Why work with seniors? With an aging population there’s expected to be high demand at senior living communities. But even with expected job growth, there are several other reasons to work with seniors, including the fulfillment and enjoyment of working with the elderly and their family members. Plus, it can be a rewarding career path full of opportunities for personal and professional growth. If you’re wondering why you should consider working with seniors, this blog post will offer six benefits and four traits you’ll need to have a successful career.
“While working at Friendship Village, I have been able to develop my career and turn my passion into a lifestyle. Working with Friendship Village has been life changing!”
— Brandon Bax
A career working with seniors can be more than just financially rewarding. There are a wide variety of valuable opportunities within a senior living community from health care to support services and education to administration. Here are seven reasons why you should consider working with seniors:
“Having worked here for five years, I see why we have employees that have worked here for 25-30 years! Friendship Village offers fantastic benefits, a friendly work environment and allows you to make a difference in the lives of our deserving seniors.”
— Nicole Summers
Working with the elderly is unlike any other career you can pursue. It will give you the opportunity to be a part of a focused, committed team and allow you to use these specific talents and personality traits:
After completing two new community expansions, Friendship Village has a lot of new opportunities available in a range of fields. If you’re looking for a career with great benefits, check out our Careers page to learn more. You’ll quickly see why working with seniors is so rewarding.