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

Champion April Heckard is an exceptional Employment Consultant and IPS community leader IMG 20230512 123938649

Champion April Heckard is an exceptional Employment Consultant and IPS community leader

Champion of the Month, April Heckard, joined our Team at Rise about four and a half years ago as an Employment Consultant. She brings over a decade of experience in Day Training and Habilitation (DTH) and job coaching work, as well as experience in a variety of other industries. April is an exceptional Employment Consultant…

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Champion John Barber’s dedication is a constant amidst program changes 2023 2023 John Barber Headshot

Champion John Barber’s dedication is a constant amidst program changes

Champion of the Month, John Barber, joined the Rise Team since 2015. Before joining us, he worked at a different human services organization that provides support to children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Given his experience, Rise was a natural fit; “I like helping people in any way possible,” he shares. Barber works as a…

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Jackie Gadach, a white woman with blonde hair, wearing a dark gray Rise branded zip-up over a light gray t-shirt, smiles for the camera. Behind her head is a piece of decorative art with flowers and an unlegible phrase.

For Champion Jackie Gadach, “there’s never a dull moment”

April 2023 Champion of the Month, Jackie Gadach, joined Rise in August of 2021, after working in a medical factory. Before that, she was a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for nearly 20 years. Joining our team at Rise was more than a career shift for Gadach; it was a return to her personal mission to…

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Beth Wilke, a white woman with curly brown hair and glasses, smiles for the camera. She is wearing a gray Rise shirt.

Champion Beth Wilke encourages people to reach their own measure of success

April 2023 Champion of the Month, Beth Wilke, was a licensed daycare provider for 22 years before joining our Team at Rise. She initially joined us as a Direct Support Professional on our Spring Lake Park work floor about 8 months ago, but she recently moved to lead our second supported community employment team at…

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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.