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Our employees share a passion for improving the lives of the children and families they serve. They do the essential work of providing care, facilitating programs and offering the expertise and insight needed to make real, lasting change.

And, as our organization grows, so does our need for caring, qualified professionals ready to help us champion the needs of children and families. We offer an inclusive, welcoming work environment; comprehensive, competitive benefits; and opportunities for team members to grow in their unique roles.

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Why CSI?

Bright Futures

The opportunity to work with children and youth, helping to provide the best childhood possible.

Collaboration

We understand the importance of teamwork in order to achieve the best outcomes for those we serve.

Culture

CSI is known for its supportive, inclusive and community-oriented culture.

Compassion

We show compassion for the people we serve, as well as our own team.

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Career Growth Opportunities

We are dedicated to helping our employees evolve and grow within the organization and in their own careers, offering the opportunities needed to learn, evolve and advance.

The example below is a growth path for our Early Childhood Education staff.

Substitute Educator
  • Age 19 or Older
  • Minimum High School Diploma
Educational Aide
  • Age 19 or older
  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • 6 Months Experience Preferred
Assistant Educator
  • Age 19 or older
  • Minimum CDA or Equivalent, or a Plan to Complete
  • 6 Months Experience Preferred
Lead Educator/Coach
  • Age 19 or older
  • Associate Degree or Higher, Early Childhood Education Preferred, State Certification will be Considered
  • Minimum 6 Months Experience, 1 Year Preferred
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Staff Testimonials

Employee Benefits

Join our team and experience the value of our comprehensive benefits package. We care about the well-being and happiness of our employees, and our benefits reflect this commitment. Enjoy competitive health insurance with a range of options to suit your needs, including dental and vision coverage. We offer a 401(k) retirement plan with company matching to secure your financial future. Our vacation and flexible work arrangements ensure a healthy work-life balance, while professional development opportunities empower your career growth. We understand that life happens, which is why we provide various types of leave. Join us and find out all the ways we are making space for our employees.

Insurance Options

  • Medical—Different plan options (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska publishes machine-readable files on behalf of Child Saving Institute. View the machine-readable files here: NebraskaBlue.com/MRFs)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employer paid basic life insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental insurances for employees and dependents including life, accident, cancer, critical illness and hospital confinement
  • Employer paid short- and long-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for qualified medical, dental and dependent care expenses

Paid Vacation

  • Two weeks during first two years of service
  • Three weeks starting in third year of service
  • Four weeks after five years of service

10 Paid Holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth (Dodge Street location)
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Paid Time Off

  • Civic duty pay (jury and election duty)
  • Personal days
  • Bereavement pay
  • Sick pay

Leaves

  • Birthing parent leave up to six weeks paid
  • Parental leave of two weeks paid (beginning January 2024)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Military service leave

401(k) Plan

  • With employer match up to 5%

Childcare Discount

Two locations:

  • Early Childhood Education Center, CSI Campus, 4545 Dodge Street
  • Spellman Child Development Center, College of Saint Mary Campus, 6908 Mercy Road

Other

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible scheduling for many positions
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Medical emergency financial assistance for illness/injury

Learn more about the Purpose, Promise and Values that shape our culture and inspire our team.

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