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Milwaukee Academy offers a wide range of employment opportunities at our facilities. Our full-time positions include a full benefits package, paid vacation, and 401k.

Milwaukee Academy is continually seeking staff of all levels. If you are interested in applying for a position with us, please browse the opportunities below.

Youth Development Specialist

Posted on: 3/1/2019

Responsibilities of a Youth Development Specialist (YDS) include supervision and active engagement in resident’s behaviors and well-being. Much of the responsibility lies with maintaining the safe and stable structure set up on the unit. YDS’s are vital in keeping the kids engaged and active. It also includes intervening when residents become deregulated. We require all new employees to attend 40+ hours of classroom training in the first 6 months of employment where they learn vital tools to work with our youth. Staff then attend 24+ hours per year as an ongoing employee. 

We work currently have full-time and part-time 2nd shift positions available, and full-time 3rd Shifts available (3pm-11pm, 11pm9am). All YDS’s are required to work every other weekend, which can include Fri, Sat and Sun shifts.

Minimum requirements for these positions are as follows: 

  • Must be 21 years of age upon hire
  • Must have High School Diploma, GED, or HSED at minimum
  • Must have documentation to support that you are legally authorized to work in the US (I-9 to be filed upon hire)
  • Good driving record preferred.

How to Apply:

Mail, fax or e-mail a resume with salary requirements to:
Brittany Rupert – Human Resources
PO Box 13397
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
Fax: 414-257-3151
No phone calls please


To apply for a position download our Employment Application. Send your application and resumes to:

Milwaukee Academy
C/O HR - Employment
P.O. Box 13397
8915 W. Capitol Dr
WI, Milwaukee 53222