Come Join Our Team at Helping Services!

Thank you for your interest in joining the Helping Services Team. Our agency provides opportunities for rewarding work in the community, as well as a friendly work environment in our offices. When responding to a job opening, please note that each position may have its own unique steps for applying. If you have any questions regarding open positions, please call our office at 563-387-1720.

For internship requests and all inquiries, please reach out to We do not currently have any internships available.  We encourage you to check back over the summer of 2022 for opportunities for the fall.


Prevention Coordinator

Do you enjoy working with people? We are looking for someone who is positive, motivated, and organized. We work with communities, businesses, and schools on substance use and problem gambling prevention to promote healthy choices. Training will be provided. This full-time position will assist with managing and implementing prevention services to counties in Northeast Iowa with an office based in Decorah or West Union. Please send your cover letter and resume to Jen Stolka, Director of Prevention Services at 

Qualifications Full-time position with 1.0 FTE dedicated to the Integrated Provider Network grant. The salary will be based on experience. Classified as Exempt.

BA/BS in Social Work, Public Health, Nursing, Health Promotion, Education, or related field. Certified Prevention Specialist or willing to become certified within 18 months of the date of hire. Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends. Ability to travel in the service area, overnight within the State of Iowa, and nationally for training. Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Proficient in basic computer skills. Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations. EOE.

Office Location Decorah or West Union, IA

Internship Opportunties

Do you have an interest in social work?  Are you passionate about the unique world of nonprofits and how they work?  Helping Services has an internship for you!  We serve the northeast corner of Iowa.  Because of our rural region, we combine many services under one roof.  These services include:

  • Domestic Abuse Advocacy
  • Family Education (particularly birth to age 3 along with other parenting programs)
  • Prevention Programs that educate the public and work with retailers on important information regarding the use of drugs and problem gambling
  • Youth Mentoring

Internships are unpaid. For internship requests and all inquiries, please reach out to We do not currently have any internships available.  We encourage you to check back over the summer of 2022 for opportunities for the fall.