Northeast Residence
  • Little Canada, MN, USA
  • Full Time and Part Time

Northeast Residence, Inc. (NER) has been supporting people with developmental disabilities since 1972.  NER currently supports 100 individuals in 25 different homes located in the northeast metropolitan area 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  We hire caring and dependable people with a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of others.  We work together supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities to live to their fullest potential.  Experience preferred, but not necessary.  Paid training is provided, and we offer career development and advancement opportunities.  A perfect opportunity for college students in health care, human services, and special needs education programs!

Position: Direct Support Staff (DSS) 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Daily cares and activities of people supported
  • Meeting the emotional, physical, and medical needs of the people supported in group home settings. 
  • Being a positive role model
  • Assisting with medications
  • Working with medical equipment
  • Accompanying people served on outings and with activities
  • Helping them meet their personal goals.

This is an hourly, non-exempt position, with a beginning base rate of $13 per hour. 

  • Pay differentials based on scheduling and professional certification/experience available.


Full-time benefit package available to employees scheduled and working a minimum of 30 hours per week and includes:

  • Heath Care benefits, including medical, dental and vision care
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) program

Part-Time benefit

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) program


  • Willing to make at least a six (6) month commitment
  • Able to read, write, speak & understand English
  • Valid US driver's license with relatively clean driver's record
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Able to pass background check
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