Careers

Join the Goddard House Team!

For more than a Century, the Goddard House has provided a safe and inviting home for Boston area seniors. Our daily commitment is to provide an atmosphere that emphasizes dignity, self-reliance and a warm sense of community, evident to all who walk through our doors.

Known for our forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care and our exceptional reputation among families and professionals for providing top notch care, creating innovative programs that enhance quality of life for residents, and for maintaining the highest of industry standards, the Goddard House is the perfect place for those looking for a rewarding career in senior living.

Want an incredibly rewarding career? Here Are 3 Reasons to join the Goddard team!

  1. Work alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals. 
  2. Enjoy an outstanding benefits package. 
  3. Help make our residents’ twilight years their best years. 

Apply below!

Goddard House is a 20-minute walk from the Riverway MBTA stop on the Green Line (E). You can also take the Green Line shuttle to Brookline Hills or the Orange Line to Forest Hills, followed by Bus 39.

Current Open Positions

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SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House
Community Relations Associate (Receptionist)

DESCRIPTION:

Goddard House, an assisted living and memory support community in Brookline, MA, is acclaimed for its forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that includes our award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program! Goddard House enjoys an exceptional reputation among both families and professionals for providing quality care, creating innovative programs that enhance quality of life for residents and for maintaining the highest of industry standards. But it is our associates’ commitment to our “Right Values” philosophy that established and maintains this position of excellence, respect and trustworthiness in the senior housing industry. Working in the assisted living field requires compassion, integrity. Our most successful associates don’t view their role as just a job but as an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of seniors.

 

Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join our team. Work alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals. Enjoy an outstanding benefits package. Help make our residents’ twilight years the best years. 

 
Availability:
Per Diem, weekend availability preferred
 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

At our community, the Front Desk Receptionist is the information center of our community, managing all phone calls, greeting visitors, providing community information, managing resident transportation and outing schedules, and assisting residents with all requests. In addition, the Front Desk Receptionist shall be responsible for administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Business Administration. This position requires superior people skills.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, preferred
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Must be comfortable to assist in emergency situations, and able to do so in a calm, competent and efficient manner
  • Knowledge of general office equipment including telephone systems and printer/copier
  • Basic computer skills (word-processing, spreadsheets, internet)

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SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House
Van Driver (Full Time)
 
DESCRIPTION
Goddard House, an assisted living and memory support community in Brookline, MA,  is seeking a Van Driver to join the team! The driver will be responsible for providing safe transportation for our community residents to and from activities and excursions, as well as other duties as assigned by a supervisor. This individual will also support with activities that residents participate in.
 
Available Shifts:
Sunday-Thursday

RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Drive the van in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner
  2. Assist residents in and out of the van at all times
  3. Properly secure equipment including wheelchairs
  4. Provide excellent customer service
  5. Maintain a clean driving record
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  1. A positive “can do” attitude
  2. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  3. 1-2 years experience in a professional driving position is preferred
  4. A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required.\
  5. License must have an F endorsement or individual must possess a CDL

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SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House
Olmsted Programming Assistant (Activities Assistant)
 
DESCRIPTION
Goddard House is seeking a dynamic, innovative programmer who is creative, friendly, energetic and organized to assist the Olmsted Program Director in creating, scheduling and implementing programs for our residents. 
 
Availability:
Every other weekend 10:30am-7:00pm (Part Time)
 
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
  • Assist in creating monthly programming for seniors that enhances their social, intellectual, creative, spiritual and physical well­ being. 
  • Assist with developing, scheduling and directing daily programs and activities.
  • Drive residents to off-site activities in the community van.
  • Provide support with photography, the creation of a monthly newsletter, updating the community Facebook page, and public relations efforts.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Experience in event planning, coaching, or facilitation.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, preferred.
  • 1 to 2 years experience working with the elderly and/or Alzheimer’s populations; experience providing programs or services to the elderly is preferred.
  • Must be responsible, organized, and dependable with the ability to communicate effectively with senior citizens and their families.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm.
  • Must have a history of responsible, accident-free driving.
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SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House
Utility Associate/Dishwasher (Full Time)
 
Goddard House is seeking a full time utility associate. If you enjoy working with seniors, come and be part of the team that gives our amazing residents and their guests an enjoyable dining experience!

SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates’ ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.
 
Availability: 
Sunday-Wednesday 7:00am-3:30pm
 
$500 SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED AFTER 90 DAYS OF SERVICE

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
  • Responsibilities include dish washing, heavy cleaning of kitchen counters & storeroom, mopping floors, emptying trash, and other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • The utility person will work with volunteers, residents of the community and other staff members to complete tasks.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to communicate clearly, listen to resident needs and work with both small and large groups.
  • Have excellent problem-solving skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Be able to lift 60 pounds and operate equipment safely.
  • Have a flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required.

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SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States · Goddard House
Dining Room Server
 
DESCRIPTION:
Goddard House assisted living community is hiring for dining room servers to join our team. If you enjoy working with seniors, come and be part of the team that gives our amazing residents and their guests an enjoyable and delicious dining experience!

SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates’ ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.
 
Availability:
11:00am-7:30pm (Full Time)
4:00pm-7:30pm (Part Time) 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Experience in a similar role is preferred as well as a flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed are required.
  • Candidates with ServSafe certification preferred.
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required.

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SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES
Brookline, Massachusetts · United States · Goddard House
Cook (Full Time)
 
DESCRIPTION:
Goddard House, an Assisted Living community in Brookline, MA, is seeking a full time cook to join our team. If you enjoy working with seniors, come and be part of the team that gives our amazing residents and their guests an enjoyable and delicious dining experience!

SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates’ ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents. Walk-in applicants are also welcome.
 
Availability:
Thursday-Monday 9:30am-6:00pm or 11:00am-7:30pm

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
The cook will be responsible for preparing, planning and plating food for meals and special events, assisting with ordering, and accommodating residents’ dietary needs as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Qualified candidates must be ServSafe certified and have an interest in working with a senior population. Candidates with previous experience in a senior care facility are preferred.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience as a cook in a fast paced setting, a hospitality or healthcare environment preferred
  • Working knowledge of kitchen organization and food preparation
  • Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required. 

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SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States ·  Goddard House
Resident Care Associate (CNA, HHA)
 
Goddard House in Brookline, MA is hiring caring and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides to serve as Resident Care Associates. Our Resident Care Associates provide direct care to seniors, are committed to providing a safe home-like environment, have a passion for helping others, and enjoy having fun!
 
Learn more about our community here.
 
Available Shifts
2:30pm-11pm (Part Time, every other weekend)
11pm-7:30am (Part Time)
 
Don’t see a shift opening that matches your needs? We may have flexible hours and schedules available, which is great for students, mother’s hours, and retirees! Apply to find out more about our flexible schedules!

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
  • Spending quality time with seniors and providing direct personal care
  • Joining or leading fun activities of your choice with the residents
  • Tracking care and other tasks with our easy-to-use electronic health record system
  • Light housekeeping services, with the support of the housekeeping team
  • Assistance with dining services, as needed
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), strongly preferred
  • Desire to work with seniors, required; Experience preferred but all necessary training is provided for associates
  • Compassionate, patient, committed to teamwork, dedicated, trustworthy, positive attitude
No certification or license? Talk to us. We have internal training programs that once completed, may qualify you for this position.
 
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive pay, generous paid time off, and holiday pay
  • Referral bonus programs
  • No more paper care plans! Chromebooks used in the community for all documentation needs
  • Access your schedule, time off requests, and pay information from anywhere with our app-based payroll system
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programming for associates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term and short-term disability
  • A caring team that is focused on doing right by our residents and one another
 
To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!
Not ready to apply just yet but have questions? Email us at jobs@slr-usa.com.

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