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April 24, 2017

New York State Weekly Job Posting APRIL 20, 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 financial disclosure form. Children and Family Services, Office of (OCFS) Investigative Auditor        Location: SIU 52 Washington […]
April 19, 2017

Enterprise Holdings Disability Outreach Campaign

Enterprise Holdings, parent company of the Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental brands, is asking for your input as they work to strengthen awareness of their company in the disability community.  Enterprise Holdings has been working on a disability outreach campaign to attract jobseekers with disabilities to work for their company.  Please take a few minutes to provide your feedback on their creative campaign and messaging from a jobseekers’ perspective.  Your […]
April 19, 2017

The Benefits of Non-Credit Classes

By Nicholas S., graduate student, SUNY Empire State College April 5, 2017 Non-credit classes and volunteer work may be a great approach for some students and people in general with disabilities, people with limited time, people with limited money, people who are scared of student debt, people who don’t love taking tests and writing papers, or people who need a job right away. If you need help locating volunteer work, Empire State College has a […]
March 31, 2017

Internships Available with Member Companies in 2017 and 2018 | Sign Up Today

In the past 12 months, we have added businesses across New York State as members to our business leadership network. These businesses are interested in employing people with disabilities. We are being asked by some of the businesses to put together a coalition of students/graduates interested in beginning their career.  To do this, they have offered us over 100 internships and entry-level positions to offer to our community!  These businesses include: J.P. Morgan Chase, M&T […]
March 30, 2017

Cornell University ILR School Job Posting

ILR is pleased to announce that the following opportunity is available:  Administrative Assistant IV Description The ILR School is seeking an Administrative Assistant IV for the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Employment and Disability Institute (YTI) in the Extension Division of the ILR School. This position will provide administrative and program support to the Project Director(s), related PIs and project personnel for externally-funded research projects in the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. […]
March 29, 2017

Voices Heard in Support of Mental Hygiene Workforce: Great Work by Grassroots Advocates Across New York!

Mhanys update on behalf of Glenn Liebman Yesterday we witnessed a rare occurrence in Albany, the harnessing of the power of State Government on a bipartisan basis to support the unsung heroes who provide direct care to vulnerable New Yorkers on a daily basis.   Governor Cuomo and the Legislative Leaders from all sides of the aisle came together and spoke at the rally of Direct Care Service Providers from across New York State. More […]