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Careers with UCAN

Join our team at UCAN, and make a difference in your community. Browse available jobs, and click on the job title to learn more about the opening.

We’re hiring for a new Teacher Assistant and Teacher 2 position! (Full Time and Part Time position available). Click here to learn more and see all our other available jobs.

Are you looking for a job that promotes work/life balance, that treasures your contribution, and that is all about giving back? Do you want the chance to make a difference in the lives of many? Interested in working with caring people, where you have the opportunity to grow along with your career?

The Basics

UCAN is an energetic and passionate social, health and family service non-profit, committed to creating a safe, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We employ over 200 staff with a broad range of career paths. We help our neighbors thrive in their lives. Working together, we build stronger communities.

Benefits

To be empowered to do your best, your wellbeing needs to come first. In addition to competitive salaries, UCAN offers many benefits, including:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Health reimbursement, health savings, and flexible spending accounts
  • Generous leave
  • Retirement plans
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Employment assistance program

We’d love to talk to you about careers at UCAN that best fit your professional aspirations. For specific jobs, take a look at our current openings.

Be the change that makes your community stronger!

Where We Work

UCAN’s main offices are in Roseburg (population 23,683) and Grants Pass (population 39,189), Oregon. Roseburg and Grants Pass are the largest communities in Douglas and Josephine County respectively. Both Roseburg and Grants Pass rest along the banks of the wild and scenic Rogue and Umpqua River Valleys. Both lie along Interstate 5, with easy access to other Oregon cities located to the north and south.

Regional Hubs

Both our locations are regional hubs for government, professional and retail services. They each not only have robust public school systems, they also are home to community colleges. Both feature many parks, green spaces, bike paths and walking trails, restaurants, cozy downtown shopping areas, and much more.

Gateways to the Outdoors

Besides the glorious Rogue and Umpqua Rivers, Grants Pass and Roseburg also have amazing natural wonders that are great for day trips. Nearby places to visit include:

  • 113 foot tall Toketee Falls
  • Oregon Caves National Monument
  • Covered bridges
  • The Pacific Ocean
  • Wildlife Safari
  • Diamond Lake and Mt. Thielsen (over 9000’ tall)
  • Numerous vineyards

Thinking of joining UCAN?

Meet some of our staff, and learn about the ideals we honor. We look forward to adding you to this wonderful team!

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Position Description Department County Closing Apply
Bus Driver/Teacher Assistant 1 Provide safe and punctual transportation for enrolled children, staff and volunteers to and from Head Start classes and field trips. Head Start Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Substitute Bus Driver Do you enjoy working with kids? Each day gives you the opportunity to get a child’s day started off right and remind them they are special and important. United Community Action Network has immediate Bus Driver openings for Head Start/Early Head Start position in Douglas County, Oregon. Head Start Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Energy Educator/Pre-Inspector Under the direction of the Weatherization Program Manager, the Energy Educator/Pre-Inspector will provide energy education and weatherization pre-inspection services to low-income clients. Weatherization Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Family Support Specialist The Family Support Specialist Initiates and maintains long-term and comprehensive home visits and support services to high-risk parents with children 0-3 years old. Healthy Families Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Food Bank Program Assistant The Food Bank Program Assistant provides an important administrative support role in marketing and agency relations for the Food Bank. This position will provide support to food bank programs, projects and staff. Feeding Umpqua Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Guest Host The Guest Host is an important part of ensuring safety in a wellness centered environment. The Guest Host works closely with the Shelter Manager, Case Management, Peer Support Specialist, as well as working and coordinating with other UCAN employees, volunteers and community partners. Navigation Center Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Head Start Teacher Do you enjoy working with children? Each day gives you the opportunity to make an impact in the lives of young children by giving them the best possible start to their education and development. Head Start Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Head Start Teacher Assistant Under the direction of the Head Start Program Director, the Head Start Teacher Assistant 1 will work at any classroom site assigned. Classroom assignment may vary. Head Start Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Housing Eligibility Advocate TRAINED HOUSING ELIGIBILITY ADVOCATES develop and provide housing support services for clients with mental illness and makes appropriate community referrals to address individual needs of program participants. Housing Stabilization Services Josephine County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Receptionist On-Call Serve as the primary point of entry for the public (in person and by telephone) at UCAN’s Josephine County Service Center; greet, welcome, and direct the public appropriately; notify staff of visitor/client arrivals; schedule appointments. Administration Josephine County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Scheduling Coordinator As part of the front desk team at the UCAN Josephine County Service Center, provide exceptional customer service as the first point of contact to clients and the public who are accessing services or programs remotely, via phone or email. Administration Josephine County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Teacher - Preschool Promise 1 Full Time and 1 Part Time position available. Under the direction of the Head Start Program Director, the Teacher 2 will work at the Glide, OR classroom site. In a classroom environment, follow the assigned curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices, observe children weekly and regularly document progress as directed by child development services supervisor. Head Start Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Teacher Assistant - Preschool Promise Under the direction of the Head Start Program Director, the Teacher Assistant 1 will work at the Glide, OR classroom site and share the responsibility of maintaining a safe and healthy classroom environment. Head Start Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Veteran Case Manager The Veteran Case Manager’s primary purpose is to provide case management services to help homeless and unstably housed veteran’s access housing and become stable in their housing across Douglas and Josephine County. Housing Stabilization Services Josephine County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
WIC – Community Health Assistant/WIC Certifier The Community Health Assistant/WIC Certifier Is responsible for assessing pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under five years of age for eligibility to participate in the WIC program. WIC Douglas County Open until filled DOWNLOAD APPLICATION