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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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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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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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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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ACR SAFE jar in J Arthur's

The ACR SAFE—the Staff Agenda Fund for Emergencies— was set up in 2008 as ACR’s version of an employee assistance program to help fellow coworkers who are experiencing urgent and overwhelming needs. Helping a co-worker in need fits with ACR’s core values, it is rewarding for both the giver and the recipient, and ultimately it…

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We received the following message through Facebook recently from a former employee. We have her permission to share her family’s story, and the way that her life was impacted by her work at ACR, 20 years ago. Thank you, Laura, for sharing.  *** Almost 20 years ago I worked for a few years at ACR…

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Ever wonder what life is like at ACR Homes and what great people you’ll meet? We recently caught up with Jen, one of our wonderful residents, to shed a little light. One important thing to know about Jen is that she’s pretty darn nice and she has quite a knack for connecting with others. “Jen…

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Once again COVID-19 tried to rain on our parade by cancelling the Minnesota State Fair, but a group of creative employees took matters into their own hands! We’re doing everything possible to keep our residents happy, entertained and connected even as we take precautions to prevent their physical exposure during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minnesota…

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During this social isolation interval, we miss seeing our loved ones, but rest assured, we are having as much fun as we can! We’re doing everything possible to keep our residents happy, entertained and connected even as we take precautions to prevent their physical exposure to the outside world. After all, mental health experts say…

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Because we go to great lengths to identify and hire people who are compassionate and altruistic, we find that many of our employees volunteer for other organizations when they’re not working. Recognizing these efforts to give back, we also regularly promote community events, some of which are focused on volunteering and serving others. Our team…

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If you’re a college student considering a direct care professional job with ACR Homes, but you’ve never worked with people with disabilities, you may feel a bit uncertain about what that may entail, and whether you can handle the responsibilities involved. Those feelings are understandable. Many who don’t have friends or family members with disabilities…

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