Make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and other disabilities!

Join our team and find a career with a purpose.

Hammer and NER are hiring in the west and east metro areas. Please submit your application online and we will be in touch with you. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Hi Friends!

Before you explore more of the Careers section of the website, take a few minutes to watch this video about work with Hammer and NER!


Top Workplace Award

For 13 years in a row we have been named a Top 200 Workplace in the Twin Cities, by our staff members and the Star Tribune!

AARP Employer Pledge

We signed the AARP Employer Pledge, affirming the value of experienced workers. As an organization we are committed to developing a diverse culture of inclusion. Learn more here.

Wellness by Design

We have been recognized as a Wellness by Design winner! The award recognizes organizations that make employee health a priority through creative and effective wellness initiatives. 

The wellness opportunities offered Hammer has helped me make healthier choices during my day. I have found more balance in my day and changed some old bad habits into new, healthier habits. 

Wellness by Design participant, Hammer Residences

Would you like to join our team? 
If you would like more information about Hammer and NER or a
position in the west or east metro, contact our recruiters:


Katie Belina at  (952) 345-8555 or


Rachel Southa at (952) 277-2459 or

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 thirteen years in a row, we have been named one of the Top 200 Workplaces in the Twin Cities, by the Star Tribune.

“We are honored and humbled as an organization to know that our staff members feel a deep sense of purpose and direction in their work, and it is with their support that we have become a top workplace. One of our core values as an organization is to provide a workplace where people are appreciated and recognized for their good work,” said Hammer CEO John Estrem. Providing adults and children with intellectual disabilities an opportunity to experience life to its fullest is rewarding and life-changing work.