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Supported Living Skills & 

Independent Living Skills Worker (Entry-level)

Status: Non-Exempt

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Reports To: Program Manager/Case Manager

Position Summary:

The Supported Living Skills (SLS) & Independent Living Skills (ILS) Worker will provide training and support to individuals with intellectual disabilities in various areas such as communication, budgeting, safety, home maintenance, health, medical appointments, nutrition, physical fitness, and community safety awareness. The SLS/ILS Worker will work directly with individuals receiving services in their setting of choice, assisting with the implementation of the goals and objectives listed in the Individual Service Training Plan. This person will also be responsible for collecting data and tracking progress in preparation for reports. They will assist with locating generic supports and services and will serve as a liaison for individuals’ families, physicians, day programs, and Regional Center staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist individuals with functioning independently at home and in the community

  • Teach independent life skills and increase helpful, adaptive behaviors

  • Help identify individual training needs and preferences through intake screening and assessments

  • Develop individual service plans, maintain notes for daily/monthly progress reports, and track progress towards goals

  • Support individuals at their places of employment, school, or home

  • Assist individuals in using public transportation and provide transportation as assigned

  • Immediately notify upper management of special incidents, grievance filings, etc and respond to incidents in accordance with policies and training

  • Maintain accurate records, daily logs, and reports

  • Facilitate meaningful community connections

  • Other duties will be performed as assigned



  • Possess a minimum of High School Diploma or G.E.D

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or other related fields, preferred but not required

  • At least one year of experience working with or volunteering with individuals with intellectual disabilities

  • Working knowledge of the Regional Center process, as well as the needs of people with intellectual disabilities, highly preferred

  • Strong oral, written, and computer skills

  • Must be sensitive, flexible, and capable of working well with others

  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism, responsibility, reliability, honesty, and respect

  • Highly organized, responsive, and punctual

  • Problem-solving skills and inner drive to deliver beyond expectations for both OMO and for clients

  • Must have a passion and enthusiasm for the work. 


  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification within first two weeks of employment

  • Must be free of Tuberculosis (TB) and show proof of recent TB test

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, squat, and lift 25 lbs.

  • Successfully pass a Live Scan DOJ/FBI background check

  • Possess valid California Driver's license and provide a current driving record issued by the DMV

  • Provide proof of current car insurance

  • Provide a High School Diploma and/or other qualifying certificates


Important Details:

  • Full-Time and Part-Time Hours Available

  • Your schedule can be flexible to suit your preferences and needs

  • Sunday - Saturday Schedule up to 30 hours per week

  • Experience Level: Entry-level

  • Compensation is based upon experience and education


What We Offer You:

  • On-the-job training, career development, and advancement opportunities

  • A rewarding work environment

  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve

  • Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next


About Us:

On My Own is a supported living agency that empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to achieve their highest level of independence in the home and outside in the community. We are contracted by the Department of Rehabilitation and local Regional Centers in Los Angeles to support individuals in their goals for self-sufficiency.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Qualified applicants, please send a cover letter and resume to

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