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.
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. 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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The Wichita Children's Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Available Positions

Campus Shift Supervisor

Daily supervision of residents, activities, and staffing patterns to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment. Coordination and supervision of residents' social, educational, and behavioral activities. Serves as an administrative representative of the department responsible for staff selection, training, and evaluation. Provides a positive role model by demonstrating commitment, punctuality, effective time management, and good communication skills.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to four years related experience in school, hospital, residential staff supervision and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. One year experience in behavior management, ability to work independently.

Full Time Hours

Monday - Thursday 10p-8a (40 hours/week)

Outreach Worker/ SOS Case Manager

Contact youth on the streets and provide resources, engage youth in case management services to address housing, employment and educational goals. Outreach to local businesses and service providers who come in contact with runaway, homeless, and/or street youth. Conduct Safe Place presentations with Middle and High school youth and youth in the community.

Qualifications

2 years’ experience with youth and families in crisis with emphasizes on Runaway and Homeless Youth services. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services preferred or High School Diploma plus experience with youth and families in crisis. Prior experience with runaway/homeless youth preferred.

Full Time Hours

Monday-Wednesday 10a-6p, Thursday & Friday 12p-8p (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); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be 21 years of age to work in Residential Department and 25 years of age to work in BRIDGES department.

Hour 1 - BRIDGES Ph 2

Thursday-Saturday 11:30p-9:30a (30 hr/wk)

Hour 2 - BRIDGES Ph 1

Sunday-Wednesday 11p-8:30a (38 hr/wk)

Hour 3 - BRIDGES Ph 1

Friday 3:30p-11p, Saturday and Sunday 11a-11p (31.5 hr/wk)

Hour 4 – BRIDGES Ph 2

Thursday-Saturday 12p-12a (36 hr/wk)

Hour 5 – Emergency Shelter

Wednesday-Sunday 2p-10p (40 hr/wk)

Hour 6 – Gerard House

On-call (1st, 2nd, 3rd or weekend shift)

Maintenance Assistant

Assists Maintenance Supervisor in repairing and maintaining machinery, equipment, facility, and grounds. Assists in moving and storage of donated goods received by the Home. Maintains grounds, trees, shrubs, playground areas and landscaped areas. Assists in painting, patching walls, and repairing other surfaces as needed. Oils and greases machinery. Cleans work area, tools, and equipment. Replenishes bathroom supplies. Supports Operations Manager on additional projects, as needed. Performs other routine duties.

Qualifications

Minimum of one year related industry experience. A high school education is preferred. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Full Time Hours

Monday-Friday 8a-5p and on call