Employment Opportunities


Open Interviews

When: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 2pm to 6pm

Where: 9550 White Oak Lane. Johnston, IA. 50131

What: We will be interviewing for the following positions:

MH Instructors: Full-time and Part-time

ID Instructors: Full-time and part-time

ID Team Leader: Full-time

Employment Consultant: Part-Time

Like your weekdays off? We have a variety of weekend shifts available!



All applicants must pass an extensive background check. Candeo reviews Sex Offender, Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries along with performing a criminal history check. All applicants must retain a satisfactory driving record, a working vehicle and auto insurance.

Once hired, all employees are required to complete online training along with two full days of training in the office prior to working at Candeo.

Candeo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.  

Need help? If you are having problems with the application system, please feel free to call Sonia Sledge at 515-259-8110 or email Sonia.sledge@candeoiowa.org.

Hourly Service Manager

Hourly Service Manager The Hourly Service Manager is responsible for the provision and coordination of client services. Responsibilities will include overseeing the day to day operations, maintaining appropriate staffing, recruiting, training and disciplining staff, maintaining service plans and relations with the families of the clients. Functions independently within the constraints of organizational policy and procedure to assure that the clients receive the highest quality services possible from available resources. Hours are typically 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday. There will be occasions when position will require evenings, weekends and/or being on call. Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas; Human Services,...

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The Office Assistant handles all incoming phone lines, greet visitors, and perform other clerical tasks as assigned.

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ID Instructor

Supported Community Living Instructors support our clients with independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning and getting out into the community!

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ID Team Leader

ID Team Leaders are responsible for providing direct support to clients with intellectual disabilities and assist Service Coordinators with administration and training duties.

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Mental Health Instructor

Mental Health Instructors support individuals with mental health disabilities in gaining independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning and getting out into the community.

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Employment Specialist

Employment Specialist work with clients in our Supported Employment program to develop resumes, build interview skills and find jobs in the community.

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Daily Service Manager

Daily service managers are responsible for coordinating residential services for a caseload of clients with disabilities and supervising the staff that provides the service. Daily Service Managers are also responsible for ensuring staff provides client services that are person-centered and according to the client’s preferences, educating and empowering clients to make choices about services and that staff are properly trained and utilized in the most effective manner. Administrative responsibilities include developing and communicating budgets based on client service agreements, accuracy and timeliness of all documents and reports, and maintaining indirect payroll costs to level that ensures administrative burden, training and...

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Employment Consultant

Employment consultants are responsible for supporting our clients within the Supported Employment program at work out in the community.

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CAPS Specialist

CAPS Specialist provide support to our clients who are in crisis.

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