Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center Hosts Hiring Event

Media Advisory
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Cecile Erwin Young
HHS Executive Commissioner
August 16, 2022
Jennifer Ruffcorn, 512-424-6951

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center is hosting a hiring event on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. The center provides residential care for Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The facility is looking to fill dozens of positions, including direct care staff, licensed vocational nurses, and registered nurses. These positions come with hiring bonuses ranging from $2,500 to $5,000. Other openings include food services and housekeeping staff.

“We are 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 center 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: Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022

  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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

On-site 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 also pass a background check before they start work.

Candidates who have questions or need more information can contact Dana Lennan at

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.