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Direct support professional
Second Shift

Your Future Starts Here

Area Residential Care is seeking applicants that want to make a difference in the lives of others. We support individuals with intellectual disabilities, and direct support staff play a role in making sure those individuals live as independently as possible. We have residential homes in Dubuque and Dyersville, IA, and provide day services at our main building in Dubuque. As part of the Area Residential Care team, 2nd shift direct support staff work in one or more residential homes, participate in group outings and activities, and assist with activities of daily living as needed. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • A high school diploma/ HSED

  • Six months consistent work experience

  • A valid driver's license

A highly qualified candidate will have a passion for helping others!

Why Area Residential Care? Area Residential Care is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to fulfilling the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities and guiding them to achieve their highest quality of life! We value the lives and well-being of both the individuals we serve as well as our employees. Area Residential Care is a place to learn, have fun, build relationships and grow into a well-rounded direct support professional. Full-time staff are eligible to receive health, dental, life and vision insurance, as well as accrue PTO. Area Residential Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

$4/hour weekend shift differential!

$1500 retention bonus!

Paid training!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • 2nd shift full-time staff work 3–11p.m. with rotating weekends.

  • Part-time hours range from 8-30 hours per week.

Hourly Rate:

  • Full-time: $15.50 - $16.45 per hour depending on experience and education

COVID-19 considerations:

Candidates for employment must provide evidence of their first COVID-19 vaccine prior to the start of employment, or successfully request a medical or religious exemption to this requirement. The second vaccine is required within 30 days unless exempted.

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