Thank you for your interest in working at UCP of Greater Cleveland. To apply for an open position, please go to our UCP of Greater Cleveland Employment Application. You can also upload a cover letter and/or resume to include with the completed application (not required for all positions, but recommended).
Current Employment Opportunities
Adult Day Services (ADS) Assistant, Adult Services – Westlake
Provides support services, training and delegated nursing for a group of adults with multiple disabilities (i.e., physical, developmental and/or mental) in basic daily living, recreational and work-related habilitation activities to maximize independence and community integration in accordance with their Individual Plan (IP) goals. Carries out IP programs and works cooperatively with ADS and other staff members in providing comprehensive services to program participants to ensure that their needs are met efficiently and that they are served in a safe, clean and comfortable environment. Though assigned to work in the ADS program as the primary job function, the ADS Assistant is cross-trained to perform the job duties and established routines of the Habilitation Assistant in the Organizational Employment (production area) program. The ADS Assistant will work in the program and location where staff coverage is most needed at a given time. High school diploma or GED required, along with one year’s direct care experience in an ADS activity room, sheltered workshop, or residential setting, with additional training, coursework and/or relevant experience serving adults with multiple and/or severe disabilities required. Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
Adult Day Support (ADS) Team Leader, Adult Services – Westlake
Provide support services, training and delegated nursing for a group of adults with multiple disabilities (i.e., physical, developmental and/or mental) in basic daily living, recreational and work-related habilitation activities to maximize independence and community integration in accordance with their Individual Plan (IP) goals. Carries out IP programs and works cooperatively with ADS and other staff members in providing comprehensive services to program participants to ensure that their needs are met efficiently and that they are served in a safe, clean and comfortable environment. Assumes a leadership role by acting as main assistant to the manager, organizing, monitoring and directing the client-related activities in their activity room. High school diploma or GED required, as well as two year’s direct care experience serving adults with multiple and/or severe disabilities. One year’s experience in an ADS activity room or a sheltered workshop, and/or additional training, coursework or relevant program experience preferred. Ability to complete state-approved medications administration course and competency to perform delegated nursing tasks as evaluated by the agency nurse required. Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and has reliable daily transportation.
Direct Support Professional, Adult Services (Part Time and Full Time Options) – West Side and East Side Locations
Provide daily living skills training and supportive direct care services to clients as identified in their Individual Service Plan (ISP); for example, meal preparation, housekeeping, toileting, bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with or administering medications, shopping, attending appointments, transporting, performing health care related activities, etc. Ensure the safety and well-being of clients, including shoveling snow to clear walkways. High school diploma or GED required. Possesses a valid Ohio driver’s license with two (2) or less moving violations and has reliable daily transportation. Knowledge of and ability to lift, turn, position and transfer persons with physical disabilities in a safe and comfortable manner. Able to lift 50 pounds or more safely and operate a “Handi-Move”. Has reliable transportation available, when working, in order to transport self to work, meetings, and between sites; Able to operate common household appliances including stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, iron, vacuum, clothes washer and dryer, etc. Able to work pre-established hours, including weekends, based upon the needs of the program and clients.
Director of Major Gifts
Responsible for managing initiatives to strengthen the base of contributed income from individuals and corporations. In partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, identify new prospects and initiate contacts, develop appropriate cultivation strategies to build relationships with potential donors and move them in an appropriate and timely manner toward solicitation. Strengthen existing donor relationships, make solicitations and ensure effective stewardship of donors. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Seven to ten years of proven fundraising/development or related experience, preferably including annual fund, major gifts and planned giving. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long term relationships. The ability to generate a positive image of the agency with both internal and external audiences. Demonstrate perseverance, reflect an optimistic and positive attitude and convey sensitivity to the needs of donors. Excellent organizational and time management skills and strong attention to detail required. Must have reliable transportation and a valid Ohio driver’s license with two (2) or less moving violations.
Job Coach – PRN
Provide on-call, as needed specialized on-the-job training and support to assist individuals with disabilities in learning and performing a new or changed job and adjusting to the work environment. This includes: task analysis for a particular job; teaching client workers the necessary steps required to complete job tasks; working side-by-side with the client workers to ensure all aspects of the job are done to the employer’s satisfaction; using appropriate learning strategies and identifying necessary accommodations. There is a need for great flexibility in accepting a wide variety of assignments at employment sites in the community, including, but not limited to clerical, manufacturing, guest services, food services, and janitorial settings. Must have reliable transportation, a willingness to travel throughout the Northeast Ohio region, and a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations.
With administrative supervision, diagnoses neuro-muscular disorders and undertakes corrective measures to improve the client’s functional ability. Participates in the development of a client-centered, family-oriented treatment plan for the client. Provides evaluation and treatment services in both independent and multi-disciplinary modalities. Teaches family members how to carry out physical therapy exercises/treatment at home. Works in collaboration with school, community and/or other related professionals as needed to provide coordinated family-oriented, client-centered services. Provides Physical Therapy to school districts as assigned. A degree in Physical Therapy from an approved school. Licensure in the State of Ohio. Experience in working with clients in team, collaborative settings. Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds. Minimum one (1) to two (2) years related work experience required. Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
Therapy Aid, Children’s Services – 22.5 hours per week
Provides support and assistance to all therapy staff before, during, and after treatment. Works cooperatively with all staff in providing comprehensive services to clients to ensure that their needs are met efficiently and that they are maintained in a safe, clean and comfortable environment. Support and provide assistance to therapy and other Children’s Services staff in completion of home programs and other clerical duties as assigned. High school diploma is required. Associate degree is preferred. One-two years experience working with children and/or young adults with physical and development disabilities is preferred. Physical capacity to perform lifting (minimum of 50 lb.) and assume body positions related to routines of therapeutic activities personal care tasks (e.g. pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, reaching, crouching, stooping, kneeling, and lifting). Sufficient vision to monitor quality control. Verbal ability to communicate client needs and direct them to appropriate staff. Professional manner and willingness to work as part of a team. Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
It is the policy of UCP of Greater Cleveland to provide equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. UCP of Greater Cleveland will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.