Support Us

Through A Donation

Childplace would not be here without the generous contributions of countless individuals, churches, and other organizations.

As a not-for-profit agency, Childplace counts on the monetary and in-kind support of numerous individuals, families, churches, businesses, organizations, etc. There are many ways to support Childplace financially, some of those ways are outlined below. Childplace is a 501(c)(3), non-profit agency, so all gifts are tax-deductible.


Individual Support

Gifts can be made online or mailed to:

Childplace, Inc.
2420 East 10th Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47130

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Wishlist Items

Childplace has a constant need for certain items for the residential cottages and maternity/transitional living program.

A wishlist of needed items and potential gifts is available here.

Church Support

In addition to special contributions throughout the year, many churches have given to Childplace on a monthly or annual basis since the 1960s.

A Gift of Stock

Naming Childplace as the beneficiary of an insurance policy that is no longer needed is a great way to make a charitable gift to Childplace.

Life Insurance

Naming Childplace as the beneficiary of an insurance policy that is no longer needed is a great way to make a charitable gift to Childplace.

Charitable Gift Annuity

A CGA allows you to make a contribution to the work of Childplace and receive income for life in a monthly, quarterly, or yearly payment.

Memorial Gifts

Many individuals send monetary gifts on the occasion of the death of a loved one or friend. A list of memorial gifts is printed in the Childplace Newsletter. In addition, a certificate of recognition is provided to individuals identified by the donating person or entity affirming that a gift was made in memory of the person. Actual monetary amounts donated are not disclosed.

Planned Giving

Planned giving provides a way to leave a legacy. Many individuals have designated Childplace as a beneficiary in their will or established a trust to benefit Childplace for years to come. If you have included Childplace in your will, please make sure you inform us, so that we may provide you with a “Childplace Leave a Legacy” plaque for you.

Honor Gifts

Individuals send monetary gifts to honor and celebrate a person’s birthday, retirement, anniversary, significant event, or special achievement. A list of honorees is printed in the Childplace Newsletter. In addition, a certificate of recognition is provided to individuals identified by the donating person or entity affirming that a gift was made in honor of the person. Actual monetary amounts donated are not disclosed.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play a key role in allowing Childplace to go above and beyond in meeting the needs of the children and families entrusted to us. There are multiple ways to volunteer at Childplace, here are a few:

One-Time Service Opportunity or Event
Childplace relies on numerous groups from local churches, businesses, etc, as well as individuals to complete specific service projects and campus events such as: painting, landscaping, organizing a mailout, light construction, cookouts for clients and families, craft projects with kids, Mother’s Day event for teen moms in Childplace’s Pregnancy and Parenting Program, etc. Volunteer participants in this category are required to sign a confidentiality/volunteer agreement and abide by a code of conduct while on the Childplace Campus. Events and one-time projects are supervised by Childplace staff at all times.

Childplace Volunteer Mentor
Mentors have direct contact with Childplace clients and provide support in areas of recreation, tutoring, mentoring of older adolescents, off-campus trips and outings, etc. Please contact Kim Samuel at kims@childplace.org about our current mentoring opportunities.

Mentors are required to:

  • Complete the Childplace Volunteer Application.
  • Submit contact information for three personal references.
  • Provide a copy of your diploma or highest level of education completed.
  • Complete a physical or submit a record of a physical from the last 90 days.
  • Complete CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Receive the Hepititus B vaccine or sign a statement declining the series of shots.
  • Provide a copy of your birth certificate (must be 21 years of age to serve as a mentor.)
  • Provide a copy of your driver's license.
  • Complete bloodborne pathogens training.
  • Complete a TB skin test or submit record of a "negative" skin test from the last 90 days.

After all of the aforementioned items are completed and the volunteer is connected to a volunteer role, Childplace will provide reimbursement for the cost of obtaining the aformentioned items.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Residential Youth Worker


Role:

A Residential Youth Worker (RYW) is responsible for the social, emotional, spiritual, and physical needs of residents who are enrolled in on-campus treatment programs. RYWs provide supervision and intervention as needed as they model positive relationship skills by joining clients in the completion of daily living tasks as well as other recreational and therapeutic activities.

Requirements:

Minimum of 21 years of age; High School Diploma or equivalent, additional education or professional training preferred; and the ability to be actively engaged in a fast-paced environment. Following an offer of employment, expectations include: background checks, basic pre-employment physical with a TB skin test, motor vehicle report, and a signed copy of the agency values statement.

Weekly Schedule:

Full and part-time opportunities are available. Second and third shift positions available with weekends required. Flexible scheduling to accommodate school pursuits or other family and life commitments is offered.

Benefits and Compensation:

Starting $12 to $13/hour based on education and experience (this includes a $1/hour C19 premium for frontline staff)—with shift premiums for second shift and weekends, the hourly rate can exceed $15/hour. Additional benefits include: flexible scheduling and a supportive work environment. Full-time employees are offered the following: paid time off; medical, dental, and vision insurance options; healthcare flexible spending account; and life insurance.


Therapist


Role:

A Therapist is responsible for the development and delivery of individualized therapeutic treatment plans, using evidence-based best practices to provide treatment for various social, emotional, and behavioral needs of the agency's clients. Clients may be individuals from the community, residents and families of the agency's residential treatment program, children and families in the agency's foster care program, or clients referred to the agency by the Department of Child Services for In-Home (Community Based) services.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Human Services required, with preference given to clinicians already licensed to practice in Indiana;
  • Consideration given to those who qualify to be licensed in the following areas: Marriage & Family Therapy, Social Work, Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counselor;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Knowledge in out-of-home placements, child abuse/neglect, child & adult development, along with CBT & MI strongly preferred;
  • Strong assessment, communication, and documentation skills required.
Following an offer of employment, expectations include: background checks, basic pre-employment physical with TB skin test, motor vehicle report (for Community Based clinicians), and a signed copy of the agency values statement.

Weekly Schedule:

Full and part-time opportunities are available. Contracted work would also be considered.

Benefits and Compensation:

Range of $42,000 to $52,000 based on education and experience. Additional benefits include: flexible scheduling, toll reimbursement for Kentucky residents, an Employee Assistance Program, and a supportive work environment. Because Childplace is a Not-For-Profit 501-c-3, Childplace employees qualify for potential student loan forgiveness. Training support is offered for therapeutic modalities such as EMDR, TF-CBT, etc. Full-time employees are offered the following: paid time off; medical, dental, and vision insurance options; healthcare flexible spending account or health saving account; and company-paid life insurance and short-term disability insurance. Additional life insurance and long-term disability are also available for full-time employees to purchase.

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