Overnight Crisis Worker (Part Time)

Children's Inn · Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Department Children's Inn
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation DOE

Work for Good. Do you want a career with meaning and purpose? Children’s Home Society is one of South Dakota’s leaders in providing services to vulnerable children, women, and families. 

As part of Children's Home Society, you will truly Word for Good every day—helping to change the world one day at a time, one child at a time, one woman, one family, one smile, hug, and heart at a time. 

Children’s Inn, a program of Children’s Home Society, in Sioux Falls, SD is currently seeking two part time Overnight Crisis Workers to provide program, case management and crisis intervention services as well as to clean and maintain the facility.

Children’s Inn Impact Statement:
We empower victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse to overcome trauma and rebuild their lives, free from abuse. 

What You’ll Do:
Your responsibilities as an Overnight Crisis Worker would include:


  • Complete daily cleaning and laundry tasks for the facility.
  • Complete maintenance chores according to the maintenance manual and checklists.
  • Prepare and serve breakfast, as needed.
  • Respond to crisis telephone calls, arrest interventions, drop-in counseling sessions, shelter assessments, shelter intakes and departures.
  • Respond to needs of shelter clients.
  • Care for and supervise children in the absence of parent or caretaker.
  • Assist in administration of medications to children in placement.
  • Transport clients as necessary. 
  • Complete necessary forms and documentations.
  • Responsibilities for on-call duties as assigned.


What We'll Love About You:


  • You are able to provide courteous, personal attention to clients, and respond effectively, tactfully, and with maturity in highly-emotionally-charged situations.     
  • You are able to get important points across in the process of responding to children, adult clients, and co-workers. You listen carefully to complex issues in order to effectively respond. You portray a welcoming and accepting attitude to clients.
  • You are able to contribute as a team member and cooperatively and respectfully interact with others.  
  • You are responsible with highly confidential and sensitive information.
  • You are able to organize and prioritize tasks while meeting deadlines.


Schedule:  2 positions available
Position 1:
Every other Thu, Fri & Sat from 10pm-8am

Position 2:
Every other Fri 12pm-8am & Sat from 10pm-8am


Employees in this position may work additional shifts when available if desired.

Experience/Education/Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Education or Human Services field preferred. Three years’ experience in human service preferred. References that can depict level of interest in working with children in crisis situations. Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and software utilized by the office. Valid South Dakota driver’s license preferred. Must be 21 years of age

Physical Demands and Work Environment: Environment focused on care of children in crisis situations.  The employee is regularly required to bend and sit on the floor with children. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 

Compensation: $13.30/hr + applicable, full-time experience.

What You'll Love About Us: 


  • A Century of Service: Established in 1893, Children's Home Society of South Dakota is the state's oldest human service nonprofit organization. Through our many programs, we serve families, individuals, and children of all ages. 
  • Our Mission: We empower children, adults, families, and communities to be resilient, safe, healthy, and strong.
  • Our Values: We are better together. We choose kindness. We are tenacious.
  • Training: On-site, industry-specific learning experiences.


Must successfully complete all required background/pre-employment checks. EEO/AA.

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  • Location
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Department
    Children's Inn
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    DOE