About UPCAP




Employment Opportunities

Since 1961, UPCAP has established a rich legacy filled with accomplishments and achievements thanks to the efforts of staff, board members, partners, and consumers to serve its Mission & Vision.   View Background & History page.

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Current Job Postings



Community Corrections Work Crew Supervisor/Coordinator

UPCAP is accepting applications for a full-time Work Crew Supervisor/Coordinator in Schoolcraft and Alger Counties. Duties of this position include transportation and supervision of offenders in a community service work program, maintenance of program data, and some report writing.

Ideal candidates will possess experience in supervising the offender population, a valid driver's license, clean driving record, ability to pass a criminal history background check and demonstrate ability to perform complex maintenance tasks.

Our full time staff enjoy a number of advantages including:

• Competitive Salaries
• Comprehensive Health Insurance
• $50,000 life insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Long-Term Disability
• Retirement Package

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application and resume as instructed below under the How to Apply section.

Deadline to apply is April 4, 2014


Office Support

UPCAP is accepting applications from individuals interested in learning and performing light office and/or cleaning duties through its Senior Employment Program. Duties of this training program include, but are not limited to: copying, filing, and light cleaning.

This is a part-time position (about 3 months) through a federally-funded grant program. The host agency is located in Escanaba in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Requirements - applicants must:
• be 55 years of age or older
• meet the grant's income & employment requirements
• have a valid Michigan driver license & MI residency
• be able to work a variety of shifts
• pass a criminal background screen

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application and resume as instructed below under the How to Apply section.

Deadline: March 19, 2014



Building Resource Technician

UPCAP is accepting applications from individuals interested in learning and performing basic cleaning and maintenance skills through its Senior Employment Program.   Duties of this training program included, but are not limited to: cleaning, shoveling, mowing, unit maintenance, and painting.

This is a part-time position through a federally-funded grant program.   The host agency is located in Grand Marais in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Requirements - applicants must:
  • be 55 years of age or older
  • meet the grant's income & employment requirements
  • have a valid Michigan driver license & MI residency
  • be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs.
  • have reliable transportation
  • be able to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • be able to work in hot and cold environmental conditions
  • pass a criminal background screen

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application and resume as instructed below under the How to Apply section.

Deadline: Open until filled



Part-Time Resident Care Worker

View job posting   Open until filled.



How to Apply for UPCAP positions:

UPCAP requires a fully completed job application (link here), resume, and cover letter mailed to:

      UPCAP, Attn:   Executive Director, PO Box 606,   Escanaba, MI   49829
      or by fax (906)786-5853

Solicited and unsolicited submissions are accepted and will be kept on file for a period of one (1) year. View UPCAP 3.2 Recruiting & Hiring Policy.

UPCAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Provider - EOE