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Finding Purpose As A Direct Care Assistant

August 28, 2023

Name: Adylene Ornelas Current Position: Direct Care Assistant Years at ACR Homes: 2 Hobbies: Dancing | Cooking | Cheerleading | ASL Adylene’s Direct Care Assistant Story I wasn’t sure what…

Flexible Job Opportunities for every schedule

July 21, 2023

Reality throws lots of different scheduling needs at us, and we need a job that can help us make it ALL work. Our first priority is making sure that the…

direct care professional doses medications while gaining direct patient contact hours for school

How ACR Homes Helps Undergraduate Students Pursuing Healthcare Succeed

July 18, 2023

Undergraduate students pursuing healthcare careers often face the daunting task of finding hands-on healthcare experience. Many programs even require students to have hundreds if not thousands of direct patient contact…

Gap Year Here

What to Do with a Gap Year

July 10, 2023

Are you a student in the medical field seeking to accrue active, authoritative patient care hours during your gap year – in a job that aligns with your personal and…

Honors and Awards

July 6, 2023

8-Time Star Tribune Top 25 Workplace Winner Star Tribune Top 5 Workplace for 5 Straight Years Voted #1 by Employees TWICE (Star Tribune) 2023 “Special Award for Meaningfulness” (Star Tribune)…

Why High School Students Are Switching To ACR Homes

June 26, 2023

High school students aren’t settling when it comes to their workplace. Nor should they have to! Now more than ever, it’s important to have a rewarding, positive, inclusive, flexible, and…

ACR Voted #20 in Top 200 Workplaces in Minnesota 

June 26, 2023

  ACR Homes was #20 on the Star Tribune’s list of large employers in Minnesota in the Top Workplaces 2023 as voted by employees! Out of 323 employers that made the list…

Direct Care Professional on a community outing with an ACR Homes resident with disabilities

What Is A Direct Care Professional?

June 20, 2023

ACR Homes is a leader in the healthcare industry, providing high-quality and personalized patient care for adults with disabilities. Because our employees work as Direct Care Professionals, providing care in…

Direct Care Professional and Direct Care Assistant employees at ACR Homes take people with disabilities who are residents on a group outing for ice cream

ACR Summer Bucket List

June 13, 2023

Summer in Minnesota goes too fast and we are prepared to make the most of it! Join us as we complete the ACR Summer Bucket List so that your summer…

early stage prototype for device idea from biomedical engineering student

What Can a Biomedical Engineering Internship Look Like at ACR Homes?

June 1, 2023

As a biomedical engineering student, you might be wondering how working at ACR Homes will be a good fit for you. We wanted to share the story of this biomedical…

pre-physical therapy student time management tips

Pre-Physical Therapy Student Time Management Tips

May 24, 2023

Written by: Val Larson, Direct Care Professional & University of Minnesota physical therapy student The need for pre-physical therapy student time management tips has never been greater. If you want to…

Internship Spotlight: Morgan Smith, Special Education

May 17, 2023

Morgan Smith has been working as a Direct Care Professional since 2021. The relationships she formed with her residents with disabilities led her to do an ACR internship focused on…