Born with congenital amputee, John Robinson founded Our Ability as a bridge between employment and the individual with a disability. Our goal is to mentor people in a way most meaningful in today’s world. Through speaking, disability sensitivity and
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The Our Ability team turns decades of experience into motivational and educational talks for you and your employees in a way that is universal for today’s corporate climate and personalized for your particular organization.
Our Ability Connect is a digital profile service created to promote future employment for people with disabilities through work-to-hire programs, helping to recruit future employees and implementing inclusion education for existing employees.
In 2015, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act. Join Journey Along the Erie Canal this summer as we cycle across New York State and raise awareness in this very special anniversary year.
Focusing on Abilities Unites Coworkers with and without Disabilities By Trish Freshwater, Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition -Sodexo During the school year, I often will stop at a grocery store after my kids’ morning drop off to pick up odds and ends that run out in between shopping trips. There are two stores on […]
Our Ability was asked to help find a service dog – please read post from his mom Renee Yager Farrell … Callen is an energetic four year old boy that is diagnosed with a rare Children’s Interstitial Lung Disease called Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia of Infancy. For the time being, he is on oxygen continuously. He has […]
The Willow Bean Café is a unique place that provides individuals living with mental illness opportunities for supported employment training and competitive work as baristas. Dedicated to mental health and wellness in the community, this social enterprise is a partnership between Sodexo, the Canadian Mental Health Association (Vancouver-Fraser branch), and Vancouver Coastal Health. By offering […]
Guest Blog By Trish Freshwater, Sodexo I’m a planner by nature. I live by my calendar and often look ahead in six-month chunks of time. For me, six months might as well be six weeks, or, sometimes six days. Life moves fast and if you’re not paying attention, it can pass right on by you. […]
GENERAL SUMMARY: Video Executive – Provide Creative Video Production and Business Development for Our Ability, Inc. Our Ability is specializes in creating compelling video stories for corporations and organizations. Our revenue supports mentoring people with disabilities through a variety of services. Our Ability is a USBLN certified Disability-Owned Business Enterprise. As a Video Executive, you […]