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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 are available at the Front Desk Monday-Friday 8a-5p.
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No phone calls please.

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.

Qualifications

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. One to two years related experience and/or training preferred. Active driver’s license required. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Hours

Full time and part time opportunities available.
1st shift: 6a-2p
2nd shift: 2p-10p
3rd shift: 10p-6a

Crossroads Program Support Worker

The Program Support Worker will engage with youth in the WCH shelter and in the community and provide information about WCH and other community resources, including all Runaway and Homeless Youth programs. The Program Support Worker will facilitate the Youth Action Board and serve as youth representative to the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders. He or she will greet new youth, assist with orientation, and provide informal peer support counseling, advocacy and skill building. The Program Support Worker will be supported in developing an understanding of Trauma Informed Care (TIC), Positive Youth Development (PYD), and Strengths-Based approach.

Qualifications

High School diploma/GED; some college preferred.

Hours

Part Time; 10 hours/week

Daycare Assistant Teacher

Assist with teaching children in classroom setting for infant, toddler, preschool or school age. Assistant Teachers generally play a support role in the classroom. Assistant teachers will assist the lead teacher with activities in accordance with curriculum objectives. Maintain daily open communication with parents, keep accident and daily reports. May need to prepare and clean up meals as well as daily cleaning and maintaining of the classroom.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED preferred. Previous experience in a licensed daycare.

Hours

Full Time; Monday-Friday, hours vary (40 hours/week)

Communications and Special Events Manager

The focus of the Communications and Special Events Manager is to increase revenue through communications, special events and Development Department efforts. This individual will be responsible for overall communications, including marketing, social media, website, data visualizations, media relations and all other communications needs. This role also provides year-round leadership and logistical support in the planning, coordination and evaluation of agency’s fundraising events.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; 2+ years of related experience in fund raising and/or sales and event planning; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hours

Full Time; 40+ hours/week