COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES is a political subdivision which is enabled by
the citizens of Lincoln County to provide and/or contract for services for
individuals with mental retardation and/or developmental disabilities. The
board is comprised of nine members who are appointed by the County Commission.
COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES currently provides an array of services as well
as contracts for services. The Agency directly provides the following services
and supports: Community & Employment Services, Residential Services
and Case Management.
We are growing! Join our dedicated team of professionals in providing outstanding supports to people with developmental disabilities. We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits including 100% paid health insurance and retirement.
Come join our team to make a difference in the lives of those with developmental disabilities
• Residential Life Skills Teacher
• Community Skills Teacher
Must be caring, energetic, self-motivated, able to work a flexible schedule, and have general knowledge of computers.
18 years of age, H.S. Diploma/GED, Valid MO Driver’s license and clean background.
Full-time Paid Benefits:
• Health • Dental • Vision • Paid Sick/Vacation Time
• Life/AD&D Insurance • Retirement Plan
Apply in Person Wednesday 9am-11am or Thursday 1pm-3pm at:
#44 Opportunity Court
The overall goals of our agency are as follows:
- To include people with disabilities into the community.
- To employ and develop quality staff.
- To educate the public about available services and to educate the public
about individuals who have developmental disabilities.
- To develop an array of services and a variety of funding sources.
COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES is nationally accredited by CARF
the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission for the following services:
•Community Services Coordination (case management)
•Community Employment Services
WHAT IS A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY?
The State of Missouri defines Developmental Disability as, a disability:
- Which is attributable to:
- Mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, head injury or autism,
or a learning disability related to a brain dysfunction; or
- Any other mental or physical impairment or combination of mental
or physical impairments; and
- Is manifested before the person attains age twenty-two; and
- Is likely to continue indefinitely; and
- Results in substantial functional limitations in two or more of the
- Self care;
- Receptive and expressive language development and use;
- Capacity for independent living or economic self-sufficiency;
- Mobility; and
- Reflects the person's need for a combination and sequence of special,
interdisciplinary, or generic care, habilitation or other services which
may be of lifelong or extended duration and are individually planned and