Host Home Program Coordinator

Lutheran Services in Iowa - Des Moines, IA2.9

If you have a passion for making a difference and want to make an impact on others, Lutheran Services in Iowa is looking for you. LSI is looking for a driven, passionate, self-motivated professional to work full-time as a Host Home Program Coordinator for our Host Homes Program. This is an exciting opportunity to join a program that connects adults with intellectual disabilities and chronic mental illness with a Host Home. Office location of this position will be on located in Des Moines area as coordinator will be covering primarily Central Iowa service area.


The Host Homes Program Coordinator (HHC) oversees the implementation of best practices by providing guidance to the independent contractors and ensuring compliance with the signed contract. The HHC oversees recruitment of the independent contractors, referrals, and the matching process of the clients and the independent contractors. The HHC participates as a member of the team; fostering an environment which supports individuals in pursuit of their hopes, dreams and personal outcomes. The HHC manages multiple HH's and ensures quality services are delivered to the individuals we support: The HHC must be available at times to support and maintain a safe and secure environment. In the event the HHC cannot be available for emergencies the HHC must find another LSI staff to be available. The HHC is involved in marketing the program to both potential providers as well as referral sources in their service area in order to optimize the growth of the program.

Salary and Benefits

On top of being a family of caring teammates, LSI also offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including a 401(k), paid time off, and health, dental, life, and vision insurance.


Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's degree in health or human service related field or education, as well as, three years experience in human services experience (disabilities or mental health preferred) plus two years of supervisory experience. Program development and Host Home experience preferred but not required.

This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record, and the ability to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check.