Nia Association

If you are looking for a way to make a difference each and every day in your community, join our staff.

Nia Association provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities 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 provide supports in individual’s homes using shift pattern schedules. We are also looking for persons who want to participate in our Family Model Residential Support Program. This type of support offers the person supported a family environment. Call us for more information about the FMRS Program.


Nia Association offers competitive pay rates, comprehensive benefit packages, and opportunities for career advancement. Nia Association offers paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, paid training programs and certification courses. Nia Association is partnered with Clarksville Athletic Club to offer employee discounts on memberships.

Current Recruitment for the following Agency Positions:

• Home Director • PRN / On Call Staff As Needed
• Team Leader  Human Resouce Manager
• Personal Assistant
• Direct Support Professional
• Licensed Practical Nurses
• Family Model Residential Service

(Positions listed may or may not be available.) For a current listing of our opportunities and application information please contact:
Human Resource Department at 931-906-3993 or email:

To access our Job Application form, Apply Here. Return the completed form to the above email address. Note: The job application is not legal until approved/accepted by Nia’s HR Department.

Training and Support

career1First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention training is offered 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 general health, safety and welfare for all people 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)
  • Blood-borne Pathogens
  • Environmental Safety
  • Medication Administration Record keeping 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

Now Accepting Licensed Independent Contractor Applications

  • Registered Nursing
  • Licensed Practical Nursing

We are quite excited to provide exceptional services for those entrusted in our healthcare network. We anticipate new partnerships and collaborations as we meet these specialized needs for all DIDD persons supported.
For additional information, please contact the Executive Director at 931-906-3993.