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ChildServe Respite - Family Friend - Johnston/DSM in Johnston, Iowa

Respite - Family Friend - Johnston/DSM

Direct Care (Respite/SCL, Childcare, Day Health, Homes)
Johnston, Iowa



This position is for only those candidates who will be working with a specific child.Do you want to get paid to have fun? If so, ChildServe Respite has a job for you! As a Respite Service Assistant you will provide personal care and supervision for children with special health care needs in individual settings. Services are provided in home and community settings.What You’ll Do

  • Have fun with kids while their regular caregivers get a break

  • Be creative while engaging children in activities

  • Provided 1:1 care in the child’s home or in the community

  • Receive ongoing training and supervision

  • Great resume builder for those interested in social work, education, therapy, psychology, and nursing

What You'll Need

  • Must be at least 16 years old to apply

  • Must be able to provide your own transportation

  • Ability to electronically document services provided

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language

Schedule: Flexible scheduling with most shifts occurring after 4pm Monday through Friday, or on weekends.

Who We Are

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” Working at ChildServe allows you to live every day knowing that you have helped to improve the lives of children and families.

To tell you about everything we do would take a whole website (you can check ours out HERE). To tell you the amazing stories of the over 4,200 children we serve each year would take even longer (you can read many of them HERE). We promise you’ll be inspired and come away with a deeper understanding of our unique culture and services.

We provide over 30 pediatric healthcare programs and services in 4 locations throughout Iowa. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between), and each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for four years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. To help us learn more about how your talents and skills can make a difference at ChildServe, apply today.