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Employment Opportunities

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The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Attn: Human Resources Administrator
11890 Fairhill Road
Cleveland, OH 44120-1053
Fax: 216.373.1810

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Open Positions

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Reports to:

Margaret Wagner House

Administrator, Adult Day Program

The Activities Assistant is a member of the Adult Day Program (ADP) interdisciplinary team reports to the Program Coordinator. The Activities Assistant plans, prepares, and conducts therapeutic groups and assists with program duties and activities. Hours of work between 9 am and 3:30 pm. PRN, up to 20 hours per week as needed.



Essential Areas of Responsibility

Clinical Practice

  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator: Plans, prepares, and conducts therapeutic activities that interest and stimulate older adults with cognitive and functional impairments and help them to reach their person-centered goals.
  • Gives input on clients' progress in reaching treatment goals.

Program Development/Operation

  • Plans appropriate therapeutic activities.
  • Leads assigned therapeutic groups under the clinical supervision of the Assistant Director of the Adult Day Program.
  • Motivates clients in therapeutic activities to reach their highest levels of functioning.
  • Implements new therapeutic activities and changes in existing therapeutic activities to meet the needs of clients.

General Responsibilities and Duties

  • Helps to serve participants' meals.
  • Assists escorting clients to and from the van.
  • Assists with toileting and clients' personal care as needed.
  • Participates in ADP staff meetings and activities staff team meetings.
  • Attends appropriate workshops and in-services to increase professional knowledge and skills.

Job Qualifications/Education

  • High school diploma required
  • Experience working with cognitively and functionally impaired older adults.
  • Adult Day Care Certification or 2 years' experience working in an Adult Day Program, nursing home or assisted living facility is preferred.
  • Background in one of the creative arts (e.g.: art, dance, music) or Recreational Therapy is helpful.
  • Requires an aptitude for working with computerized systems. Word and Excel software experience is required.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential, as are abilities to prioritize work and consistently meet deadlines, and to work as a team player with all departments.
  • Criminal Background Check and Drug Test required.
  • General computer and office work, sitting and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Able to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis.
  • Able to perform general office activities.
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.
  • Regular and on-time attendance.
  • Ability to effectively work with people, routine and complicated business files, personnel concerns/problems, and the computer system.
  • Working in a Business Work Place Environment with other Team/Employee Members, must be a team player.
  • Be able to function effectively in stressful situations.
  • Oral, written and mathematical skills are essential.




Reports to:


BRIA Headquarters

Senior Vice President of Research and Education

Position Purpose:

The Marketing Specialist is directly responsible for the successful marketing of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging's Center for Research and Education products, projects, programs, and services.


  • Work in close liaison with Institutional Advancement staff, Center for Research and Education staff, and contractors in all tasks related to marketing and business planning for the Center for Research and Education.
  • Manage tasks required to strengthen or support the brand identity of the two Center for Research and Education evidence-based programs, BRI Care Consultation™ and SHARE for Dementia, in addition to any new evidence-based or evidence-informed programs.
  • Lead the implementation and refinement of marketing plans for existing Center for Research and Education product lines, and the development of new marketing plans for emerging product lines and research.
  • Create and distribute information about educational programming offered through the Consumer Information Initiative, and assist with sponsorship solicitation, and communication, as needed.
  • Staff the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging exhibit booth at selected local, state, and national conferences, when Center for Research and Education products are featured.
  • Create and implement a sales plan for managing and engaging in follow-up communication with prospects, including for Center for Research and Education product lines and research, engaging with appropriate Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging staff to support the follow-up.
  • Deliver local and national presentations related to project work, or about Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging programs, products, services, or events on behalf of the Center for Research and Education.
  • Collaborate with Institutional Advancement to complete media relations tasks, such as developing news releases, or following up on interview requests.
  • Coordinate with Consumer Information Initiative staff to update Center for Research and Education information on Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging website, and participating website redesign.
  • Participate and provide project reports in mandatory Center for Research and Education and Institutional Advancement staff meetings, and selected Board of Directors meetings.






  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Sales, Communication, or related field.
  • 2 to 3 years' experience in a B2B and/or B2C marketing role; experience in a not-for-profit organization or research institution, preferred.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with experience writing for a variety of target audiences.
  • Creative skills in presenting information across communication platforms.
  • Ability to develop, implement, modify, and evaluate marketing communications plans.
  • Proficient in social media marketing.
  • Understanding of and ability to use social media insights and web analytics.
  • Excellent computer and database management skills, inclusive of Microsoft Office and Customer Relationship Management systems.
  • Website design and maintenance skills preferred.
  • Experience utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud preferred.
  • Video production and editing skills preferred.
  • Background check and drug test conducted.

Exempt Status:

Rose Centers



Drive a light truck to deliver meals to residents around the Cleveland area and assist jumper in delivery of Home Delivered Meals.




HS diploma or GED preferred. College courses a plus. Experience in driving a van and/or light truck required. Significant amount of physical mobility required in the form of standing, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs. daily required. Must be able to climb at least twenty (20) steps carrying hot and cold food. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions, read city maps and route schedules. Criminal background check, drug test and physical required. Valid Ohio driver's license and motor vehicle record check also required.

Hiring Rates:
Exempt Status:
Reports To:

Weekday rate: $9.25; Weekend/Holiday rate: $10.25
Director of Home Care



The Home Care Aide, a paraprofessional worker, performs personal care and homemaking services in the homes of elderly clients in cooperation with and under the clinical supervision of a Community Services nurse or social worker. Serving both the east and west sides of Cuyahoga County.




High School diploma or equivalent with the ability to read, write and understand instructions. Must have home health certification or STNA including 75 hours of clinical training and be able to pass competency evaluation. Previous home care aide experience desirable. Must be able to communicate effectively with elderly clients and their caregivers. Reliable transportation helpful.


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