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ChildServe Respite (Group) Overnights - Ames in Ames, Iowa

Respite (Group) Overnights - Ames

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



As a Respite Service Assistant you will provide personal care and supervision for children with special health care needs in a group setting at our Ames Respite Center. Schedule: Friday and Saturday 10 pm - 7 am (must work at least 2 weekends per month). This is an overnight awake position.

What You’ll Do

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

  • Be creative while engaging children in activities

  • Provided care for up to 3 children at a time in a group setting

  • 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 18 years old to apply

  • Ability to electronically document services provided

  • Will be required to become certified for medication administration and g-tube feedings as well as other specialized training as identified.

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

Who We Are

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” When you join our team, you’ll leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a positive difference for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

We serve nearly 4,600 children each year through our wide range of specialty pediatric healthcare programs and services in 3 locations throughout Iowa. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between). Each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission: We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for six years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. If you’re ready to help families move Forward Together with support from ChildServe, apply today.