About Open Arms

SINCE 1985, Open Arms has been committed to serving neglected, abused, and troubled youth, by providing homes and education to those who need hope in a desperate time in their lives. We exist to provide HOPE.


This mission is based upon our belief that all youth have fundamental rights to a healthy home environment, good parents, and a wholesome family life that is God focused. Our mission is to exalt the Lord by serving and sharing Christ through meeting the needs of others.


Foster Care Case Manager:  Case Manager for foster families and the foster children placed into their care. Job requires providing support and resources to the family and the foster child, providing monthly reports and documentation to the placing agency (Department of Child Services or Probation), attending court hearings and team meetings, attending school meetings, visiting foster child in the foster home and providing support to the child and the foster family, Candidates should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be compassionate, trauma informed, and be willing to work as part of a team.  Office hours are 8-4:30, but some evenings are required to accommodate the foster family and child's schedule. 4 weekend (Saturday) training's per year required. 4 Year Degree in Human Service related field is required. 
Residential Behavioral Specialist: Hebron Home.  Direct care staff for boys, ages 10-15 years who are involved with Probation or Department of Child Services. Job requires day to day care and supervision, meeting emotional and mental health needs of residents by providing a therapeutic setting. Applicants should have a positive, compassionate attitude, demonstrate effective communication skills, be willing be part of a team, be teachable, and willing to learn and work with youth who exhibit behavioral and/or emotional issues. Full or Part-time.  Some 12hr shifts and weekends required.   Must be 21 years of age or older and have High School Diploma or equivalent.  
Therapist:  We are seeking a therapist for the Hebron home.  Therapist will provide clinical oversight of the program, provide individual, group, and family therapy for residents, and be involved in the treatment planning process.   Must have a Master’s Degree.  

Switz City Location Phone: 812-659-2533     Switz City Address: 4516 West State Road 54, Bloomfield, IN 47424 

• Lyons Location Phone 812-659-2001    Lyons Address: 2417 S 800 W, Lyons, IN 47443

• P.O. Box 271, Switz City, Indiana 47465  •  Fax: 812-659-2477    


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