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From Pre-Nursing Student to Top RN: How My Experience at ACR Homes Paved the Way

February 7, 2024

Part 1 of ACR’s “Share Your Story” Campaign Written by: Lucy Brandt – Registered Nurse at ACR Homes I started working for ACR in the summer of 2014. Like many…

Why Caregivers Should Practice Hand-Over-Hand Assistance with Patients

December 8, 2023

Written by: Kayla Wildes, Direct Care Professional & On Campus Recruiter at ACR Homes One main focus of the ACR Homes Mission is to encourage people with disabilities to be…

Intern Spotlight: Ava Roufs, pre-PA

November 15, 2023

Attending: UMN – Twin Cities  Major: Neuroscience    Career Path: I’m on a Pre-PA track which I’m excited about because it allows for a diverse healthcare education and the flexibility…

Earn High School Credit For Working In A Long Term Health Care Setting

October 31, 2023

Announcement for Minnesota High School Students Grades 11 – 12 (starting the 2023-2024 school year & beyond) A new program was passed at the most recent Minnesota legislative session allowing…

Becoming A Physician Assistant: A Student’s Story of Career Exploration

October 16, 2023

Written by: Anna Lalande, Direct Care Professional & On Campus Recruiter at ACR Homes. I started college as a biomedical engineering student, but through shadowing, volunteering, and working as a Direct…

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…