Employment Opportunities

Do you have what it takes to make a difference?

Ability Building Services is a private not-for-profit community agency that provides pre-vocational activities, vocational training, residential training and other supports and services as needed by people with developmental disabilities.

To start the Application Process for any of our positions, select Online Application.  If you would prefer to submit a paper application, select Download Application and follow the instructions found on the application.

Working with ABS

Employment Opportunity

Ability Building Services, Inc. an equal opportunity employer.

We provide a comprehensive package of employee benefits which varies depending on position and hours worked.  A summary of employee benefits, eligibility requirements, rates, etc. is provided at time of hire and annually during enrollment periods.

For a current explanation of available benefits, costs, and eligibility requirements please contact ABS Human Resources.

Benefits are subject to change with or without notice at any time, as deemed necessary in the normal course of business operations.

DSP Credentialing

Employment Opportunity

Since the onset of deinstitutionalization, services and supports for people with IDD have significantly advanced resulting in community lives rather than institutional lives.  South Dakota has reduced their institutional numbers dramatically over the last several decades, but unfortunately, opportunities for DSPs providing community based services have not kept pace.

The following document is a Proposed DSP Credentialing Program for the State of South Dakota.  Please feel free to review it and consider supporting this proposal.

Imagine yourself helping others to have better lives!

Striving to accomplish our Mission with commitment to…

Community inclusion

Providing supports in the most integrated environment possible

Person-centered supports

Promoting physical and emotional well-being

Promoting fairness, equality and justice for people with disabilities

Encouraging family involvement




Supporting people in a variety of community based settings.

Certification / Accreditation

Ability Building Services is certified by the State of South Dakota, Division of Developmental Disabilities.

Nationally accredited by the Council on Quality and Leadership.