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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. 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
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 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.

Qualifications

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.

Hours

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.

Qualifications

High school diploma required. One year relevant experience preferred.

Hours

Full-time; Monday-Friday 2p-10p (40 hours/week)

Food Education Instructor

Schedule and conduct classes at four sites. Teach youth how to identify healthy and economical recipes/meals. This will include creating a shopping list and take youth to actually shop for food on budget provided. This will also include meal preparation and safe food handling.

Qualifications

Minimum of one year related experience and HS Diploma/GED required. Dietary Manager or Nutritionist certification required.

Hours

Part-time; 10 hours/week in the evenings and an occasional Saturday morning

BRIDGES Operations Manager

This position is responsible for the effective and successful management of labor, productivity, quality control and safety measures. Ensures safe and efficient operations for the safety of our residents served by providing coordination, oversight, and operation of a 24-hour youth transitional living program and our Little Bridges licensed day care center

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field required. License strongly preferred.

Hours

Full-time

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Under the direct supervision of the APRN, will assist with leading daily operations of the Health Services Department. Assist with providing feedback and training to staff that promotes positive customer service and the maintenance of an efficient and safe environment for care. Coordinates efforts related to the health and safety of WCH youth. Administers medication, accesses the health of youth and demonstrates strong health services procedures.

Qualifications

2-3 years experience as an LPN and Medication Administration. Must have active LPN license.

Hours

Full-time- 40 hours week, 2p-10p

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant will be learning the highest level accounting functions to provide depth and support to the Controller and Senior Staff Accountant. This position will be responsible for assisting Controller with budgets, grant reporting, back up for Payroll, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable.

Qualifications

Two years prior experience required. Prior experience in Payroll strongly preferred.

Hours

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

Housekeeper

Responsible for cleaning the rooms, lobbies, and hallways of the facility, this includes: sweeping and polishing floors, dusting furniture, vacuuming rugs and carpets, washing windows, emptying trash cans, etc. The housekeeper also replenishes bathroom supplies and assists with delivery and distribution of donations and supplies.

Qualifications

Related experience; must have an active driver’s license.

Hours

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

Human Trafficking Services Coordinator

The Human Trafficking Services Coordinator is charged with assessing for, identifying and assisting minor victims of human trafficking in the Wichita area. The Coordinator will develop a highly collaborative, coordinated, and diverse multi-rural county human trafficking collation, consisting of, but not limited to, community and rural organizations, state agencies, political affiliations, faith-based communities, educational institutions, law enforcement, healthcare and social service providers that will collaborate in sharing and disseminating information, contacts, and protocols related to the existence, prevention, and response to minor victims of human trafficking.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field required. Master’s strongly preferred. Two years of experience in providing victim’s services and/or community outreach.

Hours

Full-time; Monday-Friday (40 hours/week)

Maintenance Technician

Repair and maintain machinery, equipment, and WCH facilities. Perform preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment, painting/patching walls, and repairing other surfaces as needed. Perform other routine duties as needed.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and prior relevant experience required.

Hours

Full-time; Monday-Friday (40 hours/week) and rotating on-call