Work where education comes first

Lasell Village is a unique life plan community with education at its heart, located on the beautiful campus of Lasell University in Newton. We are a caring and vibrant community home to more than 225 residents in independent living apartments, supported living studios, and a 5-star skilled nursing and rehabilitative facility. 

Lasell Village offers competitive pay,  and a full complement of employee benefits, including free tuition at Lasell University for full-time (over 20 hours per week) employees and their dependents when they qualify for admission. 

Lasell Village is located in Newton, Massachusetts, just 11 miles from downtown Boston.

Administrative

Dining Room Server

 We have open shifts in our Dining Room. The positions are ideal for students looking for flexible schedules and days, or those seeking a 2nd job. We have a no-tipping policy at Lasell Village.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve meals to our residents
  • Prepare meals-to-go and deliver to apartments in a timely manner
  • Set up dining room for service
  • Understand the dining room set up and table numbers
  • Be able to answer the phone and use a friendly tone while talking with residents and guests, take reservations, check messages
  • Greet residents and guests with a smile and a friendly tone
  • Walk guests to their assigned tables
  • Operate the POS system to enter customer orders and cash out all guests
  • Work together with other team members to ensure residents are served in a timely manner
  • Set up, stock, refill, and clean stations according to the opening and closing checklists
  • Assist in café serving operations in preparing food items
  • Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties, in accordance with established policies and procedures

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.
Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Please email resume to jmaragus@lasell.edu

Resident Services Associate/ Driver

POSITION SUMMARY: The Resident Services Associate/Driver will be responsible for driving residents to the appointed destinations, ensuring the safety of the resident(s), knowing the protocol for emergencies, and being familiar with the local area and adjacent towns. When there is no driving assignment, the associate is responsible for assisting in other areas as needed. Quality customer service is a top priority for everyone at the Village.

Benefits:

  • A full complement of insurance benefits including health, dental, vision, short & long term disability, life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to start, personal days, sick days and 10 paid holidays
  • 403(b) plan with a generous 7.5% match after 1 year of employment
  • Tuition reimbursement (free tuition at Lasell University for yourself or eligible dependents)
  • Tuition reimbursement of $1000.00 per year at institutions outside Lasell University for staff
  • Discounted lunch at our on-site Cafe
  • Staff appreciation bonus 2x a year
  • Public transportation reimbursement ($50 per month)
  • Free parking
  • Free ESL training (English as a second language)
  • On-going training & development courses
  • Amazing workplace culture of friendliness and teamwork

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet residents with a friendly smile, provide a hand/arm as needed to help the resident in and out of the car
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident care information to assure resident rights are protected
  • Assist with resident daily requests – Provide Lasell Village information for classes, events etc.
  • Perform Resident Services daily routine, driving, delivery of groceries/packages, copy making, other additional tasks
  • Experience driving a (14) passenger shuttle bus for weekly scheduled grocery store trips and/or scheduled OFF CAMPUS events – No CDL required
  • Retrieve transportation messages, return calls as needed, and book appointments as requested
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and willingness to learn new applications is a plus
  • Maintain all safety rules, laws of the road, seatbelts, hands free cell phone driving
  • Keep car in a clean and tidy condition, vehicle daily inspection, gas tank is at least half-full upon return to the Village at the end of the day
  • Inform Manager of any problems with vehicle

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid U.S. driver’s license with good driving record; drivers will need to produce an official driving record annually
  • Must have high school diploma / GED

JOB SKILLS:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Able to multi task in a busy department setting
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Cheerful demeanor – Always demonstrate tact when conversing with staff, residents, family members, visitors, and the public
  • Thrive in a team environment and work well with others

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.
Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.
We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to jmaragus@lasell.edu

Lead Cook

We are looking to add a Lead Cook to our fabulous team. Lasell Village is a scratch kitchen.

As a Lead Cook, you will play a crucial role in our kitchen operations. Your attention to detail, culinary skills, and ability to work efficiently will contribute to the success of our ala carte restaurant style menu, with 8 entrees that change daily.

We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and opportunities for growth within our organization. If you are passionate about food and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you.

Benefits:

  • A full complement of insurance benefits including health, dental, vision, short & long term disability, life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to start, personal days, sick days and 10 paid holidays
  • 403(b) plan with a generous 7.5% match after 1 year of employment
  • Tuition reimbursement (free tuition at Lasell University for yourself or eligible dependents)
  • Tuition reimbursement of $1000.00 per year at institutions outside Lasell University for staff
  • Discounted lunch at our on-site Cafe
  • Staff appreciation bonus 2x a year
  • Public transportation reimbursement ($50 per month)
  • Free parking
  • Free ESL training (English as a second language)
  • On-going training & development courses
  • Amazing workplace culture of friendliness and teamwork

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and cook food items according to recipes and quality standards
  • Adhere to all food safety and sanitation guidelines
  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Ensure that food is prepared in a timely manner and meets customer expectations
  • Collaborate with the kitchen team to ensure smooth operations
  • Clean and maintain work areas, utensils, and equipment

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-3 years culinary experience

. High school diploma, some college a plus

JOB SKILLS:

  • Previous experience in the food industry, hotel, or restaurant
  • Knowledge of food preparation and handling techniques
  • Proficiency in using knives and other kitchen tools
  • Familiarity with restaurant operations and meal preparation
  • Understanding of food safety practices and regulations
  • Knowledge of computers and basic software

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.
Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.
We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.
Send resume to alopez@lasell.edu

Education Facilitator

We are hiring a full-time Education Facilitator to contribute to the smooth operation of Village administrative functions and to lead elements of our educational day program, the Village Club. The Facilitator will prepare and creatively implement Village Club programs, act as the primary coordinator for room bookings and setups for the Club and other events, maintain accurate program information on the Village’s internal website, and otherwise assist with regular administrative functions.

This is a full-time (40hrs/wk), year-round position during regular business hours.

Benefits:

  • A full complement of insurance benefits including health, dental, vision, short & long term disability, life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to start, personal days, sick days and 10 paid holidays
  • 403(b) plan with a generous 7.5% match after 1 year of employment
  • Tuition reimbursement (free tuition at Lasell University for yourself or eligible dependents)
  • Tuition reimbursement of $1000.00 per year at institutions outside Lasell University for staff
  • Discounted lunch at our on-site Cafe
  • Staff appreciation bonus 2x a year
  • Public transportation reimbursement ($50 per month)
  • Free parking
  • Free ESL training (English as a second language)
  • On-going training & development courses
  • Amazing workplace culture of friendliness and teamwork

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Village Club mini-classes and other learning and socialization activities on Village Club days/times (Tu, W, F, 10-2:30)
  • Prepare lessons for Club members with a range of physical and cognitive abilities, respectful of their tastes as adult learners.
  • Collaborate with volunteers, staff, and vendors who present mini-classes or other Village programs
  • Arrange with dining services for Village Club food, and food-related education programs
  • Maintain and communicate the Club schedule
  • Act as the primary coordinator for WorxHub room booking: scheduling events, approving others’ bookings, conveying room setup information, identifying and resolving room-use conflicts.
  • Maintain accurate listings of programs on the company’s internal website
  • Coordinate Club trips and assist Resident Programming Manager with general Village trip logistics
  • Oversee resident completion of annual education reporting
  • Issue and compile semester course evaluations
  • As-needed, set up chairs and tables to facilitate classes or programs
  • Maintain organized department files
  • Support good communication with residents regarding classes and programs, including creating flyers, distributing materials, and answering questions.
  • Maintain confidentiality of residents’ records
  • Assist the Education Specialist with the smooth implementation of Village classes and events whether by Zoom, in-house closed-circuit TV, or in classroom settings.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree, Bachelor’s degree a plus
  • Comfortable initiating and guiding group dialogue to include all participants
  • Prior experience and interest in working with older adults
  • Prior experience or training in dementia care or education for populations with special needs is a plus
  • Able to work autonomously and adapt to changing situations.
  • Able to respond calmly to emergency situations, following Village protocol for contacting medical or emergency personnel as needed. Note: This is not a medical position and does not provide medical care.
  • Able to push occupied wheelchairs, including mild inclines
  • Agility using MS Office and Zoom and learning new computer systems on the job (such as Worxhub for reserving rooms)
  • Initiative, creativity, resourcefulness, sense of humor, patience, and the ability to think independently are essential characteristics of the person in this position.

. Create engaging and interactive content for classroom and online learning platforms.
. Utilize learning technologies such as Adobe Captivate and SCORM to design and develop e-learning modules.
. Collaborate with subject matter experts to gather information and ensure accuracy of training materials.
. Conduct training sessions in a classroom setting, ensuring that participants are actively engaged and learning objectives are met.
. Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs through assessments and feedback from participants.
. Stay up-to-date with industry trends and advancements in learning technology to continuously improve training programs.
. Assist with curriculum development and revision based on organizational needs.

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.
Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.
Send resume to jmaragus@lasell.edu

Health Care

Full-Time CNA for Skilled Nursing and Rehab

We are looking for a full time CNA in Lasell House, our skilled nursing and rehab unit.

Benefits:

  • A full complement of insurance benefits including health, dental, vision, short & long term disability, life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to start, personal days, sick days and 10 paid holidays
  • 403(b) plan with a generous 7.5% match after 1 year of employment
  • Tuition reimbursement (free tuition at Lasell University for yourself or eligible dependents)
  • Tuition reimbursement of $1000.00 per year at institutions outside Lasell University for staff
  • Discounted lunch at our on-site Cafe
  • Staff appreciation bonus 2x a year
  • Public transportation reimbursement ($50 per month)
  • Free parking
  • Free ESL training (English as a second language)
  • On-going training & development courses
  • Amazing workplace culture of friendliness and teamwork.

Requirements:

  • A graduate of an accredited certified nursing program with nurse licensure by the State Board of Nursing.
  • A minimum of one year full-time or equivalent clinical experience.
  • Knowledge of established best practices and standards of nursing care.
  • Must relate confidentially, professionally, and positively with residents, families, and other employees at all levels.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/critical thinking skills.
  • Answers on Demand (AOD) electronic healthcare system experience a plus.

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB), and using designated PPE when required.

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to jmaragus@lasell.edu

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