We are seasoned youth development professionals who are available to consult on a variety of projects. We specialize in out of school time learning, curriculum writing and implementation, staff training, and program quality improvement. We have experience working with non-profits, traditional public schools, PTAs, charter schools, museums and private schools.
Comprehensive After School & Summer Program Design and Implementation
We support schools across the spectrum whether you are starting a brand new program from scratch or expanding an existing program. We are experts in curriculum selection, scheduling, enrollment, hiring, enrichment classes, training staff and building out all the important logistics of programming.
Curriculum Writing Our staff is available for curriculum writing projects. We have experience designing engaging, participatory activities in all grades K-12. Our area of expertise includes the following topics:
Team Building & Social Emotional Learning
Fun After School & Summer Games
History & Humanities Projects
College and Career Readiness
Youth Development Staff Training
We offer a large selection of youth development staff trainings for teachers, group leaders, site managers and teaching artists. We lead individual trainings as well as multi-day institutes. Sample trainings include: Behavior Management, Easy After School Games, Integrating SEL, Ages & Stages, Routines and Rituals, OST Supervision and Professionalism.
After School and Summer Program Hiring
We will ensure your program hires, onboards and trains the right program staff. Many leaders find that outsourcing hiring to us saves hours of precious time and puts quality staff in the most important positions. We have years of experience targeting the right pools of talent, designing a robust interview plan and training staff with the skills they’ll need to be professional, caring and fun group leaders.
Quality Monitoring and Improvement
Voices Advance staff will perform observations utilizing research backed evaluation tools and develop program improvement action plans and training for staff.
Site Director Coaching
We provide supervisors with materials and coaching for how to implement effective tools at their sites. Our coaching system gives supervisors practical strategies to improve program quality, improve staff performance, and manage difficult behavior in children.