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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 Monday, April 17, 2017


Program Assistant, Part-time (Extended Employment) applynow

Responsibilities

Responsible for suppmting EE Program Manager with various administrative tasks as well as some field work depending on agency need.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services related field preferred, with preference given to individuals having experience working with people with disabilities.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Computer skills necessary.

Salary

$12.00-13.00/hr., depending on qualifications.


Program Coordinator (Abilities Unlimited/Independent Living Servicesapplynow

Responsibilities

To develop, coordinate and implement activities and community outings for adult day program participants. Provide daily supervision of participant's program involvement. Develop and be responsible for implementing a program of activities with direction of the Program Manager. Act as primary contact/support for assigned participants and their caregivers. Work with staff to maintain required documents and reports. Assess vulnerabilities and abilities and develop written care plans. Provide personal care assistance to participants as needed. Will supervise staff.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Service Field or similar with two years' experience working with people with disabilities or other vulnerable population.
  • Ability to lead groups and work one-on-one with individuals with physical and cognitive impai1ments.
  • Ability to coordinate monthly activity calendar and community outings according to participant's schedules and individualized interests.

Salary

$27,000-31,000/year, depending on qualifications, plus benefits.


Program Coordinator (Ability Optionsapplynow

Responsibilities

To develop, coordinate and implement activities and community outings for adult day program participants. Provide daily supervision of participant's program involvement. Develop and be responsible for implementing a program of activities with direction of the Program Manager. Act as primary contact/support for assigned participants and their caregivers. Work with staff to maintain required documents and reports. Assess vulnerabilities and abilities and develop written care plans. Provide personal care assistance to participants as needed. Will supervise staff.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a human service field or similar with two years experience working with people with disabilities or other vulnerable populations.
  • Ability to lead groups and work one-on-one with individuals with physical and cognitive impairments.
  • Ability to coordinate monthly activity calendar and community outings according to participants' schedules and individualized interests.

Salary

$27,000-31,000/year, depending on qualifications, plus benefits.


Driver, Part-time (Rochester) applynow

Responsibilities

Responsible for transportation of participants to and from work each day. Must be able to problem-solve, work within a team structure and work with a variety of different people. Occasionally may have to lift or push up to 150 pounds with or without assistance and be able to perform a variety of other physical tasks. This driver must be flexible and have a desire to work with high needs participants.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma with preference given to persons with experience working with persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Must possess a valid Class D driver's license, have a clean driving record, pass a Department of Transportation physical and drug test, be insurable and have personal insurance.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 1:00 pm-6:00 pm, 25 hours per week maximum.

Salary

$10.50/hour.


Day Training and Habilitation Program Manager (Ability Enterprises)  applynow

Responsibilities

Responsible for the development and management of a large Day Training and Habilitation Program. Responsible for the overall supervision of staff. Responsible for assuring that the program meets state, federal, and licensing/accreditation standards. Position assures the maximum number of individuals are served in the most appropriate community-based employment situations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Service or related field required.
  • Three years of experience working with people with disabilities in a management capacity.
  • Supervisory experience prefened.
  • Knowledge of 245D licensing standards required.

Hours

Monday-Friday with hours between 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience + benefits.


Lead Program Assistant (Ability Options)  applynow

Responsibilities

To assist program participants with daily living skills and personal care needs and to support participants in program activities and community outings, as indicated in their service plan. Lead and supervise daily activities. Assist staff and participants in the organization, set-up and clean-up of activity programs, meals and special events. Document attendance, program participation and progress in meeting service plan goals. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma.
  • One year working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
  • Ability to work with groups and individuals with physical and cognitive impairments.
  • Must have good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must be willing to receive DHS required trainings.
  • Requires a valid Minnesota Driver's license, insurance and the ability to provide own transportation to work.

Hours

Monday-Friday with hours between 7:30 am and 3:30 pm.

Salary

Commensurate with experience + benefits.


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

$12.00/hour


Job Coach (Multiple Openings)     applynow

Programs: Ability Enterprises, Extended Employment, ABC Works, Woodland Industries.
Location:  Rochester, Caledonia and La Crescent, MN
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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