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Day Program Lead

At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.

Summary of position/Objective:

The Day Program Lead provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and/or mental illness who live independently in community settings.

The Day Program Lead will manage all aspects related to the ongoing implementation of the Human Service Program.  This includes but is not limited to the quality assurance functions daily on all support paperwork and documentation to remain compliant with standards set by Iowa Code, the Social Security Administration, Managed Care Organizations, Iowa Medicaid Enterprises, and To The Rescue Policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Adheres to and upholds To The Rescue’s values and policies
  • Manages day to day activities of each member assigned to your caseload to maintain and ensure that all supports for essential life services and entitlement programs are met
  • Provides direct care according to the member plan and support needs
  • Completes written case notes daily after each billable service delivered
  • Develops and maintains positive professional relationships with all individuals included in each member’s interdisciplinary team.  This can include, but is not limited to case managers, care coordinators, natural supports, medical providers, family members, friends, and others identified by each member
  • Provides medication oversight for each member and ensures medications are available as prescribed
  • Observes and supervises members’ activities
  • Functions effectively as a member of the Human Service team by developing goals and objectives to maximize the independence, growth, and quality of life for our member
  • Monitors member performance on goals and prepares progress reports and other verbal or written reports
  • Develops and implements accommodations and assistive devices as needed
  • Ensures all current goals and ongoing supports are provided as stated in the members plan
  • Ensures the health and safety of members by monitoring activities, supervising, and intervening in crisis situations
  • Provides transportation within the community setting to each member to access resources and maintain ongoing supports and goal development
  • Honors all aspects of the Member Rights and adhere to all policies of confidentiality
  • Always represents To The Rescue in a positive and professional manner to all members, co-workers, interdisciplinary teams, and the general public
  • Performs additional duties as assigned


  • Patience
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Writing skills
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
  • Have working knowledge of privacy laws and regulations
  • Must possess strong leadership skills
  • Excellence in communication
  • Ability to respond well under pressure


The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage. Required to drive all agency vehicles which include vans, 15-passenger van, and Bus.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Provides supervision, training, and guidance to Direct Support Professional position.  

Work Hours:

Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization. This may include, but is not limited to days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Work Environment:

The work environment is variable, anywhere from office setting to out in the community.

Physical Demand:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds.


Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required, including out of state travel.

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA


To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.