Nia Association

 Career Opportunities

Nia Association provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental barriers in residential and community settings. Nia Association is seeking to employ individuals who will commit to the Mission, Vision, and Goals of the agency. Direct Support Staff provides support in individuals’ homes using shift pattern schedules. We are also seeking persons who want to participate in our Family Model Residential Support (FMRS) Program. This type of support offers the person supported a family environment. Call us for more information about the tax-free income FMRS Program.


Nia Association offers: Competitive Pay Rates, Shift Differential, Comprehensive Health Benefit packages, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation and Personal Leave, Training Programs and Certifications.  Nia offers Retirement Investment 403b, matching up to 4%.  

NOTE:  Nia pays Referral Incentives. Call our HR Department for more information.

(Positions listed may or may not be available.) For a current listing of our opportunities and application information, please get in touch with Human Resources Department at 931-906-3993. 

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OPENINGS:                         Full Time, Part Time and PRN 

SHIFTS:                                 12-hour, weekend and/or on-call 

REPORTS TO:                     Team Leader/Home Director 

STATUS:                               Hourly 

MAIN FUNCTIONProvide quality support by means of direct care, training and instruction for person supported with developmental disabilities including, assistance with day to day living activities and skills, developmental training, and vocational training to uphold the person’s supported rights.  Correctly administer medications. 

POSITION:                           PERSONAL ASSISTANT  

OPENINGS:                         Full Time, Part Time and PRN 

REPORTS TO:                     Program Coordinator  

STATUS:                               Hourly  


MAIN FUNCTION:  Provide quality support by means of direct care, training and instruction for person supported with developmental disabilities including, assistance with day to day living activities and skills, developmental training, and vocational training to uphold the person’s supported rights. Correctly administer medications. 

POSITION:                           CEO 

OPENINGS:                         1

REPORTS TO:                    Chief Executive Officer & Executive Board and Executive Director 

STATUS:                               Full Time 



  • Develop high quality business strategies and plans, ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives.
  • Assist with perpetuating a high-performing corporate team and ensures same is occurring throughout the organization.
  • Make high-quality investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits.
  • Encourage adherence to legal guidelines and in-house policies to maintain the company’s legality and business ethics.
  • The CEO either signs or enlists Board signing as Guarantor of major loans and funding initiatives in conjunction with Board approval, in absence of any other. Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or alternatives.
  • Build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders, and act as a point of contact for major public officials and business leaders.
  • Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth.
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of the healthcare market industry and the company industry.

POSITION:                           FRONT OFFICE COORDINATOR 

OPENINGS:                         1 

REPORTS TO:                     HRO Gwen Richardson

STATUS:                               Full Time



  • Serve as primary person for front office operations by delivering exceptional customer service and promoting positive public image with callers, visitors, vendors, recipients and staff.
  • Expedite calls and visitors quickly to maintain a controlled front desk area. Ensure that Front Door is locked and secure prior to departure, Maintain front lobby/office appearance.
  • Receive and distribute mail to employees; sign for certified mail and delivered packages.
  • Manage and maintain front office filing system ensuring correct file order of appropriate forms; issuing and reporting of forms and supplies requested by Home Directors and other designated personnel.
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate a number of office systems; i.e. computers, fax machine, copiers, and multi-line telephones.
  • Initial housing application intake, Rent collection from tenants.
  • Aid the Department of Logistics with maintaining proper counts for office machines per Agency requirement.
  • Manage and issue binders that contain gas cards, food stamps and checks to the appropriate personnel, Ensure that gas cards and food stamps cards are returned and logged in at the end of the day (unless prior arrangements have been approved).
  • Pull food stamp receipts and place in individual envelopes at the end of the month (envelopes are located in the left drawer and maintained there until the end of the year), Retrieve gas card receipts, staple to each vehicle’s log and transfer balance to new sheets at the end of the month (completed paperwork is given to DOL).
  • Participate in Human Resources weekly staff meetings.
  • Assist Executive Management Team with administrative duties such as scheduling business trips, including all logistics, photo copying, filing, faxing, scanning, emailing, mailing, writing business correspondence, scheduling webinars, reserving conference rooms.
  • Must be able to multi-task and effectively work in a fast pace or leisure working environment. Exercise judgment, discretion and confidentiality and furthermore support and comply with all Agency policies, procedures and standards.
  • Screen walk-in applicants and ensure proper retrieval of required documentation for pre-employment, Conduct reference checks on applicants, Run public records, social media and formal background checks on all potential employees as directed by the HR Specialist.
  • Monthly Responsibilities: Process SAM’s monthly checks for employee files, Responsible for monthly-reimbursements, monthly LEIE and monthly SAMS, Collaborating with DIDD Nurses to locate and secure seats for employees to attend the Medication Administration Course to include arranging transportation
  • Perform other duties as necessary that furthers the mission of the Provider Agency.


 Training and Support

Nia offers First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training to the general public for a nominal fee. Call the main office at 931-906-3993 for more information. Nia staff receives continuous training to ensure the general health, safety, and welfare of all people are supported. DIDD, our state-licensed entity, has standardized training requirements to ensure staff has the necessary knowledge, values, and skills that result in delivering exceptional quality services. Nia Association provides additional training requirements, such as:

  • Identifying and Preventing Dependent Adult Abuse and Neglect
  • Protection from Harm (How to report Abuse/Neglect and Exploitation)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Environmental Safety
  • Medication Administration Recordkeeping for Un-licensed Personnel
  • Building Relationships and Community Memberships
  • Assisting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Choice Making
  • Overview of the Principles of Positive Behavior
  • Person-Centered planning
  • How to prevent / Detect Sexual Harassment
  • Systemic Instruction Strategies
  • Drug-Free Workplace