PossAbilities provides socialization, recreation, life skill building and employment on-site and in the community using a person-centered approach for individuals with developmental disabilities from ages two through retirement in Olmsted County.  We create opportunities to contribute to and connect with the community.  PossAbilities is an AA/EEO employer.

Youth Services Program Director

Job Summary

  • Model the agency’s mission, vision and values. Member of agency’s Management Team.
  • Work with young adult staff to provide recreational and socialization opportunities for children and youth with disabilities in integrated community settings. After school and summer programming.
  • Assure participant program plans & goals are implemented. Responsible for program design & assist with budgeting. Coordinate communication, reporting, goal tracking and parent meetings.
  • 40 hours per week, hours can vary between 7:30 am to 6:30 pm weekdays only.
  • Starting wage is $18.93-$21.72 (depending on qualifications).

Benefits

  • For employees working 30 hours or more per week PossAbilities offers:
    • Health Care and Voluntary Dental
    • Company paid Life insurance
    • Health Savings and Flex Spending
    • Voluntary Short-Term-Disability
    • Voluntary Long-Term-Disability
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • 4 weeks of PTO annually

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in human services field and 2 years of experience working with children with developmental disabilities OR a combination of 7 years of related post-secondary education and experience.
  • Three years of experience in management and supervision.
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to understand, communicate and develop appropriate policies and procedures based on best practice, licensure regulations, and contract requirements.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills and organizational skills.
  • Valid driver’s license & clean driving record.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

For a rewarding career, please fill out an application that can be found online at www.PossAbilities.org or send resume and cover letter to Gary Hach at PossAbilities main office, 1808 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904.  Applications can also be picked up at PossAbilities main office from 8am to 4pm.

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Direct Support Professional–Life Enrichment/Seniors

Job Summary

  • Direct support of Senior individuals and groups with developmental disabilities for life enrichment, community integration, recreation, some employment and transportation. Training provided.
  • Full and Part-time; approximately weekdays 7:30am until 3:30pm; benefits available
  • Starting wage: $12.07-$13.19 (depending on qualifications)

Benefits

  • For employees working 30 hours or more per week PossAbilities offers:
    • Health Care and Voluntary Dental
    • Voluntary Long-Term-Disability
    • Company paid Short-Term-Disability
    • Company paid Life insurance
    • Health Savings and Flex Spending
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • 4 weeks of PTO annually

Requirements

  • Must be reliable
  • Valid driver’s license & clear driving record
  • Ability to pass background check
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred experience with persons with disabilities
  • Strong communication skills

For a rewarding career, please fill out an application that can be found online at www.PossAbilities.org or send resume and cover letter to Gary Hach at PossAbilities main office, 1808 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904.  Applications can also be picked up at PossAbilities main office from 8am to 4pm.

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Summer Youth Recreation Activity Assistant

(Ideal position for college or high school students!)

Job Summary

  • Assist youth in various summer programs including camps and swim lessons. Training provided.
  • Willingness to transport using own vehicle
  • 20-40 hours per week; 5 days per week; hours within 7.30 am until 5.00 pm
  • Starting wage: $11.50-$12.00/hour DOQ
  • Mid-May into the Fall if desired – must be available until at least August 9th

Requirements

  • Must be reliable with strong communication skills
  • Willingness to work with children with disabilities
  • Valid, non-provisional driver’s license;
  • Must have reliable vehicle available for transportation & clean driving record
  • Passed background check
  • Willingness to have fun

Please fill out an application using the link below or send resume and cover letter to PossAbilities attention Gary Hach.  Applications can be picked up at PossAbilities main office, 1808 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904.  

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Employment Consultant

Job Summary

  • Individual employment placement with Employers and job coaching people with disabilities.  Training provided.
  • Coordinate communication, reporting, goal tracking and annual meetings
  • Full-time; variable hours weekdays between 7:00am-8:00pm; some weekend hours
  • Starting wage: $14.42-$15.75 DOQ

Benefits

  • For employees working 30 hours or more per week PossAbilities offers:
    • Health Care and Voluntary Dental
    • Voluntary Long-Term-Disability
    • Voluntary Short-Term-Disability
    • Company paid Life insurance
    • Health Savings and Flex Spending
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • 4 weeks of PTO annually

Requirements

  • Must be reliable with access to reliable transportation
  • Valid driver’s license & clean driving record
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • 2 year degree or a 2 year Certification in Human Services or in a field related to the

Developmental Disabilities field: 4 year degree preferred

  • One year experience in job coaching, placement or employment services with people with disabilities or a Combination of three (3) years education and experience
  • Ability to work independently as a member of a team
  • Strong communication skills; computer proficient

For a rewarding career, please fill out an application that can be found online at www.PossAbilities.org or send resume and cover letter to Gary Hach at PossAbilities main office, 1808 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904.  Applications can also be picked up at PossAbilities main office from 8am to 4pm.

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Direct Support Professional (DSP) –Employment Services

Job Summary

  • Direct support of individuals and groups for job crews, job coaching, work skill development, individual placement and transportation. All training is provided.
  • Full and part-time; weekday hours between 7:00am-5:00 pm
  • Starting wage range: $12.07-$13.19 (depending on qualifications)

Benefits

  • For employees working 30 hours or more per week PossAbilities offers: Health Care and Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Long-Term-Disability, Voluntary Short-Term-Disability, Company paid Life insurance, Health Savings and Flex Spending
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • 4 weeks of PTO annually

Requirements

  • Must be reliable
  • Valid driver’s license & clean driving record
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred life experience with persons with disabilities
  • Strong communication skills

For a rewarding career, please fill out an application that can be found online at www.PossAbilities.org or send resume and cover letter to Gary Hach at PossAbilities main office, 1808 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904.  Applications can also be picked up at PossAbilities main office from 8am to 4pm.

Skill Development Coach

Job Summary

  • The role of the Skill Development Coach position is to support participants who are fully integrated in the community with job skill development, work activities, to assist participants with achieving their desired outcomes, and developing reciprocal relationships within their community.
  • Responsible for driving multiple agency vehicles to provide transportation as needed. (training provided)
  • Facilitate and assist the participants, guardian and team in planning services and supports to be received from PossAbilities. Including scheduling and participation for new admissions, 45 day reviews, annual reviews and other intra- and inter- agency meetings.
  • Assist participants with their meals and personal care.
  • This is a full time position, primarily day hours Monday-Friday.
  • Starting wage: $12.81-$14.00 DOQ

Benefits

  • For employees working 30 hours or more per week PossAbilities offers: Health Care and Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Long-Term-Disability, Voluntary Short-Term-Disability, Company paid Life insurance, Health Savings and Flex Spending, 403(b) retirement plan, 4 weeks of PTO annually

Requirements

  • Two year degree, or a Two year Certificate in Human Services or a Field related to work in the Developmental Disabilities field and one year work, volunteer, or life experience with persons with disabilities, and/or Combination of three (3) years education and experience
  • Clean driving record and willingness to transport
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Computer proficient in word processing/spreadsheets
  • Ability to coordinate employment and life skill activities
  • Must have positive, pleasant attitude and demeanor
  • Must be reliable
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Strong sense of customer service

For a rewarding career, please fill out an application that can be found online at www.PossAbilities.org or send resume and cover letter to Katie Mahaffey at kmahaffey@possabilities.org 1808 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904.  Applications can also be picked up at PossAbilities main office from 8am to 4pm.

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Community Employment:

PossAbilities partners with area businesses who need an individual or a group of employees to fulfill crucial staffing need to complete specific functions such as: retail services, administrative support, indoor and outdoor janitorial services, vehicle detailing, linen services, and many others. This program gives our participants an opportunity to develop work ethic while working in different areas and develop relationships with employers.

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Joel Pralle
1808 B 3rd Avenue SE
Rochester, MN 55904

507-287-7102

JPralle@PossAbilities.org

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