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Gerontology

AARP
Career site for leading senior citizen advocacy organization.
http://www.aarp.org/about-aarp/careers/
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Job board of research arm of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/about/careers/index.html
AgeWork
The job portal for the Gerontological Society of America.
http://agework.geron.org/jobseeker/search/results/
Aging Life Care Association
A directory of links to association chapters, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes. The site also includes a career center under the “Join Us” button on the left hand side of the page. The association was formed in 1985 to advance dignified care for older adults and their families. Geriatric Care Managers are professionals who have extensive training and experience working with older people, people with disabilities and families who need assistance with care giving issues. They assist older adults, who wish to remain in their homes, or can help families in the search for a suitable nursing home placement or extended care, if the need occurs.
http://www.aginglifecare.org/
Alzheimer's Association
Job site for the national Alzheimer's Association.
http://www.alz.org/apps/jobs/index.asp
American Association of Service Coordinators
A job board sponsored by the association, which represents retirement community professionals who support residents with the services necessary to maintain self-sufficiency.
http://www.servicecoordinator.org/networking/opening_search.asp
American College of Health Care Administrators-Chapters
A directory of links to chapters of the American College of Health Care Administrators, the leading professional association for long-term care facility administrators. The links include Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes.
http://www.achca.org/index.php/area-chapters
American Health Care Association
Job site for organization dedicated to facilities supporting long-term care.
http://careers.ahcancal.org/search.cfm
American Public Health Association
Career page for this important public health organization.
http://www.apha.org/professional-development
American Society on Aging Career Advantage
Career site for the American Society on Aging, a leading organization in the field of aging.
http://careers.asaging.org/jobseeker/search/results/
ARCH National Respite Network
A searchable directory of links to respite care programs in the U.S. and Canada, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes. The directory is sponsored by ARCH National Respite Network, whose mission is to promote the development of quality respite and crisis care programs in the U.S, to help families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities; and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums. The site also contains a directory of links to state-based respite care coalitions, which also include Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes.
http://archrespite.org/us-map
Assisted Living Communities
A searchable directory of links to assisted living communities, many with career sites of their own, sponsored by the Assisted Living Federation of America, which represents companies that operate and manage senior living communities and allied companies that support senior living operators. The site also contains a directory of state affiliates, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes.
http://www.alfa.org/alfa/default.asp
Assisted Living Industry
A searchable directory of companies, suppliers and consultants in the assisted living industry, many with career sites of their own, sponsored by the Assisted Living Federation of America. To access the directory, click the tab on upper left hand of the page entitled "Open to Search by Category."
http://www.alfa.org/alfa/SupplierGuide.asp
Assisted Living Jobs
A job board sponsored by the Assisted Living Federation of America, which represents companies that operate and manage senior living communities and allied companies that support senior living operators.
http://seniorlivingcareers.alfa.org/
More Assisted Living Jobs
A job board sponsored by the Assisted Living Federation of America.
http://seniorlivingcareers.alfa.org/
Association of Jewish Aging Services
A job board sponsored by the association, which represents over 90 organizations with Jewish-sponsored nursing homes, housing communities and outreach programs in the U.S. and Canada. The site also contains a directory of links to association members, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes.
http://www.ajas.org/About-Us/career.aspx
Center for Medicare Advocacy
An internship board sponsored by the Center for Medicare Advocacy, a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that provides education, advocacy and legal assistance to help older people and people with disabilities obtain fair access to Medicare and necessary health care.
http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/about/internship-opportunities/
Community Association Jobs
Job board sponsored by the Community Associations Institute.
http://jobs.caionline.org/jobseeker/search/results/
Graduate Student Fellowships Program: National Council on Aging
Fellowship program sponsored by the National Council on Aging, a collection of over 2,000 community partners dedicated to the aging population.
https://www.ncoa.org/about-ncoa/ncoa-careers/
Home and Hospice Care Opportunities
Job board sponsored by the Association Career Network, a job clearinghouse for 22 state home and hospice care professional associations.
http://hcare.associationcareernetwork.com/JobSeeker/Jobs.aspx?abbr=HCARE
Indeed - Gerontology Jobs
Leading aggregator of gerontology jobs across the United States.
http://www.indeed.com/q-Gerontology-jobs.html
Leadership Council of Aging Organizations
A directory of links to the council’s member organizations, including Web sites for networking and internship and job search purposes. The council is a coalition of national nonprofit organizations concerned with the well-being of America’s older population and is committed to representing their interests in the policy-making arena.
http://www.lcao.org/about-lcao/membership/
LeadingAge
Job site for the national office of the consortium of state agencies and organizations dedicated to the needs of aging populations.
http://careers.leadingage.org/
LeadingAge State Partners
Job site for consortium of state agencies and organizations dedicated to the needs of aging populations.
http://www.leadingage.org/LeadingAge_State_Partners.aspx
Long-Term Care Ombudsmen
A map with links to state and local ombudsmen, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes, sponsored by the Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, which represents consumers in issues related to long-term care and is a primary source of information and tools for consumers, families, caregivers, advocates and ombudsmen to help ensure quality care for the individual.
http://theconsumervoice.org/get_help
National Adult Day Care Services Association
A searchable directory of links to association members, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes. The association represents adult day service centers that provide a coordinated program of professional and compassionate services for adults in a community-based group setting.
http://nadsa.org/adult-day-services-beyond-the-borders/
National Adult Protective Services Association
A directory of links to the association’s partner organizations, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes. The council’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of adult protective services at the national, state, and local levels, to effectively and efficiently recognize, report, and respond to the needs of elders and adults with disabilities who are the victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, and to prevent such abuse whenever possible.
http://www.napsa-now.org/about-napsa/partners/
National Association for Home Care and Hospice
Career center for organization specializing in home-based and hospice care.
http://www.homecarecareers.com/
National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
Job site for the aging network affiliated with this national association.
http://www.nasuad.org/community-opportunities/jobs
National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities-State Agencies
Contact information for directors of state agencies in the field of aging and disabilities that can be used for networking and internship and job search purposes.
http://www.nasuad.org/about-nasuad/about-state-agencies/list-members
National Association for the Support of Long Term Care
A directory of links to association members, most with career sites of their own. The association represents over 100 companies providing physical, occupational and speech-language pathology therapies, portable x-ray/EKG and ultrasound; health information technology systems; and products such as complex medical equipment; parenteral and enteral supplies, equipment and nutrients; and additional specialized supplies for long term and post acute care settings in the U.S.
https://www.nasl.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=NASL&WebCode=OrgResult&FromSearchControl=Yes&FromSearchControl=Yes
National Church Residencies
A job board sponsored by National Church Residencies. Headquartered in Upper Arlington, Ohio, the organization is the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of affordable senior housing and services. With 330 communities in 28 states and Puerto Rico, National Church Residences also provides health care in Ohio, including the operation of continuing care retirement communities and permanent supportive housing for the formerly homeless and disabled. The organization’s model of person-centered care includes adult day services, assisted living, senior housing, skilled nursing homes, memory care, rehabilitation centers, outpatient therapy, home health care and hospice.
https://careers-ncr.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=-435805918&mobile=false&width=854&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false
National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
A directory of links to committee members, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes. The committee is an association of researchers, practitioners and advocates dedicated to protecting the safety, security and dignity of America’s most vulnerable citizens.
http://www.preventelderabuse.org/coalitions/2012coalitions.htm
National Council on Aging
A job board sponsored by the council, a collection of over 2,000 community partners dedicated to the aging population.
https://www.ncoa.org/about-ncoa/ncoa-careers/
National Healthcare Career Network
An extensive job board sponsored by the National Healthcare Network, which connects the career centers of nearly 300 prestigious professional associations and societies.
http://www.nationalhealthcarecareernetwork.com/jobs
National Institute on Aging
Career page for the National Institute of Aging, which is affiliated with National Institutes of Health.
http://www.nia.nih.gov/about/careers
National PACE Association
A job board sponsored by the National PACE Association, which advances the efforts of Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). PACE programs coordinate and provide all needed preventive, primary, acute and long term care services so that older individuals can continue living in their community.
http://www.npaonline.org/extensions/jobsearch.asp?_mode=view&id=21
Ohio Health Care Association
A job board sponsored by the Ohio Health Care Association, which represents more than 800 nursing facilities, assisted living communities and intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The site also includes a facility and vendor locater service under the “About” button on the top of the page.
http://www.ohca.org/job_listings
Older Women League
Internship board for the Older Women League, an organization that addresses social, economic and political concerns of midlife and older women through advocacy, education and empowerment.
http://www.owl-national.org/pages/internships
The Social Work Career Center
Job site for the National Association of Social Workers.
http://careers.socialworkers.org/findajob/default.asp
The Social Work Job Bank
A leading aggregator of national jobs in social work.
http://www.socialworkjobbank.com/site/
Veteran's Administration
Job board for the United States Veteran's Administration.
http://www.vacareers.va.gov/
World Health Organization
Job site for the leading organization dedicated to international health issues.
http://www.who.int/employment/vacancies/en/