Life-Changing & Meaningful Work
We hear it over and over from our interns and staff: “I feel like I’m making a difference when I work here.”
It’s a win-win situation. As our interns fulfill academic requirements and gain valuable career skills, they’re also learning how to connect with clients on a meaningful level.
View more ways our staff have found life-changing and meaningful work through the following stories:
I started at ACR Homes as a Direct Care Professional during my junior year of college. I had previously worked in retail and customer service, and I wanted to find a part-time job with more purpose. After hearing from a friend about her job at ACR, I decided to apply. I was hired and placed…Read More
Renae Sloth began her healthcare career 13 years ago as a DCP (Direct Care Professional) at ACR. Her initial goal was to get the direct care hours she needed to maintain her CNA certification. Little did she know this would lead her to a full-time RN career with ACR. In short order she became an RN, and then a…Read More
Jordan Crosser Buckellew has been a direct care professional at the ACR Home on Dale Court since 2011. She came from Clear Lake, Iowa, to attend the University of Minnesota and discovered ACR Homes during her freshman year. Her work at ACR brought her to the realization that she enjoyed being an advocate for people with disabilities. In fact,…Read More