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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

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.

Intake Case Worker

Completes admission and release paperwork, screens and assesses children when brought in. Distribute paperwork to appropriate departments and agencies.


High school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.); Preferred one to three months related industry experience.


Full-time; Monday – Friday 1:00p – 9:00p

Human Trafficking Therapist

The Human Trafficking Therapist is responsible for the oversight and management of the clinical delivery and counseling of residents. The Human Trafficking Therapist is responsible for maintaining an environment which reflects best practice standards and promotes and maintains a biopsychosocial model of care based on the principals of trauma-informed and restorative practice. The Human Trafficking Therapist develops and implements treatment plans, provides leadership and program design. The overarching focus of the Human Trafficking Therapist position is to ensure excellence and therapeutic care of our residents to assist them in achieving stabilization and self-actualization.


Education: Licensed Masters level or better in Behavioral Health Field licensable by the BSRB.
License & Certifications Required: LCPC, LCMFT, LMFT, LMSW, LSCSW, Driver’s License
Experience: 3 years related experience in providing therapy to adolescents. Coordination of Clinical Services.

Staff Cook

Accurately and efficiently prepares and serves well-balanced, nutritious meals to residents, staff and caterings in and outside of the building. Meals must meet all KSDE and USDA requirements for the reimbursement program. Document and keep track of all paperwork for the KSDE program. Ensure kitchen is clean and sanitized at all times.


One-year related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience


Full-time; Wednesday – Saturday 6:30a-5:30p


Responsible for cleaning the rooms and hallways of the facility. Cleans, sweeps, dusts, empties trash, replenishes supplies and assists with donation distribution and disbursement of supplies. 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.


Minimum of one-month related industry experience.


3rd shift Monday-Friday or Sunday to Thursday, 10pm to 6:30am