Questions?

Thank you for your interest in working with Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and One More Child to make a difference in the lives of children. Do you have a question that isn’t answered here? Send an email to our Director of Human Resources.

Are you still accepting applications for a position posted on the website?

Yes, we are currently accepting applications for every job posted on our website. A job posting is removed immediately after the position has been filled. Other websites may not have an accurate listing of our positions, so this is the most reliable source for job openings within the agency.

I prefer to mail or fax my application. Where and to whom should I address my application?

Applications can be mailed to: 
Florida Baptist Children’s Homes
P.O. Box 8190
Lakeland, FL 33802
Attn: Director of Human Resources

Applications can be faxed to: 
863.682.3157
Attn: Director of Human Resources

How do I know if my application has been received?

Every application submitted online will be reviewed by our hiring staff. You should receive an email confirming the receipt of your application within three business days (potentially longer during a holiday). If you do not receive a response within one week, please send a follow up email to our Director of Human Resources.

Do I need to submit a separate application for each position of interest?

No. If applying for more than one position, please indicate every position you are applying for inside a single application, in order of preference.

If I have previously applied for a job, should I re-submit my application for new positions?

If it has been over a year since you applied, please submit a new application. If you have new information you wish to share with us, you can also resubmit an application. If you have previously applied and would like to be considered for a new opening, please let us know by sending an email to our Director of Human Resources.

What does the interview process look like?

Completed applications are reviewed by human resources staff and the supervisor for the open position. Phone interviews are conducted with qualified applicants, followed by in-person interviews with the top candidates. Employment will be subject to a thorough review of personal and professional references, background checks and a drug test.

How do I know if my application is still being considered for a position?

We make every effort to contact applicants who will not be considered within one week of the decision. Given the volume of applications we receive, thank you for understanding that we may not be able to contact each applicant personally.

Are non-U.S. citizens eligible for U.S.-based positions?

U.S. citizenship is not required for U.S.-based employment; however, candidates must have the legal right to work in the U.S. We will not be able to assist financially in securing legal documents to work in the U.S.

What kinds of benefits programs does Florida Baptist Children's Homes and One More Child offer?

We have an appealing benefits program for staff members.  We offer a robust health insurance plan where the employee’s coverage is heavily subsidized by the organization with dependent coverage also subsidized at a lower percentage.

Additionally, Dental, Vision, Life, Health FSA, Dependent Care FSA and Short-Term Disability plan options are available at the employee’s expense through the organization’s cafeteria plan on a pre-tax basis.

A Long-Term Disability policy is provided at no cost to the employee and Worker’s Comp coverage is also provided to cover workplace injuries.

Employer retirement plan contributions begin the first day of the month following three (3) years of service and are fully vested.

We offer eleven (11) paid holidays and a generous amount of Paid Days Off (PDO) determined by position type.

Other fringe benefits include the opportunity for personal and professional development as well as the opportunity to serve in a Christ-centered environment focused on meeting Kingdom goals.

What is the size of the staff?

We have approximately 20 employees at our State Office in Lakeland and about 165 total employees across all of our campuses. Included in this number are about 50 house parents and 25 social workers.

What is the culture like at Florida Baptist Children's Homes and One More Child?

For over 110 years, we have been made up of results-oriented professionals who are passionate about helping children and are called to do so through their vocation. The agency’s culture can best be described with the acronym F.A.I.T.H, which stands for Faithfulness, Attitude, Integrity, Trust and Humility.
We strive to hire people who embody these values, are active in a local evangelical church and are devoted to a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Applicants must also be eligible to work in the United States. We are a church-related social services institution, operating under the auspices of the Florida Baptist Convention, an Equal Opportunity Employer where applicable, and an E-Verify and Drug-Free Workplace.