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SUMMER On-Call Help

Area Residential Care, Dubuque, IA

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At Area Residential Care, we believe that every individual has the opportunity to live, work, and participate in a supportive and accessible community. To  achieve our vision, we  work as a team to empower people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their highest quality of life.  


Summer On-Call Staff will fill in open shifts in-home and in our community on 2nd, 3rd, and weekend hours. Some 1st shift opportunites will be available as well.  Work a minimum of 24 hours and up to 40 hours per week from May 18th - September 6th, 2018. Earn $13/hr upon completion of required agency training. 


What You Do:

  • Assists individuals as necessary to complete food purchasing and preparation, do laundry, complete household duties, and complete hygiene activities including showering/bathing, toileting, and oral hygiene.
  • Advocates for and teach individuals served on how to exercise their rights and on how to be safe.
  • Ensure data is recorded promptly and accurately in regards to contact notes, incidents, etc.
  • Use a variety of techniques to modify behavior within the home, including physical restraint if necessary.
  • Assist individuals with making and/or being present at medical/dental appointments as necessary.
  • Maintain positive, appropriate relationships and effective communication with individuals served, agency staff, members of the community, and service providers.

Job Requirements:     

  • High school diploma/G.E.D. 
  • No  direct-care experience required- we will train!
  • Ability to comprehend basic medical and life-skill programs
  • Basic computer ability to type and process notes
  • Ability to lift 20lbs and occasionally lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to physically prompt, escort, and physically restrain individuals served
  • Successful clearance of criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen


Opportunities to continue employment beyond the summer months at our regular rate of pay. We offer several part-time and on-call opportunities to work with your schedule.


 Area Residential Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 510222
Dubuque, IA
Positions 5
Full or Part Time
Pay $12.00-$13.00
Child Care/Day Care/Personal Care
Health Care
Human and Social Services
First Shift
Second Shift
Third Shift

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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