Available Jobs

Looking for Compassionate, Caring and Energetic Employees


Speech Language Pathologist – Our Speech Language Pathologist plays an important role in developing our students.

Speech Language Pathologist Responsibilities:

  • Monitor patients’ progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Develop treatment plans for problems such as stuttering, delayed language, swallowing disorders, inappropriate pitch and harsh voice problems, based on your own assessments and the recommendations of physicians, psychologists, or social workers.
  • Participate in and write reports for meetings regarding patients’ progress, such as individualized educational planning (IEP) meetings, in-service meetings, or intervention assistance team meetings.
  • Evaluate hearing, speech and language test results, medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency and voice.
  • Observe students in person to gather all relevant information needed in diagnosing and treating the student.
  • Maintain up to date records on each student using a computer based system.
  • Prepare reports for parents, social workers and teachers.

Benefits of being a Speech Language Pathologist:

  • Generous PTO package with an additional two weeks off per summer
  • Full benefits package
  • Have a direct impact on our students’ success

Qualifications of Speech Language Pathologist applicants:

  • Must possess a valid license in the area of Speech Pathology
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred

Please submit cover letter and resume to Dana Von Ruden, Human Resources Specialist. Chileda is an equal opportunity employer.


Direct Support Professional – Chileda’s Direct Support Professional positions are active, fun and rewarding. What’s Chileda? We’re NOT a Mexican restaurant, we’re an integrated school and residential center located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where we serve students (aged 6-21) with autism spectrum disorders and other cognitive and behavioral challenges. As the first significant papers were being published on autism, Chileda was already helping families find unique and tailored approaches to each individual child they served.  45 years later, we continue and need you as a Direct Support Professional.

Benefits of Direct Support Professionals:

  • Competitive starting wages
  • Full and part time schedules to fit your life on first, second, and third shift
  • Opportunities for advancement into leadership roles

What’s a typical day like for Direct Support Professionals?

  • Work directly with students helping to implement Behavior Plans, Individualized Education Programs and Activities for Daily Living
  • Assist students on community outings
  • Help students engage in large and small group activities

If you would like more information on our Direct Support Professional positions or want to apply, download our application on our website or stop into our facility at 1825 Victory Street for an application. Chileda is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Starting wages

  • $11.50 – $14.50/hour
  • $1.00/hour more on weekends
  • 3rd Shift Differential
  • $1.00/hour raise with passing six-month evaluation for DSPs

 Please email employment inquiries to hr@chileda.org