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 4/209/17.
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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.

RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR
Supported Living Services (24-hour services)

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

The Supported Living Services (SLS) Department operates and staffs 30 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. Position oversees and provides client-centered services and acts as a liaison with clients, guardians, county personnel, and other affiliates. Other duties as assigned.

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.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

External candidates should complete a CCRI employment application and attach a letter of interest and résumé.
Current team members should submit a letter of interest, résumé and two internal reference check forms.
Send to:
Michelle Colvert
Employment Representative
2903 15th Street South
Moorhead, MN 56560
218-331-2030
MColvert@CreativeCare.org

TEMPORARY RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR (May–January 3, 2018)
Supported Living Services (24-hour services)

40 hours per week.
Monday–Friday.

The Supported Living Services (SLS) Department operates and staffs 30 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. Position oversees and provides client-centered services and acts as a liaison with clients, guardians, county personnel, and other affiliates. Other duties as assigned.

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.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

External candidates should complete a CCRI employment application and attach a letter of interest and résumé.
Current team members should submit a letter of interest, résumé and two internal reference check forms.
Send to:
Michelle Colvert
Employment Representative
2903 15th Street South
Moorhead, MN 56560
218-331-2030
MColvert@CreativeCare.org

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: $12.25/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
JL 10 Monday–Thursday 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Thursday 2–4 p.m.
  Working 1:1 with a young boy. Working on appropriate social skills, and assisting with lunch.
Male or
female
Float 10–20 Three positions open.
Flexible hours in the afternoon/evening to assist with school-aged children and adults. Your schedule is created based on your availability.
  You are trained with multiple individuals depending on the days and times you are available. Your schedule may vary from month to month. Floats receive a monthly schedule based on their availability. Male or
female
Various 10–25 Ten positions open.
Every-other Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Weekday availability starting after 2 p.m is ideal.
Flexible hours after-school to assist school aged children and adults. Your schedule is created based on your availability.
  Ideal if you are looking for a set schedule. Opportunities to work with the same individual(s) during the same time(s) from month-to-month.

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: $12.25/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.

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: $12.25/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 25–40 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. Floats are trained at five homes and get a monthly schedule on the 25th of the month prior to. Floats provide availability by the 1st of the month prior. Male or female
A/A/R/B 29
EOW
Saturday 9 a.m.–Sunday 2 p.m. April
29–30
Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
Female
A/A/R/B 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. April
29–30
Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
Female
D/T/R/E 11.375
Average
Monday and Wednesday 2:30–5 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 7–8:30 a.m.
Every-other Friday 3:15–10 p.m.
Weekday
Friday
Rotation
April 21

Cat in the home.

Male or female
F/G/W/T 20
EOW
Located in Hawley
Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
April
22–23
Regular lifting up to 75 lbs
Mileage reimbursement from CCRI office to site.
Male or female
J/L/N/G 25
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–8:30 p.m. Both Regular lifting/repositioning up to 50 lbs. Female
J/L/N/G 16
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.–3 p.m. April
29–30

Regular lifting/repositioning up to 50 lbs.

Female
J/L/N/G 16
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–11 p.m. April
29–30

Regular lifting/repositioning up to 50 lbs.

Female
J/T/S/S 48
EOW
Friday 10 p.m.–Sunday 10 p.m. April
21–23
Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs.
Cat in home.
Female
J/T/S/S 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–8 p.m. May
20–21
Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs.
Cat in home.
Female
L/D/B/G 29.5
EOW
Saturday 9 a.m.–Sunday 2:30 p.m. April
29–30

Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs.

Male or
female
M/D/L/P 12
EOW
Saturday 10 p.m.–Sunday 10 a.m Both Occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs. Male or female
M/D/L/P 10
EOW
Saturday 3–8 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
April
22–23
Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
Male or female
M/D/L/P 4
EOW
Sunday 10 a.m.–2 p.m. April
22
Occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.
Temporary through April.
Male or female
M/S/K/B 32
EOW
Friday 5:30 p.m.–Sunday 5:30 p.m. April
29–30
$42 paid in lieu of hourly wage overnight. Female
M/S/K/B 26
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–9 p.m. April
22–23
  Female
S/S/S/R 8
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–4 p.m. April
22–23
50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Lifting 75 lbs.
Female
S/S/S/R 12
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–9 p.m. April
29–30
50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Lifting 75 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)—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: $12.25/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 25–40 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. Floats are trained at five homes and get a monthly schedule on the 25th of the month prior to. Floats provide availability by the 1st of the month prior. Male or female
AM 40 Full-time, Benefited
Friday 4 p.m.–Sunday 8 a.m.
  Temporary to mid-February 2018.
Sleep overnight.
Paid $1/hour higher from 7 a.m.–11 p.m.
Female
B/B/S/J 14
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–10 p.m. Both 75¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occassionally lifting 100 lbs.
Male
B/B/S/J 7 Wednesday 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Thursday Noon–4 p.m.
Weekday 75¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occassionally lifting 100 lbs.
Male
B/B/S/J 9.25
EOW
Sunday 11:45 a.m.–9 p.m. April
23
75¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Male or
female
B/B/S/J 7
monthly
First Wednesday of every month 2:15–9:15 p.m. Weekday 75¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Male
CK 36
EOW
Get all your hours done on the weekend.
Saturday 7 a.m.–Sunday 7 p.m.
April
22–23
Sleep overnight. Female
E/D/S/D 16
EOW
Friday 11 p.m.–Saturday 7 a.m.
Saturday 11 p.m.–Sunday 7 a.m.
April
28–30
$1.50 per hour higher paid awake overnights.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
E/D/S/D 14
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–10 p.m. April
22–23
50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
E/D/S/D 6 Tuesday 5–8 p.m.
Friday 6–9 p.m.
Weekday 50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
E/D/S/D 9.5
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–4:45 p.m.
(Times may be adjusted per client needs)
April
22–23
50¢ per hour higher paid home.
Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
J/B/M/R 28
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.–9 p.m. Both Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.
Female
JK 8
EOW
Saturday Noon–4 p.m.
Sunday 8 a.m.–Noon
April
29–30
Occasionally lifting 75 lbs. Male or
female
JM 16
EOW
Friday 4:15 p.m.–Saturday 4:15 p.m. April
28–30
Stipend paid in lieu of hourly wage from 10:15 p.m.–6:15 a.m. of $42/night for sleeping.
Occasional lifting up to 100 lbs.
Male or
female
LB 21
EOW
Friday 1:15 p.m.–Saturday 10:15 a.m. Both 2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female
LB 20.75
EOW
Saturday 2:15 p.m.–Sunday 11 a.m. Both 2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female
LB 6.75 Wednesday 1:15–8 p.m. Weekday 2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female
LB 9.75
EOW
Saturday 10:15 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday Noon–4 p.m.
April
22–23
2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female
LB 9.75
EOW
Saturday 11 a.m.–2:15 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
April
22–23
2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female
LB 9
EOW
Saturday 7–11 a.m.
Sunday 7 a.m.–Noon
April
22–23
2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female
LB 8
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 4–8 p.m. Both 2:1 Staffing—75¢ per hour higher paid site.
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Female
M/Z/J/S 13.5 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 4:30–9 p.m. Weekday Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Must be 21 or older.
Male or
female
M/Z/J/S 24
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. April
29–30
Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Must be 21 or older.
Male or
female
M/Z/J/S 8 Tuesday and Thursday 5 –9 p.m. Weekday Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Must be 21 or older.
Male or
female
M/Z/J/S 5.5 Thursday 9:45 a.m.–3:15 p.m. Weekday Occasionally lifting 100 lbs.
Must be 21 or older.
Male or
female
RH 40 Full Time, Benefitted
Sunday–Friday 4:30 p.m.–8:30 a.m.
  Sleep stipend paid in lieu of hourly wage from 10 p.m.–6 a.m. each night of $42/night.
Not hiring for summer only.
Female
RH 32
EOW
New Home
Friday 4:30 p.m.–Sunday 4:30 p.m.
Both Sleep stipend paid in lieu of hourly wage from 10 p.m.–6 a.m. each night of $42/night. 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: $12.25/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 10
EOW
Saturday and Sunday Noon–5 p.m. May
13–14
Temporary opening through August.
1:1 with client.
Occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs.
Male or
female
KB 20 Monday–Friday 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Weekday Occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs. Male
KB 28
EOW
Saturday 10 a.m.–Sunday 2 p.m. Both

 

Male
K/J/J 38
EOW
Saturday 8 a.m.–Sunday 10 p.m. May
13–14
Sleep paid hourly overnight. Male or
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)
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: $12.25/hour + bonus.
Home name Total weekly hours Days/times open Weekend
Rotation
Home Specific Female or male team member
AT 6
EOW
Saturday and Sunday 3–6 p.m. April
22–23
Cat in home. Female
AT 5
EOW
Saturday 10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. and 3–6 p.m. April
29
Cat in home. Female
ME 2 Monday 6–8 p.m. Weekday   Female
DEVELOPMENT/COMMUNICATIONS INTERN—Summer and Fall 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—Fall 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—Summer and Fall 2017 (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.

CASE MANAGEMENT/RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR INTERN—Summer and Fall 2017 (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. and 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, 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.

CCRI is an equal opportunity employer.