Careers at ABC

Do what you like; like what you do!

Are you feeling fulfilled in your work life? Would you love to come to work every day? Consider a career at ABC working alongside people with disabilities and completing contracts for our partners. ABC offers great hours, flexible schedules, and generous paid time off!

Ability Building Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Questions? Call Anne Winfrey at (507) 535-7116.


Current ABC Staff Openings
Last updated November 13, 2019

  • Direct Support Professional (multiple openings, Rochester, LaCrescent, Caledonia)
  • Evening Job Coach (Rochester)
  • Independent Living Skills (ILS) Program Coordinator (Rochester, MN)
  • Life Enrichment Program Manager (Rochester, MN)

Direct Support Professional (Multiple Openings)

Programs: Ability Enterprises, Extended Employment, ABC Works, Abilities Unlimited, Ability Options

Location:  Rochester and LaCrescent

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.

Wage: $12.00 per hour + shift differential and benefits for eligible positions

ABC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action and veteran-friendly employer.

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Evening Job Coach, Extended Employment (Rochester)

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 2:00-10:00pm, varied

Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the Job Coach is to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of individuals while providing vocational supports.  Job coaches will provide individualized support using person-centered techniques and values. Job coaches will ensure work completed by individuals is done up to quality standards set by the business or community agency. Will work independently with individuals at community-based job sites.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, preference given to those with experience working with persons having disabilities.  Must possess good oral and written communication skills. Valid drivers’ license. Computer skills necessary.

Wage: $13.00 per hour (plus $1.00 per hour shift differential after 6:00pm)

ABC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer.

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Independent Living Skills (ILS) Program Coordinator (Rochester, MN)

RESPONSIBILITIES:  To develop, coordinate and implement activities and community outings for Independent Living Skills & Semi-Independent Living Skills individuals. Provide supervision of individual’s involvement and monitor progress toward goals. Supervise and schedule direct care staff for all individuals served under Independent Living Skills & Semi-Independent Living Skills program. Act as primary contact for assigned individuals and their support teams. Work with staff to maintain required documents and reports. Serve as a back-up for direct care services as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Baccalaureate degree in a field related to human services, and one year of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or Associate degree in a field related to human services, and two years of work full time experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or Diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited postsecondary institution and three years of work full time experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or Minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities AND four years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older under the supervision of a staff person who meets the qualifications listed above.

HOURS:  Full-Time, typically Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., however, hours may vary based on individual service needs

SALARY:  Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications

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Life Enrichment Program Manager (Rochester, MN)

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible for the development and management of Abilities Unlimited, Ability Options & Abilities Integrated programs. Responsible for the overall supervision of staff employed in the programs. Has the primary responsibility for ensuring that the program meets accreditation, county, state, and federal licensing standards under 245A (Abilities Unlimited) and 245D (Ability Options & Abilities Integrated). Ensure that quality, person-centered services are provided to individuals focusing on community inclusion.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Baccalaureate degree in a field related to human services, and one year of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or Associate degree in a field related to human services, and two years of work full time experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or Diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited postsecondary institution and three years of work full time experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or Minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities AND four years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older under the supervision of a staff person who meets the qualifications listed above.

AND A minimum of three years of supervisory level experience in a program providing direct support services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older.

HOURS:   Full-Time, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Exempt, will require work beyond regular stated hours

SALARY:   $40,000/year plus benefits

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