Calo Careers

Not Just a Career, A Calling

Calo is a nationally recognized residential treatment center focused on treating teens with developmental trauma and attachment disorder. Calo’s reason for existence is to Profoundly Change Lives and Create Joy. At Calo you will find that most things you do on a daily basis will have this deeper purpose behind it.



We are located on the shores of beautiful Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri. We have a dynamic, fun, and enthusiastic team, and offer a competitive salary (negotiable) and benefits package (health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, free meals, etc.). Calo believes in providing high quality, innovative treatment within a compassionate environment. Building healthy, reciprocal relationships with our youth is a special focus of Calo employees.

Staff Diversity

Calo is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Calo prohibits any discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or municipal law.  Discrimination is prohibited throughout all phases of staff employment -- including being interviewed, hired, promoted, compensated, and provided benefits.

Calo is committed to enriching the therapeutic and healing experience it offers through the diversity of its employees and community. Calo seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse staff who will contribute to the organization’s excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. Calo encourages applications from individuals of underrepresented groups, including individuals of color, individuals with diverse gender identities, individuals with diverse life experience, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, service, and leadership in the field of behavioral health.

Calo Benefits

What Employees are Saying

“This is a very rewarding job and provides great opportunities that many people enjoy. It allows you to make a difference and that is something I as well as many others enjoy.””I have told every person I know and meet about Calo and how great my job is. I will continue to do this because it amazes me that I work for an employer that cares about me and not just money.”

“I believe it is a great place to experience change in yourself and to help others.”

“I feel like what I do is important and that everyone here treats me with respect and care, like family would.”

“I’m still pretty new to the Calo family but from what I have been around and seen, Calo has a great family atmosphere. I feel everyone has respect towards one another and cares about their wellbeing.”

“Calo is a great place to work because they care about their employees and create a culture of professionalism and compassion. I really love what I do here.”

“Calo is organized in a modern way with shift planning and email etc. on my phone – management goes out of their way to encourage me as an employee – Calo allows me to work with my spouse which makes me way more invested in my job – Calo allows staff the opportunity to buy the extra dogs – the president of Calo goes out of his way to meet new hires and learn what I need as an employee. – Calo invites employee feedback with surveys and other methods – Calo offers tangible training and steps to take to move up in the company – Calo offers great benefits for employees – Calo offers a professional work environment that cares about me as an employee.”

“The structure of management is great. It feels amazing to work with people who are willing to help you grow and improve yourself.”

“The simple fact that you are heard makes it a great employer. This is huge for me. It is amazing to know that you are not just another employee and that you are actually valued as a person.”

“We do a great service to our families and students. Calo is a great employer because there are so many opportunities to grow, to serve and to be served!”