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 contributes to the mission.

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, hire, place, promote, terminate, layoff, recall, transfer, compensate, and train without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

  • 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

Director of Education

February 6th, 2023|

Number of Openings: One Location: In person- Grand Rapids, MN Job Summary Provide quality early childhood programming through the leadership, development, administration, delivery, ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the Agency’s Education Department

Substitute Cook

June 20th, 2022|

Job Location: Grand Rapids, MN  Number of Openings: 2 Job Summary Prepare nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks for Head Start participants in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and CACFP guidelines. Help

On-Call Substitute Classroom Assistant

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