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Discover rewarding career opportunities at Kavod, where our employees are the heartbeat of our organization. We celebrate diversity, foster a supportive team culture, and actively encourage professional growth. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value the unique contributions each individual brings to our community.

Remarkably, 40% of our team members have dedicated over 5 years to Kavod, with an impressive 21% surpassing the decade mark. Join us in making a difference and building a fulfilling career with Kavod.

Open Positions at Kavod

Hiring Range: $21.00/hr – $23.50/hr DOE

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Personal time, Floating Holidays, Observed Holidays, 403(b) Thrift Plan, Health, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Credit Union, Bereavement Leave, Referral Bonus, Insurance Benefits, Commuter Benefits, Volunteer Initiative Program, Employee Free Loan Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Meals, Employee Discounts and Complimentary Yoga Classes.

Schedule: Sunday 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30am-6:00pm

SUMMARY:  Prepares and cooks meals for residents, guests and Kavod staff. Preparing meals includes: soup, main entree, preparing / baking desserts if needed. Preparing the correct amount of food necessary to complete each meal as required for the daily menu. Ensure meals are plated in a visually pleasing way and helps with the serving on the line.  Plans lunch for staff each day, utilizing leftovers to maintain cost basis for operations and following Health Department Guidelines. Supports other cooking staff when questions arise, models proper cooking techniques and health and safety standards. Involves Kitchen Manager in cooking operations, as needed. Maintains the kosher integrity of Kavod’s food program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists the Kitchen Manager / providing hands on support and some limited training for kitchen staff
  • Prepares meals: soup, main entrée and occasionally desserts
  • Ensures that food prepared meets kosher guidelines
  • Assists with serving
  • Assists with food plating and presentation planning
  • Assures food is served at correct temperatures during service, taking and recording temps prior to serving.
  • Makes sure that all plates that leave the kitchen meet taste and design standards
  • In conjunction with the Kitchen Manager maintain compliance with all sanitation and health and safety standards
    • Monitoring and recording food temperatures
    • Monitoring coolers/freezers for proper storage, temps, labels and dates
  • Engages in regular communications with Kitchen Manager to provide information about food amounts and shortages
  • Monitors resident feedback for product/process improvements
  • Reviews cleaning lists and ensure all tasks are completed daily
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Three to five years “quantity cooking from scratch” experience with a kosher background preferred. Should be 18 years of age or over to be able to operate slicer and chopping equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  Sight is important to insure eye appeal of food and safety in the kitchen when working with heat or sharp objects.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

We require employees to be vaccinated against influenza with certain limited exceptions.

Position open until filled.

Hiring Range: $24.20/hr to $29.00/hr DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Personal time, Floating Holidays, Observed Holidays, 403(b) Thrift Plan, Health, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Credit Union, Bereavement Leave, Referral Bonus, Insurance Benefits, Commuter Benefits, Volunteer Initiative Program, Employee Free Loan Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Meals, Employee Discounts and Complimentary Fitness Classes. We can help with your student loans! As a 501(c)(3) Kavod Senior Life is a qualified employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program. Your work at Kavod not only supports older adults in the community, but also puts you on the path to student loan relief.

SUMMARY: Provides case management services to enhance residents’ ability to manage Senior Living and/or Assisted Living.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Provides assessment, consultation, and information and referral services with Kavod Senior Life residents and families to better enhance residents’ ability to manage Independent Living and/or Assisted Living.
  • Provides short-term counseling and supportive intervention for psychosocial needs, grief and loss issues, and adjustment problems.
  • Provides coverage, intervention, documentation, and follow-up for resident emergencies.
  • Assists residents and families with finding appropriate housing when the resident no longer meets the requirements of the program they reside in.
  • Provides assessment, consultation, and follow-up services for management, staff, and other involved parties when resident psychosocial issues are involved in housing management problems.
  • In the absence of other resources, may work with residents to complete and submit applications for SSDI/AND/HCBS/PTC and more.
  • Monitors hospitalizations, temporary placements, and returns through resident notification, memos and incident reports.
  • Leads direct service group(s), as needed.
  • Assists the H&W Department with programming and staff needs
  • H&W Department Welcome Committee; delivers welcome packet, bag and reintroduces self to new residents to ensure a connection between resident and care coordinator.
  • Establishes and continues communication with outside partners and providers on behalf of residents (when needed).
  • Educate, schedule and meet with residents to complete initial intakes interviews and annual health and wellness discussions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively one-on-one or to groups. Bilingual skills preferred (Russian/English) (Spanish/English)

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Human Behavioral Science which includes 30 semester hours of intervention techniques, diagnostic measures, or therapeutic techniques, such as social work, psychology, sociology, guidance and counseling, and gerontology, plus two years’ experience working with seniors.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret agency memorandums, policies and procedures, human service journals, and related documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from residents, families, community agencies, or staff. Ability to write reports for resident files that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to write and effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or Board of Directors.

We require employees to be vaccinated influenza with certain limited exceptions.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

Position open until filled.

Hiring Range: $20.00/hr to $23.00/hr DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Personal time, Floating Holidays, Observed Holidays, 403(b) Thrift Plan, Health, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Credit Union, Bereavement Leave, Referral Bonus, Insurance Benefits, Commuter Benefits, Volunteer Initiative Program, Employee Free Loan Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Meals, Employee Discounts and Complimentary Fitness Classes. We can help with your student loans! As a 501(c)(3) Kavod Senior Life is a qualified employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program. Your work at Kavod not only supports older adults in the community, but also puts you on the path to student loan relief.

Job Summary: Performs routine maintenance that is essential to the appearance and continued upkeep of the property and assigned areas under the direction of the Director of Facilities.

Job Requirements: Two years of hands on experience in building maintenance preferred, painting, grounds work, plumbing, electric, HVAC and apartment make-ready. Use of hand tools required for job assignments. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands/fingers to feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Frequent stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasional sit, climb or balance, talk or hear, and taste or smell. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

We require employees to be vaccinated for influenza with certain limited exceptions.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, rotating on-call Saturdays, overtime as needed.

Position open until filled.

Hiring Range:  $19.11/hr to $20.50/hr DOE

Benefits: Sick, Credit Union, Bereavement Leave, Referral Bonus, Commuter Benefits, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Meals, Employee Discounts and Complimentary Fitness Classes.

SUMMARY:  Kavod seeks a Care Partner to join our assisted living team. QMAP certification is preferred. Reliability is a must. We are currently seeking a compassionate and attentive Part-Time Care Partner to join our team. This position is key in supporting our residents with the care they need to accomplish their activities of daily living. Assistance with dressing, personal grooming, bathing and/or assistance during meal times are essential functions of the role. English language skills required.

On-Call mornings/days/evenings

On-Call QMAP overnight shifts will receive $1.00/hr for shift differential.

We require employees to be vaccinated against influenza with certain limited exceptions.

Position opened until filled.

Ways to Apply:

Download, print, fill out & email application to HR@KavodSeniorLife.org

Apply online & send a cover letter to HR@KavodSeniorLife.org

If you are interested in working at Kavod, but there is not a current opening that fits your qualifications you are welcome to submit a letter of interest and resume by email or to Human Resources, Kavod Senior Life, 22 S. Adams St., Denver, CO 80209.

Highlights Include:

  • 100% employer paid medical premium
  • Shared dental and vision premium
  • Up to 240 hours of vacation plus separate accrued hours for sick leave, personal time and floating holidays to support team diversity
  • 403(b) match plus nonelective deferral
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Free daily meal
  • Interest-free employee loans
  • Educational opportunities and tuition reimbursement
  • Staff parties, contests and opportunities to engage with our residents in creative ways, including the occasional Wii Bowling Tournament!

Kavod Senior Life is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe the contribution of our employees to organizational success is enhanced, and not limited by, their age. We celebrate the differences and believe that together we are a stronger, more united organization. Kavod wants our employees, regardless of age, to feel valued. We are proud to be part of the AARP Employee Pledge Program — a nationwide group of employers committed to developing diverse, high-performing organizations by leveraging workers of all ages.