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At Next Door, we work hard to ensure Milwaukee children from under-resourced families get a strong start to life during the most critical period of brain development, ages birth to five.

You can help a child achieve that start in the classroom, in a home visitation setting, through family advocacy or in a wide variety of support roles.

We also work hard to ensure our employees have the personal and professional resources they need to succeed, and involve them in shaping the future of Next Door.

Next Door is now searching for a Vice President of Human Resources.

The Vice President of Human Resources will uphold and support Next Door’s mission, vision and programs within Next Door and in the community. This candidate will lead our work to be the best place to work among Milwaukee nonprofit organizations – achieving this by providing an exceptional employee experience from recruitment through an employee’s tenure, by developing strong leaders to ensure effective teams across the organization, and embedding a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion throughout all of our work.

The Vice President of Human Resources will effectively meet the full scope of strategic, business, and employee needs categorized as essential functions of Human Resources. These needs include providing effective operations and management of human resources, a strategic approach to address current-day and long-term workforce issues, and, organizational structure that supports a positive culture with an exceptional employee experience from recruitment through their tenure.

The Vice President of Human Resources is an experienced, self-motivated, and team-oriented individual who can demonstrate expertise in strategy development and implementation, employee relations, conflict resolution, problem solving, change management, and HR systems.

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to

Next Door offers:

  • Competitive Salaries, with a Minimum Wage of $15/hour
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Accident and Cancer Insurance
  • Employer Paid Disability Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Training Days and On-Staff Coaches
  • Student Loan Debt Repayment
  • 401K with an Employer Match
  • An employee Success Coach

For those who are interested in learning more about how Next Door can help you earn early childhood education credentials, including an Associate’s Degree, click here to visit our Pathways Program page.


All employees must complete a background check, physical, TB test and drug screen before employment begins. A negative marijuana drug test is NOT a requirement for employment.

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