Current Openings

Habilitation Specialist II— Firestone Park (Akron)

United Disability Services has a full-time Habilitation Specialist II position available with no evening or weekend hours at our Firestone Park lcoation. This position is responsible for the development and instruction of social/recreational/leisure activities for adults with developmental disabilities.

Required: BA/BS in related field, prior experience with activity/recreational therapy preferred, background check, and physical with drug screen. Excellent benefits package includes health insurance, paid vacations and sick leave, paid holidays, employer paid life insurance, and retirement plan.

Submit resume no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 to Attn: HR (HSII/FS), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or e-mail Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO. 


Habilitation Specialist I— Firestone Park (Akron)

Creative? Love working with people? United Disability Services has one Full-time position available in our Firestone Program located at our Akron facility. This position requires a creative/energetic individual who will provide supervision and instruction of social/recreational activities to adults with developmental disabilities.

Experience preferred, but will train. Requirements include: HS/GED, background check, and physical w/drug screen. Excellent benefits package available to include health insurance, sick leave, paid holidays, employer paid life insurance and a retirement plan.

Submit resume by Friday, April 27, 2018 to Attn: HR Dept. (HS I FS), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311-1019 or e-mail: jobs@udsakron.org. We are an EOE.


Habilitation Aide— SociAbilities (Akron)

United Disability Services has a Habilitation Aide position available at our Akron facility in the SociAbilities program. This is a direct care position that serves adults with developmental disabilities, and is responsible for assisting consumers with all personal needs. Hours worked are Monday-Friday, no evenings. 

Exceptional benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, employer paid life insurance, and retirement plan. Experience preferred in lifting, feeding and working with adults with developmental disabilities, but not required. Training will be provided. Requirements include proof of HS/GED; BCI; references and physical with drug screen.

Interested candidates should submit resume no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 with resume to: United Disability Services, Attn: HR (Aide), 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or Jobs@udsakron.org. We are an EOE. 


Habilitation Aide— Vocational Services (Akron)

United Disability Services has a Habilitation Aide position available at our Akron facility in the Vocational Services program. This is a direct care position that serves adults with developmental disabilities, and is responsible for assisting consumers with all personal needs. Hours worked are Monday-Friday, no evenings. 

Exceptional benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, employer paid life insurance, and retirement plan. Experience preferred in lifting, feeding and working with adults with developmental disabilities, but not required. Training will be provided. Requirements include proof of HS/GED; BCI; references and physical with drug screen.

Interested candidates should submit resume no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 to: United Disability Services, Attn: HR (Aide), 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or Jobs@udsakron.org. We are an EOE. 


Employment Trainer (Portage County, Part-time)

United Disability Services currently has a part-time position (approximately 20 hours per week) training and supervising adults with disabilities outside of sheltered workshops. Clients served by this position are independent and capable of self-care. Employment Trainers works on short term assignments (1 to 4 weeks) one-on-one with different clients in the community, teaching various job skills.

The ideal candidate will be dependable and flexible, with the ability to think critically and use independent judgment in decision-making situations. Detailed report writing and effective interpersonal communication to teach and role model positive work skills and behaviors to participants. HS diploma or equivalent required. College degree and/or at least two years’ experience working with people with disabilities in a vocational setting preferred. Must be available to work a daytime shift Monday through Friday (occasional evenings and weekends) about 20 hours per week. Must pass a background check and physical w/drug screen. Must have 5 years driving experience with a proven safe driving record. First Aid/CPR certification required. Hourly pay commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit letter of interest and resume no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 to: United Disability Services, Attn: HR/ET, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO.


Program Sub— Adult Services (Kent/Akron/Twinsburg)

United Disability Services has a full-time Program Sub position opening in our Adult Services Department serving adults with developmental disabilities. This position will be trained to work in all areas and all locations within Adult Services, including Akron, Kent and Twinsburg, and will fill vacancies due to absences. These positions are an instructor/trainer role and will be directly involved in instruction, training and supervision and personal care of consumers.

Experience preferred in lifting, feeding and working with adults with developmental disabilities, but not required. Training will be provided. Requirements include proof of HS/GED; BCI; references and physical with drug screen. College in related field helpful. 

These positions will include an additional $1.00 per hour premium at start as well as the opportunity to earn additional one-time base salary increases of $.25 per hour at intervals of 6 months and 1 year.  Exceptional benefits are available to include health, paid vacation, sick leave, and retirement plan. 

Interested candidates should submit resume no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 to: United Disability Services, Attn: HR (PS), 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO.


Consumer Outreach Specialist

Are you looking make a difference? Do you like to help others? Then we may have just the opportunity for you! 

United Disability Services, an accredited social service Agency, has openings for Consumer Outreach Specialist positions in our Residential program to work flexible part-time hours approximately 10-20 hours per week taking adults with disabilities into the community. In this position you will be accompanying adults with disabilities in the community taking them to concerts, helping them budget, attending sporting events, grocery shopping and many more activities. 

Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred but not required. Must be willing to use own transportation; with mileage reimbursement. Required: HS/GED; 5 yrs driving experience with good driving record, required level of car insurance, background check, and physical with drug screen. 

Submit resume no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 to Attn: HR (COS), United Disability Services 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH  44311-1019 or to Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO  


Bus/Van Driver— On-Call

United Disability Services has an immediate opening for a part-time on-call driver to transport persons with disabilities and provide passenger assistance. Candidates must possess the ability to provide passenger assistance and demonstrate understanding and compassion for the general and specific needs of the passengers they transport.

Required: Five years driving experience with good record (no more than 2 points), must possess current/valid Ohio driver’s license, HS/GED; background check, and physical with drug screen. Individuals who hold Class “C” CDL w/passenger endorsement preferred.

Submit resume no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 to UDS Attn: HR (On Call Driver), 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or send e-mail to Jobs@udsakron.org. We are an EOE.