Congrats to October's Team Spotlight- Ashleigh, Rhonda, and Mickie for facilitating a volunteer effort at the Hostfest. A fellow volunteer noted that she appreciated the support and encouragement from the team, which made it a great experience!
Congrats to Ashley Flom for receiving September’s Employee Spotlight. When a riding mower quit working down at East Totten Trail (we have a contract to mow and maintain two campgrounds near Lake Sakakawea), Ashley figured out how to get the inoperable mower on to a trailer and to a nearby shop to be serviced, and... Read More
Congrats to August’s Employee Spotlight recipients, Megan Buee and Chelsea Nelson. A few months after implementation of the SIS-based payment system in April 2018, we had long lists of discrepancies, missing documents, and outstanding payments. Megan worked with a contact at the Department of Human Services payment office, DDPMs, and RCs to figure out how... Read More
Congrats to July’s Employee Spotlight, Davian Olson, and Team Spotlight, Barb Anderson & Kayla Andrade! Barb & Kayla assisted a new employee working at a community job to develop ways to do tasks that worked for her. They also worked with the employer to organize and modify the work environment to make job tasks more... Read More
Congrats to June’s Employee Spotlight recipients, McKayla Thompson and Alyson Rupe! Although McKayla regularly works in DayHab, she was nominated for her work while subbing for several weeks in Employment Services. She assisted two people on community placements to develop some job skills, including using Souris Basin Transportation, clocking in, and starting to work independently.... Read More
Congratulations to Mason Schmidt, Kalix Employee of the Year 2018-2019.
Congrats to May’s Employee Spotlight recipients, Kayla Tuttle and Kelsey Patterson. Kayla organized a frequent Sunday Spa-Day as a social event where tenants bond over painting nails, using wave irons, and applying makeup. In addition to the positive social experience, participants are learning to look their best, which helps build confidence. Kelsey was chosen because... Read More
ICF 1007 Staff and Supervisors Staff at 1007 were nominated for outstanding hospice care provided for eight days in February. Family, hospice personnel, and other Kalix staff all noticed the compassion and kindness that 1007 staff exhibited during that week as they adjusted schedules, assisted with medication administration, provided support, and ensured that family could... Read More
Congrats to March’s Employee Spotlight recipient, Gail Ogden. Gail worked with staff to develop and implement communication supports that enable one gentleman to converse with people that he sees regularly. The system includes a book with phrases specific to his regular collection route for recycling, and allows him to independently make small talk and ask... Read More
Adaptability Mickee Adams DSP, Minot Day Hab When plans to attend an event didn’t work out as expected, Mickee immediately created an alternate activity. Her quick thinking and positive attitude meant that the group was able to take advantage of their advance planning and enjoy the day out together. Teamwork and Collaboration Krista Opstedal Coordinator... Read More