Thank you for your interest in the careers available with SMILES Center for Independent Living.

Our organization is rooted in the Independent Living Philosophy which informs our work with the people we serve.
Our mission is to support people with disabilities to realize their full potential.
Our vision is a world without barriers with equal opportunities and choices for an independent life.

A list of currently open positions is available below.
Click on the job opening of your choice to read the full description.
To apply, please download the application (pdf), print it off, complete and submit.
Please remember to include a resume with your application.

If you meet the requirements, we will call you to schedule an interview.

SMILES Center for Independent Living is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Independent Living Skills Specialist Position

Location: Remote | Region 9 Area
Hours: Varies
Compensation: $13.60-$14.70/hr dependent on Experience and Education
Nature of Work: To provide services associated with the Independent Living Skills Program such as conducting interviews, intakes, assessments, providing training and follow-ups to both adults and youth with diverse disabilities within various settings including classrooms, as well as home and community so that each individual may achieve the maximum level of independence possible. Positions at this level report to and receive direction from the Independent Living Program Manager…

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Independent Living Skills Trainer Position

Location: Remote | Region 9 Area
Hours: Varies
Compensation:  $11.50-$12.45/hr dependent on Experience
Nature of Work:  This position is responsible for providing direct support, positive direction, and assistance to individuals receiving Waivered, Semi-Independent Living Services (SILS), and other Independent Living programs involving skills training to both adults and youth with disabilities within the individual’s home and community so that each individual may achieve the maximum level of independence possible. Positions at this level report to and receive direction from the Independent Living Program Manager…

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Personal Care Assistant

Location: In Consumer’s Home | Region 9 Area
Hours: Varies
Compensation:  $13.25/hr
Nature of Work:  Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) provide services to people who need help with activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). PCA services are services and supports provided to an individual, as needed, to assist in accomplishing activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living; through hands-on assistance, supervision, and cuing; and redirection and intervention for behavior including observation and monitoring …

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