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There’s no better place to make a very real difference in people’s lives than at Canterbury-on-the-Lake.

Open positions available:

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Status/Hours: Non-union, non-exempt, Full time midnights, Part time both shifts

Pay: Based on years of experience

Responsibilities: Nursing duties in the Pavilion

Apply To: Leigh Warner, Staffing Coordinator
CENA (already certified and those who are interested in becoming certified)

Union, non-exempt.
Part time days and afternoons.
Full time on afternoon shift.

Pay: $14.25/hr-$15.75/hr to start depending on experience and shift.

Responsibilities: Caring for residents in the Pavilion.

Apply To: Leigh Warner, Staffing Coordinator – external candidates.

** We are offering a program to pay for people to become certified as a CENA. To be considered, you must be available to work for six months after your training on afternoon shift, which is 3 pm -11:30 pm. **

Care Partners (caregivers in The Meadows)

Status/Hours: Non-union, non-exempt, Part time, primarily on afternoons/midnight shift to start

Pay: Based on experience

Responsibilities: Universal caregivers for residents in The Meadows. Caregivers will assist residents with dementia and Alzheimer's with all aspects of daily living: bathing, toileting, dressing, eating, medication, light housework and activities.

Apply To: Toni Dill, Memory Care Manager

Resident Attendant

Status/Hours: Union, non-exempt, Part time days/afternoon combo 3-4 day/week

Pay: $12/hr to start.

Responsibilities: Caregiver to residents in the Leas including ADL care, medications, showers. Experience in a similar role is preferred.

Apply To: Tiffany Gregart, Leas Manager


Status/Hours: Union, non-exempt, Part time 16-29 hours/week, varied shifts primarily afternoons

Pay: $11.75/hr to start.

Responsibilities: Housekeeping/laundry duties for all areas of the community. This position will fill in for vacations, call ins, hours as needed.

Apply To: Mark DeRaud, Director of Facility Services

Staff Development/Infection Control Nurse Manager

Status/Hours: Non-union, exempt. Full time, Monday-Friday but must have availability to work with staff on afternoon/midnights shifts. Rotates taking clinical call.

Pay: Based on experience

This position is responsible for training and orienting our new employees, developing engaging training for our RN/LPN/CENAs, administration of our Infection Control program, documentation for regulatory purposes, and is a critical part of our interdisciplinary team. This position participates in rotating on-call responsibility. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Be a licensed RN in the State of Michigan
Have 3-5 years of experience in Staff Development and Infection Control in the skilled nursing field
Have high energy and a passion for working with staff to offer engaging and fulfilling training that meets regulatory demands
Be flexible to work with staff on all shifts
Enjoys a fast past work environment
Is able to manage multiple priorities and has strong organizational skills

Apply To: Diane Slupka, NHA

Life Enrichment Staff

Status/Hours: Non-union, non-exempt. 20-24 hours/week, mostly day shift but must have occasional availability for evening/weekend programs.

Pay: Based on experience

Responsibilities: Responsible for preparing and leading programs with residents in the pavilion. Sets up for the program, assists residents to and from the program, prep work for future activities and documentation of resident participation. Helps plan special events/parties.

Apply To: Abbey Mason, Life Enrichment Manager

Maintenance Worker

Status/Hours: Non-union, non-exempt. Part time,16-32 hours week, mostly afternoon and midnight shifts. Includes some weekends and holidays.

Pay: Based on experience

Responsibilities: Responsibilities: Light maintenance throughout our community

  • Campus safety
  • Monitor building systems such as HVAC, access control, CCTV and emergency call
  • Responds to medical calls
  • Handles materials and sanitation
  • Writes incident reports
  • Assists with collecting data for compliance reports
  • Executing emergency response when appropriate (fire, severe weather, building issues, etc.)
  • Some outdoor work to shovel snow/spread salt at community entrances required during winter months

Apply To: Mark DeRaud, Facility Services Director

We will be holding interviews for the following positions:

  • RN/LPN/Charge Nurse - Full-time, Part-time
  • CENA/CNA/Nurse Aid/Nursing Assistant - $14.25 - $15.75 / hour, Full-time, Part-time
  • Caregiver (non-licensed) - $11.00 - $12.00 / hour, Full-time, Part-time

We will be hiring for the following location

  • Canterbury-on-the-Lake, Waterford Township, MI 48329 US


  • Nurses must have a valid nursing license in the State of Michigan
  • CENAs must have a valid CENA license or have recently taken their training and be test eligible
  • Passion for working with the elderly
  • Strong attendance/reliability

How to prepare

The entire interview process will last about 30 min. Completing our online application prior to the event is strongly encouraged and will speed up the process. Please bring 2 forms of ID, your resume, and applicants are encouraged to complete an online application in advance of the event under the career section on our website. with you to the event.

What to wear

Dress code is Scrubs or business casual.

How to get to the event

Please come to the main entrance that faces Hatchery Road.

About the Company

Canterbury-on-the-Lake is a senior living community unlike any other. It is also a non-for-profit organization, which means profits are reinvested back intot he community and are used to benefit residetns. We also have a longstanding commitment to serve people in need. We offer every senior living option under one roof: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing.

Our staff is an important part of the Canterbury family. We offer a rewarding work experience where you can go home feeling good about the work you do each day. We have many people who have been with us since we opened our doors 25 years ago. We enjoy what we do and always strive to work together as a team.

If you are someone seeking a rewarding and challenging work experience with room to grow and achieve your goals, consider joining our team!

Event perks:

  • Snacks and refreshments

What is a Hiring Event?

Think of it like a job fair, but for one company and more personal. Hiring events are a great way for employers to fill multiple roles quickly. Hiring is a human process, and they would like to meet you to see if you’re a fit!

*Don’t forget we offer a $100 referral bonus to employees who refer GREAT new employees to us! $50 paid when new hire completes new hire orientation; the other $50 after 90 days. Make sure to tell your new hire to declare you the person who referred them in new hire orientation! **