FEATURED JOB OPENING: Group Home House Parents -- Relocation & $3,500 Incentive Bonus - Tucson, AZ

FEATURED JOB OPENING: Group Home House Parents -- Relocation & $3,500 Incentive Bonus - Tucson, AZ

Posted: 4/21/2024

GAP Ministries needs mature, compassionate houseparents with a heart for ministry. At GAP you will provide supervision, structure and assistance in meeting neglected children’s physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs. Don’t miss this ministry opportunity to invest in the lives of children and youth by serving foster children in a group home in northwest Tucson, Arizona.

What You Will Do:

  • Live in provided housing to properly care for the needs of the children.
  • Work as a team with your husband/wife and your team to create a safe, nurturing environment for children who come from difficult backgrounds.
  • Creatively teach basic life skills and Christian values through positive behavior responses and engagement with children, doing homework, cleaning house, doing community activities, etc. either as a family, or one-on-one, as the needs require.
  • Complete many of the daily tasks you might take care of in your own home, from meal prep and laundry to transportation and housework to homework to model to the children a healthy family and welcoming home.
  • Initiate and follow a daily schedule to create structure and stability for the children.
  • Collaborate with team members on community activities, as families or adults only.
  • Of course, there is plenty of paperwork.

What We Expect From You:

  • Be physically fit to keep up with the children, home, and paperwork!
  • Be self-aware so you are emotionally able to display warmth and able to enjoy and be comfortable with active, occasionally frustrated, and disorganized children.
  • Know how to turn on and navigate a computer and use a smart phone to request your vacation leave, submit reports, respond to email, and follow a Google Calendar for yourself and your house.
  • Be willing to be part of a community and participate in outings, trainings, and staff activities.
  • Be flexible and have a great sense of humor in the worst of situations!

How Much Will You Earn: $100,000 to $110,000/year/couple (IE: $50,000 to $55,000 annually per person) based on a 50 to 65 hour 5-day work week. Out of State relocation bonus as well as a $3,500.00 incentive bonus.

When You Will Work:  5 days on with 3 or 2 days off weekly, you must work weekends so you can enjoy family time and church attendance. You’ll also receive seventeen days of paid leave just in the first year.

How We Help You:

  • We pay for your:
  • FBI fingerprint clearance check and Card.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) screen, Drug screen, physical examination (fit for duty).
  • Bi-Annual CPR, AED & First Aid Certification
  • Annual De-Escalation Certification
  • We pay you during training.
  • You will live in our homes with minimal maintenance requirements and NO utility expenses.
  • We cloth you in GAP apparel – well, at least one t-shirt.
  • You accrue up to 40 hours of Paid Sick Leave annually to use as you want.
  • Vouchers to shop our Community Warehouse and Treasures & More resale store.
  • COSTCO Warehouse Gold Membership

FT Employees also receive:

  • Your choice from 4 Medical Plans: 2 PPO plans and 2 Free HSA plans
  • Employer Paid Dental
  • Employer Paid Vision
  • Dependents are eligible for insurance plans at employee’s cost
  • Employer Paid $10,000 Life Insurance
  • Additional 12 days of Paid Leave (PTO) in the first year
  • Access to employer matching retirement savings plan and retirement planning resources through Principal

What We Need From You:

  • To be at least 22 years old in order to drive your home’s 15 passenger van.
  • Provide at least a high school diploma or equivalency diploma (GED), and one year experience in working with children or related role.
  • Successfully pass a FBI and Adam Walsh background checks.
  • Possess a valid driver license and a good 5-year driving record to drive 15 passenger van.
  • Have manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills and be able to perform various physical tasks.
  • Be willing to learn our ways and love your children.

GAP Ministries is a smoke-, alcohol-, and drug-free workplace and requires drug screening of all new employees as well as random screenings to ensure enforcement of this policy – this includes marijuana.



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