More job opportunities means getting more people in today’s workforce.

All of our services are free-of-charge!

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!

How to help employ with Abilities at Work

AAW appreciates its relationships with Metro area employers dedicated to diversity and inclusion in their workforce. AAW clients sport an array of skills from sorting, customer service, manual labor to computers. If you are interested in becoming an AAW Employer, please contact Anthony Green at anthonyg@abilitiesatwork.org for more information about on-boarding, training and placement.


Join Our Current List of AAW Employers:

  • American Red Cross
  • Hearthstone at Murrayhill
  • Hillsboro Senior Center
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • OHSU
Food Service
  • Aramark @ Nike
  • Burger King
  • Eurest @ Intel
  • Killer Burger
  • Koi Fusion
  • McMenamins Grand Lodge
  • Pok Pok
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
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

Facts & Stats

  • The turnover rate of an employee with a disability is far lower.
  • We provide on-going support to Employers.
  • We provide customized training and coaching to help ensure job success.
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit allows employers to earn a Tax Credit for 2 years.

Success Stories