Careers at Nashoba Park

Join the Nashoba Park Team!

Nashoba Park Assisted Living
AYER, MA

Make a Real Difference in the Lives of Seniors…


At Nashoba Park, each associate is an integral part of the team, making a positive impact on the lives of our residents minute-to-minute and day-to-day. We believe that valued associates are the best associates and offer ample opportunities to grow professionally and personally.

Whether you’re a resident care associate on the overnight shift, a concierge working with residents and families, or an energetic member of our dining team — We want what you want

  • A local, Massachusetts-based company
  • Professional training opportunities
  • Outstanding benefits
  • Work-life balance
  • Rewarding, home-like work environment
  • A chance to create lasting relationships with residents

Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join our team!

Work alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals. Enjoy an outstanding benefits package. Help make our residents’ twilight years their best years. Apply below!

Current Open Positions

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Want to work for an amazing company? Nashoba Park, a Volunteers of America Massachusetts senior community is on the lookout for top-notch caregivers (CNA/HHA).  Acclaimed for our forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care, including our highly-regarded EnrichedLIFE Experiences and our award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program, we are an equal-opportunity employer, committed to doing right by our employees.

Available Shifts
Shift 1: 7am-3pm (Part Time, Per Diem)
Shift 2: 3pm-11pm (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)
Shift 3: 11pm-7am (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)


DESCRIPTION:
You’ll be working alongside a group of friendly, compassionate people committed to doing the very best they can to take care of seniors. Our Resident Care Associates are responsible for the delivery of quality care to Nashoba Park’s assisted living residents while encouraging independence and ensuring each resident’s physical, social, cultural, intellectual, and mental well being. Why work in Assisted Living? It is a pleasant working environment. We offer a homelike, residential setting. You will work with seniors who are frail and need personal care, but are not sick. You will have so many opportunities to participate in meaningful programs and to build close relationships with residents

WE OFFER EXCELLENT PAY, BENEFITS & WORK-LIFE BALANCE. Part-time, full-time, per diem, weekend schedules available. Competitive hourly pay with paid time off and paid holidays.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
  • Direct personal care for seniors (Activities of Daily Living “ADLs” and Self-Administered Medication Management “SAMM”)
  • Compliance, reporting and record keeping
  • Assistance with social, wellness, art and fitness activity programming
  • Reminding/escorting residents to activities
  • Light housekeeping services
  • Assistance with community special events
  • Assistance with dining services, as needed
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
  • Experienced in senior care
  • Compassionate, patient, committed to teamwork, dedicated, trustworthy, positive 
  • Fluent in English (read, write, speak and understand English)
  • Able to handle physical requirements of the job (standing, sitting, bending, moving and transferring residents “one-person or two-person assist”)

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Cook – Full Time
Ayer, Massachusetts, United States · Nashoba Park

DESCRIPTION
Nashoba Park is seeking a Full Time cook to join our team with rotating hours of 9am-5pm and 11am-7pm. One weekend day is required. If you enjoy working with seniors, come and be part of the team that gives our amazing residents and their guests an enjoyable and delicious dining experience!

SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates’ ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.Walk-in applicants are also welcome.

Responsibilities
The cook will be responsible for preparing, planning and plating food for meals and special events, assisting with ordering, and accommodating residents’ dietary needs as required.

Qualifications
Qualified candidates must be ServSafe certified and have an interest in working with a senior population. Candidates with previous experience in a senior care facility are preferred.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience as a cook in a fast paced setting, a hospitality or healthcare environment preferred
  • ServSafe Certified
  • Working knowledge of kitchen organization and food preparation
  • Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required. 

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Nashoba Park, an assisted living community in Ayer, is acclaimed for its forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that includes our award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program! Nashoba Park enjoys an exceptional reputation among both families and professionals for providing quality care, creating innovative programs that enhance quality of life for residents and for maintaining the highest of industry standards. But it is our associates’ commitment to our “Right Values” philosophy that established and maintains this position of excellence, respect and trustworthiness in the senior housing industry. Working in the assisted living field requires compassion, integrity. Our most successful associates don’t view their role as just a job but as an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of seniors. Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join our team. Work alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals. Enjoy an outstanding benefits package. Help make our residents’ twilight years the best years. 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
 
The Director of Business Administration (DBA) manages all business functions for the community ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of the community’s resident billing and collections, financial obligations (associate payroll/benefits and AP) and record keeping and compliance. The DBA works closely with the community and SLR management teams in ensuring the smooth business operation of the community. The DBA co-manages the Community Relations/Reception staff with the Director of Community Relations (DCR) and is responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and managing the Community Relations/Reception staff with respect to their administrative support duties. As a key member of the management team, the Director of Business Administration serves in the weekend Manager on Duty rotation.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Prior experience in office administration, including payroll processing, billings and collections required
  • Prior experience in benefits administration preferred
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple types of administrative tasks; strong attention to detail and accuracy; persistent follow‐through skills
  • Proven ability to take initiative and solve problems; willingness to contribute ideas to assist in process improvement
  • Leadership skills with ability to work effectively with others and promote a culture of teamwork, cooperation, enthusiasm and customer service
 

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Housekeeping Associate – Ayer, MA
Ayer, Massachusetts, United States · Nashoba Park

DESCRIPTION
Nashoba Park is seeking a hardworking and dedicated professional to join our team as a part time housekeeping associate! The hours of the role are Saturdays and Sundays, 8:30am-4:30pm.

At our community, priority number one is the enhancement of each resident’s Quality of Life. We focus on the whole person, not just the treatment of their most basic physical or cognitive needs. Our method is to individualize a plan of care for each resident, providing just the right combination of services to optimize their overall well-being, independence, personal dignity and enrichment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Follow cleaning and laundry schedule as outlined in housekeeping staff assignment.
  • Clean residents’ units on a weekly basis as assigned and perform emergency housekeeping duties when accidents occur.
  • Clean residents’ units and common space floors and walls by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming. Clean movable furniture and fixtures. Dust, spot clean or wash, disinfect when necessary, polish where required. Empty, clean, and reline wastebaskets. Straighten or re­arrange furniture as directed.
  • Clean bathrooms. Clean and disinfect all fixtures, floors, and walls as directed. Wash windows and mirrors. Replenish bathroom supplies in common areas.
  • Clean walls, windows, doors, and ceilings. Disinfect as necessary. Clean ceiling fixtures as scheduled. Replace light bulbs as required.
  • Collect soiled laundry from residents’ apartment according to assigned laundry schedule. Sort, launder, fold and return clean laundry to each resident’s unit. Iron articles as requested by resident.
  • Maintain cleanliness of laundry work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain equipment used in performance of duties.
 
 

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DESCRIPTION

Nashoba Park, an assisted living community in Ayer, is acclaimed for its forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that includes our award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program! Nashoba Park enjoys an exceptional reputation among both families and professionals for providing quality care, creating innovative programs that enhance quality of life for residents and for maintaining the highest of industry standards. But it is our associates’ commitment to our “Right Values” philosophy that established and maintains this position of excellence, respect and trustworthiness in the senior housing industry. Working in the assisted living field requires compassion, integrity. Our most successful associates don’t view their role as just a job but as an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of seniors. Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join our team. Work alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals. Enjoy an outstanding benefits package. Help make our residents’ twilight years the best years. 

 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

The Dining Room Supervisor at Nashoba Park manages the delivery of dining services for all residents. You will oversee set-up for meals and special events, and ensure cleanliness and maintenance of the Dining Room to provide a gracious social dining experience for residents. 

* Weekend and evening hours required.

 

REQUIREMENTS / WHAT WE EXPECT:

Compliance with all current safety and health guidance. A commitment to training and mentoring associates. A customer focused mindset that anticipates customer needs. An ability to maintain professional integrity. A passion for working with seniors. 

 

This position requires 1+ year experience working in a restaurant or residence for older adults and a Food Safety Certification. Leadership, time management and excellent communication skills are a MUST!

 

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Nashoba Park, an assisted living community in Ayer, MA, is hiring waitstaff to join our team. If you enjoy working with seniors, consider joining a team that gives our amazing residents and their guests an enjoyable and delicious dining experience! You will be greeting residents as they come in for meals, taking and serving orders to residents, and ensuring cleanliness and a positive spirit in the Dining Room.

SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates’ ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.

Available Shifts
Monday-Sunday: 8am-4pm, 11am-7pm, 4pm-7pm

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in a similar role is preferred as well as a flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed are required.
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required.

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DESCRIPTION

Nashoba Park, an assisted living community in Ayer, is acclaimed for its forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that includes our award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program! Nashoba Park enjoys an exceptional reputation among both families and professionals for providing quality care, creating innovative programs that enhance quality of life for residents and for maintaining the highest of industry standards. But it is our associates’ commitment to our “Right Values” philosophy that established and maintains this position of excellence, respect and trustworthiness in the senior housing industry. Working in the assisted living field requires compassion, integrity. Our most successful associates don’t view their role as just a job but as an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of seniors. Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join our team. Work alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals. Enjoy an outstanding benefits package. Help make our residents’ twilight years the best years. 

 
Available Shifts
Weekends, 9am-5pm
 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

At our community, the Front Desk Receptionist is the information center of our community, managing all phone calls, greeting visitors, providing community information, managing resident transportation and outing schedules, and assisting residents with all requests. In addition, the Front Desk Receptionist shall be responsible for administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Business Administration. This position requires superior people skills.

 

REQUIREMENTS / WHAT WE EXPECT:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Must be comfortable to assist in emergency situations, and able to do so in a calm, competent and efficient manner
  • Knowledge of general office equipment including telephone systems and printer/copier
  • Basic computer skills (word-processing, spreadsheets, internet)
 

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