WELCOME to Open Arms...

Please download our COVID-19 Coronavirus Update Letter. (updated 12/6/21)

Welcome to Open Arms Child Development Center! Open Arms’ NAEYC (National Association for Education of Young Children) accredited program of childcare and early childhood education includes teaching, storytelling, sharing, music, playing and chapel in a comfortable and welcoming environment in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Open Arms offers year-round care for infants six weeks old through five years old, an after school program, and a full day summer program up to sixth grade. Our daily hours of operation are 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The center closes one day in the fall for teacher training, and for holidays that are listed in the parent handbook.

If you are interested in learning more about Open Arms, inquiring about waiting lists or want to take a tour, please give us a call at 907-455-9466.

Job Opportunities

If you are interested in employment at Open Arms CDC School, please submit your resume, cover letter and 3 professional references by email to or fax 907-455-7208.

We are currently seeking applications for the positions listed below.

  • Kitchen support

  • Preschool teachers

  • Toddler teacher

  • Classroom assistants

Participation in the USDA Child
and Adult Care Food Program

Download Nondiscrimination Statement.  Open Arms Child Development Center announces its participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.  Meals will be made available to enrolled children at no separate charge without regard to race, color, national origin sex, age or disability. Anyone who believes they have been discriminated against should write immediately to:

USDA Director
Office of Civil Rights
Room 326-W Whitten Building
14th & Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Or Call: 202-720-5964