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Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center is a family focused, child centered agency providing opportunities for the growth, development and treatment of troubled children and their families - individually, interpersonally, and socially - through strengths-based, trauma informed programming.

Our agency seeks to fill the following positions:


Direct Care Staff - Full time and Part Time Positions

(Starting pay $11.00/hour. Consideration will be given for related experience and education.)

Provides leadership and supports implementation of the treatment plan for each resident to address the complex psychiatric, emotional, sexual and behavioral issues coupled with poor impulse control, poor social skills, and deficient coping skills, requiring a highly structured treatment milieu in compliance with COA standards and state, federal, agency and all other applicable rules and regulations. Click here for a part time job description. Click here for a full time job description.

Full-Time LPN (Evening & Night Shifts available)

Maintain day to day operations of health services department to ensure treatment provisions of residents(adolescents, ages 6-21) as prescribed by consulting physicians, ensuring compliance with COA standards, state and federal , and other applicable regulations along with Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center policies and procedures. Click here for a full job description.

Major Gifts Officer

The Major Gifts Officer works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Manager of Marketing & Special Events to develop and implement strategy for individual major gift donor relationship management (manage, nurture, upgrade) to meet short and long-term goals of the department. Responsible for managing relationships with approximately 300 existing and major donor prospects (segregating the top 150 into face-to-face solicitation, cultivation and stewardship) determined to have the ability to make gifts at or above $25,000. The primary objective of the Major Gifts Officer is to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests, passions and values. The Gift Officer will be expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these relationships from local, regional and national donors, while maintaining compliance with COA standards; state, federal and other applicable regulations, and Wernle policies and procedures. Bachelor’s degree required; master level degree preferred. This position requires development leadership experience; CFRM, CFRE preferred. 4+ years of nonprofit fundraising experience, major gift experience preferred. Click here for a full job description.

Manager of Marketing & Special Events

Plan, organizes, and directs all aspects of marketing and events including but not limited to: strategic planning, department expenses and revenue, contributions for the annual fund, assisting the Church Relations Officer to raise funds through churches, grant research, development and oversight, special events, and all marketing material including website management and social media. Click here for a full job description.


Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center is seeking a qualified candidate for a part-time, salaried position, or a full-time or part-time contractual position, providing outpatient/home-based service for individual, group, and family therapy. The ideal candidate will have experience conducting comprehensive Bio-Psycho-Social assessments of children and adolescents, risk assessments, and in developing detailed treatment plans and behavior interventions. Click here for a full job description.


Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center.
For Consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and completed Application for Employment to: Human ResourcesThe Predictive Index Survey must also be completed. This is a required step in the hiring process. Please click here to complete the survey.

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Thinking about an internship with Wernle? Wernle Youth & Family offers paid internships for individuals currently enrolled in college in Development, and Direct Care programs. Go to and check out our open intern positions.