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Current Employment Opportunities
Case Manager – Highland Hills Location
Provides case management/service coordination, advocacy, support, personal care, and work-related training and community integration opportunities for clients enrolled in OakLeaf 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 effective verbal and written communication skills, computer literacy, and the ability and willingness to function as an active team member. Physical capacity to perform lifting (minimum of 50 lbs.) and assume body positions related to routines of personal care tasks (e.g. pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, reaching, crouching, stooping, kneeling). Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
Direct Support Professional, OakLeaf (full-time & part- time positions available) – West Side and East Side Locations
Multiple shifts/times available, including first shift, no weekends.
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 Development
Responsible for managing initiatives to strengthen the base of contributed income to the agency. This includes, but is not limited to the annual fund, special fund campaigns, special events, volunteer events, planned giving, and cultivation of community relationships/sponsorships. Oversee marketing and public relations that increase community awareness of the agency and its mission in ways that result in positive outcomes. Plans, directs and coordinates designated projects for the Development Department and agency. Bachelor’s degree, seven to ten years of proven fundraising/development experience. Master’s degree preferred. Excellent written, oral and communication skills. Must have the ability to generate a positive image of the agency with all contacts and communications that represent the agency. A high degree of computer literacy required, experience using donor management databases preferred. Must have reliable transportation and a valid Ohio driver’s license with two (2) or less moving violations. In partnership with the Chief Operations Officer and the Development Advisor, develop and implement a strategic development plan and financial strategy for the Development Department. In partnership with the President & Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operations Officer and the Development Advisor, bring engagement and cultivation strategies to effectively acquire, retain and upgrade donors to fruition. Manage and oversee all aspects of the agency annual fund, including the development of letters and other vehicles for support and the creation of continuous plans for gifts via direct mail and online contribution programs. Manage and oversee all aspects of the foundation relations/grants plan, including the identification of new funders and opportunities for program and operations support. Cultivate and strengthen relationships with foundations and act as a liaison with United Way of Greater Cleveland and oversee all budgets, proposals and reporting. Develop continuous plans for agency special events, including sponsorship and attendance; oversee logistics and event marketing and communications. Work with the Development Advisor on corporate sponsorship planning and development. Manage all special event committees of the agency as well as the Young Professionals Committee. Monitor progress and lead recruitment efforts for all committees. Develop, manage and evaluate a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will enhance the agency’s image and position with key stakeholders and the community. Oversee related activities and materials (publications, media relations, collateral pieces, etc.), as well as other facets of the program including (but not limited to) brand identification, brand promotion, stakeholder and community outreach and web-based and social media. Manage communication of the agency’s desired image and position and assure consistent communication of image and brand throughout the agency to all constituencies, including internal and external parties. Manage media interest in the agency and maintain regular contact with the target media and relevant responses to media inquiries. Manage and oversee work of the Development Committee of the Board of Directors. Present the agency, clients and staff in a positive manner consistent with the agency mission, including public speaking, site visit tours and other avenues that will educate and familiarize donors and the community with the agency. Oversee donor record and gift acknowledgment. Oversee the volunteer program of the agency. Other job related duties as assigned.
Group Home Team Lead
To provide care to individuals, and direct the activities of staff, to efficiently meet the physical and programming needs of residents of the facility. High school diploma or GED. One year experience in an ICF, acute or long-term care setting required. DD and supervisory experience preferred. Sight and hearing ability sufficient to complete the responsibilities of the job. Writing and math skills sufficient to complete necessary documents. Able to transport self to work and meetings. Must have reliable transportation to travel between sites. Posses a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations. Basic functional knowledge of habilitation plans, daily living skills, programming, health needs, and behavior modification programming. Knowledge of and ability to lift, turn, position and transfer people with severe physical disabilities in a safe and comfortable manner. Able to lift fifty (50) or more pounds. Able to flex schedule as needed. Able to transport clients safely, using agency provided lift-equipped vehicles. Able to operate common household appliances including stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, iron, vacuum, clothes washer and dryer, etc. Able to apply conflict resolution skills sufficiently to refrain from behavior or conduct deemed offensive or undesirable. Courteous and cooperative manner. Able to organize time efficiently.
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. Combination of education and experience typically represented by an Associate’s degree in a human services field preferred; minimum of a high school diploma or GED and one year of related experience working with adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities, preferably in a vocational setting, required. 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. Ability to work flexible shifts and hours based upon client work schedules. Demonstrated reliability and dependability. Uses standard English in oral and written communication. Has professional appearance, attention to detail, accuracy and ability to plan and organize work efficiently and independently. Ability to maintain a positive attitude toward clients, staff and agency personnel and to work cooperatively with employers. Ability to effectively use Microsoft Windows-based software programs: proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel required. If applicable at a particular worksite, physical capability to perform lifting (at least 50 lbs.), pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, crouching, stooping, kneeling and reaching. 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.
Transition Services Supervisor
Assist the Transition and Job Placement Manager with program planning, development, expansion and monitoring of transition services, including Project SEARCH and Summer Youth Employment programs. Work cooperatively with internal and external stakeholders at all sites to ensure that programs are in keeping with the Project SEARCH fidelity model, CARF standards, and referral source guidelines. Monitor and make suggestions to the manager for program improvement and greater efficiencies. Supervise Skills Trainers. Bachelor’s degree required, vocational rehabilitation, special education, social work, business or related human services field preferred. Two to three years minimum experience in the school-to-work transition or vocational rehabilitation fields working with individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities, preferably in a community employment capacity, required. Previous supervisory experience required. Proven marketing and job matching skills preferred. Knowledge of the Greater Cleveland labor market and business community strongly preferred. Experience developing new or expanding existing programs preferred. Ability to perform physical activities related to job training and coaching duties. Availability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends if needed. Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than four (4) points 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.