or learn how to start your own after-school program.
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Whether you’re looking to become an after-school practitioner or you’re a seasoned veteran, the Web is teeming with after-school program staff training information and resources. Let the sites in this section show you where to find development and training opportunities, the latest after-school policy information, and even where to find an after-school position that makes the most of your skills and talents.
- The Internet is loaded with certificate programs and online classes to jumpstart your development and training as an after-school program provider. Take a look at the findingDulcinea Education Web Guide for ideas.
- Becoming a youth worker can be very fulfilling—and challenging. Consider getting a taste of this type of work by volunteering or working part-time; Idealist.org lists thousands of opportunities.
For after-school program staff training and development…
New England Adolescent Research Institute (NEARI)
has online and in-house training for professionals who work with at-risk youth. Look for training in the areas of staff development, organizational development, behavior management and special education.
To find or post an after-school position…
is a platform where thousands of professionals in the nonprofit and education sectors go to search for jobs. Search for an after-school program position or post an opportunity
; it costs $60 to post jobs but it’s free to post volunteer positions and internships.
Community Career Center
is a job board for nonprofit employers. Search for jobs by city, state, job title, job type and other criteria. Positions are updated regularly, and you can view postings up to two weeks old.
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