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Weekend Instructor

Area Residential Care

7 Positions

ID: 34114

Posted On 06/06/2023

Job Overview

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Area Residential Care (ARC) is seeking a Direct Support Professional with a passion for helping others and wanting to make a difference in peoples' lives. We support individuals with intellectual disabilities, and the direct care staff play a role in making sure those individuals live as independently as possible.
As a part of the Area Residential Care team the following shifts are available:
1st shift: 7 am to 3 pm & 2nd shift: 3 pm to 11 pm. The direct care staff will work in one or more residential homes, participate in group outings and activities, help our individuals prepare their meals, and assist the individuals when needed.
3rd shift: 11 pm to 7 am. The direct care staff will work at one or more residential homes, perform deep cleaning, make routine bed checks, help individuals get up in the morning, and assist the individuals when needed.
Wage: $14.00 per hour with a $4.00 per hour differential.
Job Type: Part-time 
Schedules: Every weekend OR every other weekend OR a 1 weekend day each week
ARC is now offering a 4.00/Hr wage differential on weekends for all hourly employees, Includes shifts from Friday night at 11:00 PM to Monday at 7:00 AM
  • Friday Nights, Saturday & Sunday all day constitute weekend hours
A highly qualified candidate will have:
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • A high school diploma/ G.E.D
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Six months consistent work experience
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. ARC 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. For more information on ARC's services, check out our website at
  • All employees are required to successfully complete a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and criminal background check. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services mandate, 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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About the Company

Who We Are

Area Residential Care is a private, non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization, created in 1968 by a group of parents and other interested parties. Its mission is to empower people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their highest quality of life. From its inception, Area Residential Care’s purpose has been to provide community-based services for persons with intellectual disabilities. The organization has grown over the past 40 years to serve an average of 250-275 people with disabilities annually; providing residential, vocational, and day services in Dubuque and Dyersville communities.

Through a variety of community-based residential and vocational programs, Area Residential Care helps people with disabilities become active, participating members of the community. Giving people with disabilities choices about where and how they live, work and socialize with their non-disabled peers is the essence of Area Residential Care’s purpose.


It is the vision of Area Residential Care that every individual has the opportunity to live, work, and participate in a supportive and accessible community.


It is the mission of Area Residential Care to empower people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their highest quality of life.


Area Residential Care is committed to the following values that support our vision and mission statement.

  • Every person has rights and the responsibilities associated with them.
  • Every person is to be treated with dignity and respect.
  • Every person has unique needs and preferences that influence the choices he or she makes about his or her life and services.
  • Every person is to be provided the opportunity to live, work and participate in recreational activities in the community as the natural environment.
  • Every person is to be provided with encouragement, opportunity and supports to live life to the fullest.
  • Every person is to be given the opportunity to provide direct feedback on his or her satisfaction with services, and given a prompt response to concerns.