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Wichita Children's Home

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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:

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

Job Application

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Available Positions

Outreach Worker/ SOS Case Manager

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.

Qualifications

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.

Full Time Hours

Monday-Wednesday 10a-6p, Thursday & Friday 12p-8p (40 hours/week)

Youth Mentoring Project Manager

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.

Qualifications

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.

Full Time Hours

Monday-Friday 9a-6p (40 hours/week)

Strengthening Families Case Manager

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.

Qualifications

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.

Openings

3 Full Time (Wichita-area, Kingman/Pratt-area, and El Dorado-area)

Full Time Hours

Monday-Friday 8a-5p (40 hours/week)

Strengthening Families Support Worker

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.

Qualifications

High school diploma minimum. Preferred experience in working in the child and family services field.

Part Time Hours

Monday-Friday 8a-12p (20 hours/week)

OZ Worker/ Safe Place Responder

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.

Qualifications

2 years post high school education in social/human service field.

Part Time Hours

Thursday 1p-9p, on-call (8 hours/week)

Empowerment Counselor 3rd Shift

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.

Qualifications

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.

Full Time Hours

Sunday-Wednesday 10p-7a (36 hours/week)

Donor Relations Manager

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.

Qualifications

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.

Full Time Hours

Monday-Friday 8a-5p; frequent Sundays

Intake Supervisor/Case Manager

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.

Qualifications

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.

Full Time Hours

Monday-Friday 8a-5p (40 hours/week)