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Join The Team

Join The Team

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

How The Parenting Place is different:

  • Flexible Schedule: Most positions work directly with the families they serve to schedule appointments
  • Work-Life Balance: hourly positions that do not work more than 35 hours (full-time) or 20 hours (part-time) per week; encouraged to leave work at work
  • Continued Education: generous financial support covering professional development and various conferences; our staff are encouraged to grow holistically
  • Set up for Success: weekly team meetings; open-door policy with Supervisor
  • Better Care: working in home and in public places, allows for a more authentic view on behaviors to better assist families with their goals; holistic approach to care; working directly with parents allows for long-term success
  • Mileage reimbursement and paid travel time with proof of adequate insurance.

Full-time benefits include: vacation, paid holidays, health, dental, vision and life insurances, and retirement contribution

Part-time benefits include; vacation, paid holidays and retirement contribution

Be a part of an amazing team, who genuinely cares about being a support for the communities they serve!

Open Positions

Open Positions

The Parenting Place is looking for a full-time (35 hours per week) or 2 part-time (20 hours a week) Service Coordinators who have a passion to work with families with children who have developmental delays or disabilities. Service Coordinators are a part of the Birth to 3 team (including PT, OT, Early Childhood Special Education, and Speech Language Pathologist professionals) and assist with evaluation and service plan development while working with families to coordinate services with other community partners and school districts. Service Coordinators are the first point of contact for referrals or parental inquiry, manage enrollment paperwork, explain the program to families, collect insurance information, and report billing authorizations and hours.
Pay: $16 per hour
Location: La Crosse County or Vernon County
Education:
Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Required: Reliable transportation
Please submit cover letter, resume, and application. Email information to birthto3@theparentingplace.net: Applications will be considered as they are received.

Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist

A truly unique opportunity for a licensed pediatric therapist or educator to practice in a cross-disciplinary, team-driven, and supportive work environment. The Parenting Place is hiring 1 full-time or 2 part-time Early Interventionists 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 (full-time caseload) 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. This position involves flexibility in scheduling and could include weekend/evening work for a part-time staffer. Some telehealth is offered to participants. Current WI licensure in your particular discipline is required. Send resume or inquiries to marilynhuckenpoehler@theparentingplace.net

The Parenting Place is seeking a part-time (20-25 hours per week) employee to work late afternoons and evenings as a Parent Coach in Monroe County, Applicant should be passionate about helping provide families with a safe and supportive environment to maintain relationships with their children. Parent Coaches work with a wide variety of families, providing in-home parent education and supervised visits with parents and children involved with Child Protective Services.

How The Parenting Place is different:

  1. Flexible Schedule: Parent Coaches work directly with the families they serve to schedule meetings
  2. Work-Life Balance: hourly position that guarantees 20-25 hours per week.
  3. Continued Education: generous financial support covering professional development and various conferences; our staff are encouraged to grow holistically
  4. Set up for Success: weekly team meetings; open-door policy with Supervisor, one-on-one training with each staff member

Required: Reliable transportation and willingness to travel – Mileage reimbursement and paid travel time with proof of adequate insurance

Part-time benefits include: vacation, paid holidays and retirement contribution

Location: Monroe County (Access to offices in Tomah, Sparta, and La Crosse)

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred) in social services or related field

Helpful Skills to have: working knowledge of child development and positive parenting practices, ability to exercise sound judgment in difficult situations, and ability to speak Spanish.

Become a part of an amazing team, who genuinely cares about being a support for the communities they serve!

Send resume or inquiries to mmulvaney@spartan.org 

The Parenting Place is looking to add a part-time Parent Peer Support Coordinator to our team. This position will work with families enrolled in Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) through La Crosse County. Parent Peer Support Coordinators work with families to deliver support, guidance, assistance with goal setting, family education and help connecting to resources. Services are delivered through face-to-face and virtual meetings and individual and team meetings. The ability to manage own schedule along with family schedules, take accurate case notes, submit monthly invoices, and coordinate with multiple agency partners is a must.  This position is expected to bring expertise based on their own personal experience parenting children or youth with social, emotional and behavioral challenges. This part-time position will work closely with the current Parent Peer Support Coordinator and has the potential to grow into a full-time position.

Location: Mainly La Crosse County with occasional travel to other surrounding counties
Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)
Required: Personal, lived experience is a requirement of Peer Support. Reliable transportation
Please submit cover letter, resume, and application. Email information to alysonilstrup@theparentingplace.net Applications will be considered as they are received.

As we begin to slowly move some programs back to in-person. We will have summer programs outside in Sparta and Tomah that will require on-site child care (age 18 or over please). Childcare – needed Tuesdays from 9:15 to 11:30 and other dates as needed; transportation to Sparta/Tomah location would increase available work hours.
For more information, email us at info@theparentingplace.net

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