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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:

CDS Independent Living Specialist

On My Own is accepting applications for a full-time CDS Independent Living Specialist. This position is responsible for assisting persons with disabilities achieve goals for more independent living through the use of our consumer-directed personal care. Job activities include the following: eligibility determination, case management services, maintaining documentation, and consumer education about how to appropriately use the program, re assessments, skills training and information and referral services. The Independent Living Specialist advocates for the needs of persons with disabilities, documents services provided, makes community presentations and works with volunteers involved with direct consumer service. This position reports to the CDS Director. On My Own, Inc. offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education or related field. Applicants should have an understanding and adherence to the philosophy of independent living and the disability rights movement, and either personal or work experience with persons with disabilities. 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, Nevada, MO 64772.

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

In-Home Aide Specialist

On My Own is accepting applications for a full-time In-Home Aide Specialist. This position is responsible for assisting the In-Home Director with both field and office duties, as needed. This position requires a presence in the Nevada Office as well as an ever-changing schedule located in various clients’ homes. This position reports directly to the In-Home Director. On My Own, Inc. offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualifications include a High School Diploma or G.E.D., C.N.A. certification and at least 3 years experience as a paid In-Home Aide. Applicants should have an understanding and adherence to the philosophy of independent living and the disability rights movement, and either personal or work experience with persons with disabilities. 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 In-Home Director, 428 E. Highland, 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 Bates & Cedar counties. 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 driver’s 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.