News and Events for Upper Cumberland Public Transit

3 09, 2021

Pick Up Cookeville, Powered by Uber, Now Serving Putnam County

By |2021-09-03T14:57:06+00:00September 3rd, 2021|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

PUTNAM COUNTY - On Sept. 2, staff and leadership representing Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) joined with local and city officials to celebrate the official launch of Pick Up Cookeville.  This new, on-demand service offered by UC Public Transportation, a division of UCHRA, and powered by Uber Technologies, will provide on-demand mobility; something the [...]

9 08, 2021

Pick Up Cookeville Ride Along

By |2021-08-09T21:23:41+00:00August 9th, 2021|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

Join us for a sneak peek of UCHRA Public Transportation's newest service: Pick Up Cookeville. Powered by Uber, Pick Up Cookeville allows riders to quickly and easily schedule a trip at a moment's notice and simply enjoy the ride to their destination. So relaxing! Stay tuned for more details coming soon.

9 08, 2021

County Office Specialist

By |2021-08-09T19:18:40+00:00August 9th, 2021|Careers, News and Events|0 Comments

Position: County Office Specialist Location: Overton County Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has an opening for a County Office Specialist. The successful applicant will have a high school diploma or equivalent and be proficient in administrative and computer functions. This position is responsible for customer service operations with a focus on [...]

3 08, 2021

Custodian/Bus Monitor (Van Buren County Head Start)

By |2021-08-03T18:44:08+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Careers, News and Events|0 Comments

Position: Custodian/Bus Monitor (Van Buren County Head Start) Location: Van Buren County Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency (UCHRA) is currently accepting applications for a full-time Custodian/Bus Monitor at our Van Buren County Head Start facility. The Custodian/Bus Monitor will safely monitor children being transported, be responsible for general building and grounds maintenance. [...]

28 07, 2021

Pick Up UC Transit Operator

By |2021-07-28T15:02:16+00:00July 28th, 2021|Careers, News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

Position: Pick Up UC Transit Operator Location: Putnam County Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency (UCHRA) has multiple openings for part-time Transit Operators/Drivers to facilitate a new transportation service line in partnership with Uber: Pick Up UC. The Pick Up Cookeville Transit Operator will transport persons throughout areas of Putnam County to and from [...]

23 07, 2021

Internal Partnership between Community Corrections and Community Services Continues

By |2021-07-23T16:12:10+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

The internal partnership between UCHRA’s Community Corrections and Community Services continues. This partnership allows Community Corrections clients to complete required community service hours by volunteering with UCHRA’s Community Services department during commodities distribution events. We appreciate the hard work that these men and women do to help ensure those in need of commodities are [...]

19 07, 2021

Overton County Office Unveils ‘LIL Pantry’

By |2021-07-19T15:43:55+00:00July 19th, 2021|News and Events|0 Comments

Pictured, from left: Pam Huddleston and Beth Stephens, UCHRA Overton County employees; Liz Hammond, Mountain Barn Builders; and Sandra Carter, UCHRA Overton County Coordinator. The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency has a new tool available to help members of the Overton County community. The office recently unveiled the new LIL Pantry food box, [...]

25 06, 2021

Two UCHRA Employees Receive ROMA Certification

By |2021-06-25T13:47:56+00:00June 25th, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

TaShana Hooks and Megan Spurgeon prepare for their respective ROMA certification exams. Two employees of the Cookeville-Putnam County office of Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) are now certified in Results-Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) for the Community Action Network.  Megan Spurgeon, Community Services Assistant Director, completed training to become a certified ROMA [...]

2 06, 2021

Food drive to benefit on-site blessing box slated for June 19

By |2021-06-02T16:11:08+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Community Services, News and Events|0 Comments

We are so thankful for the awesome new partnerships we forge with organizations throughout the UC. Our friends at Butterfly Blessing Effect recently installed this wonderful blessing box at our Cookeville UCHRA office. Join us June 19 as we hold a food drive to collect additional non-perishable items to be stored in the blessing box to help [...]

1 06, 2021

Summer is here – let’s hit the road!

By |2021-06-01T15:05:37+00:00June 1st, 2021|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

Summer is here and we're ready to hit the road! Give our public transportation team a call today at 1-833-UC TRIPS and let us help you with your transportation needs! We are also looking to add additional smiling faces to our driver team. If you're interested, give us a call or send your resume to [...]

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