Join Our Team

UMAR strives to hire caring, service-minded individuals who value relationships, honesty and trust. Employees encourage one another, respect and celebrate differences and work together to support UMAR’s mission.

Culture and Benefits

UMAR employees walk with UMAR participants as partners to achieve the same goals. As an equal-opportunity employer, UMAR offers full and part-time positions. Benefits for full-time employees include:

  • Health insurance and prescription coverage
  • Dental and vision insurance options
  • Pre-tax health savings account
  • Life insurance options
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)


To apply, download the employment application, complete and email to

Questions? Contact Margaret Schnatter Human Resource Specialist 704-659-7635

Current Job Openings

Before you apply, please note that UMAR is a smoke-free agency. Smoking or vaping on UMAR property is prohibited.

Arts Counselor – Reidsville, NC

Working one-on-one with individuals.  CNA & behavior management experience and adaptive skill building through art making helpful. Full-time, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Mon. – Fri. Total hours:  35 hours/week.

Director of Development

Employment Support Professional – Union County

Hours: Full-time, 30 hours per week

Para Professional PRN – Hayesville, NC

Hours: Full-time: All shifts, as needed.

Residential Manager - Charlotte, NC (Holt & Myers Park)

Hours:  Full time, Monday – Friday 40 hrs. week

Para Professional (Hoffman) - Gastonia, NC

Hours:  Full time, 3pm-11pm weekly & every other weekend. 40 hours per week.

Direct Support Para Professional - Statesville, NC

Hours:  Part time, 2pm - 6pm, Monday through Friday. 20 hours per week.