Journey2014

Together, we all have the ability to overcome personal obstacles and build stronger lives for those of us with challenges.

October 24, 2017

CORNELL FORUM: Technology Changes Everything: Innovating to Include People of All Abilities in a More Diverse Workforce October 26-27, 2017, NYC

Registration is free – please join us! (Please pre-register to be sure that a space is available for you.) Forum location: Baruch College, One Bernard Baruch Way (Corner of 24th Street/Lexington Ave) New York, NY  10010, Room 14-220, 14th Floor Forum dates:  October 26 (12:00pm registration, 1:00-5:00pm, with reception 5:00 -7:00pm) and October 27, (8:30am registration, 9:00am–5:00pm) Details:  Through several panels and keynote speakers, this forum will highlight existing and emerging innovations promoting greater disability […]
October 17, 2017

REPOSTING: Job Opportunity: Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York

Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York (SBANENY) is a small growing community-based organization whose primary mission is to enhance the lives of people living with Spina Bifida. We provide support services to individuals with Spina Bifida as well as their families and the professionals who serve them. Executive Director Spina Bifida Association of Northeastern New York (SBANENY) 30 hours/week on average, includes some evenings and weekends POSITION SUMMARY (Complete job description and application available […]
September 21, 2017

National Grid Job Opportunity

Please be advised, our DNY Union Recruiter has just posted an Unarmed Security Guard opportunity online externally. This posting will ONLY be open for several days. The posting closes on Friday, Oct 06, 2017. Please encourage your students to apply ASAP. Candidate should also work on their resume to make sure it applies to this position.  Applications will only be accepted ONLINE from our Careers page. Please advise Lissette Lugo if any students have notified […]
September 19, 2017

National Grid 2018 Summer Internship Program

We are excited to announce that our 2018 Summer Internship Program postings are now LIVE and ready for applicants. Check out our careers website to view the postings – https://careers.nationalgridus.com/ under Summer Intern Program. Please note that these postings will close on December 13, 2017.
September 14, 2017

New York State Weekly Job Posting SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

The State of New York is working with Our Ability to build a talented and diverse pool of candidates for various current and upcoming state government positions. Interested candidates for any of these positions should submit their resume with the description of the job posting to info@ourability.com. Candidates considered for any of these positions will be required to complete a financial disclosure form. New Postings ~ September 7, 2017 Agency Position Position Requirements Projected Salary Expiration […]
September 5, 2017

New York State Weekly Job Posting AUGUST 24, 2017

The State of New York is working with Our Ability to build a talented and diverse pool of candidates for various current and upcoming state government positions. Interested candidates for any of these positions should submit their resume with the description of the job posting to info@ourability.com. Candidates considered for any of these positions will be required to complete a financial disclosure form. New Postings~ August 24, 2017 Agency Position Position Requirements Projected Salary Expiration Date […]
July 8, 2014

Brutal Day 8 but we Achieve

Day eight- brutal Yesterday we started the day with an event with the ARCs of Onondaga, Madison, Cortland Counties. We started it at Chittenango New York in the Erie Canal Museum. We had a wonderful event with proclamations and discussion of employment and outcomes for people disabilities. We always knew that this day was going to be a longest. On paper, it is 45 miles from Chittenango to Utica-lock 20. We were excited because this […]
July 7, 2014

Journey Along the Erie Canal II – Week 1 – Doug’s Reflections

One week ago today I was awake at 1:15am, as I am tonight, excited about the Journey. Last week I was apprehensive about actually being able to complete each day. I was not able to last year and I still had no way to know if my new bike and increased training schedule were enough to do the job. It turns out they were! The 194 miles that we all rode last week were extremely […]
July 6, 2014

Day 7 – #Journey2014 is at 194 Miles

Genesis 2:2 – “…He (in this case we) rested on the seventh day.” Week one is complete, and it has been all that we had hoped for and more. I cannot recap the whole week, but I’d like to observe a few things that are much different than last year. This has been an extremely emotional week for us. While last year had emotional ups and downs, this year has been even more powerful for […]
June 30, 2014

#Journey2014 – Day 1

NiaWanda Park in Tonawanda New York – Today we begin Journey 2014. It has been a long 365 days for Our Ability, from disability workshops, motivational speaking, building Our Ability Connect, video production as well as general advocacy. While there so much to do still and so much we have accomplished, we are proud to be back on the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal is a symbol for economic development in this country from the […]