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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, February 16, 2017


Compliance Specialist (Rochester)  applynow

Responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring agency compliance to wage and hour regulations set forth by the Department of Labor. Specifically as these regulations apply to Special Minimum Wages. Also responsible for inspection and documentation related to quality assurance and Incident Report processing and record-keeping.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience and/or training in vocational rehabilitation, quality assurance, wage and hour regulations or other federal and state regulations preferred.
  • General computer skills necessary.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to transport program participants.
  • Must be able and willing to travel in the community for meetings and check-ins.

Salary

$27,000-$31,000/year, plus benefits, commensurate with experience.


Program Coordinator, Part-time (Extended Employment)  applynow

Responsibilities

Responsible for case management activities, coordinating and conducting performance reviews, working as a team to establish goals, completing record keeping requirements, working with community employers and job coaches to maintain job sites, providing on-the-job training, job analysis and job modification services.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in counseling, work evaluation, social services, psychology or a related field required, plus two years working with a vulnerable population.
  • Good written and oral communications skills necessary.
  • General computer skills necessary.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to transport program participants.
  • Must be able and willing to travel in the community for meetings and check-ins.

Salary

$17,000-$19,000/year, plus 403(b) match after six months of employment and accrued paid time off.


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


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
    in 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

Salary

$10.50/hour


Program Coordinator (Community Based School Employment)  applynow

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include developing community job opportunities for students served in ABC's Community Based School Employment Program, implementing goals and activities to support growth and participant satisfaction, providing case management services and job coaching students when necessary.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with a vulnerable population is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation or related field is preferred.

Salary

$27,000-$31,000/year plus benefits that include generous vacation, health, dental, medical reimbursement and, after six months of employment, no-cost life insurance and 4% match for 403b retirement plan.


Lead Program Assistant (Ability Options)  applynow

Responsibilities

Assist program participants with activity of daily living skills and personal care needs and to support participants in program activities and community outings, as indicated in their service plans. 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 communication 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, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Salary

Commensurate with experience. Flexible benefit package available (insurance, annual leave, etc.).


Program Coordinator (two positions, Ability Enterprises)  applynow

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

$27,000-$31,000/year depending on experience and qualifications + benefits.


Program Coordinator (Extended Employment)  applynow

Responsibilities

Responsible for 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;
  • Three years experience working with people with disabilities;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Computer skills necessary; and
  • Must be capable and willing to transport program participants.

Salary

$27,000-$31,000/year depending on experience and qualifications + benefits.


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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