Employment Opportunities


Weekend Sign-On Bonus!

Get hired for a weekend shift and you will receive the Weekend Bonus!

Your shift package must include one of the following:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday


Friday and Saturday


Saturday and Sunday

After the first 2 months (60 days) of working every weekend you will receive $250.00

After 6 months of working weekends you will receive another $500.00

A total of $700.00!

INTERESTED? Apply for one of the positions listed below.


Open Interviews

When: September 19th, October 17th and November 28th from 2pm to 6pm

(last interview will be conducted at 5:30)

Where: 9550 White Oak Lane Suite 200, Johnston, IA. 50131

What: We will be interviewing for the following positions:


Part-Time Weekend Intellectual Disability (ID) Instructor:

As an ID Instructor you will be working with 2 to 4 clients in their home. You will be instructing and guiding clients in working towards his/her independent living goals, assisting in maintaining their home and providing access to the community.

Must be available to work one of the following shifts:

Friday and Saturday: 6:00am - 2:00pm or 2:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday and Sunday:6:00am - 2:00pm or 2:00pm - 10:00pm

 Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 6:00am - 2:00pm or 2:00pm - 10:00pm



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 Lyra Halsten at 515-259-8110 or email Lyra.Halsten@candeoiowa.org.

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