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

What we offer:

  • Difference-making, meaningful work
  • Competitive compensation
  • Weekly pay
  • Flexible scheduling for most positions
  • Supportive work environment
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Toll reimbursement for Kentucky residents
  • As a 501(c)3 not-for-profit business, agency employees may also be eligible for student loan forgiveness

Full-time employees also earn:

  • Paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance and basic life insurance
  • Voluntary long-term disability or supplemental life insurance
  • 401K with company matching after one year of full-time employment


RESIDENTIAL YOUTH WORKER (Jeffersonville & Sellersburg Campuses)


What we need you to do:

A Residential Youth Worker (RYW) is responsible for meeting the direct care needs of residents by supervising, assisting, and providing intervention (as needed) for youth (ages 10-20) in one of Childplace’s Residential Treatment programs. RYWs are expected to model positive relationship skills by joining clients in the completion of daily living tasks as well as other recreational and therapeutic activities.

Compensation:

Starting pay is $13-$14/hour PLUS+
  • $2.00/hr shift differential for 2nd shift (M-F, 3pm-11pm)
  • $4.00/hr shift differential for weekends (Friday 11pm to Sunday 11pm)

These are the qualifications we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, additional education or professional training preferred;
  • Ability to pass multiple criminal background checks;
  • Ability to sustain moderate physical activity;
  • Ability to work effectively and lovingly with children;
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.

Weekly Schedule:

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


FACILITIES MAINTENANCE


What we need you to do:

A Facilities Maintenance worker is responsible for assisting with the upkeep and maintenance of the agency’s buildings, grounds, and vehicles for both the Sellersburg (NORTH) Campus and the Jeffersonville Campus.

Compensation:

Starting pay is $16.00/hour.

These are the qualifications we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Ability to pass multiple criminal background checks;
  • Ability to sustain moderate physical activity;
  • Must be insurable on agency's auto insurance.

Weekly Schedule:

Full or part-time opportunities available, with flexible scheduling.


BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST (based on the NORTH campus in Sellersburg)


What we need you to do:

A Behavior Interventionist will practice and implement therapeutic strategies of Applied Behavioral Analysis for residents placed in care. This professional will build relationships with the clients in care; develop appropriate treatment plans and interventions for residents based on collected behavioral data; assist in the creation of behavior support plans; provide intensive behavioral interventions (IBI services) as needed; and will model best practices for direct care staff. The person in this role will need to work collaboratively with the Program Supervisor, Program Leadership, and the Direct Care Staff of the agency’s NORTH Residential Treatment program, in addition to professionally collaborating with outside service providers, families, and the community.

Compensation:

Competitive package based on education and experience.

These are the qualifications we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in the field of Human Services, with at least one year’s experience working directly with the DD/ID population (preferred);
  • OR
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s level training in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) or Social Work;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Ability to pass multiple criminal background checks;
  • Thorough working knowledge of treatment issues associated with adolescents and children in out-of-home placements;
  • Professional communication skills and demeanor.

Weekly Schedule:

This is a full-time role, with a typical 9am-5pm schedule. Other schedules would be considered.


THERAPIST (based in Jeffersonville or Sellersburg)


What we need you to do:

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.

Compensation:

Range of $42,000 to $52,000 based on education and experience.

These are the qualifications we are looking for:

  • 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;
  • Ability to pass multiple criminal background checks;
  • 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.

Weekly Schedule:

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


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