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Elder Companion

Company: Seniors Helping Seniors Greater Boston
Location: Brookline
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are looking for a elder companion to help care for senior clients in need.We offer:

  • Above-average starting wage of $17 per hour
  • Paid training for newly hired employees
  • Referral bonuses
  • Flexible schedules from 12 hours up to 30+ hours per week
  • Earned sick time
  • Continuing education opportunities and fun networking/social events
  • An interesting and diverse client base
  • A friendly group of peers to work with
  • The opportunity to work for one of the top employers with the happiest employees in Massachusetts (The Boston Globe's Top Places to Work Survey: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018).For the 4th year running, Seniors Helping Seniors of Greater Boston and Metrowest has been named a top workplace with the happiest employees in Massachusetts (#3 Medium Company) in The Boston Globe's Top Places to Work Survey*, and we're looking for exceptional people to join our team of personal helpers/companions! (*The Boston Globe, December 5, 2021)Under our unique model of peers-helping-peers, our older adult daytime elder companions work one-on-one with elderly clients in the community, providing non-medical services that may include:
    • Companionship
    • Shopping/errands
    • Light housekeeping
    • Transportation
    • Activities
    • Meal prep
    • and more!We're actively hiring older adults who are compassionate, reliable, and flexible. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED… WE TRAIN! Hear it straight from our employees: Minimum requirements:
      • Older adult with 45+ years of life experience
      • Availability of at least 12- 15 hours per week
      • COVID-19 Vaccinated
      • Driver's license and insured auto (our clients are not accessible by public transportation)
      • Cell phone
      • Personal email account and ability to send/receive emails
      • Conversational English fluency
      • Weekend availability a plus (in addition to weekdays)
      • Live centrally in our Greater Boston/Metrowest service area with accessibility to multiple client locations such as: Arlington, Brighton, Brookline, Cambridge, Medford, Needham, Newton, Watertown, WestonWe look forward to hearing from you!We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Seniors Helping Seniors Greater Boston, Brookline , Elder Companion, Other , Brookline, Massachusetts

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