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

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.

English Language Learning (ELL) Program Director - Milwaukee

The ELL Program Director is responsible for tutor training and management, student/tutor oversight, student assessments and matches. The Program Director is also responsible for program/curricula development and implementation, and maintaining high quality and effective assessments and instruction for adult students. This full-time (32 hours/week) role reports to the Senior Director of Programs and supervises a part-time Assistant Program Director. 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.