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.
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Available Positions

Accounting Clerk - Part Time

Responsible for Accounts Payable and obtains financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.

DUTIES

  • Completes duties associated with Accounts Payable to include: verifying that payments are in accordance with WCH policy and within vendor terms; coding bills with appropriate account numbers, in accordance with specified deadlines; verification of expenses to include tax exempt status of purchases; print/mails checks weekly to vendors, and completes/prints distributes related reports.
  • Reconcile Aged invoice register monthly and the A/P suspension account.
  • Accounts Payable year end preparation and distribution of 1099 forms.
  • Assist with month end processing including balancing liability accounts which include employee benefits, balancing with Development donation report to General Ledger accounts, prepare reoccurring and other general ledger entries.
  • Assists Controller and CFO with miscellaneous projects as needed.
  • Maintains spreadsheets reports for oil income and private grants.
  • Assists with petty cash, payroll, time clock, banking and general ledger as requested.
  • Assists with month end processing, annual audit preparing and grant review.

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma, 2 years of college preferred. One to two years related experience.

Life Skills Coach – Phase I – Full Time 2nd Shift

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. The hours will be Sunday 10:00a – 10:00p, Monday through Wednesday 3:30p – 10:30p.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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 have valid driver’s license. Must be at least 25 years of age to meet licensing requirements.

Life Skills Coach – Phase I 1st Shift – Float + Weekends

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. The hours will be 1st Shift – Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm. Weekdays - Float

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School degree/GED required, college degree preferred. One to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

TLP CASE MANAGER Phase I – Part-Time

Position is responsible for case management, supervision protection, and care of program participants individually and in groups during daily living activities and maintaining confidentiality of clients unless otherwise mandated. Position will be 25 hours per week.

DUTIES

  • Responsible for coordination and management of each client’s case, maintenance of thorough documentation, and assisting client in full implementation of his/her individual Transitional Living Plan.
  • Responsible for developing and instructing basic life skills, job skills classes, tutoring clients in their effort toward achieving academic and vocational goals, and providing behavior intervention and teaching of appropriate behavioral alternatives.
  • The Case Manager conducts routine attendance, housekeeping, and visitation checks and implements follow up as appropriate.
  • The Case Manager will participate in weekly case conferences, staff meetings, and in-service continuing educational training.

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Preferred; six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

TEACHING PARENT 1ST SHIFT: Full Time – Teen Boys

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. The hours will be 1st shift, 6:30 am to 2:30 pm Thursday & Friday, Saturday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.

DUTIES

  • Supervision of residents’ social, educational, and behavioral activities.
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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 21 years of age.

TEACHING PARENT 2nd SHIFT Weekdays: FULL TIME – Teen Boys

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. The hours will be 2nd shift, Wed 1-4pm, Thursday & Friday 2:00 pm -10:00 pm, Saturday 8am-10pm.

DUTIES

  • Supervision of residents’ social, educational, and behavioral activities.
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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 21 years of age.