Empower Your School with a Community-Centered Afterschool Program
Leverage the power of student-led afterschool programs to cultivate family engagement, foster student connections, and create a network of enriching opportunities for students.
Project-Based Afterschool Programs
Network of Enrichment Opportunities
Student Heroes are Built After School.
Our afterschool programs develop a student’s leadership skills, communication skills, grit, and other foundational skills through a highly engaging project-based curriculum. Uplift your school's culture by providing your students with a network of enriching opportunities that:
Fundamental Components that Create a Powerful Afterschool Program
Our academic support periods provide students with tutoring, homework assistance, and engaging activities that align with the school's curriculum.
Physical activities and wellness initiatives help promote a healthy lifestyle, reduce stress, and improve mental well-being. This includes sports, exercise, nutrition education, and mindfulness practices.
Afterschool program enrichment activities cater to students' diverse interests and talents. These activities include science, technology, engineering, art, math, sports, cultural experiences, and more.
Unleash Student Potential with Engaging Afterschool Activities
Our afterschool program activities are designed to increase student engagement through project-based activities. Our activities include the following:
INCREASE SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT TODAY
Build Your School Community with Collaborative Partnerships
Our afterschool programs incorporate community partners to expand student opportunity. Our network's partners contribute to our afterschool programs in the following ways:
Unlock the Power of Parental Involvement to Advance Student Achievement
Parent Ambassador Clubs
Our team hosts parent ambassador meetings to ensure parents have the opportunity to voice concerns and contribute to the overall direction of the afterschool program.
Community Events and Workshops
Throughout the program, our team coordinates community events and family engagement workshops. These allow parents to engage directly with our program in a safe environment.
Parent Volunteer Opportunities
Our programs provide numerous opportunities for parents to volunteer with their student's school community.
Our team excels at making parents feel connected to their afterschool program through consistent communication.
22-23' PARENT TESTIMONIAL
"I want to start off by saying how thankful I am for the After school program! They have been so helpful and my kids love it! When they’re not in school, they always say they want to go back! Every single one of the teachers is amazing and I have nothing bad to say rather how blessed we are as parents of this program. THANK YOU!!"
The Avila Family
22-23' PARENT TESTIMONIAL
"My daughter Gracie had so much fun. Everyday she would come home full of positive energy. I was so happy to see a great enriching program she could take part in that always had her coming back each day excited."
22-23' Parent testimonial
"I love it, all the teachers are super knowledgeable and approachable. The kids love the program and all the activities they do. Super recommended!"
Launch Your Student Hires Afterschool Program for the 23-24 School Year
Student Hires After-School is currently seeking partners for the 23-24 school year. Build your program with the features that you find most relevant to supporting your school community!
Passionate Staff to Inspire the Next Generation
Our team promotes safe, respectful, and welcoming environments through effective staff training, positive role-modeling, and strong expectations for all staff. Through our Future Educator Certification program, our staff are trained on the fundamentals of working with youth. This ensures that our staff are capable of effectively managing classrooms and developing positive relationships with all students.
How to Fund Your Afterschool Program
There are numerous ways to fund your afterschool program. We'll walk you through the best strategies to ensure your program remains running year-round.
After School Education and Safety (ASES) funds can be utilized to fund your afterschool program. Many districts have this funding available now!
Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P) funds can for afterschool programs and summer school enrichment programs.
School Site Funds
Schools receive funding to purchase supplies and supplemental services for their students. Check to see if your school has funds available!
Fundraisers are a great strategy to raise funds for your afterschool program. For fundraising help, please contact us.
Have a question about our afterschool programs? Read our frequently asked questions below to receive the information that you need!
Student Hires After School is a community-based and student-led afterschool program. All members of our afterschool program staff are local college and university students, commonly working towards a degree in Education and on their way towards becoming a teacher.
First, ensure that your school has a Student Hires Afterschool Program on site. If not, you may want to contact your principal or vice principal directly to begin the process of bringing Student Hires After School onto your school site. If Student Hires After School is currently on site, you can enroll using the signup link provided by our staff.
Student Hires After School operates from the end of the school day until 6 PM each day. For most school schedules, this results in the program running from ~2:25 PM - 6 PM daily (about 3.5 hours). For other schools and depending on need, we may operate at a greater capacity including from ~11 AM - 6 PM daily.
Per our afterschool program pickup policies, parents may pickup their student in any one of two pickup windows. Pickup windows are about 45 minutes in length. We may accomodate parents who have external conditions as needed, including medical reasons and outside enrichment activities as well.
Student Hires After School has been optimized for grades TK - 6th. Our team is open to servicing additional grades as needed dependent on the school site.
Here is a sample program schedule starting at the end of a traditional school day:
2:25 PM - 2:30 PM -- Student Dismissal
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM -- Supper Period (Snack or Meal)
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM -- Cleanup & Transition
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM -- Academic Period (Homework & Tutoring)
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM -- Athletic Period (Fitness & Wellness)
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM -- Enrichment Period
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM -- Cleanup, Closing, and Student Choice
Each schedule is modified depending on the needs of the students and school site.
Most Student Hires After School Programs begin at the start of the school year (around August). You may begin applying for our afterschool program as early as one month in advance depending on the school & district.
As soon as you submit a program application, our team will process that information, provide digital confirmations, and phone confirmations to confirm your status within our afterschool program.Most students are accepted into the program in as little as 1-2 days. Our goal is to ensure all of our afterschool programs have no waiting list.
Most Student Hires Afterschool Programs operate free of charge to families. Our team works to ensure that families know which grants are available to fund their afterschool program. It is our goal to ensure that all families receive our program free of charge.
Student Hires After School currently has programs running in Ontario-Montclair School District and Chino Valley Unified School District.