Posting: Part-Time Independent Living Program Coordinator

September 24, 2019


On My Own of Michigan is a nonprofit organization located in Troy, Michigan. Our work is to support adults with mild developmental disabilities and they build and maintain a life of independence.


Our part-time Independent Living Program Coordinators provide one-on-one support to a caseload of approximately 8 members living independently. This support is designed to help members grow their independence. Part-time Independent Living Program Coordinators work up to 20 hours per week and while the schedule has some flexibility, occasional weekend and evening hours will be required.


• Provide timely and member-directed support coordination services to caseload. Services include but are not limited to:

o completing member assessments and individualized plans for service

o proactively assisting members with goal identification and attainment

o coordinating member supports internally and externally

o offering emergency assistance as needed

• Ensure timely, accurate and professional communication with member families and guardians, when appropriately aligned with member confidentiality

• Ensure timely and accurate documentation is completed

• Assist with member classes and outings as needed

• Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• A bachelor’s degree in social work or related field

• At least one year of direct experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities

• Strong interest in and commitment to assisting adults with developmental disabilities achieve independence

• Comfort working with a diverse population with a variety of backgrounds, abilities and lived experiences

• Demonstrated ability to manage and protect confidential information

• Strong written and oral communication skills, with a keen attention to detail

• Demonstrated time management and problem-solving skills

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Driving Record Requirements

• Clean driving record and evidence of insurability

• Ability to safely operate a multi-passenger vehicle

Benefits to Look Forward to

• An hourly pay rate of $15 – 16 to start, with opportunities for annual increases in accordance with your job performance and OMO’s budget availability

• Generous paid leave programs including:

o up to 120 hours of paid time off at the beginning of each fiscal year (prorated in year one according to your start date)

o up to 80 hours of additional paid time off for the birth or adoption of a child

o up to 40 hours of additional paid time off for the death of an immediate family member

o up to 120 hours of additional paid time off for a sabbatical for high-performing staff who have been employed at OMO for at least 7 years

• Participating in free fun activities with your co-workers each quarter

• Being part of a safe, inclusive culture with a supportive team behind you

• Joining a CARF accredited organization that prides itself on excellence and continuous improvement

To Apply

If you’re interested in being considered for our part-time Independent Living Program Coordinator role, please send an email with subject line: Independent Living Program Coordinator position to Rachel Newbill, Independent Living Program Manager, at Please include a cover letter and resume.

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