Why I Love My Job.

CCRI supports more than 400 people in Clay County. We have 25 gorgeous homes and eight apartment/townhome settings in our 24-hour program. We also support individuals who live in their own homes or in their family home.

Our support services are as unique as each of the people we serve, which allow us to offer a variety of career opportunities.

Find a career opportunity that will fit your lifestyle.

  • Direct Support
    Professional (DSP)
  • DSP
    Weekend Float
  • Registered
  • Residential

If you aren't familiar with the term Direct Support Professional (DSP), similar job titles might be Caregiver, Personal Care Attendant (PCA), Life Support Specialist or Direct Care Provider.

While you don't have to be a nursing assistant to do this job, having that background is helpful when working with some of our individuals that may need more hands-on assistance with personal cares.

This is the most important role in our organization. This role directly supports the people we serve. A Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides supervision, teaches skills, assists with personal cares, helps with household tasks, and provides social support. DSPs have the opportunity to enhance and enrich the lives and learning of people with disabilities. The possibilities are endless!

View Job Description and Requirements.

Salary: $12.25/hour + bonus.

Qualifications: High school education or equivalent preferred. Dependability and reliability required. Must have good communication skills as exhibited by being able to articulate thoughts clearly, being able to speak clearly, and showing a positive attitude. Must have good decision-making skills. Must have the ability to operate a personal computer. Must have the ability to work well with others, accurately complete written documentation in a timely manner, maintain confidentiality, and transfer clients (if required) using proper lifting techniques. Required to have dependable transportation, a current driver's license, car insurance and a clear driving record. Must pass a comprehensive criminal background check and be at least 18 years of age. Must pass the provided MN Medication Administration Course (SLS only).

If you enjoy encouraging and motivating others, laughing at silly jokes and enjoy finding creative solutions, this might be an ideal job for you.

Experience not necessary—great training is provided.

DSP jobs available: Part-time, full-time, afternoons, evenings, early mornings, weekends, weekend live-ins, awake overnights, sleep overnights, short or long shifts, and float positions. Set schedules or varying schedules available. A variety of hours to fit your lifestyle and needs.

To apply: Please complete our online application.

$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.

 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.

To apply: Please complete our online application.

Mental Health Services Department

Full-time with benefits. 32 hours per week. Monday–Friday days.
Two part-time positions with set day hours during the week.

Primary Responsibility: Provide intensive aftercare services and psychiatric rehabilitative services to clients of CCRI's Mental Health Programs. Provide coordination of care upon discharge from higher level of care, including assisting in procurement and set-up of discharge medications. Provide intensive short-term case management, assisting in gaining access to needed mental health, medical, social, educational, and vocational services. Provide medication education to clients and natural supports. Provide psychiatric rehabilitative services to clients with more medically complex needs. Assist clients in preparing for appointments and in reviewing and implementing provider recommendations including monitoring effectiveness and/or side effects of medications, coordinating prescription refills and attending psychiatric appointments as needed.

Requirements: Must hold a current Minnesota RN license. Must have knowledge of psychiatric illness and the needs of individuals with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness or co-occurring disorders. Requires at least 2000 hours (with bachelor degree) or 6000 hours (with associate degree) experience working with individuals with Mental Illness. Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbally. Must have good interpersonal skills, good documentation and organization skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Outlook, Word. Requires ability to effectively work with all team members, families and professionals in the community.

Open Until Filled.

External candidate should complete a CCRI employment application and attach a letter of interest and résumé. CCRI team members should submit a letter of interest, updated résumé and three completed internal reference check forms to:

Shelly Thompson, Human Resource Director
2903 15th Street South
Moorhead, MN 56560

40 hours per week. Monday–Friday with on-call rotation.

The Supported Living Services (SLS) Department operates and staffs 35 homes 24/7 helping people 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. The position oversees and provides client-centered services and acts as a liaison with clients, guardians, county personnel, and other affiliates. Other duties as assigned.


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).

Previous supervisory experience prefered. 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.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Current team members should submit a letter of interest, résumé and two internal reference check forms.
External candidates should complete a CCRI employment application and attach a letter of interest and résumé.
Send to:
Michelle Colvert
Talent Specialist
2903 15th Street South
Moorhead, MN 56560

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

CCRI is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and team members and does not discriminate against race, color, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or any other protected class.

Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 218-331-2029.