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  • Residential Support Staff Member

    The Residential Support Staff Member assists in maintaining a home environment for an aging population with varying levels of help needed.

    Full-time: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Part-time could be a possibility.

    The ideal candidate will have the following:
    • Experience in working with a geriatric population and knowledge of the aging process.
    A certain comfort level with cognitive decline, chronic illness, hospice care and death
    are a necessary attribute.
    • An interest in developing a home environment for women needing some assistance in
    daily living on the Sisters’ campus as well as assistance for those living in the
    residential care facilities off campus when necessary
    • Some clinical training or experience in personal care of the elderly would be an advantage
    • Attending to personal care of sisters in their residences (Shalom and otherwise) upon
    request: assisting with bath, personal laundry, bed making, etc.
    • Ability to drive and acquire directions for Sisters’ doctor appointments, medications,
    transportation to activities when needed, etc.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work; manage multiple tasks, and pay close attention to
    • Complete tasks and structure workday with minimal supervision
    • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise sound judgment
    • Respond calmly and provide reassurance during a medical crisis
    • Effectively cope with a variety of personalities and situations
    • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively in person and on the telephone
    • Ability to lift, push, pull objects weighing up to 25 pounds
    • High School Diploma or GED required
    • Valid PA Driver’s license

    If interested, please send resume or letter of experience to Laurie Jacobs at