Employment & Internship Opportunities

For information about any current openings, to request or submit an application, please contact the staff member listed with each opening:

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Service Navigator

Service Navigators respond to requests for assistance from individuals with short term and long term concerns. At the consumer’s direction, the Service Navigator will provide person centered needs assessments, counseling, planning and referral. For individuals requesting the service, the Service Navigator will help develop a personalized plan of care to meet the identified needs using available home and community based services. The Service Navigator will facilitate all projects and programs of the Iowa Family Caregivers Program, Case Management and the Elder Rights Specialist.

Job requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree

License: Must have degree in Human Service field or be a licensed RN

This position is full-time with benefits including IPERS, and will be located in our Council Bluffs Office.

Application Deadline: Monday, August 18, 2018

Submit application, resume and cover letter to: Sherrie McDonald, 300 W. Broadway #240, Council Bluffs, IA 51503  smcdonald@connectionsaaa.org or call 800.432.9209


Family Caregiver Specialist

Facilitates all projects and programs of the Iowa Family Caregivers Program; serves as agency liaison for family caregivers in need of resources and information; promotes resources and information for caregivers in the public sector. Develop and market a caregiver education program and a program for business to assist their employees that are caregivers. Works with agency staff to meet the guidelines established for the family caregiver programs.

Job requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: Two years experience working with the elderly. Must, also have experience working with the public. Public speaking experience required. Must have identifiable leadership abilities.

Mandatory Requirements: Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license, auto insurance and be able to travel in and outside of service area. Must successfully pass a Criminal and Dependent Adult Abuse background checks before hire.

This position is full-time with benefits including IPERS, and could be placed within any of our three offices (Council Bluffs, Creston or SIoux City.)

Application Deadline: Monday, August 20, 2018

Submit application, resume and cover letter to: Sherrie McDonald, 300 W. Broadway #240, Council Bluffs, IA 51503  smcdonald@connectionsaaa.org or call 800.432.9209


Care Transition Coaches

Care Transition Coaches will assist individuals leaving a hospital or nursing facility to transition safely back to the community. The coach will provide person centered counseling to the individuals and will work closely with the facility and community providers. The job will also involve the marketing and education of the program to community providers within a four county region.Travel is required within the four county regions.

Job requirements:

License: Must be an RN or have degree in Human Service field

These two positions are full-time with benefits including IPERS. One position will be located in our Council Bluffs Office and the other in our Sioux City office.

Application Deadline: Monday, August 20, 2018

Submit application, resume and cover letter to: Sherrie McDonald, 300 W. Broadway #240, Council Bluffs, IA 51503  smcdonald@connectionsaaa.org or call 800.432.9209