Press Release

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 […]
March 13, 2017

NYBLN Meeting in NYC March 31st

Real Solutions to Your Workforce Needs – Sponsored and hosted by JP Morgan Chase You are an employer of choice; always focused on bringing the best talent into your organization. Did you know that you may have been overlooking a significant resource of qualified, motivated candidates?  Please join us for breakfast, networking, and a unique opportunity to hear from human resources professionals about how to tap a talented workforce of people with disabilities that can solve […]
November 15, 2016
Disability Employment

Hiring AdvantEdge: Price Chopper, ACCES-VR and Our Ability Come Together for Employment

December 21, 2016 – Updated – As of December 20, 2016 10 of the 25 people in attendance have been hired by Price Chopper! On November 9, 2016, Price Chopper Supermarkets together with ACCES-VR of New York State and Our Ability Alliance held an open workshop for employment for individuals with disabilities in the Greater Capital Region of New York.   Price Chopper brought in leaders in human resources and talent acquisition to discuss resume […]
December 14, 2015

Our Ability Alliance forms New York Business Leadership Network

  Our Ability Alliance forms history-making business network to help people with disabilities find employment in New York State The Our Ability Alliance has created the New York Business Leadership Network, a statewide network of businesses interested in employing people with disabilities. The NYBLN will serve people with developmental, intellectual, learning and physical disabilities, along with veterans with disabilities.   The NYBLN was formed in response to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2014 executive order establishing […]
September 11, 2015

Doug Hamlin Letter to the Post Standard

To the Editor: At Our Ability, Inc. we have been paying close attention to the discussion about paving the Erie Canal Trail in DeWitt and are eager to express our strong support for the project. Every summer, John Robinson and I lead the “Journey Along the Erie Canal” to raise funds and raise awareness for the abilities within everyone. The Journey is an adaptive bicycle ride covering the entire length of the Trail, 400 miles, […]