Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center Hosts Hiring Event

Media Advisory
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Cecile Erwin Young
HHS Executive Commissioner
May 4, 2022
Jennifer Ruffcorn, 512-424-6951

AUSTIN – The Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center is hosting a hiring event on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

The facility is looking to fill dozens of positions, including direct care staff, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Registered Nurses. These positions come with a hiring bonus from $2,500 up to $5,000. Other openings include job coaches and food services staff. Corpus Christi SSLC provides residential care for Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

“We’re looking to hire people who are dedicated to helping others and want to improve the lives of our residents,” said Corpus Christi SSLC Director Melissa Gongaware. “Working at the Corpus Christi SSLC is very rewarding for both our staff and our residents.”

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, job seekers will undergo health screenings. Face masks will be required, and social distancing will be strongly encouraged.

WHAT: Hiring event for various positions at the Corpus Christi SSLC

WHEN: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE: Corpus Christi SSLC pavilion
902 Airport Rd.
Corpus Christi, Texas

Onsite interviews will be available. Job seekers will need to bring I-9 acceptable documents to be eligible for an on-the-spot conditional job offer. They must pass a background check before they start work.

Candidates who have questions or need more information can contact Alex Gonzalez, Staff Development and Retention Specialist at the Corpus Christi SSLC, at 361-429-2066 or email

Texas Health and Human Services, which operates 13 state supported living centers, offers many benefits to employees including health and dental insurance, career advancement opportunities, paid training, and paid vacation and sick leave.

Job seekers don’t need to register for this event. To speed up the process, candidates can apply online at To view open positions, visit the HHSC jobs page.