Current Openings

Employment Specialist (Community Employment) — Summit and Portage Counties

United Disability Services is currently hiring a Full-time Employment Specialist in our Community Employment Department to develop job opportunities and place individuals with disabilities into community employment that meets their employment goals and support needs.  This position contacts businesses regarding the assessment and employment of specific job placement candidates.

Associate’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience required.  Plus minimum one year of experience in supported employment, marketing or vocational rehabilitation. Technical knowledge of supported employment and job development methods; experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred. This position requires good written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work with adults who have a variety of disabilities as well as professionals in the business, nonprofit and rehabilitation community. Must acquire/maintain current CPR and First Aid certification; possess current driver’s license, a personal vehicle and meet Agency auto insurance requirements. Must pass background check and physical w/drug screen.

Excellent benefits package available to include health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, employer paid life insurance and retirement plan. 

Submit resume by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR Dept. (HR/ES), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or email to 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. 

Required: HS/GED; 5 yrs driving experience w/ good driving record, required level of car insurance, background check and physical w/drug screen

Submit resume by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR Dept. (COS), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or email to Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO. 


Habilitation Specialist I (SociAbilities) — Akron, OH

Creative? Love working with people? United Disability Services has a full-time position available in our Adult Services 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 retirement plan. 

Submit resume by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR Dept. (HSI), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or email to Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO. 


Employment Trainer (Part-Time) — Medina County

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.

Submit resume by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR Dept. (ET/Medina), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or email to Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO. 


Employment Trainer (Part-Time) — Portage County

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.

Submit resume by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR Dept. (ET/Portage), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or email to Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO. 


Habilitation Aide — Akron, OH

United Disability Services has Habilitation Aide positions available at our Akron facility in our SociAbilities and Vocational Services programs. 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 Mon-Fri, 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 w/drug screen.

Submit resume by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR Dept. (Aide), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or email to Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO. 


Habilitation Specialist I — Twinsburg, OH

Creative? Love working with people? United Disability Services has a full-time position available in our Adult Services Program located at our Twinsburg 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 retirement plan. 

Submit resume by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR Dept. (HS I Twin), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH  44311 or email to jobs@udsakron.org. EEO.


Habilitation Aide (Vocational) — Akron, OH

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.

Submit resume by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR (Voc Aide), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or email to Jobs@udsakron.org. EOE. 


Bus/Van Driver (On-Call) — Akron, OH

United Disability Services has an immediate opening for a part-time on-call driver to transport persons with and without 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 by Friday, June 21, 2019 to Attn: HR Dept. (On Call Driver), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or email to Jobs@udsakron.org. EOE.