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Community Programs

Support individuals with disabilities within their home and community by providing personal support and active engagement of clients to maintain a therapeutic, growth producing relationship.


Lead Personal Assistant, Full-time 

The Lead Personal Assistant provides leadership and support to co-staff, Program Coordinator, and clients in helping to build meaningful lives for the adults served by promoting independence and community inclusion. This is accomplished through person centered planning, individual programs, and self-assuring experiences in a manner that is consistent with the policies and procedures of Hills and Dales.  In addition, Lead responsibilities include: QA documentation, staff QA and training, managing client funds, co-organization of monthly staff meetings with the Program Coordinator, participation in staff discipline with Program Coordinator as directed, and other directives as assigned by supervisor.


  • Eighteen years of age or older.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Valid driver’s license with proof of insurance
  • One year of direct support experience in a formal support provision setting and/or CNA preferred and at least three months experience with HCBS Waiver Services for Supported Community Living.

Personal Assistant, Full-time (72-80 hours per pay period)

First shift -Hours range from 6:00am – 3:30pm and may include hours at the Hills & Dales Day Habilitation Program.  Every other weekend rotations are included in every schedule and include an additional weekend pay differential of $1/hour.

Second shift -Hours vary from 3:30pm-4:00pm to 9:00pm–11:00pm.  Every other weekend rotations are included in every schedule and include an additional weekend pay differential of $1/hour.

Third shift -Hours vary from 10:00pm–11:00pm to 7:00am–9:00am.  Third shift hours consist of sleep, (yes, get paid to sleep!) time/pay.  Every other weekend rotations are included in every schedule and include an additional weekend pay differential of $1/hour.

Personal Assistant, Part-time

Part-time positions are available on various shifts and range from 12-36 hours per pay period. Every other weekend rotations are included in every schedule and include an additional weekend pay differential of $1/hour.

In-Home Services

Lead Personal Assistant, Full-time

Schedule includes various days which include weekends.

Personal Assistant, Part-time

Flexible scheduling with hours ranging from 3 – 7 hours per pay period.

Personal Assistant III

Personal Assistant III’s positions specializes in behavioral supports to support young, adult males within a community setting.

Personal Assistant III, Full-time
Positions are available on various shifts.

Personal Assistant III, Part-time
Positions are available on various shifts, ranging from 16-37 hours per pay period.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, required. AA or BA in a related field is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance, in accordance with company policy
  • Two years of direct support experience in a behavioral health setting is preferred
  • Medication Manager Certification and CPR & First Aid Certifications are preferred, however training will be provided if you are not currently certified.


Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks and drug screening. EOE



ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS – FOR PERSONAL ASSISTANT APPLICANTS ONLY! Hills & Dales uses the Talintel survey as a pre-screening tool for all Personal Assistant positions.  After completing the application please access the email provided on your application for a message containing the direct link to access the survey.  You may also contact the Human Resource Department at 563-556-7878 to set up a time to take the survey at either the Hills & Dales Community Center at 3505 Stoneman Road, or at the Hills & Dales Residential Center at 1011 Davis Street.

All positions at Hills & Dales require the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

Full-time positions receive benefits including health, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and 401(k). Part-time positions receive paid vacation, sick time and paid holidays.

Hills & Dales is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Fill out an online application or send resume and cover letter to