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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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Giving Tuesday- Staff Agenda Fund for Emergencies

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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A Letter from a Former Employee: Life-Changing Work

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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ACR Homes – The Spirit of ACR Homes: Meet Our Residents #1

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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The Great MN Get-Together– ACR’s Virtual State Fair Week

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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