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Parenting Coach

Wayside House


Organization Summary:

Wayside Family’s Treatment Center a program of Wayside House, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower women to recover sobriety, identity, home, family and community by providing treatment, housing and supportive services.

Location: Twin Cities Metro Activity Area: Human Services and/or Youth Development
Category: Health/Human Services Workforce Closing Date: open until filled
Job Type: Full Time Salary: $15.50
Hours: Varies 

Primary Duties:

1. Has primary responsibility for providing all parenting education services at Wayside Family Treatment. This would include weekly education groups, individual meetings with residents and their children, parent-child activities and appropriate documentation of activities. 2. Assist Wayside Family Treatment residents in assessing parenting needs. In collaboration with counselor, program staff and Child Protection workers, explore options to meet identified needs. 3. Provide direct service to Wayside Family Treatment clients and their children including assistance with individual goals, referrals and assessing/evaluating client progress. 4. Coordinate parent-child visitation schedule with Child Protection workers. Observe, evaluate, and supervise visitation. 5. Maintain accurate, timely and complete records, including but not limited to documenting Wayside Family Treatment client assessments and children assessments. 6. Be familiar with and coordinate and/or act as liaison with available internal and community resources (i.e., social services, education, physical and mental health) to provide a team approach to service delivery. Transport and accompany as appropriate. 7. Maintain on-going communication with counselor and collateral workers including written reports and discharge information. 8. Develop team relationship with child care centers and The Family Partnership, including signing children up for school, daycare, and transportation to these services to promote and maintain beneficial activities conducive to positive child development in Wayside Family Treatment living community.


Undergraduate degree in Human Services, Social Work, Chemical Dependency or equivalent combination of experience and training. Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in parent education and advocacy preferred. Previous experience and/or understanding of addiction and recovery essential. Demonstrated ability to work with and relate effectively to women and children of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to work in cooperative team relationships with agency and collaborative program staff. Knowledge of community resources within Twin Cities area. Must have own car, current MN driver license and good driving record. Evening and weekend hours are required.


How To Apply:

Go online and fill out Wayside House Employment Application at or Send resumes and cover letter to: Sesany Fennie Jones Wayside Family Treatment 2120 Clinton Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55404 612-871-0929 Fax or email Wayside House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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