Employment Opportunities


Literacy Services of Wisconsin (LSW) holds a historic leadership role in the adult literacy landscape of Wisconsin. Founded in 1965, Literacy Services is one of the oldest 501(c) 3 non-profit literacy organizations in the area and 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 500 volunteers serve 1000-1200 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 or HSED, or are learning to communicate in English, Literacy Services empowers adult learners to unlock their full potential.

Available Positions

Assistant Program Director - Layton Center

The Layton Center Assistant Program Director is responsible for the daily operations of the Layton Center adult education and training programs.  Working alongside the Layton Center Program Director, the Assistant Program Director provides support for all student and volunteer activities including, but not limited to, recruitment, enrollment, assessment, scheduling, instruction, recordkeeping, and ongoing case management.  The Assistant Program Director contributes to program and curriculum development, the implementation of Personal Education Plans, and the promotion of wraparound services for adult students.  The Assistant Program Director serves as an intermediary between LSW, state-funded programs, and other partner agencies in the community to conduct outreach and manage referrals according to the guidelines of those relationships. The Assistant Program Director may also be called upon to provide additional coverage, instruction, and project support for other LSW sites and staff as needed. Click to learn more and apply.

HSED Instructor - Milwaukee

The HSED instructor shall be responsible for the overall success of the HSED program in partnership with the MC3, Pre-Apprenticeship program at WRTP/BIG STEP, including program development; learner-centered educational services; developing curricula and lesson plans specific to the area of language arts, math, and social studies; and reporting outcomes achieved. This is a pilot program through YouthBuild, which serves adults ages 18 to 24. The position will require innovative and creative approaches to instruction. Click to learn more and 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.