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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 the pdf file below. Return via email to hr@wch.org or by mail:

Wichita Children's Home
Employment
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

Lead Teacher/Director Little Bridges Learning Center (LBLC)

The Program Director/Lead Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include children ages 0-5; develops partnerships with parent(s) to engage and encourage parent participation. Program Director is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all State and local governing contracting agencies; and works collegially with other staff members of the Wichita Children’s Home.

Qualifications

Must obtain KDHE Director’s License approval for up to 24 children. At least 24 college hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education including core courses in Child/Human Growth and Development.

Hours

Full time (40 hours/week)

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 Kansas Department of Health and Environment guidelines for emergency and temporary care facilities.

Qualifications

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. One to two years related experience and/or training preferred. Active drivers license required. Must be 21 years of age to work in Emergency Shelter department. Must be 25 years of age to work in BRIDGES department.

Hours

Full time and part time opportunities available. Contact the HR department for more information. 316-681-6706.

TCM Case Manager

Recruits and provides individualized, intensive case management to Medicaid enrolled pregnant or parenting teens. Functions under the guidelines of the Targeted Case Management grant awarded by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The goals of the grant are: to reduce negative consequences of teenage pregnancy for these moms and children; to help the moms increase their levels of self-sufficiency and goal directedness relating to their own futures and that of their children; and to delay subsequent childbearing until completion related to basic education/training or they reach 21 years of age.

Qualifications

LBSW or RN with two years’ experience working with at-risk girls or teen moms.

Hours

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