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Careers

Thank you for your interest  in employment opportunities with On My Own, Inc.  We are a non-profit independent living center that provides many different programs and services, as well as in-home care.  We strive to assist individuals with disabilities to remain living independently in their homes while continuing to be involved and productive members in the community.  We are constantly looking for qualified, reliable, dedicated, and compassionate individuals to provide services to our clients to attain their goal of independence at home.  We are always accepting applications and will keep them actively on file for one year from the date of application.  As positions come available, we will review those applications that are current to see if a qualified candidate has applied.  On My Own, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate.  All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Below you will see information about different opportunities to work for or with On My Own, Inc. or its clients/consumers and a brief description of the types of positions available and how to apply.

ALL APPLICANTS must be registered with the Family Care Safety Registry for consideration of any position.  The FCSR forms are included in each application packet and must be completed, signed, and returned regardless of registration status; they are required to be on file with us so that we may complete the background screening.  If you are unsure about your registration status, or if you need to register, you may check your status or register here.

The office application packet is for those individuals applying for one of our internal office support positions located at one of our office locations, either Nevada or Collins.  If you have strong clerical skills, reception experience, data entry experience, management, accounting, or administrative experience, or a background in social work or independent living skills, please complete our office application to be considered for an office position.

The Agency Directed/In-Home Aide application packet is for those individuals who are interested in working in our in-home department as an aide or certified nursing assistant as an employee of On My Own, Inc.  As an employee of On My Own, our scheduling staff will work with you and your full time or part time availability and our clients’ needs to set up a schedule that works for everyone.  We provide office training which includes First Aid and C.P.R. certification, and on the job training with one of our aide trainers.  Also, as one of our employees, once you have attained full time status and met those eligibility requirements, we have a great benefit package that includes plans for health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability, and accident insurance.  We also have a retirement plan that employees over 21 may participate in by payroll deduction immediately, no waiting period.

Listed below are the minimum qualifications for becoming an On My Own In-Home aide or C.N.A.:

On My Own, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Opportunities:

Independent Living Access & Assistive Technology Specialist

On My Own is accepting applications for a full-time Independent Living Access & Assistive Technology Specialist. This position provides technical assistance to the community to facilitate achievement of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, Fair Housing Act, Sect. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and other disability laws. Performs access surveying of public and private structures, public programs and services and recommends needed modifications.

Specialist provides oversight for the Ramps/home-modification program. The specialist assists Consumers through Assistive Technology and home automation programs as well as persons with physical, sensory and/or mental disabilities in accessing Assistive Technology devices, equipment and services; demonstrates usage of adaptive devices; researches policies, practices and procedures which facilitate or impede the provision of A.T. devices or services; provides individual and systems advocacy to help ensure access to Assistive Technology; conducts outreach activities; increases the capacity of public and private entities to provide Assistive Technology-related assistance; acts as a liaison for state A.T. project to centers surrounding areas; collaborates with other agencies; seeks additional funding sources to support the Assistive Technology and home automation programs. On My Own, Inc. offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualifications include a Bachelors degree in Computer, Rehabilitation, Communication, Social Work,
Psychology, Education or related field to independent living (may be waived for appropriate experience). Applicants should have experience with law, construction, public service provision or social services highly preferred. Personal or work experience with persons with disabilities, mediation training and knowledge of disability laws preferred. Excellent skills in communication and organization are needed. Each applicant must be registered with the Family Care Safety Registry.

If you meet these qualifications, please download an office application packet and mail the completed application
packet and required documentation to: On My Own, Inc., Attention: Director of Programs, 428 E. Highland Ave., Nevada, MO 64772.

On My Own is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Agency Directed (In-Home) Aides

We are in need of In Home Aides for Vernon & Hickory counties and Stockton. However we are still accepting applications for all of the counties we serve. We serve Bates, Cedar, Hickory, St. Clair and Vernon. Agency Directed (In Home) Aides will provide in-home personal care, homemaker, and Respite services to our clients. CNA preferred but not required. Training provided. Competitive pay and benefit packages available.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Valid drivers license, insurance, and reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lb
  • Ability to read, write and follow directions
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must also meet one of the following:
    • Have at least 6 months paid work experience as an agency homemaker, maid or household worker

or

    • At least 1-year experience, paid or unpaid, in caring for children or for sick or aged individuals

or

    • Successful completion of formal training in nursing arts or as a nurse aide or home health aide.

Qualified applicants may download the Agency Directed Aide Application packet from the selections above.

Consumer Directed Services Attendants

We are currently accepting applications for full and part time Consumer Directed Services Attendants. These applicants will be put on an available Attendant list and provided to our consumers so they may contact you for an interview when they are hiring. You would be an employee of the consumer, not On My Own, Inc.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • GED
  • Valid drivers license, insurance, and reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lb
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Qualified applicants may download the Consumer Directed Services Attendant Application packet from the selections above.

PRN Driver

On My Own is accepting applications for a PRN Driver. This position provides transportation and assistance to staff.

The driver provides transportation to and from approved visits, appointments, conferences and meetings. Travel is in our five county catchment areas, Jefferson City and any
other place staff services are needed including some overnight stays.

Qualifications include a valid drivers license, clean driving record, insurance, reliable transportation and understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Personal or work experience with persons with disabilities, understanding and adherence of the philosophy of independent living are preferred.

Each applicant must be registered with the Family Care Safety Registry and pass a drug screening.

The FCSR forms are included in each application packet and must be completed, signed, and returned regardless of registration status; they are required to be on file with us so that we may complete the background screening. If you are unsure about your registration status, or if you need to register, you may check your status or register here: https://health.mo.gov/safety/fcsr/index.php

If you meet these qualifications, please download office application packet and mail the completed application packet and required documentation to: On My Own, Inc., Attention: Director of Programs, 428 E. Highland Ave., Nevada, MO 64772.

On My Own is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.