The Homestead Adult Autism Associate, Direct Support - Full Time Openings - Adult Community Services in Des Moines, Iowa

Are you someone who cares deeply for other people, wants to be challenged every day, is creative and a good listener? Then The Homestead would like to talk to you about doing this rewarding work!

We have immediate openings for Autism Associates who will get to teach and support adults with autism. This isn't just a job; it's an opportunity to make a difference.

Responsibilities include:

  • Training and assisting persons served in various aspects of daily living
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures
  • Inspiring personal growth
  • Teaching self-care
  • Teaching social development skills and in some cases, vocational skills.

This position is also responsible for the health, safety and emotional support of the person being served, and electronically documenting the services and supports provided.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Driver's license and auto insurance

Full-Time Hours:

  • Sunday: Varies
  • Monday: Varies
  • Tuesday: Varies
  • Wednesday: Varies
  • Thursday: Varies
  • Friday: Varies
  • Saturday: Varies

Please check off full time availability in application.

We will conduct a pre-employment physical, drug screen, OIG, MVR and background checks, as well as an E-Verification of employment.

The Homestead is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Start/End Date: 17-Apr-2018 to 17-May-2018 (CST)

Department: Human Resources

Location: Des Moines, IA, USA

Employment Type: Full Time

Pay Type: Hourly

Pay Rate: $10.60 during awake hours /$7.35 during sleeping hours