MISSION: UCP WORK, Inc. is dedicated to providing services to residents of the Tri-Counties with developmental disabilities, so that they may work and live as contributing citizens within the community of their choice.

Confidence in knowing that over 90% of contributions is going directly to programs

Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

At UCP WORK, Inc., our philosophy is based on the belief that every person has the right to develop to his or her potential and live a life without limits. To that end, we strive to employ dedicated individuals who will be passionate about fulfilling our mission. We believe that each employee is a valued contributor to the overall growth and success of our organization and the people we serve. We are looking for compassionate, reliable and adaptable individuals who enjoy working in a team environment to help up us provide quality services in assisting program participants achieve his or her aspirations and goals.


As part of our employee orientation, staff receive comprehensive training in developmental disabilities/autism, behavior analysis, fundamental rights as well as basic emergency response including CPR/First Aid, Professional Assault Crisis Certification/Training (Pro – ACT), etc. In addition, new employees are educated on human services as it relates to each of our programs (i.e. Applied Abilities, Independent/Supported Living, and Individual/Group Supported Employment).

Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Benefits
  • 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Retirement/Annuity 403(b)
  • Pension Plan 


UCP WORK, Inc
. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.


For more information about open positions, please contact us by email at jobs@ucpworkinc.org Or you can print out our application from this link and drop it by one of the following offices:

Applicaton Short Form

Full Application Form

UCP WORK, Inc. Office Locations includes:

Corporate Office & Supported Employment Program
5320 Carpinteria Avenue, Suite G

Carpinteria, CA. 
(805) 566-9000

Applied Abilities Program - South County
423 West Victoria St.

Santa Barbara, CA. 
(805) 962-7201

Supported Living Program - South County
423 West Victoria St.
Santa Barbara, CA. 
(805) 962-6699

Applied Abilities Program - North County
Supported Living Program – North County & Admin
3070 Skyway Drive, Suite 104/105

Santa Maria, CA. 
(805) 739-0451

Santa Barbara Art Works
28 E. Victoria St.
Santa Barbara, CA. 
(805) 260-6705

Come Join Our Team!