EMPLOYMENT & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Warm Line Dad Specialist Position
The Parent Support Warm Line is hiring a part-time Dad Specialist to support dads and partners directly who reach out for support. This is an exciting and unique position for an individual who is passionate about peer support and breaking the stigma and barriers dads face in the perinatal period. Come and be a part of PS-WA and help to increase access to care and emotional wellbeing for dads in the perinatal period.
We are looking to add someone to the team who is excited to be a part of our mission and growth! We value lived and learned experience as much as formal training and education. If you see yourself in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply. If you do not have the preferred experience or skills, please apply. We offer professional development and on the job learning and support.
This is a part-time contract position and will involve 5-15 hours of work a month. Primary responsibilities will be to answer any Warm Line inquiries where a parent requests to speak with a dad or partner. Inquiries come into the Warm Line 7 days a week and this position will have 24 hours to respond to those requests.
Please see the job description for full job details, qualifications, and application instructions. Applications received before July 18th will be prioritized.
The Parent Resilience Program is hiring for multiple full-time Parent Resilience Specialists (PRS) to grow our existing programs across King and Pierce County serving Black/African American, Latinx/Spanish-speaking, Indigenous and LGBTQ+ families.
We are looking to add members of the team who are excited to be a part of our mission and growth! We value talents as much as skills, lived experience as much as education. If you see yourself in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply. If you do not have the preferred experience or skills, please do not be discouraged from applying. We offer professional development and on the job learning and support.
These are full-time positions (35-40 hours per week) with occasional evening and weekend work required with advance notice. Work is done remotely and the schedule is flexible within the 9-5pm working day. This position was intended to provide support in parents’ community and home; it will include virtual and in-person services.
See the individual job descriptions for full job details, qualifications, and application instructions:
Perinatal Mental Health Supervisors
We are hiring for multiple positions and this opportunity will stay open. We hope to have a short list of available supervisors to reach out to as new opportunities arise.
We are seeking 1-2 WA state approved supervisors who have experience working with interns and providing clinical supervision for therapists working towards licensure. Supervision opportunities include both consistent weekly opportunities and also project based opportunities (i.e. facilitating a consult group for 10 weeks).
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “PMH Supervision” in the subject line.
Perinatal Mental Health Trainers
We are hiring for multiple positions and this opportunity will stay open. We hope to have a short list of available trainers to reach out to as new opportunities arise.
PS-WA is looking to expand our training team. We are looking for perinatal mental health specialists who also have a specialization in one or more of the following areas- perinatal loss, infant mental health, substance use disorders, birth trauma, or medication management. Providers of color, providers from LGBTQIA communities, and providers who speak a language other than English are encouraged to apply. Mentorship and professional development opportunities may be available for new trainers who would like to grow in this area.
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “PMH Trainer” in the subject line.
Our staff roles include: Clinical Director, Program Manager, Program & Operations Coordinator, and Warm Line Staff.
Volunteer Roles: Direct Service, Board & Program Support
Perinatal Support Washington operates with the help of a wide range of volunteers. We welcome parents who have experienced and recovered from a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder and professionals from all fields. We offer opportunities to provide direct service, host public awareness events in your own community, get involved behind the scenes to keep our small organization running, and more.
There are many ways to get involved and we are happy to work with you to identify your goals as a volunteer and find meaningful activities that will fit your schedule. To learn more contact Victoria Cherniak at Victoria.Cherniak (at) perinatalsupport (dot) org or complete the application form below.
"I know how difficult it is to struggle with a PMAD and how far reaching the consequences of them can be when you don't get adequate help. I want to participate in helping parents get connected with the resources they need for their own health and the health of their families."
"I want to be the support that I once needed."
Support Parents via our Warm Line
We welcome parents and direct service professionals to provide telephone based support to parents calling our Warm Line.
Get involved in one of our many annual events. Help set up and then dance the night a way at Mom Prom or help with a local Climb Out of the Darkess or lead one in your community.
Outreach and Awareness
While Perinatal Mental Health is becoming more well known, there are still many parents who need help and support. Help us get the word out through phone, email, and in person meetings with health care providers and programs across the state.
Help in Our Office
Help behind the scenes in the Perinatal Support Washington office. We often have ongoing office tasks and one time projects that keep our organization going. These can be done remotely. Let us know what you are interested in and we will find the perfect fit.