Protecting Children. Preserving Families. Since 1915.

Through strength-based partnership ACH brings resources and skills to children and families struggling with life's challenges. Together we develop solutions that create safety, hope, love and the capacity to thrive.

You can help give hope

You can help us give abused, neglected and at-risk children the future they deserve by getting involved in the following ways.

We’re ready to help.

Our services are designed to help children, youth and families succeed! From family counseling to specialized services for teens and foster children.

Kids need your help today

Are you ready to make a difference in a child’s life? We are here to help those who have a calling to foster or adopt.

Current Openings



We are always accepting résumés and applications for motivated and caring individuals to join our team. Our listing of available opportunities is updated weekly, so please check back often for the most current listing. ACH Child and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

benefits

ACH provides many benefits to our highly trained and motivated staff.
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how to apply

Apply for a position by clicking the “apply ” button within each position description. Please note that mobile devices may not be compatible with our application system. If you are unable to apply online, please visit our Wichita Street Campus and use our on-site kiosk to submit your application.

tips for applying –

  • We recommend using the latest version of Internet Explorer. Mobile devices are not recommended.
  • Our online application consists of several steps. You do not have to complete all the steps in a single session.
  • All fields marked with a red (*) must be answered. If a question does not apply to you or you do not wish to answer, simply put “NA” in the space provided.
  • Please refrain from using special characters (!@#$%^&*) in your answers.
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  • Your application will be considered “In Process” until you complete it. ACH will be able to view your application even if it is not complete.
  • Please be sure to acknowledge and electronically sign the application for it to be considered complete.
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The LIFE Project Home Mentor
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position title

The LIFE Project Home Mentor (download more information)

program name

The LIFE Project

job type Full-Time
hours

Tuesday - Saturday, 2:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

location Wichita Street
education

High School diploma with six months of direct care and positive guidance experience of young adults; bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited college or university preferred.

experience

Effective listening skills, practice of Love & Logic behavior techniques, effective communication skills, understanding of the needs of young adults.

description

To provide safety, a supportive learning experience and empathic adult guidance to young adults in The LIFE Project. The LIFE Project Mentor works to build on clients’ strengths, assists them to create solutions and helps them discover hope for their futures. The position requires sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Transportation / Child Care Specialist
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position title

Transportation / Child Care Specialist (download more information)

program name

Our Community, Our Kids Intake

job type Full-Time
hours

Shifts Vary

location Benbrook Office (Transport)
education

High School diploma or GED required; A Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited college or university preferred.

experience

A minimum of two years of child care and positive guidance experience of youth in a cpa, residential or professional setting. Effective listening and communication skills, understanding of children and youth in crisis.

description

To provide safety, basic child care, transportation, a supportive experience, and provide empathic adult guidance to clients. The job requires sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and ability to function without close supervision.

Belltower Event Staff
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position title

Belltower Event Staff (download more information)

program name

Belltower Chapel

job type Temporary
hours

Hours vary, as needed

location Wichita Street
education

A high school diploma or GED is preferred.

experience

Previous job experience is preferred, but not required.

description

Seasonal/temporary/part-time position responsible for event setup and breakdown, site security and site maintenance under the direction of the assigned Event Facility Coordinator.

Foster Care / Adoption Specialist
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position title

Foster Care / Adoption Specialist (download more information)

program name

Foster Care / Adoption

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

location Wichita Campus
education

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; a Master’s degree in social work or related field is preferred.

experience

A minimum of two years of documented full time work experience in a child-placing agency is required with a Bachelor degree.

description

Provides clinical and technical support to Foster/Adopt parents through intensive case management services, crisis management, home visits, weekly contact, monitoring of standards compliance, documentation, ongoing training and advocacy. The job requires sensitivity to the services population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Youth Care Specialist
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position title

Youth Care Specialist (download more information)

program name

Residential Behavioral Care, Emergency Youth Shelter, Wedgewood

job type  Full-Time, Part-Time, Live-In Respite
hours

All hours and shifts vary.

location VariesCrisis Respite Program
education

High School diploma or GED required; A Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited college or university preferred.

experience

Six months of direct care and positive guidance experience of youth. Effective listening and communication skills, understanding of children, youth, and families in crisis.

description

To provide safety, basic care, a supportive learning experience, and provide empathic adult guidance to clients. A Youth Care Specialist requires sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.  The Youth Care Specialist will support various programs including Behavioral Care group home, Emergency Youth Shelter, Families Together or LIFE Project.  The residential programs work to build on the client’s strengths, assists them to create solutions, and discover hope for their future. (Download more information about Live-In Youth Care Specialist positions.)

Intake Specialist
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position title

Intake Specialist (download more information)

program name

"Our Community, Our Kids"

job type

Full-Time

hours

Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

location

Benbrook Office

education

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; a Masters degree in social work or related field is preferred.

experience

A minimum of one year of experience working with children, youth and families in foster care system or related experience with some knowledge of the regulations that guide residential services is required.

description

Responsible for processing referrals and placing youth referred to the Agency by TDFPS and other agencies. Promotes the well-being of children, participates in staff meetings/trainings and coordinates with staff from other agencies involved in providing services to children. Performs the following duties directly: Receives and reviews youth referral and intake information from DFPS staff. Accepts and coordinates appropriate placement of youth in properly trained and licensed facilities within timelines required. Handles crisis calls and emergencies that are called in to the OCOK intake line.

Foster Care / Adoption Recruitment Specialist
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position title

Foster Care / Adoption Recruitment Specialist (download more information)

program name

Foster Care and Adoption

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

location Wichita Campus
education

Bachelor’s degree required in Marketing/Communications or Social Work or related fields.

experience

Minimum of one year experience working in Marketing, Foster Care or Communications. Preference given to experience in publishing website content, foster parent recruitment or email marketing software. Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong project management, customer service and organizational skills. Ability to work independently.

description

Responsible for Foster/Adoptive parent recruitment as well as maintain the foster care and adoption website and e-mail marketing.

Family Care Specialist
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position title

Family Care Specialist (download more information)

program name

Families Together

job type

Full-Time

hours

Monday, Thursday, and Friday 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

location

Wichita Campus

education

High school education required; college degree is preferred, with a major in social services.

experience

One year direct experience in a residential setting or equivalent relevant experience required.

description

The implementation of a program that will encourage families and children to develop to their maximum potential. Oversee the day to day functions of the families to ensure safety, goal attainment, guidance, and assistance with the achievement of plan of service goals. The job requires sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Child Care/Transportation Coordinator
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position title

Child Care/Transportation Coordinator (download more information)

program name

"Our Community, Our Kids"

job type  Full-Time
hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

location

Benbrook Office

education

High School diploma or GED required; A Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited college or university preferred.

experience

A minimum of two years of child care and positive guidance experience of youth in a CPA, residential or professional setting. Effective listening and communication skills, understanding of children and youth in crisis.

description

To coordinate and provide safety, basic child care, transportation, a supportive experience, and provide empathic adult guidance to clients. This position will also coordinate schedules for child care and transportation needs as well as ensuring protocols and procedures are in place for safe management of children during the times child care and transportation services are needed. The job requires sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and ability to function without close supervision.

STAR Program Support Specialist
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position title

STAR Program Support Specialist (download more information)

program name

STAR (Services To At Risk Youth)

job type  Full-Time
hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

location

Wichita Campus

education

A high school diploma is required.

experience

A minimum of 1 year in data entry or clerical experience is required. One year experience working with at-risk youth and families preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Excel.

description

Responsible for the input and maintenance of all client data and billing. Assist with scheduling intakes and monitoring reception area as needed. The job requires sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

 

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