Positions Available

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Current Openings at Renewal Unlimited, Inc.

Adams County:

Early Childhood Supervisor, Adams:   Supervises a team of Head Start staff in Adams County. Early Childhood Supervisor will manage Head Start Classroom Teachers, Early Head Start Teachers, site cook and a bus driver. Full-time, full-year position. Excellent fringe benefit package includes single or family Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long-term Disability. Retirement contribution after 3 years of service, personal days, paid holidays, sick leave, and other benefits. This position provides mentoring and training to staff to ensure high quality services for Head Start children 0-5 years of age. Will sub for teachers in the classroom as needed. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Wisconsin teaching license is required. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Wage range based on education and experience $39,000-$43,059/annually.  An EEO/AA Employer.

Columbia County

Head Start Home-Based ManagerSeeking an innovative Manager with a unique blend of knowledge in both infant through early childhood development and family engagement/social work practices. Position is based in the City of Portage 35 min N of Madison. Coordinates home-based services for Early Head Start and Head Start children from infancy to age five in a 5 county rural area. Also oversees homebased services to pregnant mothers. Responsible for the supervision and professional development of Parent Educator Supervisors and Head Start Specialists in the fields of Health, Family Engagement, and Disability/Mental Health Services. Monitors and reviews all services/paperwork in order to maintain compliance with Head Start standards. Analyzes child and family data for continuous program improvement and prepares reports and recommendations based on data. Monitors the homebased budget to approve appropriate expenditures. Must have a thorough knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for children 0-5, the ability to mentor and train staff, knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and Reflective Supervision or ability to learn these quickly, ability to design and incorporate innovative practices for children, families, and pregnant mothers and demonstrates leadership skills through a strength-based focus. Salary range: $44,000 to $48,579. Travel within the 5 counties and limited evening work may be required. Full-time, full-year position; must have a B.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education, Family Services, Social Work or related degree. Excellent fringe benefit package.  An EEO/AA Employer.  

Coordinated Entry & Housing Specialist:  40 hour/week position. Coordinates the entry system for homeless clients in Adams, Columbia, Dodge, Juneau and Sauk Counties. Assesses and refers clients to housing agencies for placement. Enters data which prioritizes clients for appropriate housing services. Implements outreach services to inform agencies of the coordinated entry system to target homeless clients most in need of services. Recruits agencies to participate in coordinated entry. Ensures housing agencies follow coordinated entry standards. B.S. in Social Work helpful. Preferences considered for experience working with homeless/at-risk clients, conflict resolution skills, and community collaboration. Wage: $17.12 to $18.75/hour. Excellent single benefit package; including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, long term disability, generous paid time off. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. 

Columbia County Early Childhood Supervisor:  Supervises a team of Head Start staff in Portage and Prairie du Sac. Early Childhood Supervisor will manage Head Start Classroom Teachers and Early Head Start Teachers. Full-time, full-year position. Excellent fringe benefit package includes single or family Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long-term Disability. Retirement contribution after 3 years of service, personal days, paid holidays, sick leave, and other benefits. This position provides mentoring and training to staff to ensure high quality services for Head Start children 0-5 years of age. Will sub for teachers in the classroom as needed. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education is required and candidate must have or obtain a Wisconsin teaching license. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Wage range based on education and experience $39,000-$43,059/annually.  An EEO/AA Employer.

AmeriCorps Technical Supervisor:  Full-time, full-year position with an excellent single benefit package. Position oversees a local residential building site that could be new construction or rehab home project.  This opportunity works with at-risk youth between the ages of 17 to 24 in the construction site setting. Teaching the youth pre-employment home building skills to transition to higher education, the military or into the workforce. The candidate will build relationships with the youth while instructing, coaching and encouraging them along the way.  This position works closely with the AmeriCorps Teacher who is working with the youth to assist them in obtaining their high school equivalency test. As well as with an experienced Technical Supervisor/Program Manager.  The ideal candidate would be someone with home building background and a passion to help at-risk youth. Someone who loves helping others be successful, have an ability to think through and explain tasks in multiple steps with patience. Good communication skills are a must as well as an ability to work with a diverse group of people.  Salary range is $39,000 – $43,059.15 based on education and experience. An EEO/AA employer. Please apply today.

Fresh Start — Youth/Young Adult Positions:   Renewal Unlimited, Inc. in Portage, WI is accepting applications for the Portage Fresh Start/AmeriCorps Program for 2020-2021.  We have immediate openings for eligible participants ages 17 to 24 who are looking to complete or have completed their high school diploma.  Fresh Start/AmeriCoprs members earn a daily wage while preparing for GED/HSED testing and certificate.  Members will also develop work skills while building new single-family homes on a construction site.  The homes will be sold to qualified low income families.  In addition, participants will engage in other service projects throughout the community and learn valuable life skills. Along with earning a daily wage, all testing fees are covered and upon successful completion of the program, members are eligible to receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.  The education award may be used to pay educational costs at post-secondary institutions (including technical schools and colleges).  Members have up to 7 years to use the award. Hours for this position are Monday through Thursday 8-3:30 and Friday 8-12:30. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included in the day as well as required work day shirts/sweatshirt.  There are several openings to be filled for this position.

Anyone interested can call the Fresh Start Center at (608)742-1516 ext 208 or email Chris Anchondo canchondo@renewalunlimited.net for more information.  Applications can be found online at http://www.renewalunlimited.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Wisconsin-Fresh-Start-Application.pdf or at the office located at 2900 Red Fox Run in Portage.  Come join an exciting opportunity to learn construction skills and important life skills.

Early Childhood Supervisor – Supervises a team of Head Start staff in Beaver Dam and Columbus. Early Childhood Supervisor will manage Head Start Classroom Teachers and Early Head Start Teachers. Full-time, full-year position. Excellent fringe benefit package includes single or family Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long-term Disability. Retirement contribution after 3 years of service, personal days, paid holidays, sick leave, and other benefits. This position provides mentoring and training to staff to ensure high quality services for Head Start children 0-5 years of age. Will sub for teachers in the classroom as needed. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Wisconsin teaching license is required. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Wage range based on education and experience $39,000-$43,059/annually. An EEO/AA Employer.

Head Start Teacher Assistant Columbus: Full time Head Start preschool teacher assistant in our Columbus Head Start classroom. This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday that runs 9 1/2 months during our school year. Wage range is $11.08 to $12.23 per hour depending on experience. This position assists the Teacher in working with preschool children in the classroom. Preference may be given to candidates with Early Childhood I & II, a CDA, or experience with preschool children. Must have Early Childhood I & II classes and a CDA within 1 year of hire. Classes paid for by the agency. Full benefit package includes family Health, Dental and Vision insurance and employee Life Insurance. Generous retirement contribution after 3 years of hire, personal days, paid holidays, sick days and others. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Columbus Head Start Classroom Assistant:  Full-time position, 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday. The wage range is $10.00 to $11.05 per hour depending on experience. The Center Assistant position assists the teacher and teacher assistant in working with preschool children in the classroom and while being transported on the bus. Preference may be given to candidates with Early Childhood I & II or experience with preschool children. Must have Early Childhood I & II classes within 1 year of hire. Classes are paid for by the agency. Full benefit package includes Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Retirement contribution after 3 years of hire, sick time, personal days, paid holidays, and other benefits. This position is 9 1/2 months each year, starting mid-August and continues through May, similar to that of a school calendar. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. 

Head Start Preschool Bus Driver Part-time: Columbus, WI: This position is a part-time 20-25 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Part-year position that runs for 9 and ½ months during our school year. Starting late August and finishing mid-June. The wage is $14.62-$16.17 per hour. The bus driver will drive Head Start children (3-5 years of age) twice per day, once for pickup in the morning and another for drop-off in the afternoon. The kids are in the classroom from 8am-3pm Monday through Friday. The route is expected to take about 60 – 90 minutes, but is subject to adjustment based on enrollment. The bus is a short 29 max capacity bus. An aide accompanies the driver on every route. The bus driver must have or obtain a School Bus Driver’s License (CDL) within 90 days of hire and have a clean driving record for the past 3 years. Renewal pays all costs for obtaining a CDL. The bus is a type A bus and will require a class C license. This position is eligible for holiday, sick and personal leave as well as eligible to participate in the retirement program upon meeting the program requirements . We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please apply today. 

Head Start Preschool Cook, Columbus: This position is 32-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday during our school year which begins mid-August and finishes at the end of May. The wage range is $10.00 to $11.05 per hour depending on experience. Hours are typically 7:30am-3:30pm. Duties for this position include planning, purchasing, preparing and serving meals in a Head Start preschool setting following CACFP guidelines. The cook also may prepare nutrition activities with preschool children. This position comes with our full family benefits package which includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Paid Time Off, and others. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. 

Portage- Columbia County Family Service Worker: Competitive Wage. Excellent Benefit Package including PTO, Sick Time, Single or Family Health, Dental and Vision coverage. Life, LTD, Retirement Plan and professional development training.  The ideal applicant will be able to establish engagement with families through a process of collaborative partnership-building that establishes mutual trust in identifying goals, strengths, and necessary services and supports to the family.  The Family Service Worker will assist Head Start families in understanding and using local resources, coordinate monthly agency sponsored trainings and family engagement activities, promote & support parent involvement in Parent Committee and Policy Council involvement, conducts ongoing outreach and recruitment efforts to inform the community of the Early Head Start/Head Start Program and assists families in the application process.  Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Family Services, Counseling or similar field. Ideal candidate will be a licensed social worker. Wage range $40,072.04-$48,253.85 plus benefits.

Dodge County

Beaver Dam Head Start Preschool Classroom Center Assistant: Full-time position; Monday through Friday. The wage range is $10.00 to $11.05 per hour depending on experience. The Center Assistant position assists the teacher and teacher assistant in working with preschool children in the classroom and while being transported on the bus. Preference may be given to candidates with Early Childhood I & II or experience with preschool children. Must have Early Childhood I & II classes within 1 year of hire. Classes are paid for by the agency. Full benefit package includes Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Retirement contribution after 3 years of hire, sick time, personal days, paid holidays, and other benefits. This position is 9 1/2 months each year, similar to that of a school calendar. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please visit our website at www.renewalunlimited.net to learn more about our company or to see what other positions we have available.

Early Childhood Supervisor – Supervises a team of Head Start staff in Beaver Dam and Columbus. Early Childhood Supervisor will manage Head Start Classroom Teachers and Early Head Start Teachers. Full-time, full-year position. Excellent fringe benefit package includes single or family Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long-term Disability. Retirement contribution after 3 years of service, personal days, paid holidays, sick leave, and other benefits. This position provides mentoring and training to staff to ensure high quality services for Head Start children 0-5 years of age. Will sub for teachers in the classroom as needed. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Wisconsin teaching license is required. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Wage range based on education and experience $39,000-$43,059/annually. An EEO/AA Employer.

Juneau County

Early Childhood Supervisor Mauston, WI:  Juneau County Head Start Sites – Early Childhood Supervisor will manage a team of staff including Head Start Classroom Teachers and Early Head Start Teachers. Full-time, full-year position. Excellent fringe benefit package includes single or family Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long-term Disability. Retirement contribution after 3 years of service, personal days, paid holidays, sick leave, and other benefits. This position provides mentoring and training to staff to ensure high quality services for Head Start children 0-5 years of age. Will sub for teachers in the classroom as needed. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Wisconsin teaching license is required. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Wage range based on education and experience $39,000-$43,059/annually.  An EEO/AA Employer.

Head Start Preschool Teacher Mauston, WI: Competitive Wage. Excellent Benefit Package including PTO, Sick Time, Single or Family Health, Dental and Vision coverage. Life, LTD, Retirement Plan and professional development training. Looking for a creative, energetic, and team-oriented Early Childhood Teacher with the ability to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum to develop school readiness skills including skill development in math, science, language, literacy, cognitive, physical and social emotional domains. Experience with Frogstreet curriculum is helpful but not a requirement. Position aligns similarly to that of a school district with PTO during the summer months. Classroom staff consists of Teacher, Teacher Assistant and Center Assistant. Additional onsite staff is a bus driver. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Candidate must have a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education with a teaching license in Pre-K. Salary is based on education and experience, the range is $38,000.00-$41,955.07. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. 

Sauk County

Parent Educator, Sauk CountyFull time, 40 hour a week position. $16.63 – $18.37 per hour depending on experience. The Parent Educator plans and implements weekly home visits for 10-12 families within Sauk County. Plans and implements weekly playgroups for children ages 0 to 5. Works with the Family Resource Center Team to plan family engagement and male involvement activities and parent trainings/meetings. Year-round position. This position is eligible to participate in the excellent benefits package Renewal Unlimited offers. Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. Generous paid time off. Also possible eligibility for student loan forgiveness. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or similar degree. Limited pre-planned evening work schedules may be required. Travel throughout Sauk County required for home visits; mileage reimbursement available with proof of auto liability. An EEO/AA employer.

Baraboo Head Start Cook: This position 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, year round. The wage range is $10.00 to $11.05 per hour depending on experience. Hours are typically 7:30am-3:30pm. Duties for this position include planning, purchasing, preparing and serving meals in a Head Start preschool setting following CACFP guidelines. The cook also may prepare nutrition activities with preschool children. This position comes with our full family benefits package which includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Paid Time Off, and others. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please apply today!

Limited Term Head Start Preschool Teacher Prairie du Sac, WI: Limited Term for entire 2021-2022 school session (estimated to begin August 2, 2021 and finish mid-June 2022). The company may have additional opportunities available at the end of the limited term period. We offer a competitive wage, employee assistance program and possible eligibility for retirement benefit. Professional development training throughout the year. Looking for a creative, energetic, and team-oriented Early Childhood Teacher with the ability to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum to develop school readiness skills including skill development in math, science, language, literacy, cognitive, physical and social emotional domains. Experience with Frogstreet curriculum is helpful but not a requirement. Classroom staff consists of Teacher, Teacher Assistant and Center Assistant. Additional onsite staff are a cook and bus driver. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Preference will be given to candidate with a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education with a teaching license in Pre-K. Salary is based on education and experience, the range is $36,721.91-$41,955.07. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Infant/Toddler Teacher Assistant in Baraboo: Assists in two Early Head Start Classrooms of 8 children in each classroom. Will assist the Teachers in providing high quality services for infants and toddlers using the Frogstreet curriculum in a full-day, full-year program. Emphasis on education, health, nutrition and family engagement. Position available now. Wage range, $11.53 – $12.73/hour, 40 hrs/wk. Benefits include single Health and Dental, Life, PTO, Sick Time, Retirement, and professional development opportunities. Seeking candidate with bachelor or associates in Early Childhood Education. Would consider a candidate with CDA, EC1, EC2, Infant & Toddler Fundamentals. The classroom is open 7:00am-5:30pm Monday through Friday, the teacher assistant position is 40 hours per week. EEO/AA Employer.

Baraboo- Sauk County Family Service Worker: Competitive Wage. Excellent Benefit Package including PTO, Sick Time, Single or Family Health, Dental and Vision coverage. Life, LTD, Retirement Plan and professional development training.  The ideal applicant will be able to establish engagement with families through a process of collaborative partnership-building that establishes mutual trust in identifying goals, strengths, and necessary services and supports to the family.  The Family Service Worker will assist Head Start families in understanding and using local resources, coordinate monthly agency sponsored trainings and family engagement activities, promote & support parent involvement in Parent Committee and Policy Council involvement, conducts ongoing outreach and recruitment efforts to inform the community of the Early Head Start/Head Start Program and assists families in the application process.  Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Family Services, Counseling or similar field. Ideal candidate will be a licensed social worker. Wage range $40,072.04-$48,253.85 plus benefits.