Current Openings:  

  Paraprofessional Houseparent Position 1:

Close Date:  5/15/2024

The main responsibility is to devote attention and appropriate supervision to the student/client during non-instructional hours.  Hours may vary. This position is temporary and available during center-based programming weeks.  CPR and First Aid Certification (training provided) are required within the first three months of hire.

  • Help maintain a safe, stimulating, and comfortable homelike environment.
  • Carry out evening or overnight activities as scheduled.
  • Support and instruct students according to the rules in the NDVS/SB handbook.
  • Help with evening meals as needed.
  • Provide homework support as directed by staff.

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Classified Benefits


Stay Healthy

Fully paid family health insurance

  • Family Health Insurance with no monthly paycheck deductions.

Wellness Program

  • Get reimbursed for going to the gym or earn up to $250 for participating in wellness activities.

Vision & Dental Insurance

  • Voluntary plan options at a reduced rate for you and your family.

Employee Assistance Program

  • Counseling services to assist employees and family members.

Financial Planning


  • 14.12% is contributed towards retirement. 11.12% is contributed by NDVS/SB, with the employee contributing an additional 3%.

 Deferred Compensation

  • Employees may participate in an additional tax-free retirement plan.

 Flex Comp Plan

  • Employees may pay medical expenses, insurance payments, and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

 Life Insurance

  • Employees receive a basic life insurance with an option for additional coverage.

Time Away From Work

Annual Leave

  • 0-3 years earns 8 hours per month.
  • 4-7 years earns 10 hours per month.
  • 8-12 years earns 12 hours per month.
  • 13-18 years earns 14 hours per month.
  • Over 18 years earns 16 hours per month.

Sick Leave

  • Earn 8 hours per month.


  • 10 paid holidays per year.

Leave Sharing

  • Employees are eligible to give or receive donations of annual or sick leave for medical conditions.

Additional Benefits

Flexible Work Schedules

Professional Development Opportunities

Statewide Discounts


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