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Employer: 
Eden Heights, Assisted Living and Memory Care
Website: 
www.edenheights.com
Semester: 
Fall
Spring
Summer
Type: 
Breaking
Work Site Location: 
Olean, NY
Job Description: 

One intern per semester (summer, fall, spring) is being sought to: learn to provide different types of activities that meet the physical, social, spiritual, and emotional needs of our residents; carry out a project (agreed upon by student, Eden Heights, and course instructor) to be completed by end of internship; and take advantage of opportunities to shadow other staff members in order to get a feel for other career opportunities in assisted living, i. e. personal care aide, nurse, social services, receptionist, environmental services.  Skills and knowledge to be gained during the internship include a variety of activity programs to meet the many needs of each resident; public speaking skills; group dynamics; increased knowledge of the elderly; and motivational techniques.

Requirements: 

Applicant should have an interest in understanding and connecting with the elderly population, as well as the ability to be respectful, considerate, and follow directions.

Salary: 
Not paid
Zip Code: 
14760
Application Deadline: 
Contact Sherry via phone, mail, or e-mail with a statement of interest at least 2 months prior to desired start date.

To apply for this internship, please contact the Office of Experiential Learning at 716.338.1381 or use this contact form.