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Employment

The Parenting Place is an outstanding non-profit with a mission and proven track record of helping families and caregivers. The Parenting Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.

Please complete and submit an employment application only in response to a posted position. We do accept handwritten application forms if you prefer to complete the application by hand or are unable to complete the form online.

Supervised Visitation and Exchange Program Staff

The Parenting Place is seeking a highly motivated and positive person to fill a full-time position in the Supervised Visitation and Exchange Program in La Crosse. This position requires evening and weekend hours with flexible hours during the week. Responsibilities include: coordinating, scheduling and facilitating supervised exchange and visitations between parents and children, communicating weekly updates with part-time staff, office duties as assigned .  Minimum qualifications include: degree in social services, related field or equivalent work experience, working knowledge of child development, understand dynamics of domestic violence, ability to work collaboratively and positively with co-workers and participants yet exercise authority as needed.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and application. Download the employment application here. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Mail, fax, or email to:
The Parenting Place, Director of Family Support
1500 Green Bay Street
La Crosse, WI  54601

Physical Therapist – Unique Service Model – Part-time or Full-time positions

A truly unique opportunity for a licensed physical therapist to practice in a cross-disciplinary, team-driven, and supportive work environment. The Parenting Place is hiring 1 full-time or 2 part-time Physical Therapists to provide Birth to 3 services to families in La Crosse and Vernon Counties.  As part of an Early Interventionist team (including PT, OT, Early Childhood Special Education, and Speech Language Pathologist professionals), you will work with colleagues and the child’s adults to develop and track progress towards developmental goals, serving as a Primary Coach for 25-35 of our 180 enrolled families. Research shows children develop best by learning from a familiar caregiver, through daily routines in their everyday environment, thus Birth to 3 providers work with families in their homes, with an emphasis on coaching the child’s adults so that developmental or adaptive work can occur throughout the day, every day, with the child’s normal routines. Strong candidates will have a passion for using their professional expertise to work with families on an ongoing basis in ways that cannot be achieved in a traditional clinical setting. Current WI licensure is required.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and application. Download the employment application here. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Mail, fax, or email to:
Assistant Director, The Parenting Place
1500 Green Bay Street
La Crosse, WI  54601

Fax 608-796-0098   OR marilynhuckenpoehler@theparentingplace.net

 

Early Childhood Special Education Teacher – Unique Service Model – Part-time or Full-time positions

A truly unique opportunity for a licensed Early Childhood Special Education Teacher to practice in a cross-disciplinary, team-driven, and supportive work environment. The Parenting Place is hiring 1 full-time or 2 part-time ECSE teachers to provide Birth to 3 services to families in La Crosse and Vernon Counties.  As part of an Early Interventionist team (including PT, OT, Early Childhood Special Education, and Speech Language Pathologist professionals), you will work with colleagues and the child’s adults to develop and track progress towards developmental goals, serving as a Primary Coach for 25-35 of our 180 enrolled families. Research shows children develop best by learning from a familiar caregiver, through daily routines in their everyday environment, thus Birth to 3 providers work with families in their homes, with an emphasis on coaching the child’s adults so that developmental or adaptive work can occur throughout the day, every day, with the child’s normal routines. Strong candidates will have a passion for using their professional expertise to work with families on an ongoing basis in ways that cannot be achieved in a traditional school setting. Current WI licensure is required.

 

Please submit cover letter, resume, and application. Download the employment application here. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Mail, fax, or email to:
Assistant Director, The Parenting Place
1500 Green Bay Street
La Crosse, WI  54601

Fax 608-796-0098   OR marilynhuckenpoehler@theparentingplace.net

 

Occupational Therapist – Unique Service Model – Part-time position

A truly unique opportunity for a licensed Occupational Therapist to practice in a cross-disciplinary, team-driven, and supportive work environment. The Parenting Place is hiring a part-time Occupational Therapist to provide Birth to 3 services to families in La Crosse and Vernon Counties.  As part of an Early Interventionist team (including PT, OT, Early Childhood Special Education, and Speech Language Pathologist professionals), this position will work with colleagues and the child’s adults to develop and track progress towards developmental goals, serving as a Primary Coach for 10-20 of our 180 enrolled families. Research shows children develop best by learning from a familiar caregiver, through daily routines in their everyday environment, thus Birth to 3 providers work with families in their homes, with an emphasis on coaching the child’s adults so that developmental or adaptive work can occur throughout the day, every day, with the child’s normal routines. Strong candidates will have a passion for using their professional expertise to work with families on an ongoing basis in ways that cannot be achieved in a traditional clinical setting. Current WI licensure is required.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and application. Download the employment application here. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Mail, fax, or email to:
Assistant Director, The Parenting Place
1500 Green Bay Street
La Crosse, WI  54601

Fax 608-796-0098   OR marilynhuckenpoehler@theparentingplace.net

 

Speech Language Pathologist – Unique Service Model – Part-time position

A truly unique opportunity for a licensed Speech Language Pathologist to practice in a cross-disciplinary, team-driven, and supportive work environment. The Parenting Place is hiring a part-time Speech Language Pathologist to provide Birth to 3 services to families in La Crosse and Vernon Counties.  As part of an Early Interventionist team (including PT, OT, Early Childhood Special Education, and Speech Language Pathologist professionals), this position will work with colleagues and the child’s adults to develop and track progress towards developmental goals, serving as a Primary Coach for 10-20 of our 180 enrolled families. Research shows children develop best by learning from a familiar caregiver, through daily routines in their everyday environment, thus Birth to 3 providers work with families in their homes, with an emphasis on coaching the child’s adults so that developmental or adaptive work can occur throughout the day, every day, with the child’s normal routines. Strong candidates will have a passion for using their professional expertise to work with families on an ongoing basis in ways that cannot be achieved in a traditional clinical setting. Current WI licensure is required.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and application. Download the employment application here. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Mail, fax, or email to:
Assistant Director, The Parenting Place
1500 Green Bay Street
La Crosse, WI  54601

Fax 608-796-0098   OR marilynhuckenpoehler@theparentingplace.net

 

Parent Coach – Monroe County
Seeking a highly motivated and positive person who can work well with a wide variety of parents to fill a full-time Parent Coach position in Monroe County. This position provides in-home parent coaching and supervises parent/child visits for families involved with Child Protective Services.. Minimum qualifications include four year degree in social services or related field or in process of obtaining this education, working knowledge of child development and positive parenting practices, possession of current driver’s license, use of a reliable vehicle, willingness to travel, ability to exercise sound judgment in difficult situations, Spanish speaking preferred. Working hours vary to accommodate parent availability, frequently includes evening hours and occasional weekends.

To apply submit cover letter, resume and completed application to:
The Parenting Place
Attention: Family Interaction Program Supervisor
201 E. Franklin Street
Sparta, WI 54656
or fax to 608-366-3529.

Download the employment application here. Applications will be considered as they are received. We are unable to accept any inquiries about the position or status of applications.

 

The Parenting Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce to serve families of all cultures, structures and abilities. Bilingual abilities are a major plus.