KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc. to host career-focused “Meet and Greets” in local communities

February 17, 2013

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Emily Gairns Corporate Communications Manager 913.449.0005 egairns@kvc.org
KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc. to host career-focused “Meet and Greets” in local communities

KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc. will visit local communities during February and March 2013 to give interested applicants an opportunity to learn more about the KVC culture and job opportunities resulting from recently awarded new state contracts.

There will be a one-hour presentation at the start of each gathering, as well as opportunities to meet KVC staff and learn more about the application process. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend one of the Meet and Greets and check www.kvc.org to view and apply for job openings.

Atchison Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, 3:30 -5:30 p.m. American Red Cross Senior Center 504 Kansas Avenue, Atchison, KS 66002

Chanute Friday, February 22, 2013, 9:30-11:30 a.m. City of Chanute, Memorial Building, Alliance Room 101 S. Lincoln, Chanute, KS 66720 (parking is available at the west end of the building)

Iola Thursday, February 21, 2013, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013, 9:30-11:30 a.m. North Community Building, City of Iola Recreation Department 506 N. Buckeye, Iola, KS 66749

Olathe Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ball Conference Center 21350 W. 153rd, Olathe, KS 66061

Ottawa Thursday, February 21, 2013, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013, 3:30-5:30 p.m. First Baptist Church 410 Hickory Street, Ottawa, KS 66067

Pittsburg Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Public Library 308 N. Walnut Street, Pittsburg, KS 66762

Topeka Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 2-6 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Holiday Inn Topeka – West 605 Fairlawn Rd, Topeka, KS 66606

Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) announced in January that KVC was awarded the contracts for Reintegration/Foster Care/Adoption Services and Family Preservation Services for the Kansas City and East Regions. With these awards, KVC will continue to serve all existing communities and expand its service reach even further. This represents a 30-county area of eastern Kansas, spanning from Nebraska to Oklahoma, and includes approximately 50 percent of all children served in Kansas child welfare.

“We are excited about the opportunity to visit these communities and share the KVC story,” President of KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc. Chad Anderson said. “We are eager to meet those interested in career opportunities with KVC, and we look forward to serving the children and families in these regions.”

About KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc. KVC’s work as a private, non-profit organization enriches and enhances the lives of thousands of children and families by providing medical and behavioral healthcare, social services and education. Founded in 1970 as Wyandotte House, KVC works to heal the most traumatic cases of childhood abuse and neglect. Named in 2008 by the Annie E. Casey Foundation as a best-practice organization, KVC is a leader in the use of evidence-based research and innovative tools and technology to advance the welfare of children and families in our communities. To learn more about KVC, go to www.kvc.org

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