Great Job Opportunities for Teens and Graduates This Summer

Great Job Opportunities for Teens and Graduates This Summer

Summer is a great time for teens and recent graduates to earn some extra cash, learn life skills, and develop meaningful relationships outside of the high school hallways. Danbury Senior Living offers summer job opportunities for young adults with their Dining Server and Resident Companion positions. This summer, skip the public pool or fast-food counter and change lives in unexpected ways!


Dining Server

If you’re at least 16, you may apply to work as a Dining Server. This position offers all of the benefits that come from working in a restaurant environment without the drawbacks and risks. Responsibilities include taking orders, supporting the kitchen staff, and providing hospitality to guests. Unlike a regular restaurant, however, the residential dining hall offers the opportunity to join a community where the diners quickly become family.

Full-time and part-time positions are available, with possible opportunities to extend the position beyond the summer months.

Benefits and Skills

  • Learn accuracy and attention to detail
  • Develop time management skills
  • Build communication skills
  • Make friends in a close-knit community
  • Develop personal attributes of compassion and empathy
  • Learn from different generations
  • Work a predictable schedule and avoid late nights
  • Avoid the stress of dealing with bills and/or tips

Resident Companion

If you are 18 or older, you may apply to become a Resident Companion. Resident Companions team with nurses to offer the best assistance possible to residents. A companion provides consistent long-term care by meeting a resident’s physical and emotional needs. The relationship brings joy and meaning to both the resident and the companion’s day as the two develop a strong bond.

If you’re a recent high school graduate, consider applying this summer to become a Resident Companion with possibilities for permanent placement.

Benefits and Skills

  • Learn how to work with a team
  • Build communication skills
  • Gain exposure to social services and the medical field
  • Develop personal attributes of compassion and empathy
  • Learn from different generations

Working at Danbury this summer will offer you so much more than a way to pass the time and fill your account. It will give you the opportunity to learn, grow, and bring smiles to people who will love the personal connection you have to offer. Find a location near you to see what opportunities are available!

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