If you are interested in a rewarding career working on the Cherish team,
please send, e-mail or FAX your resume - contact us.


Current Employment Opportunities


FAX resumes to (218) 263-8336 - General HR contact kim@cherished1.co


If you have a consumer who you already know wants to hire you, please note the consumer's name on your application, so we can start the complete employment process quickly.


Effective 8/16/2019:

Cherish Pay Rates
PCAs $11.75 - $12.00 per hour
Home Management Staff $11.00 per hour
Personal Companion Staff $11.75 per hour
In Home Family Support Staff $13.50 per hour

Independent Living Skills Specialists $13.50 per hour
Respite $11.75 per hour, or per diem rate depending upon service authorization


Paper Timecards submitted every two weeks
PCAs may work up to 40 hours in a week
Employees MAY NOT exceed 40 hours in a work week without prior approval from their Supervisor.


Employees may not exceed 40 hours per week without prior authorization from Cherish H.R. Dept.
MN DHS prohibits a PCA from working more than 275 hours per month.



A person must complete standardized PCA training to satisfy Minnesota law before becoming a PCA


The DHS training is available to anyone. Training:

 Is available online 24 hours a day

Is free to the public

You can take the test as many times as you want - but you must pass before you can be a PCA.


PCA TEST LINK>>> http://registrations.dhs.state.mn.us/videoConf/Default.aspx?BusinessUnitID=16


MN Statute prevents a Spouse of the person, Paid Guardian, Parent or Stepparent of a minor child,
recipient of PCA services or a responsible party from being a PCA.



When you apply please note on your resume if you have education or expertise related to our services.
PCA employees are paid more when they come to us with CNA registration, other training and/or 5+ years documented experience.


You must be able to pass a background check to work at Cherish

Use the MN Courts online system to look yourself up and see if you may be disqualified to be a PCA

DHS disqualification can last for seven years or more, depending upon the offense Disqualification Time Periods

Legal Aid information about disqualification

Request for reconsideration of disqualification

DHS Reconsideration Resource Manual


All information available in other formats:  ie:  large print, audio tape, translated into other languages, etc...  If you require an accommodation because of disability please let Cherish staff know.   Cherish as a recipient of Federal and Minnesota financial assistance does not exclude, deny benefits to or otherwise discriminate against any person because of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admission, participation in programs, services, or in employment.