Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud

Direct Care Associate

 What do staff say is one of their favorite things about this position:   “the clients, they are awesome!”


Join our team of approximately 50+ full time and part time staff that get the opportunity to make a difference by providing care to individuals with varied levels of developmental, cognitive and medical disabilities.  Here at Catholic Charites, we manage 6 foster homes in and around the St. Cloud area; in each home there are 4 adults (men & women).


General Information
Location  911 18th Street North
PO Box 2390
St Cloud, MN 56302
United States
Other Compensation  Great Benefits - 17 days of Paid Time off 1st Year
Required Degree  None
Contact Information
Name  Human Resources
Phone  (320) 650-1529

 The position of Direct Support Associate provides a range of services such as: 

  • Providing medical/health care and medication administration to clients as directed by Nursing staff; 
  • Provide client behavior assistance -- both support & modification techniques according to the client’s treatment plan;
  • Personal cares:  household tasks such as laundry, meal preparation, assisting with bathing/hygiene activities, etc. 


However it is more than just care. Staff also plan social activities in the community and participate in leisure activities with clients.


OPEN INTERVIEW DAY:  Monday noon - 5pm


Hours: We have Full Time & Part Time positions available;  generally afternoon/evenings


            (3pm - 10pm) ~  OR ~ overnights (7 days on and then 7 days off).  Positions include every other weekend.


Locations:   Foster grouphomes St. Cloud ~ Cold Spring ~ Paynesville

To apply:  email











 Prefer individuals who want to work with their colleagues in making someone else’s life better; minimally requires a HS diploma or equivalent; will train staff who get hired on the cares to be provided.