Job Opportunities

It is the policy of Willis Dady Emergency Shelter to provide employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status.  All offers of employment are contingent on a negative report on the State of Iowa Criminal History Records Check and Sex Offender Registry. Willis Dady is an At Will Employer.


The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for operating the Willis Dady homeless shelter facility and providing homeless services to our clients. This includes assisting clients who are residing in shelter and managing the security, safety, and upkeep of the building and grounds. We are seeking an RA to fill 3 – 6 various shifts throughout the week, for an average of 10-20 hours per week. RAs are expected to occasionally substitute for other RAs and in rare instances provide overnight shelter coverage. The RA position is essential to the successful operation of our shelter, which helps people experiencing homelessness find a path to stability through housing and employment. RAs will work directly with clients, other staff, and volunteers.


The Accounting Specialist is responsible for a range of essential financial duties within the agency, across all programs and staff. The Accounting Specialist will pay bills, deposit income, process payroll, prepare monthly financial reports, monitor grant funds, and keep all account records accurate and up to date. The Accounting Specialist’s work hours will be primarily during the workweek. In addition to reporting to the Operations Director, the Accounting Specialist will work most closely with the agency CFO, a consultant who provides monthly oversight and overall direction on agency fiscal matters.