provides health care, housing, and other services for older adults in a nonprofit, Christian environment. We provide a full continuum of services including housing for active seniors, rehabilitation therapy, adult day services, assisted living options, and 24-hour nursing services to meet the changing needs of today’s older adults. We are committed to providing innovative solutions that contribute to quality of life and ease transitions to new stages in life. Founded in 1896 in response to the growing needs of a Swedish immigrant community, Augustana started with a mission to serve children, older adults and others in need. Today, with over 100 years of service, we remain dedicated to that original spirit of generosity and social responsibility.
Augustana Care received the Excellence in Not-for-Profit Leadership Award in 2015 from LeadingAge. This prestigious national award recognizes organizations that are models of excellence in not-for-profit leadership and exemplify the seven key attributes that characterize high-performing nonprofits. These attributes include being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive and caring. Those seven words encapsulate the essence of Augustana Care employees.
Developing Our Human Resources
As a Christian-based organization, Augustana is committed to enhancing the well being of our staff as well as our residents. Augustana seeks to be the employer of choice, to create a fulfilling working environment, and to develop our staff to their fullest potential. We draw upon the diversity of our communities and offer several initiatives to further employee safety, job satisfaction, and continuing education.
2013 Best Places to Work Company by Mpls./St. Paul Business Journal
- Intensive orientation/in-house CEU's.
- Comprehensive safety program to reduce on-the-job injuries and promote safety.
- One of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry, including:
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off/holidays
- 401(k) or 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution
- Scholarship program
- Discount bus passes and tickets to events
- Holiday parties, summer picnics, special events
- Employee recognition programs including gifts for years of service