Occupational Therapist needed to join dynamic team of providers at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, Minot, ND ($5,000 Signing Bonus)

Do you seek challenge, commitment and a sense of community. Do you want to work with the most troubled, complicated and amazing children and adolescents in the state?

A career at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch may be just what you are looking for. It is more than just a job—it is a vocation. 


 Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch is a Christian residential treatment and educational center for children and their families. We help the most troubled, complicated, and amazing kids by providing best-in-class psychiatric therapy and trauma-informed care, where we look kids in the eye, walk with them, and help them become their best selves.



Occupational Therapist—Minot, ND
Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch is seeking a dedicated Occupational Therapist to work with troubled, complicated, and AMAZING kids. Children in residential treatment at the Ranch have complex needs that are addressed by a team of professionals--therapist, psychiatrist, occupational therapist, educators, nurses, and more. The OT's role on the team is to help children identify and address their sensory needs. They also help children identify the places in their bodies where they feel anxiety, anger, and other emotions--and guide them through the process of noticing these body sensations sooner and finding coping skills that work for them.

Work with a GREAT team of professionals committed to providing trauma-informed, family inclusive, evidence-based therapies and support to children with complex needs. This job is right for you if you are devoted to promoting the needs of youth and families, giving them a voice in treatment planning, and advocating for the resources children need to be their best selves.

The Occupational Therapist position is full time and is eligible for our excellent benefit package including generous paid time off, health, dental, life and disability insurances and 403(b) retirement matching. 


Why work at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch? 

  1.  Culture of Caring, Purpose and Learning
  2.  Environment that puts kids first
  3.  Collaborative environment where kids have a voice in their treatment planning
  4.  Competitive salary and benefits 
  5.  Chance to grow with an amazing team of professionals
  6.  Flexible work schedule with focus on work/life balance 
  7.  Chance to make a huge difference in kids' lives
  8.  You will like us!
  9.  Minot is a great place to live, work and play--with four distinct seasons in which to fish, hunt, golf, hike, and more

This is a great place to be if you want to learn from and work with the best!

Our psychologists, psychiatrist, Nurse Practitioners, and therapists are the best in the region when it comes to helping children and adolescents with complex behavioral issues. 

They have honed their skills and practices through thousands of hours working with children in the psychiatric facilities at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. They want to collaborate with you to provide hope and healing for even more kids.