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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 to serve families of all cultures, structures and abilities.

 

Speech Language Pathologist – Unique Pediatric Service Model
Part-time or Full-time positions

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 (20-28 hours per week) or full-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), you will work with colleagues and the child’s adults to develop and track progress towards developmental goals, serving as a Primary Coach for 15-20 of our 150 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.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to marilynhuckenpoehler@theparentingplace.net

Child Care Certification/Pre-licensing Consultant
Full-time position

The Parenting Place, a thought-leading organization that offers flexibility, variety and professional growth, seeks a full-time (35 hours/week) Certification and Pre-licensing Consultant.

This position supports the regulation and professional development of child care sites by:

This is a full-time position located in our La Crosse office and includes a competitive wage and robust benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, paid leave time and a flexible work schedule. Travel is required and reimbursable within the eight-county service delivery area. Ideal candidate is a self-starter, has a degree in education or a related field, has had experience working in a child care setting, is eligible for level 11 on The Registry and has working knowledge of child care regulations. Requirements include excellent communication and computer skills, ability to meet deadlines and flexibility. Work within this agency evolves and requires the ability to prioritize competing demands and shifting timelines. Don’t miss this challenging and rewarding career opportunity!

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to: Early Care and Education Director, The Parenting Place, 1500 Green Bay Street, La Crosse, WI 54601 OR email to audrawieser@theparentingplace.net. Applications will be considered as they are received.

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 about 25 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. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to marilynhuckenpoehler@theparentingplace.net