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Amidst a Staffing Crisis: Understanding How to Recruit, Retain, and Support Afterschool Professionals

Every Hour Counts is a national network of 28 city intermediaries who have launched a Workforce Development Workgroup to identify strategies to recruit, retain, and support the workforce during the current staffing crisis. Ideas include increasing compensation, creating cooperatives to provide benefits, offering sabbaticals and family medical leave for those experiencing burnout, and finding a way to increase supports to directors who are also experiencing burnout.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Professional Development
Program Design and Management
Recruitment and retention
Program planning and development
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
Other
Author: 
Desiree Morales
Length: 
8 pages
Publication Date: 
2022