Category Archives: Eagan

Job Posting – Direct Service Professional/Life Skills Instructor – Eagan

Position Site/location Direct Service Professional/Life Skills InstructorEagan Are you passionate about helping others in the growing human services field?  If so, come and join an energetic team committed to making a ...

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Online projects with ‘castle twist’ achieve their goal: having fun

Computer angles, lighting and other online glitches can’t dissuade Robin Smith and her ProAct participants from having a good time with art projects. They are part of a Wednesday virtual ...

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After partial pause, employment help presses on

While coronavirus cautions put some people’s lives on hold early on, many people with disabilities continued to rely on employment services. ProAct in Eagan delivered them. People who had been ...

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Mother finds match for son here

“My son, Scott, is 40 years old. He has been in and out of several DT&H programs. ProAct has met his needs so much better than the other programs. They ...

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Grocery interview first, then fitness center job nearby

ProAct vocational specialist Pat Hoppe helped build this young man’s confidence for his first job interview ever at Fresh Thyme in Apple Valley. That gig didn’t come through. Undeterred, the ...

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Remembered for her love

She used powerful words to diffuse situations, “I love you.” Many carry this memory of ProAct participant Sherri Baker, who passed away in July. To honor the 54-year-old who attended ...

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ProAct West opens to participants for classes

Eagan reopens for limited service

At the ProAct-West building in Eagan, expansive space has made way for people to enjoy services and practice social distancing as the nonprofit reopened in early July for classes. It ...

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From ProAct’s CEO

It’s a time of transition at ProAct, and we are looking forward with anticipation to the resumption of many of the services people have come to know and love. As ...

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Long satisfied life, brain injury and all

Ed Lane did not want to retire. His passion in life was work, and ProAct in Eagan was where he did it. The 72-year-old was having health issues in January, ...

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Corks find new value for crafters, ProAct sorts and packages

Popped corks are thought of for celebrations, special moments and congrats, but they’re also popular with craft hobbyists. A ProAct crew sorts them for sale before the coronavirus shutdown. “People ...

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