Available Positions

Direct Care Worker - $500 Sign-On Bonus*
Position:Direct Care Worker
Supervised By:Staff Supervisor
Hours:Both full-time and part-time
Description:Direct Care Workers provide services such as respite services, personal care, meal preparation, medication administration or housekeeping services.
  1. 18 years of age or older
  2. Current CPR certification
  3. Current First Aid certification
  4. Successful fingerprint and DES/CPS/APS clearance
  5. Tuberculosis clearance
  6. Ability to lift and transfer 50 pounds

Three months of experience as a Direct Care Worker is required to provide respite services

  1. Prior experience providing direct care
  2. Bilingual

A $500.00 bonus for Experienced Caregivers that come to us with a valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card, CPR/First Certification and your Arizona State Certified Direct Care Worker Training.  You must actively work with UCPSA for 90 days to receive the sign-on bonus.  

Habilitation Provider
Position:Habilitation Provider
Supervised By:Staff Supervisor
Hours:Both full-time and part-time
Description:The primary responsibility of a Habilitation Provider is to help individuals with disabilities learn daily living skills so that they may lead more independent, self-directed lives. Secondarily, habilitation providers sometimes supply personal care, supervision and/or housekeeping services to individuals authorized for those services as well.
  1. 18 years of age or older
  2. Current CPR certification
  3. Current First Aid certification
  4. Successful fingerprint and DES/CPS/APS clearance
  5. Tuberculosis clearance
  6. Three months of experience as a Direct Care Worker (Bachelor’s degree in a related field may substitute for experience)
  7. Ability to work without direct supervision
  8. Good written and verbal skills
  1. Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities in a habilitation setting
  2. One year of education in a related field
  3. Bilingual or multilingual
Workability Job Coaches
Position:Workability Job Coach
Supervised By:Employment Services Program Manager
Classification:Hourly, Non-Exempt
Hours:Part time, flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends

Job Duties

1. Promote and follow WorkAbility mission and philosophy
2. Adhere to scheduled work hours including reliable attendance, punctuality, and availability reported to supervisors
3. Support and train individuals for employment on a job site or in the community
4. Maintain individualized employment opportunities in the community
5. Maintain relationships with employers that partner with WorkAbility
6. Develop and implement task analysis’s as directed by Employment Services Program Manager and /or Job Developer
7. Document and track progress on goals and objectives on info analysis forms
8. Implement the WorkAbility curriculum into employment sessions
9. Comply with mandatory reporting of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of consumers—either witnessed or suspected
10. Use the following for reporting time worked: GPS, the Telephony system, and/or submit timesheets for each shift according to UCPSA and contractual guidelines
11. Adhere to UCPSA, WorkAbility, and Job site policies
12. Assist members in the completion of job/volunteer applications, preparation for interviews, and scheduled appointments
13. Follow Action Plan goals and objectives
14. Maintain a flexible work schedule. Job coaches may be required to work weekends and evenings
15. Maintain professional boundaries with community partners, job site staff, WorkAbility members, and their families.
16. Comply with confidentiality requirements regarding member files, curriculum, HIPPA, and proprietary materials.
17. Maintain consistent communication with Employment Services Program Manager (“ESPM”)
18. Attend WorkAbility meetings, networking events, job fairs, etc when requested
19. Check emails and text messaging daily for schedule, changes to the schedule, and updates/cancelations
20. Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude with businesses, co-workers, and WorkAbility members

21. Document and communicate all significant work related situations and/or correspondences with members/employers on an Info Analysis report and to the “ESPM”.

22. Support and train individuals for employment at a job site and/or in the community.

  • a. Assist and follow up with job applications, resumes, and interview preparation.
  • b. Document significant work-related situations at the job site and complete an Information Analysis Report; report the situation[s] to the Employment Services Coordinator immediately.
  • c. Assess work environments for task analysis.
  • d. Document other incidents using UCPSA procedures, e.g., Workers’ Compensation, report Incidents to WorkAbility admin.
  • e. Maintain a safe working environment in accordance with applicable standards relevant to the WorkAbility members’ job duties.
  • f. Maintain safety when transporting members in personal vehicles and in WorkAbility owned vehicles.
  • g. Follow contractual vehicle maintenance requirements

23. Adhere to UCPSA and WorkAbility’s professional dress code: No tank tops, flip flops, shorts, ripped or torn clothing, sweat pants, or athletic wear allowed.
24. Conduct other reasonable duties as assigned by “ESPM” and Director of Program.


Minimum Requirements:

1. 18 years of age or older.
2. Current CPR certification.
3. Current First Aid certification.
4. Must have reliable transportation.
5. Ability to obtain and maintain a fingerprint clearance.
6. Acceptable DES background check.
7. Valid driver’s license, three years driving record, current auto insurance and registration.
8. Must have a smartphone
9. Must have at least 2 years of experience working with adults who have a disability.
10. The ability to work in a team environment.
11. The ability to handle difficult situations with members and/or businesses successfully and professionally.
12. Ability to work flexible schedules.
13. Demonstrate proficient computer skills such as navigating Google Drive and Microsoft Word (resume building, document formatting, and professional documentation and emails).
14. Ability to be proactive and work independently.
15. Must have good written and verbal communication skills.


Give New Meaning to Neighborly

United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona (UCPSA) recognizes that sometimes the best choice for families caring for a loved one is to call upon a trusted friend, neighbor, or family member to provide caregiving services. UCPSA is the agency of choice for family caregivers. We have streamlined the training and hiring process for family caregivers, enabling them to increase or enhance their caregiving skills while gaining a new network of support in our team of UCPSA professionals.

Contact Us!

Get in touch and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. We look forward to hearing from you!



Located just north of the Craycroft and 5th Street intersection, on the northeast corner.

UCP of Southern Arizona
630 N. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ 85711-1450

Phone: 520.795.3108
Toll Free: 888.433.3629
On Call: 520.548.4969
Workability: 520.344.8250
FAX: 520.795.3196
Workability E-mail:

Green Valley

We have a regional office serving the cities south of Tucson (Sahuarita to Nogales).

UCP of Southern Arizona
1131 S. La Cañada Drive, Suite 105
Green Valley, AZ 85614

Office: 520.347.6950
On Call: 
FAX: 520.347.6917


We also provide services in Yuma!

UCP of Southern Arizona
333 W. 8th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364

Office: 928.259.7700
On Call: 
FAX: 928.259.7697

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