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

$2,000 Hiring Bonus
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Transportation Specialist

Assist participants getting to and from Rise programs

$2,000 Hiring Bonus
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Employment Consultant

Connect individuals and businesses with good fit candidates

$2,000 Hiring Bonus
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Case Manager

Provides community integration and inclusion through job opportunities 

$1,000 Hiring Bonus
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Want to join our team?

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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

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Lady Mcinnis happy to be a part of “something bigger”

Dayavindra (Lady) Mcinnis has been working as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) at Rise Mounds View for a little over a year, and in that time she has made quite the positive impact on her team and the people she serves. Before joining Rise, she worked as a home health aide and a personal care…

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Rachel Wilson-King works toward creative solutions to delicate problems

Rachel is a Quality Assurance Specialist at Rise, Spring Lake Park. Her coworkers appreciate her collaborative working style and team-oriented approach. Never intimidated by change, Rachel readily accepts new ideas and offers positive solutions to problems. She listens to others’ views with genuine interest and supports her coworkers. Rachel’s role requires her to frequently discuss…

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Denise Gibson loves helping others in a meaningful way

Denise Gibson, an Employment Consultant 2 at our Stillwater location, has been with Rise (and ESR prior to our merger) since 2016. She shares that, after working in retail and customer service management for several years, she decided to go back to school. During her time at school, she worked in a residential group home,…

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Story 31 – Lori Clauson

Lori Clauson’s dedication and commitment to Rise’s mission does not go unnoticed. During her 31 years with Rise, Clauson, an Individual Placement and Support Employment Specialist, has been challenged and allowed to grow within the organization. Being believed in has contributed to her choosing to work with Rise again and again. Being able to watch…

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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.