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employment opportunities.

We are always accepting résumés and applications for motivated and caring individuals to join our team. Our listing of current openings is updated weekly, so please check back often for the most current listing of available opportunities.

ACH Child and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

benefits.

ACH provides many benefits to our highly trained and motivated staff. For more information, download our Summary of Benefits (115 KB).

how to apply.

You can apply to any of our open positions by clicking the “apply here” button below. 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 where you can apply via our on-site application kiosk. 

You can email any questions regarding the application process to jobs@ACHservices.org. Please DO NOT send any application materials (such as résumés or cover letters) to this email account. We can only accept application materials through our online application system. 

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position title

Mentor (download more information)

program name

The LIFE Project

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday-Friday, 3PM-11PM

location Wichita Street Campus
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.

position title

Recruitment Supervisor (download more information)

program name

Foster Care and Adoption

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

location Wichita Street Campus
education

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; a Masters degree in social work or related field is preferred. A high School diploma with at least 10 years’ experience in recruitment and licensure of families in a Child Placing Agency may also be substituted for a college degree with the approval of the COO.

experience

A minimum of three years of experience working with youth and families or related experience with some knowledge of the regulations that guide a foster/adopt program is required with a Bachelor’s degree.

 Or

A minimum of two years of experience working with youth and families or related experience with some knowledge of the regulations that guide a foster/adopt program is required with a Master’s degree.

 Or

A high School diploma with at least 10 years’ experience in recruitment and licensure of families in a Child Placing Agency may also be substituted for a college degree with the approval of the COO.

description

To assist in the monitoring of foster care/adoption recruitment services delivered by ACH Child and Family Services through direct supervision of Foster/Adopt  Recruiters, Home Developers and Home Study Specialists.  The Foster Care/Adoption Recruitment Supervisor will be responsible for providing leadership,  of the recruitment team and its recruitment efforts which work within ACH’s philosophy in addition to ensuring compliance with all standards and contract requirements and reports back to the Director of Adoption/Foster Care.

position title

Intake Specialist (download more information)

program name

"Our Community, Our Kids"

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday-Friday, 8AM - 5PM

location OCOK 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 which are called in to the OCOK intake line.

position title

Team Supervisor (download more information)

program name

Emergency Youth Shelter

job type Part-Time
hours

All hours and shifts vary.

location Summit Campus
education

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

experience

One year of direct care experience. Experience with crisis intervention, building rapport, and engaging children and youth in activities preferred. One year supervisory experience preferred.

description

Responsible for achieving the goals and program objectives of the program; supervision of team members; provide supervision of clients; maintain confidentiality; implement crisis intervention; assist clients to achieve their goals; assist client and family to achieve reunification (unless alternative placement is necessary); to adhere to the policies and procedures of the program, TDFPS, and the agency. The job requires sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

position title

Counselor (download more information)

program name

Services to At-Risk Youth

job type Full-Time and Part Time (PRN)
hours

Varies

location Wichita Campus
education

BA / BS in Psychology, social services, or related field. Masters preferred.

experience

Minimum of one year experience working with at-risk youth, providing crisis intervention, intake, and assesment, case management, or individual and family therapy is required. Ability to demonstrate and quickly acquire strong skills in crisis intervention, Solution Focused therapy, group facilitation, and public relations required. Excellent communication and time management skills required.

description

Respond to service requests within 24 hours with crisis intervention to stabilize circumstances of family conflict, truancy and incidents of running away. Provide in-home or in community assesment and family preservation services, including counseling, case management, and skill-based groups. Prepare and submit all required paperwork and reports, in a timely manner. The job requires sensitivity to the service population's cultrural and socioeconomic characteristics.

position title

Quality Parenting Initiative Project Coordinator (download more information)

program name

Our Community Our Kids

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM

location OCOK Benbrook Office
education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 2 plus years relevant administrative experience, or commensurate combination of relevant experience and education required.

experience

Two years experience in social services/education and/or behavioral health with an understanding of child welfare system required. Must be able to comfortably support multiple constituency groups, including neighborhood representatives, individuals from state and local government agencies, foster parents and community partners. Non-profit or government work experience preferred. Demonstrated experience with working in community relations for a fast-paced, ever-changing organization required. Must have outstanding writing, presentation and communication skills, and editorial expertise. Proven excellent interpersonal communication, teamwork and organizational skills required. Must have comprehensive knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software, including Word, Excel, and other MS Office products.

description

Responsible for building and nurturing external and internal critical relationships and establishing processes to effectively accomplish the mission of the Quality Parenting Initiative. Responsible for successfully maintaining and supporting partnerships with community-based providers, administrative, clinical staff and foster parents. Independent judgment required to plan, prioritize, and organize the diversified workload.

position title

Child Care / Transportation Specialist (download more information)

program name

Our Community Our Kids

job type On-Call, Full-Time
hours

All hours and shifts vary based on intake need, and could include nights and weekends.

location OCOK 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 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.

position title

On-Call Youth Care Specialist (download more information)

program name

Our Community Our Kids

job type Part-Time, On-Call
hours

All hours and shifts vary based on intake need.

location OCOK 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

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.

position title

Home Study Specialist (download more information)

program name

Foster Care and Adoption

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

location Wichita Street
education

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

experience

Minimum of one year experience working in social services setting or Foster Care/Adoption programs. 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 the Development and Completion of Foster/Adoptive Parent Home Studies.

position title

Live-In Youth Care Specialists (Married Couple) (download more information)

program name

Wedgwood Residential Program

job type Full-Time
hours

Full-Time, Live-In

location Wedgwood Homes
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 residential programs work to build on the client’s strengths, assists them to create solutions, and discover hope for their future. Oversee the physical care of the facility, the daily supervision, basic needs, medical and emotional care, and overall safety
of clients in care. Use and support a Trauma Informed Care model.  Responsible for completion of duties such as meal preparation, laundry, general organization of supplies, kitchen, food storage, household cleanliness, and assurance of health and safety standards.

position title

Data Entry Specialist (download more information)

program name

Our Community Our Kids

job type Full Time
hours

Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

location Benbrook OCOK Office
education

High School Diploma or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

experience

A minimum of six months of experience working in data entry and/or related experience with some knowledge of the regulations that guide residential services is required.

description

Responsible for the data entry and reporting of youth’s information referred to the Agency. Promotes the well-being of children, participates in staff meetings/trainings and coordinates with staff from other agencies involved in providing services to children.

position title

Event Staff (download more information)

program name

Belltower Chapel & Garden

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.

position title

On-Call Intake Specialist (download more information)

program name

Our Community Our Kids

job type Part-Time
hours

Varies, On-Call

location Benbrook, OCOK Office
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 experience working with children, youth, and families in the 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 during over-nights and/or week-end hours. 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 which are called into OCOK intake line.

position title

Supervisor (download more information)

program name

Foster Care and Adoption

job type Full Time
hours

Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

location Wichita Street Campus
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 three years of experience working with youth and families or related experience with some knowledge of the regulations that guide a foster/adopt program is required with a Bachelor’s degree.

OR

A minimum of two years of experience working with youth and families or related experience with some knowledge of the regulations that guide a foster/adopt program is required with a Masters degree.

description

To assist in the monitoring of foster care/adoption services delivered by ACH Child and Family Services through direct supervision of Foster/Adopt Specialists.  The Foster Care/Adoption Supervisor will be responsible for providing leadership, ensuring compliance with all standards and contract requirements, and will provide direct supervision on all foster/adopt cases as assign.

position title

Care Coordinator (download more information)

program name

Our Community Our Kids

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

location Benbrook OCOK 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 or related experience with some knowledge of the regulations that guide residential services is required. Experience working with children and youth through the adoption process is preferred.

description

Responsible for coordinating and approving services for youth placed with OCOK. 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 placement information to make determination of services.  Accepts and coordinates appropriate services and level of care for the youth within timelines required.

position title

Bookkeeper (download more information)

program name

Finance

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

location Wichita Street Campus
education

Associates Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.

experience

General bookkeeping/accounting experience including A/P & A/R, General Ledger, 401(k), Payroll, MS Word, & MS Excel.  Experience with Sage MIP software and/or third party payroll software a plus.  Grant billing experience desired.

description

The Bookkeeper will be responsible for various accounting functions which may include processing vendor invoices and revenue receipts, coding for proper financial classification, auditing for budget conformance and appropriate approvals, reconciling accounts, timesheet and payroll processing, billing funding sources for program services and expenses, and other general accounting duties.

position title

Quality Improvement and Contract Specialist (download more information)

program name

Our Community Our Kids

job type Full-Time
hours

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

location Benbrook Offices
education

A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, or related degree required.  

experience Two years of experience in a Health or Social Service organization. Child-placing agency experience given preference.
description

Work closely with the OCOK Director of Quality Improvement and Contracting to manage the Provider Network quality improvement process and compliance to the terms and outcomes of their contracts.  This position is responsible for ensuring that the quality of services is monitored and tracked, including out-of-home services, protective supervision and adoption-related services. Assists in the development and implementation of performance improvement plans, tracks results, monitors and reports the outcomes. Ensures contract compliance of provider network.

position title

Youth Care Specialist (download more information)

program name

Behavioral Care, Emergency Youth Shelter, Wedgwood Residential Program

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

All hours and shifts vary.

location Varies
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.

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