Brad and JCCurrent Employment Opportunities

The following opportunities are currently available. Our employment listing is updated regularly and positions may become filled at any time. Office hours for Human Resources are Monday–Friday 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Current Openings—Updated 6/30/15.
Click title to see position openings

DSP= Direct Support Professional
EOW= Every-Other Weekend
All openings are located in Moorhead unless noted otherwise.
DSP positions pay $11.75 per hour unless noted otherwise.

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—Weekend Float Position—$250/Month Bonus
Supported Living Services
(24-hour services)

New Weekend Float Position (three positions open)

$250 bonus per month. Up to $3,000 extra per year earning potential.

Weekend Float Criteria:

  • Work all but one weekend per month.
  • Provide weekends available by the 1st of the month prior AND pick which weekend you want off.
  • Provide availability from Friday 5 P.M.–Sunday 5 P.M. (additional shifts may be worked if wanted).
    Availability to train during the week is preferred, but not required.
  • Must be trained at five predetermined higher-need sites.

Team members will receive a monthly schedule the 25th of the month prior to the scheduled month.
The bonus is paid out the month following completion of required criteria.
Eligibility excludes team members currently in "set" positions.

Team member must meet the requirements to receive the bonus. A team member can resign from the Weekend Float position and transfer to a "set" or regular float position in which the weekend bonus would not be applicable.

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—MEDICAL/PERSONAL CARE Sites
Supported Living Services
(24-hour services)

Job Description: In addition to helping individuals with regular daily living skills, role modeling, and community integration, Caregivers may assist or perform more hands-on assistance with personal cares such as bathing, changing briefs, range of motion or physical therapy exercises and medical cares. Extensive training provided. Lifting/repositioning up to 100lbs. May use hoyer lift to transfer.
Salary: $11.75/hour + bonus.

If hired for an every-other weekend shift at one site, new hires may get cross-trained to additional sites for several opportunities to pick up hours during the week due to summer vacations.

The SLS Department requires one weekend a month of availability. New team members choose which time period they are available from the four options below. (Excludes if hired for an every-other weekend, or full-time benefitted position)

  • Friday 5 p.m.–Saturday 5 p.m. (prefer overnight availability, but, if not, can be available Friday 5–11 p.m. and Saturday 6 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • Saturday 5 p.m.–Sunday 5 p.m. (prefer overnight availability, but, if not, can be available Saturday 5–11 p.m. and Sunday 6 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • Saturday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Sunday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Site Specific Female or male team member
Various 20–35 Monday–Friday various days and times with every-other weekend.     Male or female
L/L/N/G 25
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–8:30 p.m. July
11–12
  Female
G/D/J/B 28.5 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m.     Male or female
P/G/A/M 10
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 2–7 p.m. July
4–5
  Female
L/D/B/G 16
EOW
Saturday 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
July
4–5
  Male or female
A/A/R/B 19
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m. July
4–5
  Female
A/A/R/B 27 Tuesday–Friday 2:30–9:15 p.m.     Female
A/A/R/B 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. July
11–12
  Female
A/A/R/B 29
EOW
Saturday 9 a.m.–Sunday 2 p.m. July
11–12
Temporary until December Female
D/J/K/K 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–8 p.m. July
11–12
  Female
D/J/K/K 26.5
EOW
Saurday and Sunday 8:45 a.m.–10 p.m. July
11–12
  Female
F/G/W/T 20
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.–9 p.m. July
11–12
Located in Hawley, MN.
Mileage reimbursement from CCRI office to home.
Male or female
CK 33
EOW
Saturday 10 a.m.–Sunday 7 p.m. July
11–12
Sleep overnight. Female
S/S/S/R 25 Monday–Friday 3–8 p.m.   50¢ per hour higher paid home
Female
S/S/S/R 12
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–9 p.m. July
11–12
50¢ per hour higher paid home
Female
S/S/S/R 16
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–8 p.m. Both 50¢ per hour higher paid home
Female
S/S/S/R 14
EOW
Saturday 7 a.m.–Noon
Sunday 7 a.m.–4 p.m.
July
4–5
50¢ per hour higher paid home
Female
S/S/S/R 4 Wednesday 11 a.m.–3 p.m.   50¢ per hour higher paid home
Female
M/D/L/R 4
EOW
Sunday Noon–4 p.m. July
4–5
  Male or Female
M/D/L/R 17
EOW
Saturday 9 a.m–10 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m–2 p.m.
Both   Male or Female
M/D/L/R 12
EOW
Saturday 10 p.m–Sunday 10 a.m. July
4–5
Sleep but awake every two hours for repositioning. Male or Female
M/D/L/R 3 Tuesday and Thursday Noon–1:30 p.m.
    Male or female
M/L/S/A 21
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–8:30 p.m. Both   Female
M/L/S/A 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. July
4–5
  Female
Float Varies This is a great way to get A LOT of hours and have flexibility with your schedule. The more availability you have the more hours you get. Must be comfortable working with challenging behaviors or personal care assistance. Floats are trained at five sites and get a monthly schedule on the 25th of the month prior to. Floats may get calls to pick up shifts or cover sick calls. Male or female
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—BEHAVIORAL Sites
Supported Living Services
(24-hour services)

Job Description: Caregivers assist individuals with regular daily living skills, role modeling, and community integration. Individuals are learning appropriate behaviors and can have verbal or physical aggression.
Salary: $11.75/hour + bonus.

If hired for an every-other weekend shift at one site, new hires may get cross-trained to additional sites for several opportunities to pick up hours during the week due to summer vacations.

The SLS Department requires one weekend a month of availability. New team members choose which time period they are available from the four options below. (Excludes if hired for an every-other weekend, or full-time benefitted position)

  • Friday 5 p.m.–Saturday 5 p.m. (prefer overnight availability, but, if not, can be available Friday 5–11 p.m. and Saturday 6 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • Saturday 5 p.m.–Sunday 5 p.m. (prefer overnight availability, but, if not, can be available Saturday 5–11 p.m. and Sunday 6 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • Saturday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Sunday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Site Specific Female or male team member
Various 20–35 Monday–Friday various days and times with every-other weekend.     Male or female
J/B/M/R 22
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Both New roommate joining the home.
Female
J/B/M/R 18 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3–9 p.m  

New roommate joining the home.

Female
CA 32
EOW
Weekend Live-In
Friday 5 p.m.–Sunday 5 p.m.
Both Sleep stipend paid in lieu of hourly wage
from 11 p.m.–7 a.m. of $42/night.
Female
B/B/S/J 12 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 3–7 p.m.   75¢ per hour higher paid home Male or
female
B/B/S/J 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. July
11–12
Additional hours due to new roommate.
75¢ per hour higher paid home
Male or
female
B/B/S/J 14.5
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 6:45 a.m.–2 p.m. Both Additional hours due to new roommate.
75¢ per hour higher paid home
Male or
female
B/B/S/J 14
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 2–9 p.m. Both Additional hours due to new roommate.
75¢ per hour higher paid home
Male or
female
B/B/S/J 28
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–10 p.m. July
11–12
Additional hours due to new roommate.
75¢ per hour higher paid home
Male or
female
B/B/S/J 38.75 FULL-TIME BENEFFITED–TEMPORARY
Monday–Friday 2:15–10 p.m.
  Temporary but can continue with another position upon completion.
75¢ per hour higher paid home
Male
E/D 16
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–11 p.m. July
11–12
50¢ per hour higher paid home. Male or
female
LB 4 Thursdays 4:30–8:30 p.m.     Female
LB 4
EOW
Sunday 11 a.m.–3 p.m. July
5
  Female
LB 4
EOW
Saturday 11:15 a.m.–3:15 p.m. July
4
  Female
LB 4
EOW
Sunday 3–7 p.m. July
5
  Female
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—SOCIAL/LIFE SKILLS Sites
Supported Living Services (24-hour services)

Job Description: Individuals require 24-hour care but are mostly working on independent living skills.
Salary: $11.75/hour + bonus.

If hired for an every-other weekend shift at one site, new hires may get cross-trained to additional sites for several opportunities to pick up hours during the week due to summer vacations.

The SLS Department requires one weekend a month of availability. New team members choose which time period they are available from the four options below. (Excludes if hired for an every-other weekend, or full-time benefitted position)

  • Friday 5 p.m.–Saturday 5 p.m. (prefer overnight availability, but, if not, can be available Friday 5–11 p.m. and Saturday 6 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • Saturday 5 p.m.–Sunday 5 p.m. (prefer overnight availability, but, if not, can be available Saturday 5–11 p.m. and Sunday 6 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • Saturday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Sunday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Site Specific Female or male team member
K/J/J/J 40
EOW
Friday 2–10 p.m.
Saturday 2 p.m.–Sunday 10 p.m.
July
3–5
Sleep paid hourly overnight
Male or female
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)
Options Department
(less than 24-hour services)
Job Description: Provide in-home support to children and adults for a short period of time. Individuals may need 5–50 hours of support a week depending on their needs.Assist in reaching personal goals, learning new skills and community integration. Assist in developing and/or teaching daily living skills as written in an Individual Program Plan (IPP). Provide personal or medical cares as needed, teach and role model appropriate behaviors and provide behavior management assistance.
Salary: $11.75/hour + bonus.
Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Site Specific Female or male team member
Various 10–20 Various days and hours
     between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m.
Every-other weekend availability.
TBD Opportunities for more hours in the summer. Female
or male
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)
Independent by Design
(technology-supported apartment services)
Job Description: Independent by Design is an alternative to traditional adult foster care that allows flexibility to provide services tailored to the individual. These services are designed to adapt to the increasing or decreasing needs of individuals who live in their own apartments. Services available include 24-hour emergency staff response with technology and supplemental support in areas including budgeting, menu planning, grocery shopping, assistance with medical appointments, and additional areas as identified.
Salary: $11.75/hour + bonus.
Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Site Specific Female or male team member
RB 16
EOW
New Resident.
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and
4:30–7 p.m.
Hours could be flexible.
Both Requires on-call off-site from
Friday 7 p.m.–Saturday 9 a.m. and
Saturday 7 p.m.–Sunday 9 a.m.
$25 per night. Paid hourly wage if called to work.
Male
BK 6
EOW
Saturday 6–9:30 p.m.
Sunday 5–7:30 p.m.
July
4–5
  Female
or male
ML 3
EOW
Sunday 4:30–7:30 p.m. Both   Female
or male
NA 4
EOW
Saturday 1–5 p.m. Both   Female

IBD
Office

16
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.–3 p.m. July
4–5
  Female
or male
RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR—Temporary/potentially permanent as program grows
Options Department (less than 24-hour services)

10 hours per week with potential to increase as the program grows. Flexible weekday hours. Can also work DSP hours.

The Options Department provides in-home support to people of all ages with disabilities to live more independently and to reach their life goals and dreams.

Primary Responsibility: The Residential Coordinator (RC) provides team member supervision (training, support, scheduling, etc.), leadership, employee relationship building, caseload coordination, quality assurance, and program development. Position oversees and provides client-centered services and acts as a liaison with clients, guardians, county personnel, and other affiliates.

Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree in a field related to human services, and one year of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older.
    OR
  • Associate degree in a field related to human services, and two years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older.
    OR
  • A diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited postsecondary institution and three years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older.
    OR
  • A minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities and four years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older under the supervision of a staff person who meets the qualifications identified in clauses (1) to (3).

Prefer previous supervisory experience. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, integrity, ability to effectively lead, build and maintain employee relations and promote teamwork. Computer skills essential. Must be able to problem solve, exhibit a high level of initiative, be self-motivated, anticipate needs and be able to positively adapt to change.

Open to internal team members only. Open until filled.

Current team members should submit a letter of interest, résumé and two internal reference check forms to:
Michelle Colvert
CCRI Employment Representative
218-331-2029
EmploymentRep@CreativeCare.org

SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
Options Department (less than 24-hour services)

The Options Department provides in-home support to people of all ages with disabilities to live more independently and to reach their life goals and dreams.

Primary Responsibility: The Options Scheduling Coordinator is an essential position in the department and functions as a liaison between customers and our team members to ensure customer/client services are met by arranging team member staffing. The Scheduling Coordinator prepares monthly team member schedules ensuring consistency, as well as provides customer service and clerical support to the department.

Qualified Applicants Must Have:

  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Strong communication and time management skills.
  • Creative problem solving abilities.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • The ability to work well within a team structure.
  • Detail-oriented mindset and strong multi-tasking ability.
  • Previous office or scheduling experience desired but not required.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating monthly team member schedules for the department.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to customers and team members.
  • Monitor employee hours worked.
  • Provide administrative/clerical support.
  • Work in collaboration with the full-time scheduler.

Open to internal team members only. Open until filled.

Current team members should submit a letter of interest, résumé and two internal reference check forms to:
Michelle Colvert
CCRI Employment Representative
218-331-2029
EmploymentRep@CreativeCare.org

RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR INTERN (non-paid)
Supported Living Services (24-hour services)

The Supported Living Services (SLS) Department operates and staffs 40 homes 24/7 helping people with disabilities to live more independently.

CCRI (Creative Care for Reaching Independence) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance and enrich the lives and learning of people with disabilities. CCRI has been providing services for more than 35 years, serves approximately 350 individuals and employs more than 450 team members. CCRI has a positive reputation of providing quality services to our community as well as providing a rewarding and positive work environment. CCRI provides an outstanding opportunity to gain knowledge and skill to be a successful professional in the healthcare or non-profit industry. CCRI's internship opportunity provides insight into case management, patient/client programming, successful leadership styles, fiscal management and business operations among many other opportunities.

Minimum Hours of Internship: 440 hours per semester or more. Must have primarily Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. availability.

Qualifications/Ideal Candidate is a self starter, highly motivated, takes initiative and has a strong desire to learn and help others. Must have a driver's license, vehicle, car insurance and pass pre-screening including a criminal background check, good driving check and employment verification checks.

The student will gain insight into the following areas:

  • Teamwork–working with a variety of ages and personalities and how to work collaboratively within a team, using a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Leadership–The student is paired with multiple veteran leaders within the organization who will role model effective leadership and share their management philosophies.
  • Business Operations–The student gains an inside look at how an organization operates, the laws and regulations associated with operating a business, as well as strategies and decision making involved in the daily operations of a business.
  • Employee Supervision–The student will learn strategies used for employee relationship building and retention, hiring team members and addressing performance issues.
  • Case Management–The student will learn all aspects of case management in a Residential setting. See Client Related Programming for experiences.
  • Advocacy–Tools and resources to advocate for someone with a disability.

The student will experience the following under the direction of a supervisor:

Client Related Programming

  • Develop materials for and attend interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Process client documentation on programming goals, etc. and tabulate and analyze data.
  • Assist with developing or updating a Risk Management Plan.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance checks to gain a greater understanding of the Department of Human Services and Adult Foster Care licensing requirements.
  • Participate in the development or maintenance of a positive behavior program.
  • Complete initial agency orientation. Complete site training at one medical home, one behavioral home, and one social site to learn differences in care.
  • Psych med monitoring/medical appointment followup.

Supervisory Related Experience with the assistance of a supervisor

  • Lead a monthly staff meeting.
  • Develop a monthly staff schedule and assist with emergency scheduling.
  • Process time sheets and gain a basic understanding of employment law and department of labor regulations.
  • Retention and recruitment programs and strategies.
  • Team member supervision, employee relationship building, addressing performance issues, etc.
  • And much more...

TO APPLY: Please complete a CCRI employment application and email EmploymentRep@CreativeCare.org a letter of interest and updated résumé.

HUMAN RESOURCES INTERN (non-paid)

Ideal for Human Resource Management, Management, Business Administration, Management Communication majors or related field.

Creative Care for Reaching Independence (CCRI) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance and enrich the lives and learning of people with disabilities. CCRI has been providing services for more than 35 years, serves approximately 380 individuals and employs more than 470 team members.

CCRI has a positive reputation of providing quality services to our community as well as providing a rewarding and positive work environment. CCRI provides an outstanding opportunity to gain knowledge and skill to be a successful professional in human resources in the healthcare or non-profit industry.

Minimum Hours: 400 hours per semester. Must have at least three days of availability Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Flexible schedule.

Qualifications/Ideal Candidate: Self-starter, highly motivated, takes initiative, and has a strong desire to learn and help others. Dependability, reliability, good written and oral communication skills, high attention to detail, and organizational skills are required. Must be able to multi task, prioritize, and have strong decision making skills. Must have a current driver's license, clean driving record, and be able to pass a criminal background check.

The student will gain insight into the following areas:

Teamwork–Work as a proactive team member while completing the assigned projects in a manner that will best benefit the individuals served by CCRI.
Leadership–Paired with multiple veteran leaders within the organization who will role model effective leadership and share their management philosophies.
Business Operations–Focus on the human resource role within a nonprofit organization and gain an inside look at how an organization operates, the laws and regulations associated with operation, and strategies and decision making involved in the daily operation of the business.
Employee Supervision–Learn strategies used for employee relationship building and retention, hiring team members and addressing performance issues.
Advocacy–Develop advocacy skills by learning about tools and resources available to advocate someone with a disability.

The student will experience the following under the direction of a supervisor:

  • Assist with review and verification of candidate applications including conducting Motor Vehicle Record checks. email/mail rejection letters to individuals who are not selected.
  • Schedule, set up, and participate in face-to-face and video interviews.
  • Participate and represent CCRI in various recruitment strategies involving career fairs, presentations, profile searches, emailing, etc.
  • Participate in team-builder activities, department meetings, FMHRA meetings, and various CCRI events throughout the community.
  • Assist in open enrollment process for employee benefits.
  • Assist with new hire reporting.
  • File, maintain and purge employee documentation such as W-4s and I-9s. Assist with I-9 compliance audit.
  • Convert employee personnel files into electronic files in SharePoint through scanning documents and sorting employee data.
  • Assist with entering and tracking required employee training.
  • Create New Hire Packets and Orientation Folder for new team members.
  • Participate in verification of payroll summaries.
  • Create and maintain files for pay code summary and timesheets.
  • Positively support and promote CCRI's Health and Wellness program.
  • Adhere to CCRI's Guiding Principles by maintaining confidentiality, having a positive attitude, treating others with respect, being flexible, accepting responsibility, and utilizing open and effective communication.
  • Exhibit an ability to take initiative and be able to anticipate needs of others.

TO APPLY: Please complete a CCRI employment application and email EmploymentRep@CreativeCare.org a letter of interest and résumé.

Job Description and Qualifications for a Direct Support Professional

 

CCRI is an equal opportunity employer.