CARE Program and Outreach Support Student Hourly

Calling detail-oriented and dependable 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 hourly with organizational and communication skills and an interest in supporting older adult health and well-being.

In this position, you will work with the CARE team to support older adult stakeholder groups that provide guidance to health researchers. Other tasks will include helping recruit older people for student learning activities and providing support for CARE meetings and other projects.

Pay range is $14-16/hour to start, based on experience and skills. This is a 5-10 hour per week job (more hours may be available in the summer) at the School of Nursing, 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
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Oral and written English skills

Apply through the UW–Madison Student Jobs website, where this position is listed as #504730. The site will ask you to submit a resume, references, and cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position. To ensure consideration, submit your application by April 28, 2023.

Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply, in Nursing or other health science fields. 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 to learn more about us.

This post was authored by Diane Farsetta on 04/11/2023.