Direct Care Worker

$500 Sign On Bonus after 90 days of employment!

Part-time | $17.21/hr

Casual | $16.74/hr

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As a Direct Care Worker in one of our Residential Group Homes you will spend your shifts with your coworker caring, cleaning, and creating for our residents with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). Your home will be licensed for up to 6 residents who range in care from supervision and reminders for daily activities to full-care. Your experience with personal care, disabilities, and your willingness to learn will serve you well in this role – which provides full training on how to care for the individuals we serve. Creativity, a passion for people, the ability to have fun, and attention to detail are all key skills you’ll bring to this position.

Hours – Part-Time rotating shifts, rotating weekends; Casual is flexible/as needed.

Must have – A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Salary – Part-Time $16.71/hr; Casual $16.25/hr

FAQ - What is the patient to staff ratio? Our homes have at least two staff at all times for up to six residents. This puts the ratio at 2:6.



Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health employs nearly 400 people across 17 accredited programs in our 4-county region. Serving residents of Alpena, Alcona, Presque Isle, and Montmorency counties since 1968, we seek to provide comprehensive services and supports that enable people to live and work independently.


  • Casual employees have access to our Employee Assistance Center, 24-hour on-site gym, flexible scheduling, and the Agency’s training opportunities. 
  • Part-Time employees have access to the following:
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Paid Trainings
    • 12 Paid Holidays
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Supportive Team Environment
    • Generous Leave Time Package
    • And More...