Current Openings

Warehouse Box Truck Driver

United Disability Services, an accredited, social service agency, has a full-time Warehouse Box Truck Driver position available.

The general duties of this position participates in all aspects of production activities, organization and movement of production materials and supervision of consumer workforce. Must be able to safely operate a 26’ box truck and use of other production-related equipment. Responsible for organization of shipping, receiving and inventory; production layout; assists with time studies; must be detail-oriented, possess effective oral and written communication skills and the knowledge and ability to work with adult intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) population. We offer excellent benefits package includes health insurance, dental, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, employer paid life insurance, and retirement plan.

High school diploma or GED. Minimum 2 years previous experience driving box truck, bus or van and proven safe driving record*. Acquire and maintain a valid Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card. Previous warehouse experience preferred. Experience with ID/DD population desired. Complete and maintain Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) Provider Certification training. Must possess valid driver’s license, references, background check and physical with drug screen.

Submit resume w/cover letter by Friday, August 24, 2018 to ATTN: HR (Warehouse), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or email Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO.


Habilitation Specialist I— Kent

Creative? Love working with people? United Disability Services has one Full-time position available in our adult services program located at our Kent 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, August 24, 2018 to ATTN: HR Dept. (HS I Kent), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311-1019 or email 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, August 24, 2018 to ATTN: HR (Voc Aide), United Disability Services,701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or email Jobs@udsakron.org. We are an EOE. 


Workshop Specialist I— Vocational (Akron)

United Disability Services has full-time positions with no evening/weekend hours open in our Akron facility. This position fulfills an instructor/trainer role for our DD population and directly involved in personal care, instruction, training, and supervision of consumers.  This position requires the ability to implement written training and behavior modification programs as instructed.

Excellent benefits package includes health insurance, paid vacations and sick leave, paid holidays, employer paid life insurance, and retirement plan.

Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities desirable. Requirements: HS/GED, BCI, and drug screen.

Submit resume no later than Friday, August 24, 2018 to ATTN: HR (WSI/Akron), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311 or email Jobs@udsakron.org. 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, August 24, 2018 to ATTN: HR (ET), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or email 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, August 24, 2018 to ATTN: HR (COS), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH  44311 or email Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO  


Bus/Van Driver— Full Time

United Disability Services has an immediate opening for a full-time 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. Typical work week is Monday – Friday. Excellent benefits package available for full-time employees.

Required: Must have possessed a valid driver’s license for past 5 years w/good record (no more than 2 points), current/valid Class “C” CDL w/pass endorsement, HS/GED; background check, and physical w/drug screen. 

Please submit resume no later than Friday, August 24, 2018 to ATTN: HR (FT-DRV), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or email 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 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 no later than Friday, August 24, 2018 to ATTN: HR (On Call Driver), 701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311 or email Jobs@udsakron.org. We are an EOE.