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.


Residential Behavioral Specialist: 

Are you an energetic, result-oriented team player and role model with the deep passion for working with children? 

Open Arms is looking for Residential Behavioral Specialist that are responsible for the active supervision of the male youth residing at the HEbron Home.  You will need a positive and compassionate attitude, demonstrate effective communication skills, and have a desire to work with youth who exhibit behavioral and/or emotional issues.  Plan and facilitate recreation, leisure activities and special events.  Required to attend all in house training and weekly team meetings.  Comply with all department guidelines, the Organization and Personnel Guidelines, and all expectations set by Open Arms administration.   

Requirements: At least 21 years of age, High School Diploma, Valid driver’s license and consent to and pass a pre-employment  drug screen and background check

All shifts available--Nights- Full time and Part time. 12 Hr shifts.

Foster Care Licensing Specialist

Open Arms is seeking a Foster Care Licensing Specialist for the Bloomington location.  The Licensing Specialist is responsible for training potential foster parents in the required preservice curriculum, assisting foster parents in completing required paperwork, and completing the home study process.  Frequent travel is required to various foster homes in the Monroe County and surrounding areas; however, a company vehicle and gas is provided.  Position is full time, 40 hours with some flexibility in scheduling.  Occasional evening or weekend maybe required to meet the needs of the families.   Training is provided in the preservice curriculum and SAFE home study process.  Applicant must be 21 years of age or older and have a Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field.  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be organized and a self-starter.  Must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to pass criminal background checks. 

Hebron Home Kitchen Staff

Do you have a heart for service? Do you desire to have your work matter? Do you enjoy working in the kitchen? If you answered yes to these questions Open Arms Christian Ministries has the job for you. We are seeking full and part-time food service workers for Hebron Home for Boys located in Lyons, Indiana. Duties include meal prep and clean up and be willing to talk and listen to boys. Applicant must be 21 and must be able to pass background checks.