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Come stand in the GAP with us for our community! YOU can be a part of what GAP is doing in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. You can impact the life of a child, of a family and of a community! Volunteer, pray, donate or even join our staff!

We are seeking couples and individuals who have a heart for children and are called to the ministry of caring for young people. Are you called to serve with GAP? Find out more below.

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Family

GAP cares for over 300 foster children annually in family style residential group homes in Tucson. Siblings are able to stay together while in care due to the larger size of our homes. GAP helps foster teens and young adults learn the life skills necessary to successfully “age out” of foster care and into adulthood with mentoring and independent living programs. With the goal of healthy restoration of families wherever possible, GAP provides court-ordered supervised visitation between foster children and their birth parents.
We are contracted with the state to provide training and licensing to individuals and couples who desire to become foster parents.

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Community

GAP’s Community warehouse shares fresh food and basic needs items with over 70 Southern Arizona nonprofits serving the needy. Over 1 million pounds of healthy vegetables, fruit, and other perishable items are distributed annually throughout the community by GAP’s partnering nonprofits and churches. Throughout Southern Arizona, nonprofits that serve the marginalized annually receive over $1,000,000 worth of hygiene items, paper goods, cleaning supplies and other needed items from GAP’s warehouse. Through partnerships with nonprofits, churches, businesses, schools and hundreds of volunteers, GAP’s outreaches serve food, backpacks, and toys at Christmas to low-income children and their families. Our Community Kitchen and Mobile Food Truck train young people in the culinary arts, while maximizing the use of donated perishable food and feeding thousands in the community.

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Ministry

GAP also serves the community through prayer and worship ministries. Our OneLife Internship allows those interested in combining community social services with their faith the opportunity to minister to the disenfranchised in our city
and beyond.

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Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at GAP Ministries. Community volunteers are critical to expanding God’s kingdom and reaching our community. We have many volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Whether you are available once a year or once a week we have something you can do to help.  There are several volunteer opportunities here including but not limited to...

Volunteer for School Feedings

Careers

 

Thank you for your interest in working at GAP Ministries. We have many employment opportunities here at GAP. Whether you are available part time, full time, or everything in between we have something you can do to help.  We have an excellent salary package that includes health benefits for full-time positions, and a 403(b) investment plan. Housing is provided for some positions.

To inquire about a position or to send your information, fill out the contact form and our Human Resource Director, Denise Martin, will be able to help you with the application process.

There are several employment opportunities here including but not limited to…

  • Houseparent

    GAP Ministries is seeking married couples and individuals who have a heart for children and are called to the ministry of caring for young people. Come join us on the Home Mission Field as a Houseparent!

    Houseparents work to provide a safe, Christ-centered temporary home for children in care. They are part of a larger Christ-centered management team with high expectations for biblical character and values including: honesty, integrity, respect for all peoples, high levels of trust and regard for teammates, and intolerance of gossip, offense, and backbiting; create and model for children in care and for all staff, the fruit of the Spirit.

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    Family Support

  • Family Support

    Family Support personnel help provide a safe, temporary home for children. GAP Ministries is hiring staff for some of our eleven family-style homes in Northwest Tucson where we care for children and teens placed in foster care. Be a vibrant part of changing the lives of children going through a difficult season by using your unique giftings.

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    Family Support

  • Visit Supervisor

    Visit Supervisors provide safe transportation of children to family visitations with non-custodial parents, providing oversight to ensure the safety and protection of the children. Be a part of helping children and their moms and dads spend quality time together on the path to reuniting their families in a healthy manner.

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    Visit Supervisor

  • Child Transporter

    The Child Transporter's role includes providing safe transportation of children. A candidate in this position must be mature, capable of monitoring children, able to demonstrate good child behavioral management skills, and have the ability to read and follow a map or use GPS software. The hours are variable and will include evenings and weekends.

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    Child Transporter

  • Parent Aide

    Parent Aide personnel work with the parent or child's caregiver to enhance their skills and help them reach goals and desired outcomes for the successful reunification of their families. You will assist and provide appropriate family activities, and model positive parenting and house management skills.

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    Parent Aide

  • Internship

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