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EMPLOYMENT AT ABILIS

Abilis is Hiring!

Welcome to Abilis! Abilis is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves and supports over 800 individuals with disabilities and their families from birth through the life span. Abilis is a leader in serving community members in the lower Fairfield County for more than 70 years and has a long-standing reputation for high quality care. Abilis works collaboratively with individuals, families, schools, and community organizations to create individualized plans that develop skills, maximize inclusion, and foster community participation. Some families work with us for weeks or months. For others, the journey lasts years or even a lifetime.

In every case, Abilis’ respect for people – their abilities, needs and dreams – drives everything we do. You can make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, while seeking personal and professional growth in your own life as well.

Abilis believes in the importance of encouraging all employees to grow professionally and individually. We offer professional development opportunities at every step of the way throughout your career with Abilis, including a variety of trainings and instruction in the field, and room for growth for direct care staff to become supervisors and managers. We strongly believe in supporting our employees in becoming the best and happiest versions of themselves in order to provide the best care possible for the individuals we serve.

Abilis is able to provide a variety of employment opportunities including entry-level or more advanced employment opportunities ranging from part-time or full-time status, including day/evening or overnight hours. Our work settings include private homes, group homes, main offices, and numerous community locations. Our benefits package includes generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and life/disability insurance, and a 401k retirement plan.

Please note: All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. In compliance with the executive order from the state, all Abilis employees must also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All new staff will be required to present CDC proof of vaccination upon date of hire

 

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

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Abilis is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Abilis makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.