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

Day Services Case Manager, OakLeaf-Highland Hills 

Provides case management/service coordination, advocacy, support, personal care, and work-related training and community integration opportunities for clients enrolled in Adult Day Services. Develops and implements person-centered goals for individual plans. Observes, assesses, instructs and monitors progress of individual clients by spending time in the activity rooms with them. If needed, implements behavioral supports. Encourages and models appropriate work-related behaviors. Interacts cooperatively with UCP staff, referral sources, family/guardians and other stakeholders to promote and demonstrate a team approach to service delivery and integration. Combination of education and experience usually represented by a bachelor’s degree in a human service, special education or vocational rehabilitation field, or a minimum of two year’s experience working with adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities, preferably in a day programming capacity. Experience in functional assessment and case management strongly preferred. Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.

Day Services Community Connector, OakLeaf–Cleveland,  Highland Hills, & 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 OakLeaf Day Services 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 Day Services program as the primary job function, the Community Connector is cross-trained to perform the job duties and established routines of the Habilitation Assistant in the Organizational Employment (production area) program. The Day Services Community Connector 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 OakLeaf Day Services 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. 

Day Services Community Connector Float, OakLeaf-Westlake 

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 Community Connector Float is cross-trained to perform the job duties and established routines of the Community Connector in the OakLeaf Day Services program at all program locations, as well as the Production Assistant in the OakLeaf Job Training program. 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 Day Services 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.

Day Services Team Lead

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, OakLeaf (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.

Job Training Community Connector, OakLeaf 

Provides support services, training, 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. Though assigned to work on the production floor as the primary job function, the Job Training Community Connector is cross-trained to perform the duties and established routines of the Day Services Community Connector in the Day Services Program. The Job Training Community Connector will work in the program where staff coverage is most needed at a given time. High school diploma or GED is required. One year’s experience in a workshop at a community employment site, an ADS activity room, or residential setting, with additional training and/or relevant program experience serving adults with severe disabilities strongly preferred. Possesses a valid Ohio driver’s license with two (2) or less moving violations and has 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.

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