Now Hiring: Part-Time Family Support Specialists

September 19, 2019

ASK Resource Center wants you to join our team! We are seeking qualified candidates to fill two part-time, hourly positions offering 16 hours per week with a flexible daytime schedule. Parents and primary caregivers with the lived experience of raising a child with a disability are encouraged to apply.

The Family Support Specialist positions will work under the Parent Training and Information Center and Family to Family Health Information Center projects here at ASK. The primary duties include:

  • Following up with families who have contacted ASK for guidance concerning their child's special education and/or health care needs
  • Providing families with the information, resources, and support they need to effectively advocate for their children's disability-related needs
  • Informing families of their rights and the rights of their children, and assisting them in conflict resolution without legal action whenever possible


Candidates are asked to email a cover letter and resume to The positions will remain open until filled. The full job description is available here

Documents can also be submitted via fax to 515-243-1902, or delivered in-person to our office at 5665 Greendale Rd, Suite D in Johnston.

Remote employment may be considered for qualified applicants living outside of the Des Moines area; however, candidates must be able to attend up to 3-6 months of orientation at our central office in Johnston. Questions can be directed to Karen Thompson at or by calling 515-243-1713 ext. 207.