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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:
7271 E. 37th St. N.
Wichita, Kansas 67226
giving the invaluable gift of the self.
The Wichita Children's Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
No phone calls please.
Help provide a bridge into recovery and healthy lifestyles for youth who have been the victim or at-risk of Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE). Provide support which helps to fill the gap of youth needs. Provide protection, and care of mentoring program participants individually and in groups. Assist in providing CSE services for existing WCH Programs including Staff Secure Unit, Residential Services, Street Outreach Services, and BRIDGES. This position is 30 hours per week.
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.
EDUCATION AND / OR EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree (LPC or equivalent); in a social-services related field: (psychology, sociology, social work, education, nursing, etc.) plus two years of experience.
Life Skills Coach – Phase II
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 Thursday – Saturday 12 Noon to 12 Midnight.
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.
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 have valid driver’s license. Must be at least 25 years of age to meet licensing requirements.
Street Outreach Specialist / Case Manager - 40 hours, 5 days a week (12:30 pm to 10:00pm Thursdays)
Supervise staff and coordinate Street Outreach, O.Z. drop-center, and
Safe Place programs. Support Runaway Homeless and Street Youth (FHSY)
with developing and making progress with educational goals, employment,
housing, and referrals for mental health and/or substance abuse
treatment, as well as other resources.
Supervise and train program staff, interns and practicum students.
Complete assessments and program planning with youth.
Develop and maintain schedule for operations at drop-in center to include housekeeping and supplies.
Organize and/or lead psychosocial and recreational groups at O.Z. Develop programming based on Trauma Informed Care/Motivational Interviewing/Harm Reduction/Stages of Change/Positive Youth Development.
Provide case management including safety and resource planning.
Provide On Call/Crisis response services.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Social, Health/Nursing, or Human Services. Must be on call in a rotation with other SOS staff. Must work one evening per week. Must have a valid driver's license and be willing and able to transport youth.