For Employers

We are always eager to hear from potential new employers about their business needs. More job opportunities means getting more people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in today’s workforce. Any company interested in exploring the opportunity for job placement is encouraged to “Contact Us!” All of our services are free-of-charge.

 

Facts about Hiring Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

We are always eager to hear from potential new employers about their business needs. More job opportunities means getting more people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in today’s workforce. Any company interested in exploring the opportunity for job placement is encouraged to “Contact Us!” All of our services are free-of-charge.

 

Facts about Hiring Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

We partner with a variety of employers (see below) and have a running total of over 40 individuals placed in independent jobs throughout the Portland tri-county area.

We partner with a variety of employers (see below) and have a running total of over 40 individuals placed in independent jobs throughout the Portland tri-county area.

Healthcare

American Red Cross

Hearthstone at Murrayhill

Hillsboro Senior Center

Kaiser Permanente

OHSU

Retail / Entertainment

Columbia Sportswear

Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Fred Meyer

Grocery Outlet

Moda Center

Nike Employee Store

Nike Outlet Store

Oregon Zoo

Regal Cinemas

Teri Lingerie

Teen Challenge Resale & Donation

Walgreens

Walmart

Food Service

Aramark @ Nike

Burger King

Eurest @ Intel

Killer Burger

Koi Fusion

McMenamins Grand Lodge

Pok Pok

Other Services

Arco

Cat Adoption Team

City of Hillsboro

Community Services Inc.

Cornelius Library

Edward’s Center

FedEx

Ledding Library

New Life Baptist

North Clackamas School District

Pacific University

Self-Determination Resources Inc.

YMCA

How to Partner with Abilities at Work

 

  1. Click “Contact Us” and fill out our contact form, or give us a call: (503) 641-5820.
  2. One of our representatives will promptly respond to learn about your business and further discuss the benefits of hiring individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  3. We will then search our candidate pool to find the best employee match for your business needs, and work with you to arrange an interview.
  4. If all parties agree it’s a good match, employment can begin as soon as possible.
  5. Abilities at Work will continue to work with you and your new employee on- and off-site as much as needed to ensure mutual success.

How to Partner with Abilities at Work

  1. Click “Contact Us” and fill out our contact form, or give us a call: (503) 641-5820.
  2. One of our representatives will promptly respond to learn about your business and further discuss the benefits of hiring individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  3. We will then search our candidate pool to find the best employee match for your business needs, and work with you to arrange an interview.
  4. If all parties agree it’s a good match, employment can begin as soon as possible.
  5. Abilities at Work will continue to work with you and your new employee on- and off-site as much as needed to ensure mutual success.