Nehemiah’s Vision: Engaging the greater Madison community to empower African American individuals, families and communities to bring about hope, transformation, and justice.  Learn more @

ACE (Academic Center for Excellence)’s Vision: To build young leaders and increase academic achievement, by developing a positive cultural identity, coaching in self-awareness and personal management strategies, and creating empowering learning environments so youth can love, learn, and thrive.

Position Summary:
Program Assistant to the Director

This assistant position provides help with program-specific tasks.  The position is supportive to the Program Director and the Program Planning team.  Duties will include communications with the program team, students, and families.  This position will also offer tangible support helping to organize curriculum, assessments, supplies, field trips etc.… Position also requires some classroom involvement.

Employment Classification: Temporary (7 weeks) July/August

Part Time position (20-40 Hours/ Week).   Starting pay 11.50/ hr.

Summer Academic Camp and mandatory training (July 17- August 25)

Training dates TBA

Objectives and Responsibilities

  •  Assist with initial set up the Summer ACE Program
  •  Assist with communications with parents and youth (program specific)
  •  Assist with special events
  •  Assist with organizing safe the transport of children and staff to daily activities and any special activities
  •  To supervise and coach small groups of young children (ages ranging 5-14) academically through  physical activity, and nurturing men
  •  To attend regular staff meetings/training to ensure program goals are met
  •  To assist in daily closing/clean-up duties, set-up, and transportation
  •  To work as a member of a program team with other staff and children
  •  Assist with creating lesson plans for daily academic learning
  •  Some light lifting required


  •   Experience working with children and youth
  •   Strong Communication skills
  •   Ability to be flexible
  •   Experience working on a team
  •   Some administrative skills
  •   Experience working with people of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
  •   Willing to work with a Faith-based organization
Applications Accepted By: Ozanne Anderson Apply here
Fax or E-mail: 608-257-1515 or

Subject Line: Media/Tech Summer Camp Position

Attention: RE: Nehemiah ACE/ Ozanne Anderson EDU     Programs Director

Mail To: Ozanne Anderson

Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development

655 W. Badger Road

Madison, WI 53713

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