Do more than punch a timecard.
Make a difference!

Staff Positions at Rise

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Competitive Pay

We offer competitive salaries for all of our positions. See Benefits.

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Growth Opportunity

Develop new skills and advance in your career.

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Great Coworkers & Clients

Rewarding work with a great group of people.

A Fun and Fulfilling Place to Work


Nobody’s just punching a time card here. Every Rise team member is personally connected to and driven by our mission. That shared commitment is the foundation of a spirited workplace culture (some locations even have a “fun committee”).

But we’re also serious about our team members’ success, and we offer plenty of professional development and growth opportunities to help you flourish.

Now hiring these positions

Direct Support Professional

Work directly with participants and support their success

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Transportation Specialist

Assist participants getting to and from Rise programs

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Employment Consultant

Connect individuals and businesses with good fit candidates

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Case Manager

Provides community integration and inclusion through job opportunities 

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Rewarding Career
Making a Difference

"I enjoy that every day is different. I get to work with people we serve and become part of their daily lives. My coworkers are great too, and I know we all make a difference each day.

~Direct Support Professional

Meet some of our team members

Learn More About Working at Rise

February Champion Shari Happel “brings joy wherever she goes” 2023 02 Shari Happel

February Champion Shari Happel “brings joy wherever she goes”

February Champion of the Month, Shari Happel, joined the Rise team in 2018 as a Direct Support Professional. She had worked in group homes and nursing homes previously, loving the aspects of her work that allowed her to interact with others. Happel says she has always known that she wanted to work in the direct…

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February Champion Janis Hooker enjoys making a difference 2023 02 Janis Hooker Photo

February Champion Janis Hooker enjoys making a difference

February Champion of the Month, Janis Hooker, is a 29-year veteran Direct Support Professional. Before joining the Rise team, she worked in manufacturing until a company move led her to a two-year college retraining program. There, she completed an internship in Rise’s Community Integrated Placement (CIP) program and went on to join us full time.…

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Champion Gabrielle Rodriguez finds purpose and passion in Activity Coordinator role

January Champion of the Month, Gabrielle Rodriguez, had been trying to find a path into the disability services field for a long time when she joined the Rise Team in 2021 as a Direct Support Professional. After working in a number of retail management and other technical roles that never quite felt like the right…

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Champion Alicia Skoblik is a "fierce advocate" for the people she supports 2023 Alicia Skoblik Photo

Champion Alicia Skoblik is a “fierce advocate” for the people she supports

January Champion of the Month, Alicia Skoblik, knows the importance of compassionate, personalized support in achieving a person’s dreams. Skoblik joined Rise as an Employment Consultant in July of 2020, when most of Rise’s services were conducted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before joining Rise, she worked in call center customer service and leadership…

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Employee Benefits

Comprehensive benefits covering health needs for you and your loved ones.

  • Medical insurance - single employee coverage less than $90/month
  • Dental insurance less than $17/month (Single coverage)
  • V401(k) with a 100% vested employer match
  • Vision insurance
  • Basic Life & AD &D insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance; Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) starts at 16 days per year, plus paid and floating holidays
  • A fun team environment that supports your professional development and opportunities for career advancement
  • Read about our transparency in coverage here

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We Are Rise

Our Programs create limitless possibilities

Rise is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Our programs take a whole-person approach, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible through supportive access to employment, housing, and life-enrichment services.