3410 W 12th St, Erie, PA 16505


Join Our Team!


Community Resources for Independence has proudly served individuals with disabilities for more than 30 years. We have years of experience preserving and restoring their individual independence, and we are searching for people who want to do the same and join our team. We are not owned by an investment bank focused on shareholder dividends; we are a nonprofit organization whose primary focus is on exceptional care and client independence. 

Not all jobs provide their employees with the opportunity to engage in meaningful work. As a part of the CRI family, you will be working to improve the quality of life of individuals with disabilities. Your positive impact on clients will assure you of the importance of your work. Our organization will continue to find success only by hiring individuals like you looking for a challenging and meaningful career. When the work matters, employees thrive.  

Amazingly, our clients are not the only ones to benefit from our CRI; our employees do too! We ensure that our employees have everything they need to be successful, not only in their jobs but also in their futures. We value communication, training, and staff recognition. We appreciate you and your contributions to our team and our clients. 


CRI Provides: 

  • Paid initial and ongoing training in the classroom and online to help you learn the skills needed to help your clients the best that you can. 
  • In-the-field coaching and mentoring, including in-home introductions and training with your client, to set you up for success. 
  • Explore multiple career paths and specialized training through professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career and with us. 
  • Supportive supervisors, schedulers, and trainers who are there to support you.
  • A schedule that matches your needs with the needs of the client. 
  • Competitive pay, insurance, paid time off, and retirement benefits are available for full-time and part-time direct care workers.
  • Opportunities for recognition and rewards, along with the space to provide your input for improvement and growth.
  • Personal protective equipment. 


CRI Offers:

  • Flexible Schedules
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Overtime Compensation
  • On Job Paid Training
  • Competitive Pay
  • Shift Differential
  • Reimbursement of Mileage
  • Bonuses
  • Sign On Bonuses Available
  • And Much More!


We are an Equal Opportunity Employment Organization

Community Resources for Independence, Inc. is an equal opportunity organization that has procedures in place to ensure equal access and fair treatment to all individuals. CRI complies with all applicable civil rights laws. Programs and personnel issues are administered without regard to disability, race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital or veteran status, or any other non-job-related criteria prohibited by public policy.

If you have any general questions about employment opportunities at Community Resources for Independence, please call (800) 530-5541 or (814) 838-7222.

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