Careers in Afterschool

Working in Afterschool

Core competencies set goals and standards for training, education and professional development to ensure quality. Out-of-school time core competencies define the expected applicable day-to-day knowledge and care for providers at all levels, including volunteers, and in all settings. Core competencies vary from state to state, but they all detail the skills, knowledge, ethics and practice to support child and youth development and families. At the same time, competencies empower practitioners to better understand their practice and further their professional development.

In Pennsylvania, a leading body on core competencies and professional development for early childhood and school-age (up to 12 years) practitioners is The Pennsylvania Key, sponsored by the Department of Human Service’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning.




Youth Work Core Competencies: A review of Existing Frameworks and Purposes


Job Openings

Summer Camp Counselor
Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster, Lancaster, Pa.

Summer Day Camp Counselor and Group Supervisor
Greater Scranton YMCA, Dunmore, Pa.

Technology Teacher
Whitaker Center, Harrisburg, Pa.

Afterschool Associate
Deadline: June 14, 2019
Collaborative Communications Group, Inc., Washington, D.C.

Camp and Teen Director
Greater Philadelphia YMCA, Abington, Pa.

Lead Teacher
Lancaster Family YMCA, Lancaster, Pa.

Summer Day Camp Counselor
Greater Scranton YMCA, Dunmore. Pa.

Assistant Teacher, Center for School-Age Development
Summit Early Learning, Lewisburg, Pa.

Communications Associate, Digital Media
Afterschool Alliance, Washington D.C.

Director Organizational Development, Emerging Markets NE Region
Boys & Girls Club of America, work from home position

Site Coordinator
Boys & Girls Clubs of York County, York County

Summer Camp Staff
YWCA Lancaster, Millersville and Lancaster, Pa.

Literacy Center Supervisor
Boys & Girls Club Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

Afterschool Group Leader
Sunrise of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

Chief Executive Officer
YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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