Careers at Homesteaders

Discover what it's like to join the Homesteaders Life Company team.

Homesteaders truly offers the best of both worlds: a growing and continuously improving company that is rooted in the strong values we established more than a century ago.

Career Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

Workplace Awards & Recognition


Top USA Workplace

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Homesteaders has been recognized as a 2022 Top USA Workplace. Our company was selected for this award from 1,152 companies across the country.

“I view this award as a celebration of the knowledge, skills, dedication and teamwork everyone at Homesteaders has exhibited over many, many years. I am proud to have the opportunity to lead such an outstanding organization,” said Steve Shaffer, Homesteaders Chairman, President and CEO.

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Top Iowa Workplace

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Homesteaders was also named a Top Iowa Workplace for the eight consecutive year in 2022. Our company was one of only eight employers that were recognized in the top 50 of their size categories regionally and nationally.

“We know the work we do here makes a difference and have cultivated a caring and flexible workplace to help support it,”  said Judy Ralston-Hansen, Homesteaders Executive Vice President-Human Resources. 

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Homesteaders by the Numbers

116
Years and counting of helping plan and fund funerals in advance.

200+
Employees who volunteered their time and talent to support local causes.

8
Consecutive years Homesteaders has been named a Top Iowa Workplace.

What Our Team Members Say:

  • We’re an industry leader, yet I can still walk down the hallway and the CEO knows who I am. People know each other by name. People care about each other.


    Garrison
    Business Development
  • We value everyone, and we’re smart enough to know that the sum of all the parts equal the whole. People exchange ideas from all different departments so that we can be the best that we can be.
    Pam
    Sales Administration
  • My favorite part about the culture of Homesteaders is seeing the passion of those around me, whether it be working on a technical solution or engaging directly with customers.

    Christopher
    Application Development

ABOUT OUR CULTURE

We believe our positive company culture fuels our success, which is why we're constantly evaluating and improving our team members' experiences. Employees participate in a workplace feedback survey to share their thoughts on working at Homesteaders.

Some of the words used to describe working at Homesteaders include: family, friendly, caring, innovative, positive and fun. If this sounds like a great fit for you, we encourage you to explore our career opportunities!

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Homesteaders is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to taking positive action to meet our social responsibilities in the areas of equal employment opportunity and advancement. We respect and strive for diversity in all employment decisions.

Please select the links to learn more and apply now.

Planning & Development Summer Intern

IT Application Summer Intern

Senior Salesforce Administrator

Customer Service Representative

Director of IT Operations

Homesteaders uses E-Verify in its hiring practices.