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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:
Contact youth on the streets and provide resources, engage youth in case management services to address housing, employment and educational goals. Outreach to local businesses and service providers who come in contact with runaway, homeless, and/or street youth. Conduct Safe Place presentations with Middle and High school youth and youth in the community.
2 years’ experience with youth and families in crisis with emphasizes on Runaway and Homeless Youth services. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services preferred or High School Diploma plus experience with youth and families in crisis. Prior experience with runaway/homeless youth preferred.
Monday-Wednesday 10a-6p, Thursday & Friday 12p-8p (40 hours/week)
Responsible for the management and supervision of a federal grant from the Department of Justice which funds a Mentoring Program for youth who have experienced or who are at risk of commercial sexual exploitation. Job duties include grant reporting, project development and monitoring, community networking, clinical services, training, staff supervision and supervision, care, and support of program participants and mentors in individual and group settings. The position is essential for continued support and growth of the Youth Mentoring Program which is fully funded by the OJJDP grant. The Grant Manager/Clinician will supervise the Clinical Advocate, Mentor Coordinator and Mentors who work with survivors and youth at risk of experiencing human trafficking.
Master level Social Worker or equivalent, experience working with at-risk youth populations, experience in working with runaway and homeless populations or survivors of human trafficking a plus.
Monday-Friday 9a-6p (40 hours/week)
Provides assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage and advocacy for the most appropriate services for families receiving services from Families Engaged: A Partnership to Strengthen Kansas Families. Possesses a clear understanding of the family-led delivery system and the resources available for families. Effectively maintains and managers assigned caseload contingent on needs, strengths, abilities, and preference of the families served. Maximum caseload is 15 families per case manager.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or related field from an accredited university. Master’s level preferred. Must be licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board to practice in Kansas (i.e. Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Professional Counselor and/or Alcohol and Drug Counselor). Preferred experience in substance abuse treatment, mental health, child and adolescent development, education, social work or human services work.
3 Full Time (Wichita-area, Kingman/Pratt-area, and El Dorado-area)
Monday-Friday 8a-5p (40 hours/week)
Responsible for the support of Families Engaged: A Partnership to Strengthen Kansas Families. Possesses a clear understanding of the family-led delivery system and the resources available to families. Assists program staff in service delivery to families, data collection and input for grant documentation, clerical support of program needs, assists in communication between clients and/or families and multi-disciplinary team.
High school diploma minimum. Preferred experience in working in the child and family services field.
Monday-Friday 8a-12p (20 hours/week)
Provide support to Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) for the Safe Place, SOS and OZ programs. Assist in providing transportation of youth, advocacy, support, skill building and community resource information. Help youth access: gateway supplies, computers, showers, and laundry. Respond to Safe Place calls and crisis calls.
2 years post high school education in social/human service field.
Thursday 1p-9p, on-call (8 hours/week)
Supervises the physical and psychological well-being of each resident in their care, and implements the behavioral mode in their interactions with residents. As a role model, demonstrates appropriate behavior at all times. Teaching Parents shall work with appropriate staff to provide necessary services, as required by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment guidelines for emergency and temporary care facilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. High school graduate, or have G.E.D. certificate.
Sunday-Wednesday 10p-7a (36 hours/week)
Responsible for soliciting gifts and developing relationships with new donors – with focus on the faith based community for Wichita Children’s Home. As a member of the development team, the Donor Relations Manager plays an integral role in the development of strategic plan, budget, public relations and event coordination. Works closely with the Development Officer to support existing donor base.
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; two plus years related experience in fund raising and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent computer skills, including comprehensive knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of or ability to become proficient in Raiser’s Edge and Virtuous Donor Management Systems.
Monday-Friday 8a-5p; frequent Sundays
Supervises intake workers and front desk staff. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises three to five non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees: planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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.
Monday-Friday 8a-5p (40 hours/week)