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 4/29/16.
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 $12 per hour unless noted otherwise.

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

30–40 hours/week available in the summer with available weekend positions.

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: $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.

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
TBD 20–40 Various hours Monday–Friday with every-other weekend.     Male or female
A/A/R/B 12
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–9 p.m. May
7–8
  Female
A/A/R/B 11
EOW
Saturday 7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m
Sunday 7:30–11:30 a.m.
May
14–15
  Female
L/D/B/G 29.5
EOW
Saturday 9 a.m.–Sunday 2:30 p.m May
14–15
Weekend Live-in.
Sleep paid overnight, with occasional awake.
Male or female
L/D/B/G 16.5 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3–8:30 p.m     Male or female
L/D/B/G 16
EOW
Saturday 11 a.m.–6 p.m
Sunday 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Both   Male or female
L/N/G 16
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.–3 p.m. May
14–15
  Female
M/D/L/R 20
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–8 p.m. May
7–8
  Male or female
M/D/L/R 16
EOW
Saturday 10 a.m.–10 p.m
Sunday 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
May
21–22
  Male or female
M/D/L/R 12
EOW
Saturday 10 p.m.–Sunday 10 a.m Both   Male or female
M/D/L/R 4
EOW
Sunday Noon–4:30 p.m. Flexible May
8
  Male or female
S/S/S/R 16
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–8 p.m. April 30
–May 1
50¢ per hour higher paid home Female
S/S/S/R 12
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–9 p.m. Both 50¢ per hour higher paid home
Female
S/S/S/R 8
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–4 p.m. Both 50¢ per hour higher paid home
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. Floats may get calls to pick up shifts or cover sick calls. Male or female
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—BEHAVIORAL Homes
Supported Living Services
(24-hour services)

30–40 hours/week available in the summer with available weekend positions.

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.

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
TBD 20–40 Various hours Monday–Friday with every-other weekend.     Male or female
B/B/S/J 28
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 6:45 a.m.–8:45 p.m. May
7–8
75¢ per hour higher paid home Male or
female
B/B/S/J 28
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–10 p.m. April 30
–May 1
75¢ per hour higher paid home Male or
female
B/B/S/J 6 Tuesday 5:45–7:45 p.m.
Friday 3–7 p.m.
 

75¢ per hour higher paid home

Male
B/B/S/J 12
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–9 p.m.
May
7–8
75¢ per hour higher paid home Male
B/B/S/J 6.5
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–3:15 p.m. May
7–8
75¢ per hour higher paid home Male or
female
CA 5 Tuesday and Thursday 2:30–5 p.m.     Male
J/B/M/R 26
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–9 p.m. Both   Female
KR 32
Every
Fourth
Wknd
Friday 5 p.m.–Sunday 5 p.m.   Sleep stipend paid in lieu of hourly wage from 11 p.m.–7 a.m. of $42/night. Female
LB 20.75
EOW
Saturday 2:15 p.m.–Sunday 11 a.m. May
14–15
2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site. Female
LB 9.75
EOW
Saturday 11 a.m.–2:15 p.m. and
     Sunday 11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
May
7–8
2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site. Female
LB 9
EOW
Saturday 7–11 a.m. and
     Sunday 7 a.m.–Noon
Both 2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site. Female
M/T/E/S 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. May
7–8
Must be age 21 or older Male or
female
M/T/E/S 15 Monday–Friday 7–10 a.m   Must be age 21 or older
Before school hours April 12–June 2 and will resume September 6.
Male or
female
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)—SOCIAL/LIFE SKILLS Homes
Supported Living Services (24-hour services)

30–40 hours/week available in the summer with available weekend positions.

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.

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
C/J/C/K 10
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–5 p.m. May
14–15
  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: $12/hour + bonus.

Opportunities to flex hours up to 30–40 hours per week and flex down in the fall.
We can build a schedule around your availability!

Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Site Specific Female or male team member
Various 10–20 Part-time weekdays, starting after 2:30 p.m.     Male
Various 10–25 Various hours to choose from ranging from early morning, afternoons or evenings up to 9 p.m. with every-other weekend.     Female
or male
Various 15 Flexible around team members schedule.
No weekends required.
  Specifically focused on housekeeping and cleaning. Female
or male
CA 7.5 Monday, Wednesday and every-other Friday
3–5:30 p.m.
  Working 1:1 with a teen. Community outings, YMCA and CCRI activities. Hours will increase in the summer.
Male
DP 4–8 Friday and/or Saturday between 8–5 p.m. Flexible   American Sign Language preferred
Female
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: $12/hour + bonus.
Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Site Specific Female or male team member
RB 12
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
and 4:30–7 p.m.
and on-call hours below–paid $25/night stipend.
Friday 7 p.m.–Saturday 9 a.m.
Saturday 7 p.m.–Sunday 9 a.m.
Sunday 7 p.m.–Monday 9 a.m.
May
6–7

Cat in the home

Male
DEVELOPMENT/COMMUNICATIONS INTERN (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: 400 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.

CASE MANAGEMENT/RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR INTERN—Fall 2016 (non-paid)
Supportive Housing and Options (less-than-24-hour services) Departments

The Options Department helps people with disabilities to live more independently by providing in-home support to children and adults with varying needs as well as developing and/or teaching them daily living skills.

Our Supportive Housing program case managers provide professional, client centered guidance and support to individuals and families who reside at a supportive housing location and are served through the HRA CARES program.

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 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 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: 480 hours per semester. Hours are flexible between 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday–Friday.

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 multiple programs. 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

  • Experience working with a diverse clientele base:
    • Age range 3–80 (along with family support—iinfants)
    • Cultural Diversity
    • Disability Diversity (DD, TBI, Mental Health, Behavioral, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, etc.)
    • Individuals and families in low income housing
  • Completion of client related documentation, such as writing outcomes and treatment plans.
  • Completion of referrals to treatment centers, food pantries, therapy and mental health services.
  • Filing of Vulnerable Adult and Maltreatment of Minor reports.
  • Learn about licensing and regulatory requirements, as well as policy and procedure (HIPAA, Bill of Rights, Data Privacy, Media, etc.)
  • Gain knowledge on preparing case notes and reviewing charts.
  • Gain understanding of funding, resources and waivers with the county.
  • Become knowledgeable in providing direct support services.
  • Develop knowledge of an extensive list of community resources.
  • Observe and complete assessments such as the SPDAT.
  • Observe in CPS court.
  • Gain firsthand experience with homelessness and housing by learning about HRA (criteria for different housing programs) and HUD (policies and eligibility).
  • Learn to coordinate services with many other entities and community programs (LSS, Clay County, Moorhead Public Schools, Village Family Service Center, LMHC, Solutions, etc.)

Supervisory Related Experience with the assistance of a supervisor

  • Assisting with interviewing and the staff onboarding process.
  • Lead a site staff meeting.
  • 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.

RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR INTERN—Fall 2016 (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.

Job Description and Qualifications for a Direct Support Professional

 

CCRI is an equal opportunity employer.