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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

Do you want to get paid to make a difference in your community? The Parenting Place may have the job for you! We are looking for a full-time Fund Development Director (35 hours per week) to join our leadership team. This is an ideal position for someone looking for meaningful work, a sense of community and is looking for a pleasant, respectful work environment that supports work/family balance. (Yes, you can take time off for family activities!)

This position creates, manages and implements the organization’s fund development plan and activities. Scope of work includes: fund development planning, gift solicitation, event planning, donor cultivation and relations, and data base management.

Required qualifications: passionate about The Parenting Place mission, excellent communication skills, extremely personable and able to work independently and with a team. Preferred candidates will have non-profit experience working in a fund development role, 4 year degree in communications or related field and is skilled with fundraising software.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume on Indeed or by mail to: Executive Director, The Parenting Place, 1500 Green Bay St., La Crosse, WI  54601 or by fax to 608-796-0098. The position is open until filled and applications will be reviewed as received. We are unable to accept any phone/email inquiries about the position or status of applications.

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: $15.00 – $15.25 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, or Early Childhood Special Educator

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

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

  • Conducting one-on-one orientations with individuals interested in providing child care
  • Providing technical assistance for potential family or group child care providers
  • Working with regional partners to prepare potential providers for licensing or certification
  • Providing oversight to ensure ongoing compliance of certified family child care providers
  • Connecting potential and current providers with resources to develop and enhance quality
  • Outreach to increase the number of child care slots in our service delivery area

This is a full-time hourly position located in our La Crosse office and includes a competitive wage and robust benefits package including: health, dental, vision, and life insurances, paid holidays, paid leave time, retirement contributions, professional development opportunities, and a flexible work schedule. Travel is required and reimbursable within the eight county service delivery area, this includes paid travel time. 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. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Job Type: Full-time

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