At KOOTASCA, we hire people who are dedicated to our mission and the work we do. Our staff are committed, passionate, and continually go above and beyond in using their skills and talents to serve our communities. We know that our employees make the biggest and most important difference in our continued success.

Why Work For Us

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

In a survey, 100% of employees stated that their job matters and makes a difference.

We offer the opportunity to give back to the community, paired with competitive wages & benefits, all during weekday daytime hours. For more information about why to work for us click here.

Employment Information

KOOTASCA Community Action is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) Employer. We recruit, select, hire, place, transfer, promote, demote, layoff, discipline, terminate, recall, compensate, and train without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, disability, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other basis protected by applicable laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies or agencies. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities whenever possible.

  • A completed Application for Employment is required to be considered for employment.
  • Submitting a resume is highly encouraged.
  • Any offer of employment will be contingent on a reference check and a background study.
  • Application and employment information is made available in alternative formats upon request.

To apply, follow the instructions on the Application for Employment.

Contact us:

Marta Carrigan, Human Resources & Board Services Director


Why Work For Us

Application for Employment

Equal Opportunity Employment Information

Affirmative Action Information

Current postings

Homeless Prevention Case Manager

May 6th, 2024|

Homeless Prevention Case Manager Number of Openings: 1 Location: Grand Rapids, MN Arrangement: Onsite Job Summary Work one on one with clients to determine eligibility and educate them about the skills and

Preschool Classroom Teacher

May 3rd, 2024|

Preschool Classroom Teacher Number of Openings: 1 Locations: Deer River, MN Job Summary Work as part of a collaborative team to establish and maintain an age and developmentally appropriate Head Start /

On-Call Classroom Support Staff

March 23rd, 2022|

Position Openings: Multiple Location: Itasca County & Int'l Falls, MN Job Summary Work cooperatively with classroom staff in the absence of regular classroom staff, in providing age and developmentally appropriate preschool education