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Fall Employment Festival

You’re Invited! ACR Homes cares for the lives of people who have disabilities in group homes throughout the Twin Cities. Join us for a FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Fall Employment Festival outside of our main office located at 2437 Rice St. Roseville, MN on Thursday, October 14th from 2pm – 8pm. Learn about…

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Internship Spotlight: Kelsey Porter, Arthur’s

Kelsey Porter is a full-time staff at Arthur’s Senior Care–ACR’s sister company. For her internship project, Kelsey Porter created a dementia care best-practices guide for staff. It took some time to find an accessible and engaging format, but in the end she created a valuable resource that staff appreciated and utilized.  Attended: Macalester Major: Biology…

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The Happiness Advantage

One way that ACR works to keep a positive working environment is by holding a monthly Positives Contest. There is a contest for Supervisors and Office Employees, and another for Direct Care staff. Employees are encouraged to send 2 (or more!) work related positives per day to a designated email, and a percentage is then…

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Mandi, Community Engagement Coordinator

Whether you’ve participated in company events, are enrolled in the Tuition Assistance Program, or are a Mentor at your home, you probably have had the pleasure of meeting Mandi Pederson. Mandi is our Community Engagement Coordinator and oversees the Mentorship Program, Tuition Assistance Program, and community event planning at both ACR and Athur’s. Mandi plays an essential role in making this…

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Celebrating ACR Mothers & Daughters!

In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 9th, we caught up with some of our ACR Mother Daughter duos who share an ACR workplace! Each of these moms and daughters works at ACR- read on to read their unique stories. Maren & Kaitlynn Maren fills multiple hats at ACR, currently serving as float supervisor…

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What’s an Impact Project?

As applications roll in for our first Impact Year team, there is one question we wanted to expand on more…something we are so very excited about! An Impact Project is one of the requirements of the Impact Year, and it is truly one of the really fun parts. Through the course of the Impact Year,…

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Coming Soon- Impact Year!

ACR has multiple opportunities that align well with those pursuing Gap Year opportunities whether that’s due to graduation, taking a break from school, taking an employment break, or just trying something new. We’ve long advertised growth opportunities to consider during a Gap Year such as an internship, advancement opportunity, or being an e-float. Each of…

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GAP YEAR HERE

Just graduated and figuring out your next steps? Looking for a new employment opportunity? Want a job that matters? We can help fill in your GAP! We are hosting virtual GAP YEAR HERE: Opportunity Open Houses for current employees as well as prospective employees! Get a $10 Chipotle e-card for joining us! Virtual Sessions via…

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From part-time to full-time: How ACR becomes a way of life

Many of the wonderful and caring people who come to work at ACR are looking for a part-time job. Perhaps they’re students, and they see their work at ACR as an important part of their future career path, whether it’s nursing, medicine or social work. But many quickly discover a meaningful experience awaits, and some…

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Intern Spotlight: Abigail Ferraro

Abby Ferraro balanced the work load of her final semester as an undergrad while wrapping up a very impactful pre-PA internship at ACR. Attends: Senior at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Major: Biology, Society, Environment major, Public Health minor Career Path:  Pre-PA   “I originally applied to ACR with the intent of doing an internship and started…

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A 2020 Review of Activities!

This has been a challenging pandemic year, but we’ve managed to fit in a lot of fun for the people we support at ACR!  Changes in routines as well as restrictions on many favorite outings, activities and community events due to the pandemic caused us to get creative! We are doing our best to make…

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