Youth Center Staff



Youth Center Assistant
The Youth Center is seeking a regular, indefinite, part-time (25 hours/week) Youth Center Assistant to start immediately. This position will assist with the development, implementation, and evaluation of after school and summer programs for 5th-8th grade youth in the Middleton Area. Services will promote youth leadership, positive decision-making, school success, asset building, and community/civic engagement among participants. The Youth Center Assistant reports directly for daily supervision to the Youth Center Director and generally to the Assistant Director. The Assistant will work directly with youth on a daily basis. Pay is $19.55-$20.25 hourly and includes holidays, vacation, sick time, and WRS. Please apply online:

PASS AmeriCorps Member
The Middleton Youth Center is seeking an AmeriCorps member to serve in our after school program and summer camp. This is an opportunity to provide enrichment programs, mentoring, and academic support to a diverse group of 5th-8th grade students, while working as a member of a collaborative staff team. AmeriCorps members will serve 24 hours per week from January 17th-August 26th, for a total of 675 total hours. Benefits include a living allowance of $6,552.26, an education award of $2,474.27, loan forbearance, and participation in a robust professional development program to build skills in youth work and education. Please apply online at:
  1. Gabrielle Hinahara
  2. John Hunter
  3. sarah mcavoy
  4. jamila akbar
  5. Andres Temozihui


Gabrielle Hinahara, Director

Gabrielle has directed the Middleton Youth Center since it’s reopening in 2014. She loves working with middle school students and finds this work very fulfilling. In particular, Gabrielle enjoys building relationships with the Youth Center’s students and families, supporting the staff and interns, and finding new ways to grow and improve the program. Gabrielle grew up in Middleton and went to college at UW-Madison. Outside of her time at the Youth Center, she loves dancing, gardening, travelling, and spending time with the 12 housemates, friends, and kids that live in her co-op house. She is also in graduate school studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling for Children and Adolescents.