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If you care about helping people and want to work in an environment of excellence and teamwork, then we welcome you as an applicant for employment at Project Turnabout.  We understand that staff is a vital part of our mission.  While patient care always comes first, we are attuned to creating a work environment that emphasizes the principles we promote; honesty, openness and willingness.  Mutual respect is important to our effectiveness, and we are committed to doing our very best to help those we serve.

Our beautiful campus and largest location is nestled in the spectacular Minnesota River Valley in the town of Granite Falls, MN.  We have access to numerous amenities, such as affordable housing, academically strong schools including Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Southwest Minnesota State University and Ridgewater College, medical facilities, serene state parks/historical sites, the scenic Minnesota River, and a community of wonderful people.  There are several other communities within easy driving distance that also offer affordable housing and shopping.

Project Turnabout offers a competitive salary, 401K plan with company match, and attractive benefits package, including:

Full Time: Part Time:
96 Hours Vacation per Year 48 Hours Vacation per Year
12 Days Sick Time per Year Holidays Paid at Time and a Half
8 Paid Holidays 401K (if you meet company requirements)
401K Plan Health Insurance (30+ hours a week)
Health Insurance for Individuals/Families Flex Plan Participation
Life Insurance Employee Assistance Program
Long Term Disability Insurance ½ the Cost of a Community Center Membership up to $175.00
Dental Reimbursement  
Flex Plan Participation  
Employee Assistance Program  
½ the Cost of a Community Center Membership up to $175.00  


If you are interested in working for a progressive, family oriented company, view our current openings below and apply online or send your resume to:

Project Turnabout is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a highly challenging work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Project Turnabout
Donna Chmelar, Human Resources Manager
660 18th Street
PO Box 116
Granite Falls MN 56241
Toll Free: 1-800-862-1453

Phone: (320) 564-4911
Fax: (320) 564-3122
E-mail: info@projectturnabout.org

Current Openings

Project Turnabout is taking applications for the following potential open positions.  To apply: please complete the online application/resume and submit via the website or print and mail to Project Turnabout; Attn: Donna Chmelar, PO Box 116, Granite Falls MN 56241 or email to  dchmelar@projectturnabout.org .

Inpatient Counselor

Project Turnabout has an opening for a Counselor at the inpatient program in Marshall MN.
Project Turnabout has been treating people with addictions for over 40 years and we are expanding!  We are adding 33 beds on to the main campus, which currently has 89 beds and the Halfway House was recently expanded and updated.   We currently have an opening in the Inpatient Program at the Marshall Halfway House.   We are seeking applicants that will be a part of the team, willing to embrace our Mission and Values of Compassion and Caring treatment for people that struggle with addictions, using the 12-Step practices.  We seek people that are able to build a rapport with clients, staff, referents, and the community and be a self-starter.
Preferred applicants will have licensure as an LADC or other commensurate licensure with  experience in the field of addictions.  EEO/AA

Unit Coordinator for Women’s Unit and other positions available:

Project Turnabout has an opening for a Unit Coordinator in the Women’s Unit of our residential treatment center in Granite Falls MN. This person must be a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Master’s level education preferred, have some experience with supervision of staff.  You will be a part of a Multidisciplinary team working toward the wellness of the people we serve, using a holistic approach of treatment and the 12-Step model.  You must be able to take direction, be a self-starter, able to multi-task, be a willing team player, as well as giving direction and feedback to your staff and assisting by carrying a caseload occasionally as needed during times of staff shortages, etc.

Due to anticipated expansion of the main campus services in Granite Falls, Project Turnabout currently has the following employment opportunities available:

  • Patient Funding Coordinator, full time.  Preferred candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience with insurance procedures; be accurate with numbers; display empathy and a caring attitude; and have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in a related field.
  • Building and Grounds Aide, full time.  We prefer some experience in building and grounds maintenance.
  • Housekeeper, part time with a possibility of going full time when the expansion is completed.
  • Unit Coordinator, full time.  This position requires a person to be a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor with some experience in supervision and counseling.  A DHS supervision certificate is desirable.  This is for the Women’s Unit at the main Granite Falls campus.  We prefer a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the field of Alcohol and Drug Studies.


Project Turnabout has openings for part time Human Service Techs in Granite Falls and Marshall. The people that are hired will be cross trained in various units in Granite Falls to allow for flexibility in work schedules.   Shifts may vary; we are seeking persons that are able to work overnights and weekends, possibility of some days in Marshall.   These positions require you to work directly with patients, some office duties and some light housekeeping chores.   Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a good driving record and be able to pass a MN Dept. of Human Services criminal background study.

Mental Health Professional

Project Turnabout Addiction Recovery Center has an opening for a Mental Health Professional.  We are currently in the process of expanding our main campus in Granite Falls, MN from 89 to 122 inpatient/residential beds.  We will be adding an additional Mental Health Professional and preference will go to a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, a PhD Psychologist or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.  Applicants must be licensed or able to be licensed upon hire.   This professional should have experience with addictions or have a solid understanding of the field of addictions.  Project Turnabout is based on the therapeutic foundation of the 12-Steps of AA.  We are fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilitates and treat chemical and gambling addictions within a full continuum of care.   Project Turnabout has locations in 4 counties in Southwestern Minnesota, near the beautiful Minnesota River valley.  We strive to meet the needs of the communities that we serve with a caring and compassionate staff.


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