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

BI Instructor: Part-time

ID Instructors: Full-time and part-time

BI/MH/ID: Team Leader: Full-time

Employment Consultant: Full-time and Part-Time (Evenings and weekends)

Like your weekdays off? We have a variety of weekend and overnight 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 attend five consecutive, full days of training followed by two additional days of training 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 Molly Camp at 515-985-7069 or email molly.camp@candeoiowa.org.

Behavior Support Specialist

The Behavior Support Specialist will be responsible for the provision and coordinator of crisis services, PSIP (Positive Support Intervention Plan) planning and training staff in regards to positive behavior support response initiatives. Responsibilities will include overseeing the day to day operations of the crisis response team; maintaining appropriate staffing, recruiting, developing and implementing training and developing staff. This person will also be responsible for developing policies and procedures for the service, and assisting coordinators and their teams to plan and implement positive behavior support strategies. The Behavior Support Specialist will function independently within the constraints of organizational policy and procedure...

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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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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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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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Mental Health Team Leader

Build your leadership skills by becoming a Team Leader! Habilitation Team Leaders support our Habilitation Coordinators and Mental Health Instructors provide direct support services to our clients with Mental Health disabilities.

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Brain Injury Instructor

Instructors of Brain Injury Services support our clients with independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning and getting out into the community!

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Intellectual Disability 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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Service Coordinator

Service coordinators are responsible for coordinating residential services for a caseload of clients with disabilities and supervising the staff that provides the service. Service Coordinators 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 development are...

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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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