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Wichita Children's Home

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. Please submit your application through our Indeed profile or download the pdf file below. Return pdf applications via email to hr@wch.org or by mail:

Wichita Children's Home
7271 E. 37th St. N.
Wichita, Kansas 67226

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 are available at the Front Desk Monday-Friday 8a-5p.
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Available Positions

Mental Health Counselor

The Mental Health Counselor is responsible for maintaining an environment, which reflects best practice standards and promotes and preserves a biopsychosocial model of care based on the principles of trauma-informed and restorative practice. Provides youth assessment and coordinates referrals to other community resources as the youth needs require, as well as coordinates treatment admissions. Facilitates therapeutic group process for youth, as well as other evidence based curriculum on a daily/weekly basis. The overarching focus of this position is to ensure quality of care of our youth by providing mental health counseling to address youth mental health, trauma and triggers resulting from trauma and life experiences.


At least five years of experience as a mental health counselor. Bachelor’s degree in social work, or related degree. Master’s degree preferred.


Full Time

Empowerment Counselor - ESSENTIAL DIRECT CARE STAFF*

Direct Care staff are responsible for providing supervision for our youth residents and using appropriate role modeling skills to instill hope, effect healing and restoration and promote growth and development to empower children to transform their lives.

*Empowerment Counselors are considered essential during COVID-19 and we are continuing to hire for this position. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom, web-based meetings.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to two years related experience and/or training. Must be 21 years of age to work in the Emergency Shelter and the Gerard House, 23 years of age to work in the YRCII, and 25 years of age to work in the TLP and Garver House.


Full time and part time opportunities available.