Category Archives: New Options – Shakopee

Job Posting – Direct Service Professional – New Options Shakopee

Position Site/location Direct Service Professional-New Options Shakopee 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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Return to independence, personal growth comes with retail job

When another disability provider closed its doors last year, Michael Zalesky, who is in his mid-30s, was let go from a warehouse crew after three years. Family said he loved ...

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Garden prep underway, sales in May

Signs of spring are in the air and ProAct in Shakopee is prepping for a bountiful garden harvest with mini-greenhouses inside and plans for garden beds and the full outdoor ...

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silk art banner by Rebel Rozeboom

Silk painting takes form for DSP

Two years ago, Rebel Rozeboom, a direct service professional at ProAct in Shakopee, channeled her interest in art and design to silk painting. She had tie-dyed T-shirts, and noticed that ...

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Love Bundles raise $630 in Shakopee

By Ali Brown, Shakopee Program Manager ProAct’s Shakopee Valentine’s Balloon Fundraiser looked a bit different this year, yes, due to COVID! On a normal year, our facility would be filled ...

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On mission, committed to serve

Dear ProAct families and participants, customers and supporters, You may be aware that we have had several staff and people in our programs out due to precautions or quarantining for ...

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Great medicine: laughter reaches people in homes through virtual enrichment

A little jesting, some teasing and “how are yous” can go a long way. Throw in humor as the topic of study, connect a dozen ProAct participants with their instructor ...

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CEO leaves legacy of trust, integrity, respect

Retiring ProAct CEO Steve Ditschler led the organization for some 20 years, coordinating an expansion from one to six locations and a fourfold increase in revenue. “I think ProAct is ...

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ProAct’s 2020 Annual Report

Be sure to check out this recap of ProAct’s 2020 Fiscal Year. The theme Resilient, Reliable, Responsible

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ProAct 2020 Service Awards

Please enjoy this video and slideshow sampling of ProAct’s 2020 service awards for longtime participants from four of the nonprofit’s locations. The COVID-19 environment changed how they were presented, sometimes ...

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