Career and Employment Opportunities
Part-time cook: Two openings available in La Crescent to prepare and serve home-style meals for 15 people in a group home setting. Specialized menus will be provided. A minimum six months of experience preparing and serving food in a health care/large group setting is preferred. Must have the ability to work with people with developmental disabilities or related conditions. A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record are required. Schedule includes early mornings, afternoons and every other weekend; $10.45/hour weekdays; $11.45/hour weekends.
Full-time and part-time Direct Support Professional positions available in Caledonia, Houston, Spring Grove and La Crescent: $10.45/hour (offers a weekend bonus of $1 per hour).
Full-time positions: ABLE has full-time positions available in La Crescent, Houston, Caledonia and Spring Grove. These positions include Direct Support Professionals and Awake Overnight positions. Employees must have the ability and desire to work with people who have developmental disabilities or related conditions. Starting wage is $10.45 an hour with an opportunity for an increase of up to 36 cents an hour at six months after meeting training and other requirements. Awake Overnight positions pay an extra $1.25-an-hour awake overnight bonus on top of the regular wage. All advertised positions pay an extra $1-per-hour weekend bonus. Must be able to be cleared to drive for the agency per ABLE’s liability insurance. CNA experience is helpful but not required.
Part-time position: ABLE has part-time awake overnight position available in La Crescent. Shift is 11 p.m. until 8:30 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
In order to attract and retain quality employees, ABLE offers competitive wages and a broad variety of benefits to best meet the needs of our employees and their families. For more information on the High Deductible Health Plan, click here.
- High Deductible Health Plan/Health Savings Account
- Dental Insurance
- Base & Voluntary Life Insurance
- Short & Long Term Disability
- Flexible Spending Plan
- Direct Payroll Deposit
- Generous Personal Leave Time
- Paid Holidays not worked
- 401k Savings & Retirement Plan
- Flexible schedules
- Shift differentials
- Bereavement Leave
- Training and Education programs
- Wellness Initiatives
- Wellness Activity Reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program
- Critical illness
Benefits vary according to position and hours worked
ABLE, Inc., provides and pays for all orientation, upon hire. A variety of topics are covered including the Minnesota Maltreatment Act, Rights of the People Supported, Universal Precautions for Infection Control, Emergency Procedures, and “hands on” training within the homes of the people supported.
ABLE, Inc., is committed to providing continued training and educational opportunities related to the services being performed as part of the employee’s duties. These trainings include but are not limited to:
- First Aid
- Physical Intervention Alternatives
- Trained Medication Aide Certification
Other training opportunities are also available and offered throughout the course of employment. Most internal trainings are conducted by current ABLE, Inc., employees who have had the opportunity to become certified to teach the course.