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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. To fill out an application, please download pdf and return it to:

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 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

Empowerment Counselor

Supervise the physical and psychological well-being of each resident in their care, and implement trauma informed care in their interactions with the residents. As a role model, they must demonstrate and guide youth in daily living skills, maintain structure, and perform crisis intervention as required. Empowerment Counselors shall work with appropriate staff to provide necessary services, as required by DCF guidelines for emergency and temporary care facilities.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be 21 years of age to work in Emergency Shelter department. Must be 25 years of age to work in BRIDGES department.

Hours for BRIDGES Phase 1

Part Time; Float - hours vary (20 hrs/wk)
Full Time; Thursday-Sunday 2p-10p (32 hrs/wk)

Hours for BRIDGES Phase 2

Full Time; Thursday-Saturday 12p-12a (36 hrs/wk)
Full Time; Sunday-Wednesday 11:30p-9:30a (40 hrs/wk)

Hours for Gerard House

Part Time; Saturday and Sunday 2p-10p (16 hrs/wk)
Part Time; 3rd shift Sunday & Monday 12a-8:30p

Hours for Emergency Shelter

Part Time; Float - hours vary (20 hrs/wk)

Lead OZ Worker

Facilitate planning, coordination and oversight at OZ drop in Center. Engage runaway and homeless youth in case management, intake, housing assessment, safety, resource and goal planning. Develop knowledge and skills in Human Trafficking. And provide support to the team in identifying Human Trafficking activity and victims at the drop in center.


2 years experience with families and/or youth in crisis preferred.


Bachelors Degree in Human Services preferred or High School Diploma plus experience with youth and families in crisis.

Full Time Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9a-5p & Thursday 12p-8p + on-call (40 hrs/wk)