Hand in Hand
3860 Middle Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722

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Scott County Regional Authority

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Jobs & Internships

Summer Caregiver


Caregivers are responsible for assigned direct care of children at Hand in Hand.  All childcare activities will be in compliance with the State of Iowa and all other governing agencies.  These responsibilities will include the direct care of children, adaptive activities, quality and safety control, parent interaction, teaching an appropriate curriculum, and behavior management.  The caregiver is responsible to the director overseeing their program.



  • Meet all expectations required by the state licensing for an early childhood educator.

  • Experience working with a special needs population.

  • Experience working with children in a childcare or other similar program.

  • Knowledge of the State of Iowa Child Care licensing rules and regulations.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly to children, adults and coworkers.

  • Enthusiasm and desire to positively impact the lives of young children.

  • Experience using behavior modification techniques.


  • Meet all the personal care needs of assigned children with typical and special needs throughout the day.

  • Maintain government, licensing and agency standards

  • Execute program curriculum to the highest standards

  • Manage risk to ensure a safe program and place of work.

  • Develop professional relationships with children, parents, volunteers and other members of the community.

  • Maintain frequent communication with directors, coworkers and other supervisory entities at Hand-in-Hand

  • Attend yearly required trainings to meet state licensing requirements.

  • Assist in monitoring supplies and communicating needs to the director.

  • Complete daily cleaning tasks including laundry, dishwashing, floor mopping, sweeping and general cleaning of surfaces.

  • Become knowledgeable of all services provided by hand-in-hand to promote our programs in the community.

  • Follow all guidelines required of a mandatory reporter.

  • Be able to lift up to 40lbs in the course of daily child care activities. 

  • Complete all required documentation in a timely and thorough manner.

  • Assume all other duties deemed appropriate by direct supervisor

Resumes can be sent to Kayla, Director of Licensed Care, at kayla@handinhandqc.org.