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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.

EMPLOYMENT

Maintenance Worker

Job description-

We are hiring a maintenance worker to join our maintenance team. You will inspect different equipment and perform any basic repairs or preventative maintenance when required. To do well in this role you should have previous experience in maintenance, be highly skilled with various hand and power tools, and be able to read blueprints and repair manuals.

Maintenance Worker Responsibilities:

  • Conducting routine inspections of premises and equipment.

  • Performing preventative maintenance.

  • Handling basic repairs and maintenance.

  • Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary.

  • Diagnosing mechanical issues and correcting them.

  • Repairing machines, equipment, or structures as necessary.

Maintenance Worker Requirements:

  • Proven maintenance experience.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools.

  • Ability to take apart machines, equipment, or devices to remove and replace defective parts.

  • Ability to check blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary.

  • Ability to use common tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches.

  • Experience with precision measuring instruments or electronic testing devices.

  • Experience performing routine maintenance.

  • Strong organizational and follow up skills.

  • Eye for detail.

  • Professional presentation and attitude.

  • Ability to maintain focus while working individually.

  • Strong time management skills.

Background check required (Can Not Have A Felony)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • On call

Residential Behavioral Specialist (RBS) 

Job Description-

Open Arms is a faith-based organization and offers a ministry-minded work atmosphere.

Our TEAM is seeking high energy, ministry minded individuals who are open to a challenge and driven to help support youth who have experienced abuse and neglect and exhibit behavioral and mental health challenges as a result.

A (Residential) Behavioral Specialist provides direct care and supervision to youth living in a residential setting and takes on the role of a therapeutic parent to the youth living in the home. Residential Behavioral Specialist teach and model healthy coping skills and provide support and encouragement to youth as they learn to implement the skills. Residential Behavioral Specialists must have patience, empathy, and be willing to be persistent as the youth makes changes in their life. While job responsibilities are challenging at times, the job is also rewarding as you are able to make a difference in the lives of youth.

Job Duties include:

  • Routine care and supervision of children as well as assisting youth in overcoming behavioral challenges.

  • Administer medication as prescribed and monitor for side effects or adverse reactions, ensuring the health and safety of residents.

  • Prepare meals according to specific dietary requirements and preferences, ensuring nutritious and balanced meals are provided.

  • Facilitate social and recreational activities to promote interaction, engagement, and the well-being of residents.

  • Maintain a clean and safe living environment by performing housekeeping duties, including cleaning, laundry, and minor maintenance tasks.

  • Document and report any changes in residents’ physical or emotional condition, as well as any incidents or accidents, in accordance with regulatory requirements and agency policies.

  • Transport residents to appointments, community events, or other activities outside the home, ensuring their safety and adherence to schedules.

Must be 25 to apply

Can not have a Felony (background checks are required)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift

  • 4 hour shift

  • 8 hour shift

  • Day shift

  • Night shift

  • Overnight shift

  • Weekends as needed

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Children: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

 

Foster Care Case Manager

Major Duties:

  • Provide case management services to youth placed in foster homes

  • Provide support to both foster parents and foster youth

  • Assess child's needs and develop individualized treatment plans

  • Coordinate and monitor services provided to youth

  • Advocate for child and foster parent's rights and access to resources

  • Collaborate with other professionals and agencies involved in child's care

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of client progress

Experience

  • Experience working with children in a childcare, child welfare, or child protective services setting

  • Knowledge of social work principles and practices

  • Ability to accept and adapt to changing situations and client need

If you are seeking a faith- based atmosphere, are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and foster families and have experience working with children, this is the perfect opportunity for you. As a Case Manager, you play a vital role in providing support and advocacy to our youth and families. Join our TEAM and help us make a positive impact on the lives of those we serve.

Please note that this position requires a background check and may require additional certifications or training.

Primary job responsibilities will be in Bloomfield IN and surrounding areas but will require travel up to an hour surrounding Bloomfield. Company car or mileage reimbursement is available.

Are you 25 years of age or older (This is a requirement for drivers for our insurance )

Flexible Hours

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekends as needed

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Child welfare: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

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