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Main Clinic Number
(307) 856-9281

Arapahoe Hours
Mon - Fri:
8AM - 4:45 PM

Ethete Hours
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 4:45 PM

Riverton Hours
Monday and Friday
8 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday -Thursday
8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday and Sunday
1 PM - 10 PM

DEPARTMENT: Sacred Child
REPORTS TO: Sacred Child Supervisor
JOB TYPE: Full Time, non-exempted
OPEN DATE: 1-30-2024
CLOSE DATE: Until Filled


Direct Care Staff are responsible for providing a safe, clean, therapeutic, and supportive living environment for children of various ages.


Teach and monitor children in the implementation and integration of independent skills such as bed making, laundry, etc.
Converse with children to reinforce positive behaviors and to promote social interactions.
Aid staff in administering therapeutic and leisure activities, such as physical exercise, occupational arts and crafts, and recreational activities, with the children.
Observe, document, and review children’s’ daily progress, needs, medical issues, and behaviors.
Maintain the cleanliness and neatness of indoor and outdoor areas, i.e., residential home, vehicles and outdoor areas.
Perform antiseptic cleaning duties, laundry, and other housekeeping duties.
Transport or assist in transporting children to and from appointments, activities, etc.
Adhere to safety, hygiene, health, and fire hazard guidelines; policies and procedures; and mission and values.
Other duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the operation of the department.


Must possess a valid driver license and be eligible for coverage under WRFCHC’s auto insurance policy.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act (P.L.101-630).
First Aid/AED/CPR within 60 days of hire
Current BLS Certification or must be able to obtain it within 60 days of hire.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
High school diploma, or equivalency


Competitive wages (no state or local tax)
18 different medical insurance packages
Dental and vision insurance
Life insurance
Retirement plan with 4% match
Leave Benefits to accommodate all employees’ needs for paid time off for: personal time, sick time, civic responsibilities.


  • Submit a complete application with supporting documents either online or to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY. Applicants must submit all supporting documents to be eligible for the position they are applying for.
    • Supporting documents: Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.
  • Applicants not living in the local area may submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in lieu of an application as an initial statement of interest for a particular job announcement. However, the applicant must follow-up with an official Wind River Family and Community Health Care job application.
  • Applicants who have a current application on file are required to submit a letter of interest for each position in which they want to be considered for. The letter should address how they meet each qualification. Supporting documents must be attached to the letter of interest.
  • Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.
  • When the position qualifications require a driver’s license, education, or professional credentials, the applicant must submit copies of certificates, licenses, degrees, and other supporting documentation. Applicants who do not provide supporting documents will be disqualified.
  • WRFCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Preference will be given to a qualified tribal member, then a qualified tribal member of a federally recognized tribe and then other qualified candidates.
    • Qualified Indian Preference applicants must provide a copy of their tribal enrollment identification card or a Certificate of Indian Blood.
  • Background investigation, drug and alcohol screening are required as a condition of employment. Refusal will render the applicant ineligible for employment.

For information or questions, please contact Human Resources at 307-856-9281 ext. 367.