HR 100 (02/09) ~ 5 ~
The Ministry is a faith-based, non-profit corporation, serving children and families in need. Some of the Ministries are licensed and
actively regulated by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and are frequently and periodically audited and
reviewed by licensing investigators for compliance with State Licensing Standards and the Texas Family Code.
The Ministry is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, national
origin, disability, or age. Employment decisions are subject to the legitimate business requirements of the Ministry and are based on
an individual's qualifications, merit, and performance. As a religious, nonprofit institution, the Ministry is exempt from the general
duty to be nondiscriminatory on the basis of religion in employment and reserves the right to prefer employees or prospective
employees on the basis of religion. All employees must adhere to our Statement of Faith. This prerequisite for employment is based
upon federal guidelines provided in Title VII.
Please state your religion and the community of faith in which you are a member ____________________________________
The Ministry will cooperate fully with all law enforcement authorities in the prosecution of any individual found to be involving or
exposing any child or young person in care, to any illicit activities and/or unlawful behavior(s).
This application form is intended for use in evaluating your qualifications for employment False or misleading statements during the
interview or on this form may result in the refusal to hire or termination of employment. This employment application, or the granting
of an interview, does not represent a contract of employment or a promise of future benefits by the Ministry. If hired, such
employment shall be considered “at-will” and this application is not intended to constitute a contract of continued employment.
Employment and compensation may be terminated by the Ministry at any time and for any reason whatsoever, with or without good
cause at the option of either the Ministry or the employee. It is further understood that this at-will employment relationship may not
be changed by any written document or conduct unless such change is specifically acknowledged in writing by an authorized
executive of the Ministry.
All employment offers must be made in writing by an authorized executive of the Ministry. Employment offers will be conditional on
the satisfactory completion of any required pre-hire verifications and screenings including, but not limited to, criminal background
checks, educational verifications, reference and job verifications, drug screenings, medical screenings, driving verifications and
verification of eligibility to work. No representative of the Ministry has the authority to enter into any oral agreement for employment
for a specified period of time or to make an oral agreement contrary to the foregoing.
Additional testing of job-related skills and for the presence of drugs in your body may be required prior to employment. After an offer
of employment, and prior to reporting to work, you may be required to submit to a medical review. Depending on Ministry policy and
the needs of the job, you may be required to complete a medical history form and may be required to be examined by a medical
professional designated by the Ministry. Smoking is prohibited in all indoor and outdoor areas of the Ministry’s facilities unless
designated smoking areas have been established at a particular location in accordance with applicable state and local law.
This application will be kept in the Ministry’s active files only until the position for which it was submitted is filled. If the applicant is
not hired, the applicant must complete a new application to be considered for employment.
CERTIFICATION AND RELEASE
I certify that I have read and understand the Applicant Note on this form and that the answers given by me to the foregoing questions
and the statements made by me are complete and true to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that any false information,
omissions or misrepresentations of facts called for in this application, whether on this document or not, may result in rejection of my
application or discharge at any time during my employment. I authorize the Ministry and/or its agents, including consumer reporting
bureaus, to verify any of this information. I release all former employers, persons, schools, companies and law enforcement
authorities from any liability for any damage whatsoever for issuing this information. I release the Ministry (or its designee) from any
and all liability resulting from the verification of such information. I also understand that the use of illegal drugs is prohibited during
employment. If Ministry policy requires, I am willing to submit to drug testing to detect the use of illegal drugs prior to and during
employment. If hired, I agree to comply with all applicable laws and the Ministries’ policies and procedures.
I have read and understand the above statements and agreements and understand the same. This application is complete and accurate
to the best of my knowledge.