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ChildServe Childcare Operations Assistant-PRN-Johnston in Johnston, Iowa

Childcare Operations Assistant-PRN-Johnston

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



We are looking for an Operations Assistant in our Johnston Childcare Center. This position will assist in center operations for child check-in and checkout procedures and other ends of day closing tasks. What You’ll Do

  • Greet parents upon their arrival in the lobby

  • Maintain Covid-19 safety standards and provide masks to individuals as needed.

  • Check identification of persons picking up children as applicable.

  • Assist with transition of care of children to their parent/guardian/designee; assist to get child in the classroom prepared to leave, escort/transport child and personal belongings to the lobby for transfer of care to the parent or designee, relay information from care provider to parent as needed

  • Complete sign-out records

  • Perform tasks not related to direct care of children as assigned such as cleaning/sanitizing

What You’ll Need

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Preferred: One year of experience in childcare, customer service or related position

  • Ability to pass a ChildServe physical examination at commencement of employment and thereafter as regulations require

  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs, be mobile within the classroom and playground areas, and frequently bend, lift, reach, and stand

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


  • Monday-Friday

  • 4pm-6pm

Who We Are

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 life.

  • 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.