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  • Recreational Coordinator

    Do you love getting out in the community and helping people?  Do you have great communication and organizational skills? Do you view yourself as a planner, coordinator, and someone who excels at developing others?  If you answered yes to these questions, then the Recreational Coordinator position with UDS All-Star Training Club could be the right position for you!

    As a Recreational Coordinator you will be responsible for coordinating, implementing, and actively participating in recreational sports and Special Olympic events in our inclusionary program for athletes of all abilities and ages. A sports background and experience in team sports is preferred.

    Benefits:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Program
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Paid Holidays
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Retirement Plan
    • Paid Training

    Requirements:

    • BA/BS in related Field or 4 years or related experience
    • Experience in Team Sports (player, coach or volunteer) preferred
    • 2+ years of social service/healthcare experience preferred
    • BCI / Drug Screen / MVR with proven safe driving record
    • Must have valid driver’s license with 5 years of driving experience

    Must have car insurance and be willing to use personal vehicle for transportation with mileage reimbursement.

  • Summer 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? Are you looking for work that is fulfilling?  Employment Trainers for our Summer Programs will provide jobsite assessment and training for groups of 1-4 high school students at employment locations in the community or provide virtual classes to students following a provided curriculum.

    As an Employment Trainer you will be flexible and have the ability to adapt easily to new settings, be patient, observant and have the ability to clearly communicate observations and recommendations both orally and in writing. If you want to do work that has a meaningful impact on others this job is for you!

    We are seeking Employment Trainers in Summit, Portage, and Stark counties.

    Required:

    • HS/GED; background check, and physical with drug screen.
    • Access to a computer and a reliable internet connection to complete and submit reports at the end of assignments

    Hours:

    • Monday – Friday, June 7–August 13
    • Mornings and Early afternoons totaling up to 25 hrs./week

    Pay:

    • Starting pay of $10.73/hr. or more based on experience
  • Direct Support Specialist I (SociAbilities)—Akron, OH

    UDS 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 is directly involved in personal care, instruction, training, and supervision of consumers.  It 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.
    • HS/GED required.

    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. EOE. 

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

    UDS 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 is directly involved in personal care, instruction, training, and supervision of consumers. It requires the ability to implement written training and behavior modification programs as instructed.

    • Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities desirable.
    • HS/GED required.

    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
    • Paid training

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

  • 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. EOE.

Apply Now! 

  • Submit Resume/Letter of Interest for specific position to:
    Collin (Recruiter/Staffing Coordinator) at Jobs@udsakron.org
  • Or mail to:
    Attn: HR Dept (Program Supervisor)
    United Disability Services
    701 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44311
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