Join TEAM UCP: We empower people to live a meaningful life
through innovative support and services.
At UCP, we share a passion and a purpose: to empower people to
live meaningful lives.
Our commitment to the people we support equips them to realize
their full potential and live with the greatest degree of
independence. But we don't stop at changing lives. We also work to
change public perception as we relentlessly pursue a vision of
communities that embrace the abilities of every individual.
If you would like to start an exciting career with an
organization committed to excellence and innovation, please
consider joining the new UCP of Central PA team and start a
What you'll do:
+ Enhance the ability of the participant to lead a
self-determining life by providing the support and information
necessary to build self-esteem, and assertiveness; and to make
+ Apply effective, sensitive communication skills to build
rapport and channels of communication by recognizing and adapting
to the range of participant communication styles.
+ Assist and/or facilitate the development of an individualized
plan based on participant preferences, needs, and interests.
+ Assist the participant to meet physical (i.e. health,
grooming, toileting, eating) and personal management needs (i.e.
human development, human sexuality), by teaching skills, providing
supports, and building on individual strengths and
+ Explore with the participant his/her vocational interests and
aptitudes, assist in preparing for job or school entry, and review
opportunities for continued career growth.
+ Demonstrate the importance of community involvement, social
interactions, and maintaining relationships. Develop and facilitate
community connections and relationships.
+ Coordinate activities including shopping trips and social
+ Match specific supports and interventions to the unique needs
of individual participants and recognize the importance of friends,
family, and community relationships.
What we're looking for -
At a minimum, you'll need:
High school Diploma or General Education Development (GED)
Certificate required. Associate's Degree or technical certification
within a related area preferred. 6 months to 2 years of previous
jobs related experience preferred.
A valid driver's license with a clean record (no DUIs within the
last five years).
Access to regular use of a vehicle with valid insurance
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Ability to read and interpret documents in English. Ability to
read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication
skills in English may also be required.
It'd be great if you also have:
Knowledge specific to the needs of individuals with intellectual
and developmental disabilities, autism, and/or the aging
External Company Name: UCP Central PA
External Company URL: https://www.ucpcentralpa.org/
Street: 16 W King Street #102