How Does AbilityLinks Work for Service Provider Organizations and Disability Owned Businesses?
AbilityLinks connects service provider organizations to individuals with disabilities seeking job training, placement, education and community resources, and connects disability owned businesses to employers seeking business services.
Present your organization
Create a profile with a description, logo, link and more...
Connect to job seekers
Job Seekers search profiles to find job training and placement services and community resources.
Connect to businesses
Employers search profiles to find qualified candidates, business services and resources.
What are the Advantages of Joining AbilityLinks?
By combining the latest job matching technology and a caring human touch, AbilityLinks has created a dynamic community of job seekers, companies and community partners that know the importance of disability inclusion.
Access to a diverse pool of job seekers and businesses
By joining AbilityLinks, you can connect to individuals seeking employment, education, training and community resources, and employers seeking qualified candidates and business services..
A caring human touch
AbilityLinks information and referral counselors can help you make connections to job seekers and businesses. AbilityLinks counselors self-identify as having a disability and can answer your questions from an informed, unique perspective.
Access to recruiting events and educational resources
AbilityLinks hosts virtual job fairs and webinars that connect employers to candidates and services, and maintains an events calendar and online library with the latest employment resources and tools. AbilityLinks service provider organizations can post events on the calendar and share resources.
What are the benefits of basic membership?
Basic AbilityLinks membership is free. Benefits include a profile with logo, link and description of your service provider organization or disability owned business. Job seekers with disabilities that your organization serves can connect to employers by posting resumes and applying for jobs on AbilityLinks.
What are the benefits of sponsorship?
Benefits include ads that feature your service provider organization or disability owned business. Additional benefits of sponsorship include logo recognition in the AbilityLinks website header.
A program of Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital
Established in 2001, AbilityLinks is a program of Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine. Unemployment among work age persons with disabilities is two times higher than average, not counting individuals who become discouraged and stop actively seeking work. AbilityLinks mission is to increase employment of qualified individuals with disabilities. Full participation in the community means having the opportunity to pursue a career of his or her own choosing.