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  • Direct Support Specialist I (SociAbilities) — Akron, OH

    United Disability Services has a full-time position 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. Must have valid driver’s license and five years driving experience.

    Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities desirable. Requirements: HS/GED.

    Become a part of our team and take part in our many benefits:

    • Health insurance
    • Wellness program
    • Paid vacation and sick leave
    • Paid holidays
    • Employer paid life insurance
    • Retirement plan

    Candidate must pass a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), physical and drug screen. This position is Monday through Friday.

    Submit resume to Attn: HR (DSSI Soc) United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311-1019 or Jobs@udsakron.org. EOE. 

  • Direct Support Specialist II (SociAbilities) — Akron, OH

    United Disability Services has a full-time Direct Support Specialist II position with no evening/weekend hours located in Akron. This position is responsible for the development and instruction of social/recreational/leisure activities to adults with developmental disabilities.

    Required:  BA/BS in related field

    Preferred: Prior experience with activity/recreational therapy

    Become a part of our team and take part in our many benefits:

    • Health insurance
    • Wellness program including paid gym membership
    • Paid vacation and sick leave
    • Paid holidays
    • Employer paid life insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Paid training

    Candidate must pass a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), physical and drug screen. This position is Monday – Friday.

    Submit resume to Attn: HR (DSSII Soc) United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311-1019 or Jobs@udsakron.org. EOE. 

  • Direct Support Specialist I (Vocational Services) — Akron, OH

    United Disability Services has a full-time position 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. Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities desirable. Requirements include proof of HS/GED.

    Become a part of our team and take part in our many benefits:

    • Health insurance
    • Wellness program including paid gym membership
    • Paid vacation and sick leave
    • Paid holidays
    • Employer-paid life insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Paid training

    Candidate must pass a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), physical and drug screen. This position is Monday through Friday.

    Submit resume to Attn: HR (DSSI Voc) United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311-1019 or Jobs@udsakron.org. EOE.

  • Consumer Outreach Specialist (Part-Time) — Daytime

    Are you looking make a difference? Do you like to help others? Then we may have just the opportunity for you! United Disability Services 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 grocery shopping, run errands, help them budget, accompany to medical appointments, 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 w/ good driving record, required level of car insurance, background check and physical w/drug screen.

    Please submit resume to Attn: HR Dept. (COS Day), United Disability Services 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311-1019 or to Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO.

  • Consumer Outreach Specialist (Part-Time) — Evening/Weekend

    Are you looking make a difference? Do you like to help others? Then we may have just the opportunity for you! United Disability Services 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 grocery shopping, run errands, help them budget, accompany to medical appointments, 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 w/ good driving record, required level of car insurance, background check and physical w/drug screen.

    Please submit resume to Attn: HR Dept. (COS Evening), United Disability Services 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311-1019 or to Jobs@udsakron.org. EEO.

  • Employment Trainer (Part-Time)

    Do you want to have an impact on students with cognitive, physical and/or emotional needs who are exploring careers and work? Do you want to help an individual with a disability learn, be successful and grow in their job? Are you looking for work that is fulfilling and flexible?

    If you require or want flexibility in your work, want to do work that has a meaningful impact on others, and like variety in your work, this job is for you!

    The Employment Trainers provide individualized jobsite assessment and training for people with disabilities at employment locations in the community. The individuals we work with are exploring and working in a variety of industries, including healthcare, production, office/administrative, food service, education, building maintenance, sales, and more.

    Ideal candidates are those who are flexible and adapt easily to new settings, patient, observant, and able to clearly communicate observations and recommendations both orally and in writing. Candidates will also need access to internet and computer and must meet timelines for submitting reports at completion of assignments.

    Employment Trainers have flexibility in choosing the short-term assignments they want to work, that range from 5-25 hours/week, with each assignment lasting 1-5 weeks. Pay rate starts at $10.73/hour or more based on experience. Assignments are located in Summit, Portage, Cuyahoga, Stark, Medina, and Wayne counties and are paid mileage if assignment is located outside the county in which Employment Trainer lives.

    Required: Good driving record (no more than 4 points), must possess current/valid Ohio driver’s license, HS/GED; background check, and physical with drug screen.

    Submit resume to Attn: HR (ET) United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44311-1019 or Jobs@udsakron.org. EOE.

  • Bus/Van Driver (Part-Time) — 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.

    Please submit resume to Attn: HR (Part-time Driver), United Disability Services, 701 S. Main St, Akron, OH 44311 or email Jobs@udsakron.org. EOE.

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