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May 14, 2019

joinourteamUPDATE: This position has been filled as of June 10, 2019.

NIOST is hiring! We're seeking a training associate to join our team at Wellesley College and help us increase quality for all in out-of-school time!

For forty years the National Institute on Out-of-School Time has supported the healthy development of children, youth, families, and communities, and advanced the out-of-school time (OST) field through its research, tools, and professional development. We work on projects that combine training, consulting, coaching, and professional development.

NIOST seeks a dynamic OST professional looking to expand their training and coaching skills to work with our community, city, and state clients. The Training Associate must communicate well and like to lead presentations, workshops, and online webinars. The Training Associate will join our team to provide training, advice, and assistance to improve the quality of OST programming and to help clients be more intentional about the use of OST data and tools to drive change.

Tasks and responsibilities may include:

  • Prepare and deliver NIOST training content that focuses on continuous quality improvement in OST programs and systems
  • Apply knowledge of OST quality standards to coach programs to higher quality
  • Manage aspects of client support from inquiry through final deliverables
  • Share and expand your OST expertise in areas such as social-emotional learning, literacy, culturally responsive programming or other interests to assist with adaptation and updates of training content
  • Become knowledgeable about federal funding streams for OST including 21st CCLC and CCDF.

View the full job description for skills and experience requirements or learn more and apply. We look forward to reviewing your application.


    "NIOST has been an anchor for numerous school age care projects we do, including ASQ (After-School Quality) and Links to Learning. They are a nationally respected organization that Pennsylvania has partnered with for over 20 years."

    – Betsy O. Saatman, TA Specialist/SAC Initiatives, Pennsylvania Key

    "NIOST was a core partner in supporting the development of quality improvement systems across the nine cities that participated in The Wallace Foundation Next Generation Afterschool System-Building Initiative. The NIOST team worked well with other technical assistance partners in the initiative, always willing to pitch in and collaborate with others to make our professional learning community meetings a team effort. I truly hope the Foundation has an opportunity to partner with them in the future."

    – Priscilla M. Little, Initiative Manager, The Wallace Foundation


    "NIOST has been a leader in the out-of-school time field for as long as I can remember, and I have relied on their research, tools, and advice to improve my practice throughout my career. Their staff members are good partners and good listeners, and their influence across the country is palpable."

    – Jane Quinn, Vice President and Director of National Center for Community Schools, Children's Aid Society

    "Georgia Hall, Ellen Gannett, and the NIOST team have been instrumental in driving the healthy afterschool movement. Their dedication to quality practice, informed policy, and collective impact is instrumental in our effort to create healthier communities."

    – Daniel W. Hatcher, Director, Community Partnerships, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

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The National Institute on Out-of-School Time

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