We invite you to help us make a difference by joining our team!

At Hammer, we are proud to offer you a career with purpose. We value diversity, life-long learning, and person-centered collaboration within a caring and professional workplace environment.

As a result of our workplace culture, for six years in a row, we have been named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in the Twin Cities, by the Star Tribune.

Hammer is one of only 13 organizations statewide to receive the honor of this award for six consecutive years. The award recognizes us for the culture we have created for our Hammer family.

“The honor of receiving the StarTribune Top Workplace Award for six consecutive years in a row is validation from our staff of Hammer’s culture of dedication, passion, and respect for everyone.” John Estrem, CEO

Providing adults and children with intellectual disabilities an opportunity to experience life to its fullest is rewarding and life-changing work.

Would you like to join our team?

For more information contact Wendy Paulson at 952-277-2459 or

Career Opportunities

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​Database and Annual Fund Manager

While working with Development, Volunteer, Communication and other departments, the Manager will provide strategic oversite and daily attention to Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge donor database. Including but not limited to, development and management of systems, maintaining overall accuracy and integrity of the data, regular review and update of procedures and audits. With the Development Team, the Manager will provide leadership of the annual fund plan; assemble, update, track and participate in the calendar of development department efforts.

Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Provide support, training, and assistance to individuals in their Hammer homes. Duties include building relationships with the people we serve, helping them to realize their dreams (large and small), activity planning, transportation, cooking, cleaning, and home maintenance.


The recruiter is responsible for developing and following the recruitment strategy and creating a special comprehensive social media strategy, which is aligned with the communication department of the company and hiring quality employees for the organization.

Assistant Program Manager

Provide support, training, and assistance to individuals in their Hammer homes. In addition to providing direct care (see direct support professional duties) the Assistant Program Manager will also assist the Program Manager with administrative duties. There are no supervisory duties with this position.

Program Manager

Responsible for the daily operation of a group home and management of staff. Must develop positive relationships with the people served, their family members, staff members, and other service providers. Ensure that the household operates within budget, completes all necessary paperwork, and ensure all services are being provided as designed.

Individualized Community Services, DSP

Work one-on-one with a child or adult with a disability in their own home. Provide supervision, training, and assistance in activities of daily living. Assist individuals with activities such as exercise, cooking, shopping, and leisure activities. Provide transportation, companionship, and advocacy for any work toward personal goals, and document all outcomes.