Community Based Day Direct Care Professional


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UCP of Western Massachusetts
535 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247


Company Description:
UCP of Western Massachusetts serves people with all types of disabilities, including Cerebral Palsy (CP). Our agency is dedicated to advancing the independence, productivity and full community inclusion for everyone we support. Our innovative programs are designed to serve children, adults and families. What sets UCP of Western Massachusetts apart is our approach — we are family focused and offer personalized services to meet the needs of each individual we serve. We have offices in North Adams and Pittsfield and provide services throughout Western Massachusetts.

Community Based Day Direct Care Professional
$18.00 Per Year
North Adams
Full Time
Human Services
High School or Equivalent
Up to One Year

The Community Based Day Direct Care professional provides support to a member with activities of daily living and life skills with a top priority of socialization and engagement. The UCP staff will help facilitate the Day Program in conjunction with the family, which may include time spent at either UCP center, in the community, at the home or any other location that both the member and family deem appropriate. The staff will explore other areas of importance with the member such as hobbies, activities and other member interests. 

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Life or work experience with individuals with disabilities. Experience, training with Autism is preferred. 
  • Ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills; empathy for others; demonstrated commitment to life without limits; and the ability to work well within a team model and independently.
  • Have certification in Adult CPR/First Aid or ability to be certified
  • Ability to use a computer to enter case notes; communicate by email, etc.
  • Valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and availability of a private insured vehicle for work use
  • Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate the needs of the member
  • Acceptable CORI, SORI, DPPC and National Fingerprint Check. 
  • A negative Mantoux TB test or a clear chest x-ray
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