Calling detail-oriented and dependable health sciences students! Are you looking for a meaningful and good paying job that will amp up your resume? The UW–Madison School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) seeks a student with a passion for older adult health and excellent organizational and communication skills to join our team.
In this position, you will work with the CARE team, the Respite Care Association of Wisconsin and community contacts to coordinate workshops for family caregivers of older adults around the state. You will work with communities to ensure each workshop addresses local needs, such as respite care or training for family caregivers of people living with dementia. Other tasks will include tracking workshop participation and feedback and providing support for other CARE projects.
Pay range is $12-15/hour to start, based on relevant work experience and expertise. This is a 10-15 hour per week job (more hours may be available in the summer), with flexibility in scheduling. You must be available for at least one year, including summer.
You are the ideal candidate if you:
- Work well as part of a team
- Are unafraid to ask questions
- Are self-motivated and flexible
- Take pride in work done well
- Are eager to learn new skills and information
- Can manage multiple tasks and projects at once
- Can keep track of details as well as overall goals
- Communicate effectively, in different contexts and with diverse groups of people
- Value the Wisconsin Idea, the public service mission of the university
This position requires:
- Passion for community engagement, health education, interprofessional collaboration and older adult health
- High-level knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Excellent command of English (both oral and written)
TO APPLY, send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position to Diane Farsetta at firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure consideration, submit your application by Wednesday, December 5.
Both undergraduate and graduate health sciences students are encouraged to apply. Graduate students: note this position is not currently eligible for tuition remission.
CARE’s mission is to support discoveries that improve aging, and build the skills and capacity of those who care for older adults. CARE’s officers are in Signe Skott Cooper Hall, one of campus’s newest buildings, with sit-to-stand desks, walking stations, a coffee shop, fireplace, a rooftop garden and lots of natural light. Visit care.nursing.wisc.edu to learn more about us.
This post was authored by Diane Farsetta on 11/13/2018.