program4UCIP is committed to establishing communities so that all people can experience their desired quality of life where choices, relationships, and values are respected and where they have ongoing opportunities for personal growth.

UCIP always welcomes applicants at each of our three locations. Specific openings are generally advertised in the local newspapers but we are happy to accept applications at any time especially for Direct Support Professionals which is the most common position available.

A Direct Support Professional provides support for developmentally disabled individuals either in a group home, day program or community setting. This involves personal care, administering medications, life skills, community activities and other related duties.

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Please contact us to explore employment options. We would be happy to meet with you and answer any questions you may have.

UCIP is now hiring!!

We are currently hiring full-time positions on our Clarion and Oil City Residential Programs and our Crawford Day Service Program.

UCIP provides services and care to individuals with developmental disabilities. We provide services in Clarion, Crawford, and Venango counties. If you are compassionate, organized, reliable, professional, and want to make a difference in someone’s life, contact us today.

Responsibilities of a Direct Service Professional:

Assist individuals with their daily living and independence skills and personal care

Utilize Individual Support Plan to access individual’s needs

Administer medication and complete appropriate documentation

Accompany individuals to and from appointments and activities

Foster a meaningful relationship between the individuals and their communities

And much more

No experience is needed–we provide paid training! Minimum requirements to become a DSP:

High School Diploma/GED

Must be 18 years of age or older

Valid Driver’s License with a 5 year clean driving record

ACT 33 and 34 Clearance

Pass a pre-employment drug test and physical


Starting rate is $11.00 per hour

Fully paid health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance after 90 days for full-time staff

Paid training

Paid holidays

Excellent paid time off after 1 year for full-time staff

Retirement plan with a company match

Voluntary benefits

Exceptional career growth opportunities

Great co-workers/team that support you

Please stop by our Shippenville location located at 11287 Route 322, Shippenville, PA 16254;  our Meadville location at 17999 Cussewago Road, Meadville, PA 16335; and our Oil City location at 33 Seneca Street, Oil City, PA 16301.

United Community Independence Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 /hour


United Community Independence Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.