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ChildServe Skill Development Assistant (SCL) - PRN - Ames in Ames, Iowa

Skill Development Assistant (SCL) - PRN - Ames

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



ChildServe’s Supported Community Living (SCL) service has a job for you! As a Skill Development Assistant you will provide 1:1 personal care, skill development, supervision, and training for children with special health care needs in a child’s home and integrated community settings.Schedule Flexible scheduling with most shifts occurring after 4pm Monday - Friday.What You’ll Do

  • Have fun and work 1:1 with children with special health care needs in the child’s home and/or community

  • Teach daily living skills that will help make children more independent

  • Must be able to work without direct supervision

  • Ongoing training and supervision provided

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

    What You'll Need

  • Must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED

  • Experience working with or caring for children with special health care needs preferred

  • Basic computer skills and have reliable access to the internet to complete required documentation and online trainings

  • Good oral and written communication skills and have the ability to accurately document all observations, significant events, and services provided

  • Must be willing to provide transportation as a ChildServe authorized driver. This includes passing a Motor Vehicle Record Check and car safety check. Must have a valid driver;s license for the past 3 years

  • Must have punctual and reliable attendance

  • Must pass criminal and child abuse background checks

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

Why ChildServe?

ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 4,600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today! Child Serve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.