Tanager Place

Helping Children & Families Since 1879


Part-Time Opportunities

How to Apply:

  • Online
  • By Mail
    • Complete the Application Form Employment Application and print the application document.
    • If you choose to print the application, mail or fax to:
      Tanager Place
      Human Resource
      2309 C Street SW
      Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
      Fax: 319-365-6411
    • Application are REQUIRED for all job positions.  Resumes may accompany applications if desired.

Available Opportunities


Youth Service Worker

Status: Part Time
Hours: Must be flexible with scheduling including weekends and holidays. Second and third shifts available.
Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. Requires: 1. Three years work experience post high school diploma or equivalent, related field preferred, or 2. AA degree or two years or more of undergraduate work from an accredited cllege or university, or 3. a combination of consecutive work experience and/or undergraduate work from an accredited college or university, related field preferred. Must be able to certify and maintain required trainings of position. Valid drivers license with good driving record. Ability to pass required background checks. Requires the ability to care for and work with emotionally disturbed and delinquent adolescents/children. Ability to work independently and with various team members, must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and serve as a positive role model.
Responsibilities: Will work as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team with children/adolescents in an inpatient psychiatric setting. This position will provide situational/crisis intervention, direct care, client supervision, various housekeeping functions as required and as per policy. Other responsibilities will include various paperwork and documentation and assisting clients with daily routines and age appropriate living skills. Third shift staff will also complete required bed checks, assist clients with morning routines, and the ability to remain awake and alert.
Location: 2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA
Comments: A Tanager Place application is required to be considered for employment. The application can be found online at www.tanagerplace.org or at our agency’s office. Resumes and any other support materials may be submitted to resume@tanagerplace.org, via mail or in person at Tanager Place, 2309 C Street SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. EOE