If you are 21 years or younger and in need of immediate help, call (316) 262-HOME or go to any QuikTrip, fire station or anywhere you see the Safe Place logo and ask an employee to call our Street Outreach staff.

Want a Job that Matters?

We have a number of employment opportunities available and are looking to hire talented people! Please review the basic requirements and the positions listed below. To fill out an application, please download pdf and return it to:

Wichita Children's Home
Employment
810 N. Holyoke
Wichita, Kansas 67208

Job Application

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The Wichita Children's Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the policy of the Wichita Children's Home that all individuals have the right to participate in employment, programs and activities operated by the Wichita Children's Home regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, and age.
Employment applications and job descriptions are available 24 hours a day at the Front Desk. Resumes are welcome but must be submitted with a completed application of employment.
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Available Positions

Life Skills Coach: Various Shifts – Full or Part Time

Position is daily supervision of residents, and activities to ensure a safe and therapeutic residential environment. Additional duties will be transportation to school or appointments, guidance in daily living skills, maintaining structure with the family teaching model, and crisis intervention as required. Must have the skills, patience, and understanding to work with and around special needs youth. Good interpersonal skills, including composure under stress and sensitivity to the needs of others. Ability to represent the Home in a professional manner. Provide a positive role model by demonstrating commitment, punctuality, effective time management, and good communication skills.

SKILLS

High School degree/GED required, college degree preferred. One to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be at least 25 years old to meet licensing requirement. Must have valid Kansas Driver’s License and good driving record.

DUTIES

Supervision of residents’ social, educational, and behavioral activities and afternoon school runs during the school year. Responsible for the completion of required paperwork. Must have the skills, patience, and understanding to work with and around special needs youth. Good interpersonal skills, including composure under stress and sensitivity to the needs of others. Ability to represent the Home in a professional manner. Provide a positive role model by demonstrating commitment, punctuality, effective time management, and good communication skills.

Nurse – Part Time

Provides medical assistance through the VOCA grant to include medication administration, support for illness and accidents of residents, and provides medical training for staff to include the Signs and Symptoms of Illness.

DUTIES

  • Guide and facilitate the medication activation for incoming Police Protective Custody (PPC) residents
  • Review health status and identify chronic and acute health needs of incoming PPC residents
  • Train and support staff in identifying and meeting the health needs of PPC residents
  • Make community-based medical referrals, as appropriate and necessary for chronic or acute care
  • Oversee and review medication administration
  • Provide medication administration, psychiatric medication and health-related trainings for direct care staff
  • Provide consultation on creating a therapeutic milieu which promotes physical health and well-being

QUALIFICATIONS

The Nurse is required to be licensed at the BSN or above, with 2+ years related experience.

Housekeeper - Full Time

Position is scheduled for 40 hours per week. 6:30am – 3:00pm

DUTIES

  • Cleans lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators, and stairways
  • Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floors
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies
  • Dust furniture
  • Washes walls, woodwork, windows, door panels, and sills
  • Empties wastebaskets and transports trash and waste to disposal area
  • Replenishes bathroom supplies
  • Other duties may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of one month related industry experience
  • A high school education is not required
  • Have the skills, patience, and understanding to work with and around special needs children/youth
  • Good interpersonal skills, including composure under stress and sensitivity to the needs of others
  • Ability to represent the Wichita Children's Home in a professional manner