Current 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 9/27/16.
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DSP= Direct Support Professional—Job Description and Qualifications
EOW= Every-Other Weekend
All openings are located in Moorhead unless noted otherwise.

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—MEDICAL/PERSONAL CARE Homes
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 100 lbs. May use hoyer lift to transfer.
Salary: $12/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.

Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Home Specific Female or male team member
Float 20+ 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. Floats are required to provide their availability by the 1st of the month prior. Male or female
A/A/R/B 19
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m. October
8–9
Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
Female
D/J/K/K 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
October
1–2
  Female
D/J/K/K 20
EOW
Friday 10 p.m.–Saturday 8 a.m.
Saturday 10 p.m.–Sunday 8 a.m.
October
8–9
Sleep with occasional awake. Female
F/G/W/T 20 Monday–Friday 4–8 p.m.
Located in Hawley
  Lifting 75 lbs.
Mileage reimbursement from CCRI office to site.
Male or female
G/D/J/B 19.5
EOW
Saturday 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
October
1–2
  Male or female
M/L/S/A 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. October
1–2
  Female
P/G/A/M 26
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–9 p.m. Both Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs.
Female
S/S/S/R 8
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–4 p.m. Both 50¢ per hour higher paid home
Lifting 75 lbs.
Requires additional availability for training.
Female
S/S/S/R 3 Tuesday and Thursday 6–7:30 a.m.   50¢ per hour higher paid home
Lifting 75 lbs.
Requires additional availability for training.
Female

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.
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—BEHAVIORAL Homes
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: $12/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.

Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Home Specific Female or male team member
Float 20+ 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. Floats are required to provide their availability by the 1st of the month prior. Male or female
B/B/S/J 28
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 6:45 a.m.–8:45 p.m.
October
8–9
75¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occassionally lifting 100 lbs.
Male
B/B/S/J 28
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Both 75¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occassionally lifting 100 lbs.
Male
CK 3 Friday 4–7 p.m.     Female
ED 40 FULL-TIME BENEFITTED
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday,
      Friday 8–10:15 a.m.
Monday and Wednesday 1–5 p.m..
Tuesday and Thursday 1–10 p.m..
Friday 5–10 p.m.
    Male
E/D/S/D 16 Tuesday and Thursday 7 a.m.–3 p.m.   50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
E/D/S/D 16
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.–3 p.m. October
1–2
50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
E/D/S/D 14
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–10 p.m. October
1–2
50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
E/D/S/D 10
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–5 p.m.
(Times may be adjusted per client needs)
October
1–2
50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
E/D/S/D 10
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–5 p.m.
(Times may be adjusted per client needs)
October
8–9
50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male
J/B/M/R 26
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.–8 p.m. October
29–30
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Female
J/B/M/R 22
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–9 p.m. October
22–23
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Female
J/B/M/R 10 Monday–Friday 7–9 a.m.   Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Female
LB 21
EOW
Friday 1:15 p.m.–Saturday 10:15 a.m. October
1–2
2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occassionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female
LB 9
EOW
Saturday 7–11 a.m.
Sunday 7 a.m.–Noon
October
8–9
2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occassionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female

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.
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—SOCIAL/LIFE SKILLS Homes
Supported Living Services (24-hour services)

Job Description: Individuals require 24-hour care but are mostly working on independent living skills.
Salary: $12/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.

Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Home Specific Female or male team member
C/J/C/K 3 Thursday 12:30–3:30 p.m.   1:1 with client volunteering with cats Male or
female
K/J/J/J 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. October
8–9
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs. Male or
female
M/S/K/B 32
EOW
Friday 5:30 p.m.–Sunday 5:30 p.m. October
7–9
$42 paid in lieu of hourly rate from 10 p.m.–6 a.m. Female
M/S/K/B 21
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–7:30 p.m. October
8–9
  Female
R/A/M/P 20.25
EOW
Saturday 8:15 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
October
1–2
  Female

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.
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: $12/hour + bonus.

We can build a schedule around your availability!

Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Home Specific Female or male team member
HB 6–8 Friday morning 4-hour shift
Ideally 9 a.m–1 p.m. and every or every-other Saturday 10 a.m–Noon.
  Ideal candidate is fluent in ASL.
Female
Float 10–20 Flexible hours between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.   Floats are trained in with multiple clients. Float staff are used as fill in staff to cover open shifts. Floats receive a monthly schedule based on their availability. Their schedule may change from month-to-month. Male or
female
Various 10–20 Flexible hours between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. with every-other weekend rotation.   Ideal for someone seeking a more set schedule. Opportunities to work with same group of clients from month to month. Availability may change at time of college semester change. Every-other Saturday/Sunday availability required.
Male or
female
Various 10–20 Monday–Friday starting any time after 2 p.m., various days, with an every-other weekend   Ideal for someone seeking a more set schedule. Opportunities to work with same group of clients from month to month. Availability may change at time of college semester change. Every-other Saturday/Sunday availability required.
Male or
female
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—Weekend Float
Supported Living Services (24-hour services)

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

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 100 lbs. May use hoyer lift to transfer.

Salary: $12/hour + bonus.

Weekend Float Criteria:

  • Work all but one weekend per month.
  • Provide weekends available by the first 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).
    (Having Friday–Sunday availability doesn't necessarily mean a team member is scheduled to work the entire time, it just allows more flexibility to staff open hours).
  • Must be trained at five predetermined higher-need homes and be willing to perform personal cares, basic medicals and work with challenging behaviors.

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.

DEVELOPMENT/COMMUNICATIONS INTERN—Winter 2016–2017 (non-paid)

Ideal for Communication or Marketing majors or related fields.

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 38 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 communications and marketing in the healthcare or non-profit industry.

Minimum Hours: 200 hours per semester. Hours are flexible between 8 a.m.and 5 p.m. Monday–Friday.

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 multitask, 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. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and video editing software preferred.

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.
Corporate Communication—Work with a team on developing a concept, writing, and publishing internal and external communications.
Leadership—Paired with veteran leaders within the organization who will role model effective leadership and share their management philosophies.
Business Operations—Focus on the communications role within a non-profit 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.
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:

  • Participate in department meetings and various CCRI events throughout the community.
  • Participate in the development of social media content.
  • Contribute to electronic and print newsletters—both external and internal.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of CCRI fundraising events.
  • Participate on CCRI committees such as the Development Committee, Wellness In Action Committee, and Impact Award Committee.
  • 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.

RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR INTERN—Spring 2017 (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 500 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...

Deadline to apply: March 4, 2016 for Summer.

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 500 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.

CCRI is an equal opportunity employer.