Job Opportunity: Companion Aide

Companion aides sought to join an existing care team for an elderly woman in Upper Arlington near OSU campus. Care recipient is able to do basic activities with standby supervision and as-needed assistance. On-job training provided and team work schedule is flexible. Current priority scheduling needs in Summer 2022 are for nights and Saturday/Sunday daytime hours, with additional weekday daytime hours available starting Autumn 2022. Hourly pay is highly competitive with local area home healthcare aide opportunities. Documentation and maintenance of up-to-date influenza and COVID vaccination/booster series is required. Please send queries or interest in this opportunity and a job resume to

Online Healthcare Job Fair

The City of Dublin, in partnership with Dublin-based Chatstrike, will host a free online hiring event the week of July 25. The event features a 24-hour online lobby where potential employees can review opportunities from participating Dublin companies, ask questions, easily submit applications and respond to requests from recruiters. An online job fair is appealing for the flexibility and convenience it offers to both employers and employees. Participating companies, which include Cardinal HealthQuantum and Sarnova, are Dublin-based employers within the healthcare and biosciences industry.

Interested job seekers can register at

You can also check out our LinkedIn post:

Paid Autumn 2021 student opportunity in aging


The Age-Friendly Innovation Center (AFIC), a program of The Ohio State University College of Social Work, was established in early 2021. AFIC is built off the work and research of Age-Friendly Columbus and Franklin County, a member of entered AARP and World Health Organization international network of Age-Friendly Communities since 2016. This network defines a five-year process for communities across the globe to assess, plan, and implement needed improvements through the lens of older adults. Each community is given access to resources and guidance for how to complete the work and is also given the flexibility to cater the process locally. December of 2020 marked the culmination of first full cycle of improvements in Columbus and Franklin County-defined by five years of robust discovery and innovation with older adult residents and those who serve them. As the cycle is intended to be continuous, AFCFC has relaunched the process as of January 2021. The work of AFCFC is nestle under the greater mission of AFIC, to innovate with older adults through research, education, and engagement to ensure inclusion and build resiliency to make our communities age-friendly. All work of AFIC is committed to a set of principles that guide and ground the work: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion. Accessibility. Community Engagement. Interdisciplinary Collaboration.

In Central Ohio, AFIC works closely with older adults to understand their challenges, list our community assets, and design ideas for improvement through community-based participatory research and planning. Working together to identify and implement solutions, with the goal of continually showcasing the important impact older adults have in our community. AFCFC has collaborated with agencies, nonprofits, and many others to fund, launch, and evaluate the impact of these projects. Through transportation, housing, emergency preparedness, employment projects and more – our efforts have made Columbus and Franklin County an even better place to live for people of all ages.

The Age-Friendly Innovation Center Scholar Program is designed to provide qualified college students with the opportunity to obtain an understanding of aging, the international age-friendly movement, and practical work experience with multi-disciplinary leaders.

Scholars work for Age-Friendly in a variety of capacities, depending on the nature of current priorities and projects. Scholars will have the opportunity to attend Age-Friendly team meetings, program work groups, focus groups, community meetings, and many other events and forums during their employment period.

Scholars will:

  • Gain practical cross discipline work experience such as education and training on aging, leading focus groups, engaging in community-based programming, and other skills
  • Increase their understanding of the incorporation of the aging and accessibility lens to their respective major
  • Receive mentorship from an interdisciplinary team, with the opportunity to build on-going mentoring relationships outside of employment
  • Build their professional network through connection to interdisciplinary leaders through Age-Friendly partners and contacts
  • Participate in research, publications, and presentations as available
  • Receive the Age-Friendly Innovation Scholars designation, to be included on resume/CV

Typical Qualifications

Desired Majors:

Age-Friendly seeks students studying various disciplines in social work, city and regional planning, public policy, public health, health sciences, communications, design, information technology, and public administration. Those outside of these majors are still encouraged to apply if they are interested in the work.

Current Opportunities

 For the Autumn 2021 posting, is open to any major across the university. Both undergraduate and graduate students interested in the work of AFIC are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be a part of an interdisciplinary team of students deepen their knowledge and experience in working with older adults.

Age-Friendly Innovation Center Scholars Autumn 2021 Cohort Expectations

  • Compete Age-Friendly on-boarding, including orientation, shadowing, CITI Training, etc
  • Participate in AFIC Scholars weekly team meetings, that will provide training, intergenerational connections, and networking opportunities
  • Create individual goals related to mission and current work of AFIC
  • Contribute to an AFIC Scholars Report
  • Participate and present at the AFIC Open House as a culminating end of semester event


Autumn semester 2021, 10 hours a week


Marisa Sheldon, MSW, LISW-S
Assistant Director of Age-Friendly Communities
Columbus and Franklin County
College of Social Work

We’re Hiring: Student Positions

Student Life’s Willie J. Young, Sr. Off-Campus and Commuter Student Engagement (OCCSE) is hiring for multiple positions and roles for the upcoming 2021–2022 academic year. Would you please share with students who would be interested in applying?

Here are links to the 3 different roles we are hiring for:

This is an exciting time to join our team as we are working on a lot of new and exciting initiatives! Our office is focused on students’ personal and professional development as well as making a difference in the community we live in. Working within OCCSE is a valuable experience for students in any major and helps students develop vital professional skills in any industry. This is a great opportunity especially for those who have not yet had experience working in a professional office and for those looking to improve their interpersonal skills. Some of the benefits our office offers are:

  • Working around your academic schedule
  • Being conveniently located on campus, near the University District in the Ohio Union
  • Positions that do not require regular late-night shifts

Thank you, please let us know if you have any questions, and feel free to reach out at or give us a call at (614) 292-0100!

Off-Campus and Commuter Student Engagement is Hiring for Fall 2021!

Join our team to help support the off-campus and commuter students part of the Residential Experience at The Ohio State University.  We currently have openings for our Community Ambassador, Commuter Peer Mentor, and Administrative Roles. Current students interested in applying can learn more about our department, the positions, and apply by visiting:

Benefits of joining our team:

  • We work around your academic schedule
  • Our office/home base is conveniently located on campus
  • Most of our positions do not require many late night shifts
  • Individualized professional development
  • Ability to shape the work and focus on passion projects
  • Better understand how to help others navigate challenging situations
  • Learn how to have difficult conversations, enhance project management skills, delegate effectively, lead meetings, develop proposals, etc.
  • Gain the skills necessary to better analyze problems and determine potential solutions
  • Opportunities for advancement

Thank you for your consideration!  If you have any questions, you can reach out to one of our Program Managers, Rachel DeMooy, at

Buckeye Link Mentor Job Posting

The Buckeye Link Mentor team, comprised of 30+ student employees, helps students and families take care of the business of being a Buckeye. Student employees answer common questions related to admissions, basic financial aid, and accounts and billing from a student’s perspective while providing excellent customer service in-person, over the phone, or via email.

Mentors also greet students and guests in the Student Academic Services Building lobby; provide information and make referrals to other campus offices as appropriate; guide prospective and current students and their families through the online Buckeye Link system; assist with review and intake of documents and select correspondence; document student contacts and follow up as necessary; assist with outreach; provide support to staff with special projects as needed.

Training will be provided in-person and will consist of a combination of in-person, remote, and self-paced modules. Due to the intensive training required, candidates should be available to work between 30-38 hours per week in the summer.

This is a Federal Work-Study eligible job and can be filled by a non-FWS student. This position is required to work in-person; however, after the training period, there is some flexibility to work remotely on occasion/as needed.

Additional Information:

Preferred candidates will have excellent communication and writing skills. Strong customer service experience is desired, as well as a willingness to ask and answer questions; independent decision making; ability to simplify and explain complex concepts; willingness to take accountability, and always demonstrate Ohio State values. The preferred candidate will be able to work 30 or more hours per week during the summer and are enthusiastic, punctual, friendly, and detail-oriented, and will have strong organizational and time management skills.

These positions are posted at and you are welcome to send additional questions to Courtney

Patient Care Experiences for OSU Students

Ohio At Home provides homemaker/personal care services both in-home and remotely to individuals with developmental disabilities throughout both Franklin and Delaware counties. We are currently hiring for part-time and full-time roles to fill immediate, seasonal, and year-round positions.

Below you will find a brief overview of the positions:

Patient Care Associate (PCA) – Hands on personal care that is tailored to fit each client’s needs is provided in home, based on each client’s service plan. The PCA position is a service role that involves tasks of daily living, behavioral and emotional support, community engagement, and direct patient care. PCA’s work to help clients maintain a safe and healthy living environment by assisting with housekeeping and organization. Additional responsibilities include driving or accompanying the client into the community to shop, work, go to school, or anywhere else the client requires.


Remote Support Associate (RSA) – Clients that utilize remote support cameras or assistive technology devices have someone monitoring during designated shift times. RSAs may monitor multiple clients at a time and be trained on specific protocols should an incident occur. The RSA position is a service role that provides behavioral and emotional support, responds in cases of emergency, and will occasionally be dispatched out to client homes as needed. Transportation is required. Shifts are located at the OAH Grandview office (1500 W 3rd Ave, Suite 109).

Additionally, attached is a presentation that thoroughly explains our Agency, the open positions, and the benefits of working at Ohio At Home. Applications can be found at

If you have further questions, please reach out to me at

Colleen Osbun, Client Services Coordinator

Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

1500 West 3rd Ave, Suite 126, Columbus, OH 43212

Office: (614) 800-0672