Employment

Current Position Openings at A Chance To Grow:

“A Chance To Grow provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  In addition to federal law requirements, A Chance To Grow complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leaves of absence, compensation and training. “

Occupational Therapist

Working for ACTG offers:

  • Competitive Pay
  • PTO to be used at your discretion
  • Paid holidays throughout the year
  • Opportunities to grow and contribute to a dynamic agency which serves a variety of children and families across multiple settings

Requirements/Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in pediatrics
  • Licensed within the state of Minnesota
  • NBCOT certification
  • Reflex integration (MNRI) a PLUS!

 

Toddler Assistant Teachers 

Become part of a hard working, highly dedicated team of teachers!

What are some things that make Turnquist great?

  • Garden with outdoor teaching experiences
  • Science room
  • S.M.A.R.T program
  • Infant room that includes a “habitot”
  • Full size Gym
  • Family fun nights (great opportunities to meet with families and get to know them)
  • Therapy programs on site run by A Chance To Grow
  • Passionate, fun staff
  • THE KIDS!

Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for working with young children
  • 1 year in a teaching or assistant teaching position in Early Education Setting
  • Some college credit
  • Ability to work between the hours of 6:30am and 5:30pm
  • Ability to plan and implement high quality, interactive lesson plans
  • Ability to work well with others on the team
  • Ability to lift, stand, sit, kneel
  • Current CPR and First Aid

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Certificate or Degree or in progress
  • Experience working with diverse backgrounds
  • Interest in working and teaching outdoors

We offer:

  • Competitive Salary Starting $14 an hour
  • PTO
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Paid Training and more!!! 

Infant Assistant Teacher

We Are Currently looking for an Assistant teacher for Infants
Starting at $14 an Hour

Become part of a hard working, highly dedicated team of teachers!

What are some things that make Turnquist great?

  • Garden with outdoor teaching experiences
  • Science room
  • S.M.A.R.T program
  • Infant room that includes a “habitot”
  • Full size Gym
  • Family fun nights (great opportunities to meet with families and get to know them)
  • Therapy programs on site run by A Chance To Grow
  • Passionate, fun staff
  • THE KIDS!

Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for working with young children
  • 1 year in a teaching or assistant teaching position in Early Education Setting
  • Some college credit
  • Ability to work between the hours of 6:30am and 5:30pm
  • Ability to plan and implement high quality, interactive lesson plans
  • Ability to work well with others on the team
  • Ability to lift, stand, sit, kneel
  • Current CPR and First Aid

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Certificate or Degree or in progress
  • Experience working with diverse backgrounds
  • Interest in working and teaching outdoors

We offer:

  • Competitive Salary Starting $14 an hour
  • PTO
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Paid Training and more!!!!

Turnquist Child Enrichment Center is a program of A Chance to Grow, Inc., a human service non-profit agency.

Developmental Optometrist

We are currently looking for an optometrist to start part-time and possibly work into a full time position.  Currently ACTG has a part-time optometric practice that provides vision exams for children, infants and adults, developmental visual testing, vision therapy, and preventative eye care.   Please consult our website for more information regarding our innovative programming at www.actg.org

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Motivated to grow the existing optometric practice with the help and support of staff at ACTG.
  • Strong desire to collaborate and work with other professionals to help provide a multidisciplinary approach for helping children and adults reach their highest potential.
  • Licensed to practice optometry in the state of Minnesota

If interested in this unique optometric practice opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter.  In your cover letter please describe the nature of your experience as an optometrist and why your experience is well suited to the nature of the work described above.  

Occupational Therapist (School Based)

A Chance To Grow is a non-profit agency based in Northeast Minneapolis. ACTG's mission is to promote the maximum development of the whole child and adult through innovative, individualized and comprehensive brain-centered programs and services.

A respected leader within our industry, we currently have an opening for a 1.0 FTE Occupational Therapist to join our growing team. This position is a contracted position at a well-established Charter School in the Minneapolis, MN area.

Working for ACTG offers:

- Competitive Pay
- Continuing Education opportunities in innovative, research-based treatment techniques
- PTO to be used at your discretion
- Paid holidays throughout the year
- Opportunity for Full benefits including Medical and Dental
- Flexible schedule that you are able to set to meet your needs
- Supportive and collaborative environment for learning and developing clinical skills with other experienced clinicians across multiple disciplines (e.g. SLP, vision therapy, neurotechnology, etc.)

Requirements/Experience:

- OT License with Minnesota Dept of Health with good standing
- NBCOT certification
- Minimum of 1-2 years experience in school-based setting

Please contact irene.christenson@actg.org for more details or for any questions
Please consult our website for more information regarding our innovative programming at www.actg.org

"A Chance To Grow, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Chance To Grow, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leaves of absence, compensation and training."

 

Personal Care Assistant (PCA) for Home Based Services

Are you Compassionate? Dependable? Reliable? Adaptable? Patient? Dedicated? Willing to Learn? Our Home Based Services program seeks Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) to provide direct support to meet the health and safety needs of special need individuals in the home and in the community. Early morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours are often available. Qualified applicants must be 18 years or older and have experience working with special need individuals, a DHS background check, access to a reliable vehicle, car insurance if transporting is requested for open positions and must complete DHS PCA certification test. We currently have openings in the following areas. Please indicate the area in which you are interested.

  • South Minneapolis: Overnights
  • Sunday: 7pm to Monday 8am
  • Tuesday: 7pm to Wednesday 10am
  • Wednesday: 9pm to Thursday 8am


  • Elk River:
  • Working with a 4 year old female
  • Mon-Thur 6-9 pm
  • Fri 5-9 pm
  • Sat 10 am to 8 pm
  • Sun 8am - 6 pm
  • Maple Grove:
  • Working with a 13 year old male
  • Mon-Fri 4pm-9pm
  • Maple Grove :
  • Working with a 7 year old male
  • Mon-Fri 6:30 am-10:00 am
  • Arden Hills:
  • Working with a 10 year old male
  • Mon-Fri3pm-5pmwith flexible weekend hours
  • Maple Plain:
  • Working with a 13 year old male
  • Mon-Fri 4 pm-7 pm and 6 hours either Sat or Sun.

Full description here

Apply in person:

A Chance To Grow
1800 Second Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418 
Fax: 612-706-5555
Email: jobs.actg@actg.org

 

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