Employment Opportunities


Literacy Services of Wisconsin holds a historic leadership role in the adult literacy landscape in Wisconsin. As the oldest 501(c) 3 non-profit literacy organization founded in 1965, Literacy Services has developed a powerful one-on-one learning partnership model which empowers undereducated and disadvantaged adults to improve their knowledge and skills to reach for their dreams. On July 1, 2017, Literacy Services joined forces with Milwaukee Achiever Literacy Services through a strategic merger. Together these two well-respected organizations are delivering quality adult education and training programs in seven neighborhood locations around Milwaukee. Our team of 21 staff members and more than 600 volunteers serve 900-1000 adults each year.

Our compassionate and effective team of professionals is leading change in our community by engaging volunteers to share their skills in partnership with adults from all walks of life who are driven to succeed. Whether they are learning to read, studying to earn a GED/HSED, or are learning to communicate in English, Literacy Services empowers adult learners to unlock their full potential.

Available Positions

Instructor, ResCare Learning Lab 

The ResCare Instructor shall be responsible for the overall effectiveness of instruction provided by the ResCare Learning Lab, including program development; meeting participation goals; delivery of varied high quality, learner-centered educational services; developing curricula and lesson plans; reporting outcomes achieved and ensuring accuracy of statistical data; ensuring smooth operations through efficient communication; and providing a safe, clean, and pleasant environment for staff, learners, and visitors.  A 32 to 40-hour work week is expected within regular Learning Lab hours Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.  This is a limited-term opportunity through September with the possibility of a subsequent extension. Click here to learn more about this position and how to apply.

Equal Opportunity

Literacy Services of Wisconsin serves a socially and culturally diverse community. We strive to build a team of employees which is similarly rich in diversity. Literacy Services of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin and any other protected status.