Current Openings

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 and Wolstein locations) 

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)/ Organizational Employment (OE) Habilitation Assistant Float, Adult Services

Provides support services, training, delegated nursing, and personal care for adults with multiple disabilities (i.e., physical, developmental and/or mental) in basic daily living, recreational and work-related habilitation activities to maximize their independence and community integration in accordance with their Individual Plan (IP) goals.  Carries out IP programs and works cooperatively with 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. The ADS/OE Habilitation Assistant Float is cross-trained to perform the job duties and established routines of the ADS Assistant in the Adult Day Support program at all program locations, as well as the Habilitation Assistant in the Organizational Employment program (production area). The Float might also provide basic client support coverage at a Community Employment work site. The Float will work in the program and location where staff coverage is most needed at a given time. High school diploma or GED required. 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; two year’s experience preferred.  Physical capacity to perform lifting (minimum of 50 lb.) and assume body positions related to routines of personal care of clients (e.g. pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, crouching, reaching, stooping, and kneeling) required.  Ability to complete state-approved medications administration course and competency to perform delegated nursing tasks as evaluated by the agency nurse required. Verbal and writing skills necessary to effectively communicate and document client needs. Professional manner and willingness to work as part of a team.  Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations.  Reliable daily transportation.

Adult Services Case Management Associate

Under the supervision of the Director of Adult Services, performs administrative tasks to support the daily operations of Community Employment and Transition Services. Assure that accurate information is generated and maintained as required by regulatory bodies, accreditation and funding sources. May assist with administrative support functions for Community Employment and Transition Services, related to tracking of service authorizations, the timely and accurate submission of reports for billing, client and contact database management and reporting, and client case file management. A high school diploma or GED is required.  Must be detail oriented, reliable, analytical, and organized.  Proficiency in Word and Excel is required and knowledge of Access Database is preferred.  Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License with no more than (2) moving violations.

Community Employment Job Coach, Adult Services

Provide 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. A high school diploma or GED is required. Two years of related experience working with students or adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities in a school-to-work transition or vocational capacity strongly preferred, or a combination of education and experience typically represented by an Associate’s degree in a human services field. Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.

Direct Support Professional, Adult Services (Full Time and Part Time) – 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.

Home Manager, Adult Services

The Home Manager is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and rights of the individuals served. Other functions include training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating staff, delivery and documentation of services as stated in the Individual Plan (IP), implementation of directives from the management team, the R.N., QDDP, and therapists, and the coordination of activities related to maintaining a well-functioning home(s) and vehicle(s). Managers must be available by cell phone to handle emergencies and provide direction to staff. Home Managers are expected to work a schedule that allows for the majority of their hours of work to coincide with times when individuals and/or staff are in need of support and/or supervision. Provide direct care as needed. Must have three (3) years experience in social services field and/or working with individuals with developmental disabilities. At least one (1) year supervisory experience is preferred. Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and has reliable daily transportation.

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.

Job Placement Specialist, Adult Services

Under the direct supervision of the Transition Services Manager and general direction from the Community Employment Manager, the Job Placement Specialist creates, coordinates and delivers individual job placement opportunities in integrated, community settings for clients participating in the Job Placement & Transition Services programs. Contacts prospective employers and matches clients to existing or “carved out” positions in the business community that fulfill mutual employment needs. Particular focus may be on working with young adults in the Project SEARCH school-to-work transition program.  Bachelor’s degree in vocational rehabilitation, special education, social work, business or related human services field preferred.  A combination of education and experience normally represented by an Associate’s degree in a human services or business field, or a minimum of five years practical experience in the job development and placement field required.  Must have reliable transportation and a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations, and the ability to visit businesses in several counties throughout Northeast Ohio also required.


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.