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Executive Director

POSTION:Executive Director
SALARY RANGE: $45,000 - $65,000
REPORTS TO: Board President
LOCATION:1100 UCP Parkway
Northport, AL 35476

AUTHORITY: The Executive Director is the chief executive officer and has supervisory authority over all employees of UCP of West Alabama, Inc. Direct supervisory authority may be delegated to department supervisors as needed.

PURPOSE: Provides direction and leadership in the development, enhancement and provision of services to meet the needs of children and adults with disabilities living in the UCPWA service area. Provides administrative and managerial oversight to the daily operations of the agency as approved by the Board of Directors and within required standards of local, state, and federal guidelines. This position requires a high level of independence and leadership.

•Works closely with UCPWA Board of Directors and other agency management staff
•Ensures that all staff adhere to mission statement and follow agency policies and procedures
•Demonstrates strong organizational, time management, and leadership skills
•Has the ability to multi-task effectively
•Works well with others and fosters teamwork within the agency staff
•Maintains adequate insurance for all agency, staff and board needs
•Attends required training and certifications within agency-required timeframes
•Has excellent oral and written communication skills
•Possesses excellent computer skills
•Maintains professional appearance and phone etiquette
•Represents the agency at various public events
•Has the ability to lift at least fifty (50) pounds
•Moderate travel required for this position

•Works with and provides leadership to the Board of Directors and staff to develop operational, intermediate and long-range plans in the development of all agency functions: board, fiscal, program, and fund development.
•Monitors and manages all aspects of programming, grants, and budgets for the organization and implements procedures and practices to assure fiscal and program accountability within the guidelines of local, state, and federal policies and procedures.
•Assists the board in the development of programmatic manuals and guidelines.
•Provides periodic reviews of staff performance and implements appropriate personnel actions (consults board chair and/or personnel team prior to HR actions that might put the agency's liability at risk).
•Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding agency organizational structure including staffing levels.
•Develop and maintain inventories of all facility assets and property.
•Maintains records of the organization including internal employee records, outside audits and reviews, financial records, contracts, etc.
•Participates in professional associations, nationally, statewide and locally.
•Executes contracts with various vendors and staff with the approval of the Board of Directors.
•Works with community organizations to promulgate effective services, maintain and enhance the quality of services and to encourage community interest and support of the organization.
•Promotes and encourages the participation of volunteers in the organization, its programs and services.
•Works with the Program Director, Development Director, and board members in fundraising and revenue generating efforts.
•Provides direct supervision to management staff and others as outlined in the agency organizational chart.
•Has fiduciary responsibilities for the agency.
•Develops an annual budget and submits to the Finance Committee to review and approve.
•Prepares grants and reviews grant applications and provides reports as appropriate.
•Leads the agency Management Team and serves on other agency teams as necessary.
•Serves on all board committees in an ex-officio capacity.
•Performs such other duties as assigned by the Board President

The above are representative of the level and kind of duties and responsibilities which are assigned to the executive director position. The incumbent may be asked to perform either temporarily or permanently other duties which are similar or related.

•Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in human sciences or business administration fields.
•Required minimum five years working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in community settings.
•Extensive knowledge of Community Standards and Behavioral Services Guidelines used by the Alabama Department of Mental Health for certification of service agencies.
•Certification or licensing as may be required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health.
•Valid Alabama Driver's license and proof of insurance coverage.
•Drug screening, TB skin test and criminal background check.


•More than five years of experience working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in community settings, with preference for non-profit experience.
•Master's degree or Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in one of the following: Public Health , Health Care Administration, Public Administration, Special Education, Social Work, Psychology, Business Administration, Nursing or other Human ServicesField.
•Understands and supports the mission of UCPWA

Financial Assistant

POSTION:Financial Assistant
WAGE: $15 - $25hr / 20-30hr wk
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
LOCATION:1100 UCP Parkway
Northport, AL 35476

PURPOSE: This purpose of this position is to support the Executive Director in the financial administrative duties for UCP of West Alabama, Inc. and outlined in the agency policies and procedures. This position requires a high level of independence.

•Good oral and written skills
•Must be a team person and be able to work well with others
•Demonstrated leadership ability and qualities
•Ability to multi-task
•Professional appearance and phone etiquette
•Ability to adhere to mission statement and follow agency policies and procedures
•Proficiency in computer skills.
•Must attend required training and certifications within agency-required timeframes.
•Good organizational and time management skills.
•Demonstrated knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting skills.
•Must maintain insurability by agency insurance company.
•Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds

•Ensures maintenance of effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements, in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
•Ensures complete and up-to-date operating procedures for all accounting and financial controls in accordance with policies and procedures.
•Assists the Executive Director in the preparation of an annual budget proposal for the board of directors.
•Prepares monthly financial statements and ensures their accuracy and timeliness.
•Financial management of inter-agency budgets and financial compliance with contracts.
•Coordinate purchasing procedures for the agency.
•Resolves accounting and financial problems and/or issues.
•Prepares Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables and maintains reports on each account. Follow up to ensure timely receipts and payment.
•Oversees preparation of tax reports as required by IRS and State guidelines.
•Oversees financial reporting compliance with grants and contracts.
•Assist in preparation of annual tax reports.
•Reconciliation of all bank statements in accordance to agency policies.
•Preparation of payroll and payroll liabilities in accordance with agency policies.
•Preparation of daily bank deposits in accordance with policies and procedures.
•Assist agency auditor in annual audits.
•Maintain new employee list for reimbursements of pre-employment fees and insurance start dates.
•Participate in fundraising activities as requested. (Preparation of all deposits and accounting records relating to fundraisers.)
•Responsible for maintenance of accounting program.
•Serve as member of agency teams as appointed by the Executive Director.
•Responsible for processing employee benefits, taxes, etc.
•Attend Board meetings as requested.

The above are representative of the level and kind of duties and responsibilities which are assigned to the financial coordinator position. The incumbent may be asked to perform either temporarily or regularly other duties which are similar or related.

•Minimum of high school diploma (or GED equivalent) and extended courses in accounting, bookkeeping, or general business administration with at least two (2) years experience in financial management or related field.
•Word processing experience, including QuickBooks Pro and MS Office products.
•Valid Alabama Driver's license and proof of insurance coverage.
•Drug screening test and background check required.


JOB DESCRIPTION: Program Director

All employees of Caring Days must be kind, loving, and compassionate

•Must work under the direction of the Executive and Board
•Must have a degree in a related field and at least 3 years of experience
•Oversee the day-to-day operations at CD
•Enroll new clients
•Maintain client records
•Hire direct care and custodial employees
•Supervise and evaluate client care and custodial employees
•Work with employees (CCS) to ensure that there is quality programming and care
•Provide a safe environment for all clients, caregivers, visitors, and employees
•Work with the Office manager with client and PL billing
•Work with the ED to conduct staff meetings, professional development, safety training, and other educational opportunities
•Assist with fundraising events
•Recruit and assign volunteers
•Public relations, including the use of social media and speaking engagements
•Maintain a data base to be able to communicate with caregivers, employees, donors, volunteers, and community partners
•Must take ServSafe training and get certification
•Oversee Project Lifesaver program
•Attend Board meetings
•Must be flexible and willing to perform office as well as client care activities as needed

Caring Days Adult Day Care

Program Director for Caring Days Adult Day Care: Must possess strong business skills as well as the ability to work with clients and caregivers. A degree in a related field is required and three years of experience in a leadership role. This position requires flexibility, creativity, and compassion.

Please send a resume' to or mail to PO Box 3049, Tuscaloosa, 35403. No phone calls.


Humane Society of West Alabama Dog Adoption Facility

WANTED: Dog lovers to take on the daily care of 15 to 20 animals as well as the grounds of the facility. This is a live-in position ONLY where caretakers live rent free in the house on the property. Location is near Sokol Park. Duties include:

  • daily feeding, daily cleaning/sanitizing of kennel areas,
  • cleaning of trailer and crates where dogs sleep at night,
  • daily poop scooping of all play yards,
  • driving to and from close by vet clinic when needed,
  • administering medicines when needed,
  • supervising community service group work visits,
  • and playing/loving on the

Must be dog savvy to be able to understand body language of dogs so can put in play groups, break up or deter fights/rough play from occurring, watch for signs of illness, and be able to help socialize/work with dogs to help become more adoptable. Volunteers come over mid-day daily to let dogs out of kennels to exercise and to clean kennels and poop scoop.

Need two people minimum and prefer at least one person NOT be working full time. This job requires about one to two hours in the morning, two in evening and about 4 extra on the weekends for a minimum of 25 to 30 total hours per week. It is a very physical job so must be in good shape and able to handle strong dogs. Prefer no children, ok to have inside pets. Being handy with household repairs is a plus. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Caretakers MUST live on the property. House is a two-bedroom with a bonus room for office or third bedroom (3rd room does not have a closet), a great room with fireplace, nice size kitchen with updated appliances, one bathroom. Rent-free plus paid utilities for water, electric and gas. Caretakers supply own internet/phone service.

Vacation time and training provided. Also get one weekend off per month. There are/can be frequent visitors to the property throughout the day: volunteers, adoption coordinators showing dogs to prospective adopters (all by appointment only), maintenance workers, or donations being dropped off.

If interested, please email a resume/data sheet to Serious inquires only. Because this is a caretaker position, a credit/background check will be mandatory.