Overnight Instructors

Job Description



 Candeo is a non-profit organization located in Johnston, Iowa that supports individuals with disabilities within Polk County to live independently within the community.

Overnight Instructors


Overnight Instructors provide support, supervision, and instruction to individuals with disabilities who live in the community with 24 hour support from staff. Hours range from 9:00 p.m to 7:00 a.m. Awake Overnight Instructors are required to be awake all evening, Asleep Overnight Instructors are required to be awake while the client is awake but may sleep when the client is sleeping.

This is a great job for students or other individuals who need a second job! FULL-TIME, PART-TIME, AND CASUAL OPPORTUNITITIES AVAILABLE!


CANDEO OFFERS NEW HIGHER WAGES!!! $10.75-15.25/hr DAY AND $7.50-8.00/hr NIGHT


Enjoy a great work-life balance with our new set schedules!


Work schedules will be within Overnight (9pm-8:30am) shift time periods.


Qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma or GED to work within ID/BI Department; Associates Degree in Human Services or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience to work within HAB Department.

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Preferred experience with Intellectual Disability, Mental Health Diagnoses and/or Brain Injury

  • Ability to encourage client to access community resources

  • Excellent teaching and motivation skills

  • Good communication skills at all levels, including clients, guardians, and staff.

  • Ability to develop rapport and trust with clients



Job Requirements

Applicants must be able to pass background checks including criminal history, sex offernder, dependent adult and child abuse checks, and motor vehicle driving record. Applicants must have a vehicle and auto insurance.

Applicants must be able to attend five full days of training (Monday through Friday 8:30 - 4:30pm) in order to work at Candeo.

Candeo offers competitive pay for the industry and offers paid vacation for part-time employees. Enjoy a good work culture, flexible hours, and the feeling of making a difference in the lives of our clients.

Apply online at our website at www.candeoiowa.org/careers.

We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug and alcohol free workplace

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Entry Level, Nonprofit - Social Services, Health Care
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Social Services
Required Travel Up to 25%
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Overnight Instructors

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