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Eyerly Ball Family Support Specialist - Make a difference in our community! in Des Moines, Iowa

Family Support Specialist - Make a difference in our community!

Des Moines, IA (



It’s not just a job. It’s who we are. At Eyerly Ball we have the privilege of serving others who need it most. You matter here! Your work has a deep impact on the individual and community. As you seek to serve others, you will find yourself inspired by those you serve. We are rooted in our mission and believe you will be too.

For over 50 years, Eyerly Ball has provided a full continuum of mental health services and treatment to meet the needs of our community, from family and individual counseling to outpatient care for all ages. Our innovative solutions provide comprehensive, effective mental health services, including: outpatient, residential, community outreach, care coordination and crisis services.

Position Purpose:

At Eyerly Ball, we are currently looking for aFamily Support Specialistin the Des Moines office. The Family Support Specialist will offer family-to-family and caregiver support services to consumers and their family members. Services include an evaluation of the client's needs and arranging assistance programs, such as daycare, food programs or affordable housing. The Family Support Specialist will provide support services to individuals and families to improve their lives, such as referrals to education and support programs.

Benefits of Working at Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services:

  • Joining a dedicated team of professional experts who are committed to improving the mental and behavioral health of the communities we serve.

  • Advancing your career in the mental health industry with ongoing job training and opportunities for advancement within Eyerly Ball.

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with education/experience.

  • Excellent, comprehensive benefit package: medical, dental, vision, flex spending account, health savings account, short-term disability insurance, employer-sponsored long-term disability insurance, employer-sponsored life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, voluntary life insurance, and identity theft insurance.

  • Paid vacation, sick and holiday time off

  • 401(k) plans with company match, immediate vesting.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Lived experience

  • Primary caregiver or family member of an individual with a Mental Health Diagnosis

  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

  • Vehicle Insurance coverage for personal vehicle meeting Eyerly Ball minimum coverage levels.

As a condition of employment, Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services requires all newly hired employees to have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine AND a flu shot by their start date unless they have requested and received an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition, a sincerly held religious belief or practice or a requirement by law.