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Do what you like; like what you do!

Are you feeling fulfilled in your work life? Why not consider a career as a job coach or program assistant with ABC, working alongside people with disabilities and completing contracts for our partners? Coaching is a little like teaching, a little like counseling, and a lot like no other kind of job!

Review our open positions and complete an online application. Or you can stop by our office at 1911 14th Street, NW in Rochester and fill out an application. 

Questions? Call Kellie Wendland at (507) 535-7104.


Current ABC Staff Openings
Last updated Thursday, June 15, 2017


Program Assistant (Abilities Unlimited)  applynow

Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Program Assistant is to ensure the health, safety and well-being of participants while providing recreation and leisure activities, community outings and vocational supports. The Program Assistant will provide individualized support based on each participant's need using person-centered techniques and values. Program Assitants will ensure work completed by the participants is completed to quality standards set by the business or community agency.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma.
  • Ability to work with groups and individuals with physical and cognitive impairments.
  • Must have good oral and written communications skills.
  • Experience in activity programming preferred.
  • General computer skills necessary.
  • Good driving record for transporting participants.
  • May be asked to pass a DOT physical or drug screen.

Hours

Approximately 35 hours per week. Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

Salary

$11.00/hour plus benefits.


Program Coordinator (Ability Enterprisesapplynow

Responsibilities

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of supported work sites and staff for a day training and habilitation program as well as responsibility for the development and implementation of individualized training and habilitation program plans.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Service Field with a minimum of two years' experience working with individuals with a developmental disability.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Desirable: One-year staff supervisory experience.

Salary

Commensurate with experience and qualifications + benefits.


Program Coordinator (Extended Employment Program) applynow

Responsibilities

Responsible for the case management activities, coordinate and conduct performance reviews/goal setting, complete record keeping requirements, work with community employers and job coaches to maintain job sites, provide employer training, on the job training, job analysis and job modification services.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in counseling, work evaluation, social services, psychology, or field related to rehabilitation; plus three years of experience working with people with disabilities.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer skills necessary.
  • Must be capable and willing to transport program paiticipants.

Salary

Commensurate with experience and qualifications + benefits.


Program Assistant (Ability Options/Abilities Unlimited/Independent Living Services/Semi-Independent Living Servicesapplynow

Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Program Assistant is to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of participants while providing recreation and leisure activities, community outings, and vocational supports. Program Assistant will provide individualized support based on each participants need using person centered techniques and values. Program Assistants will ensure work completed by the participants is done up to quality standards set by the business or community agency.

Note: This position is designated to float between departments, depending on needs.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma preferred plus minimum of one year experience working with disabled.
  • Must be certified or achieve certification in CPR, first aid, PIA/CPI (Physical Intervention alternatives/Crisis Prevention Intervention) and Trained Medication Administration (TMA).
  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license, insurance and able to provide own transportation.

Hours

32-35 hours per week.

Salary

$11.00/hour.


Program Assistant (Semi-Independent Living Services)  applynow

Responsibilities

To assist program participants in achieving their individual program goals. These may include activities of daily living, personal care needs and participation in community activities.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma.
  • Ability to work with groups and individuals with physical and cognitive impairments.
  • Must have good oral and written communications skills.
  • General computer skills necessary.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to transport program participants.
  • Must be able to pass a Department of Human Services (DHS) background check and drug test.
  • Experience working with a vulnerable population preferred.

Hours

30-35 hours per week.

Salary

$11.00/hour


Job Coach (Multiple Openings)     applynow

Programs: Ability Enterprises, Extended Employment
Location:  Rochester
Schedule:  Days, Evenings, Weekends possible; full-and part-time positions available.

Responsibilities

Responsible for implementation of training and habilitation plans and direct supervision of adults with disabilities in facility-based and community based employment.

Qualifications

  • Preference given to individuals having experience working with persons having disabilities.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good "people" skills.
  • Computer skills necessary.
  • Must possess valid driver's license and be willing to transport program participants.
  • Evenings and weekends are possible.

Salary

Positions range from $10.50 to $12.00 per hour + shift differential and benefits for eligible positions.


Ability Building Center, Inc.
1911 14th Street NW • Rochester, Minnesota 55901 • (507) 281-6262 • info@abc.org

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