Please click the link below to learn what it takes to become a Soaring Independent Cooperative Paraprofessional!

Soaring Independent Cooperative is founded on the belief that in order to provide quality care to our clients, our caregivers must have quality jobs, extensive training, opportunities for professional development, and receive fair wages. As a worker-owned company, we promote a supportive, empowering and worker engaged environment in which our home care aides contribute to the decision-making process and have a personal stake in the success of the company.

If you’re interested in becoming a caregiver of the Soaring Independent Cooperative team, you must:

  • Complete an application

  • Pass a drug screening test

  • Complete a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance

  • Be willing to provide care for people from various backgrounds without regard to race, religion, gender, age, culture, sexual orientation, or disability

  • Be able to fulfill the physical requirements of the job

  • Complete a physical examination with 2-step Tuberculosis.

Quality home care aide training is the foundation to the favorable outcome of each Soaring Independent Cooperative aide. As our employee, you will receive extensive education on the full range of clinical and social needs of our clients as well as the development of essential communication and problem solving skills.

As an Soaring Independent Cooperative aide, you should be able to work independently and adapt through innovative responses to difficult situations at work and at home. Upon completion, Soaring Independent graduates are certified as home care aides.

You will also enter a twelve-week on-the-job training period. During this training, new employees meet one on one with a , participate Soar mentor in group sessions to discuss experiences, and attend continuing education courses to reinforce skills learned during training.


If you’re interested in joining the Soaring Independent Cooperative team, please complete and submit the interest form below. You may also send your resume to info@soaringindependent.com after you have completed this interest form.

You may also give us a call Monday- Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.


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SIC is an equal opportunity service provider where no consumer shall, on the grounds of race, religion, national origin, color, gender, age, physical or mental ability, sexual preference, marital or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, be discriminated against in their quest to received services.

SIC has read, understands, and will comply with the provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended and prohibit discrimination on the basis of a disability. SIC will not discriminate against anyone with any physical or mental disability. Reasonable accommodations and inclusions will be provided for participants with disabilities to ensure compliance with the ADA.

Anyone who believes that their rights have been violated, or have been treated unlawfully during any of the above mentioned processes, you may file a complaint with the Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) without fear of retaliation, or the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS).

EEOC: 1-800-669-4000 (voice) 1-800-669-6820 (TTY)

WERC: 608-243-2424 (voice)

DHS: 608-266-1865 (voice) 711 or 800-947-3529 (TTY)