Parent Educator - $18/hour

St. Louis Arc

Date: 1 week ago
City: St. Louis, MO
Salary: $18 - $18 / hour
Contract type: Full time
St. Louis Arc

Be Part of our Circle

We empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live their best life. That is our mission—not only to those we serve, but to those we employ. This mutually shared sense of purpose drives our decisions and actions. Come as you are and achieve better lives as part of the St. Louis Arc family of individuals in this vital role of Parent Educator.

What you will do:

  • Provide home and community services to parents with intellecutal and/or developmental disabilities, and their respective children

  • Develop and implement lesson/program plans for the children of our Parent Learning Together (PLT) families

  • Assist with the development of the Individual Family Service Plan for assigned caseload, and respond to any parenting needs

  • Act as positive role-model by assisting with appropriate parent-child outings, and assisting parents with personal safety decision-making in crisis and non-crisis situations

  • Coordinate and maintain assigned clients’ records (ie. tracking medical and dental appointments of PLT children); assist with medical decisions in emergency situations

  • Attend and participate in educational and support plan meetings, and other conferences regarding the client and their respective children's needs

  • Maintain food and program supplies as directed by Program Coordinator

  • Develop and maintain relationships with other service providers to identify a wide array of resources for families

What you can expect from us:

  • We'll celebrate and empower your unique gifts and contributions.

  • We’ll help you help others. You’ll be embraced and uplifted in our inclusive circle of support.

  • You'll have a voice and the autonomy to put into action your ideas for doing your job better—and serve others better.

  • Hands-on leadership that empowers team member innovation.

  • Opportunities to learn and grow, plus benefits to support your personal and professional well-being—such as health insurance, retirement, mileage reimbursement, and time off.

What we expect of you:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)

  • Associates degree in Child Development or related field (preferred)

  • Two or more years of experience working with parents with IDD/mental health disorders in a social service environment

  • Valid Driver’s License and auto insurance at time of hire

  • Proof of COVID Vaccination

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employee discount

  • Flexible schedule

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

  • Retirement plan

  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Application Question(s):

  • This position comes with a competitive rate of $18/hour and includes health benefits, PTO, health insurance, a retirement plan, mileage reimbursement, etc. Does this compensation package meet your expectations? (Yes or No)

  • We love to see new faces, and welcome back our returnees! Please let us know if you have worked for St. Louis Arc before. (Yes or No)

  • Required: superhuman strength! Just kidding, but supporting our participants can be physically demanding. Can you stoop/bend, rise from the floor, lift up to 50 pounds from floor to shoulders (not repetitively - only when needed), and stand and walk for extended periods? (Yes or No)

  • Advice from a Recruiter: Experience is not always necessary, but it can help gauge success. For this position, we need individuals who are at least 21 years old with at least three (3) years of driving experience. Can you meet this requirement? (Yes or No)

  • Let's make sure that you and our participants are safe and comfortable for your day of FUN! For this role, a reliable vehicle with current plates and registration, as well as at least four seatbelts and working heating and cooling is necessary. Can you meet this requirement? (Yes or No)

  • We want you rolling…just not illegally. Do you currently have a valid driver's license and auto insurance? (Yes or No)

  • No lollygagging here! When are you available to start?


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: One location

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