Calling All Students & Recent Graduates!

The Senior Living profession is on a trajectory for significant job growth. By 2025, a workforce of 136,000 strong will be needed to serve older adults and their families in California. Senior Living offers a purposeful career with the potential for growth and advancement that outpaces many other professions. Whether you’re currently enrolled, a recent graduate, or looking to try something new, you might be surprised by how transferable your skills are.

Take a look at these tools and resources to help you explore career opportunities best suited to your skills:

  1. Use this Degree-Based Map to begin your Senior Living career exploration.
  2. Then learn about positions suited to your degree and skillset:
  3. As an alternative, use this Interest-Based Map to explore positions based on what you enjoy or are skilled at doing.

Hear from Senior Living Professionals

  1. Hear why these young professionals from a variety of backgrounds were drawn to working in senior living.
  2. Senior living offers great potential to fuel a passion, apply a variety of skills, and grow from there. Lindsey’s story is just one example.
  3. Natasha’s story is a great example of how someone with a seemingly unrelated background found her way into Senior Living.
  4. Learn how Radhika Singh advanced from dining room server to executive director in just six years.
  5. Find out what led three-time Food Network winner Chef Rina to a rewarding career in Senior Living.

Interested in Learning More About the Profession?

Apply for a scholarship to attend a CALA Conference. Scholarship benefits include:

  • Exploring the Senior Living profession through educational sessions and networking events
  • Meeting face-to-face with prospective employers
  • Learning critical career navigation strategies from a Senior Living recruiter

If you’d like to gain valuable insights and get a head start in your career pursuits, submit your application today.