Elevating Human Abilities Since 1967
GuideStar Platinum certification

Join our team!

Elevate human abilities for the

mutual benefit of our community!

Join the strongest organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the North Bay.


At Becoming Independent, we strive to create a culture of inclusion, teamwork, and community. Our employees know that at the end of each day they’ve made a positive impact our community — and the lives of others. Through our activities and employee recognition efforts, we ensure that everyone who steps into Becoming Independent feels included in our purpose. The Young Professionals Network named us “Business of the Year” and BI was named by North Bay Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work” for ten years and counting.

Here’s why:


Comprehensive Benefits

We offer robust medical coverage to keep you happy and healthy at work and in life. Coverage includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability and more.


Paid Time Off

We offer comprehensive paid time off to accommodate vacations and those times when life throws you a curve-ball.


Wellness Focus

Health is a major focus at Becoming Independent.  We offer a staff only on-site fitness room, a gym membership stipend, fun team health challenges, and more!


Meaningful Work

Know that at the end of everyday, you’ve made a positive impact on your community and the lives of others.


Dynamic Culture

We strive to create a culture of inclusion, where everyone’s talents are celebrated.


Additional Perks

Enjoy perks galore!  We offer a 403B retirement company match program, tuition reimbursements, flexible hours, and more!

I am very blessed. This is my second home. This is family. By far the best job I have ever had.

Alfonso R.

Driver, Transportation, Becoming Independent

I’ve learned so many helpful techniques from so many helpful people. This is an amazing place to be apart of.

Rebecca S.

Community Coach, Becoming Independent

Becoming Independent has taught me to trust in my passion, admire it, perfect it and breathe it.


Kaela T.

Service Director of Community Day Programs, Becoming Independent