If you are 21 years or younger and in need of immediate help, call (316) 262-HOME or go to any QuikTrip, fire station or anywhere you see the Safe Place logo and ask an employee to call our Street Outreach staff.

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
Employment
7271 E. 37th St. N.
Wichita, Kansas 67226

Job Application

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Available Positions

Target Case Manager for Teen Moms

Recruits and provides individualized, intensive case management to Medicaid enrolled pregnant or parenting teens. Full-time flexible schedule. On-Call will be required.

DUTIES

Provide a positive role in helping teen moms complete their high school education as well as guidance in their vocational development before a second pregnancy. Develop community awareness and involvement with teen case management services that provides comprehensive pregnancy support services. Develop linkages with community education programs. Develop team approach with social worker/nurse/advocate/case manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

LBSW or RN with 2 years’ experience preferred. Trained in targeted case management. Professional with excellent verbal and oral communication skills. Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Street Outreach Worker

DUTIES

Contact Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) ages 12 – 21 on the streets and provide basic services, such as emergency food bags, hygiene supplies, and referrals for services to help youth leave the streets and find safe, stable housing. Work as a team with another outreach worker (teams consist of two adult workers or one adult and one peer worker). Provide support to youth at O.Z. including being a strong male role model and conducting a weekly male social support group. Provide assessments, advocacy, education, prevention services and information regarding sexual abuse, domestic violence, sexual exploitation and other issues relevant to RHY. Work in partnership with all RHY program staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

2 years’ experience preferred with youth & families in crisis with emphasizes on Runaway and Homeless Youth services.

Life Skills Coach – Phase I, 3rd Shift – Full Time

Position is daily supervision of residents, and activities to ensure a safe and therapeutic residential environment. Additional duties will be transportation to school or appointments, guidance in daily living skills, maintaining structure with the family teaching model, and crisis intervention as required. The hours will be 3rd shift, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 pm to 10:00 am, and staff meeting Wednesday 9:00am to 11:00 am. This position is full time.

DUTIES

Supervision of residents’ social, educational, and behavioral activities and afternoon school runs during the school year. Responsible for the completion of required paperwork. Must 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. Provide a positive role model by demonstrating commitment, punctuality, effective time management, and good communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School degree/GED required, college degree preferred. One to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be 25 years or older.

Life Skills Coach – Phase II (Bridges), 2nd Shift

Position is daily supervision of residents, and activities to ensure a safe and therapeutic residential environment. Additional duties will be transportation to school or appointments, guidance in daily living skills, maintaining structure with the family teaching model, and crisis intervention as required. Hours are Wednesday – Staff Meeting 9-11, Thursday thru Sat 11:30 am to 11:30 pm.

DUTIES

Supervision of residents’ social, educational, and behavioral activities and afternoon school runs during the school year. Responsible for the completion of required paperwork. Must 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. Provide a positive role model by demonstrating commitment, punctuality, effective time management, and good communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

High School degree/GED required, college degree preferred. One to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be 25 years or older.

Volunteer Coordinator – Part Time

Responsible for volunteer services. Responsible to manage appropriate and meaningful volunteer experiences within WCH.

DUTIES

  • Manage volunteer experiences within WCH facilities and at off-site events
  • Recruit and support volunteers
  • Maintain accurate records – create and maintain volunteer records, responsible for up to date and accurate volunteer database
  • Respond in a timely manner to inquiries
  • Prepare volunteer materials and complete volunteer background checks and reference checks
  • Conduct volunteer trainings and orientations
  • Work with departments to create volunteer opportunities and identifying gift in kind needs and coach interactions
  • Write volunteer summaries and volunteer need listings
  • Work with volunteer committee for assistance and implementation
  • Implement volunteer appreciation program
  • Provide holiday and special event support
  • Represent WCH at events, fairs and speaking requests
  • Coordinate and host volunteer groups

QUALIFICATIONS

Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with the ability to quickly prioritize tasks and remain flexible to meet the changing needs of the development department. Two years related experience/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associates degree or higher preferred.