Covia cultivates and builds healthy communities with a continuum of residential and innovative aging services that actively promote intellectual, physical, social and spiritual well-being.
How to Get Hired
We asked Covia for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
At Covia, we take pride in our core Guiding Principles which represent the values of the organization and both guide and inspire the work we do. We are looking for candidates who will Honor our heritage and dedication to serving seniors; Respect others and strive to be collaborative and treat others compassionately; are able to Embrace the unique characteristics of each area of our organization while supporting the needs of the overall community; are dedicated to expanding the diversity of those who live and work within Covia; take pride in Serving with integrity; and have an ambition to Grow and Build community and housing programs for seniors while being good stewards. Prospective employees with similar values would fit in perfectly at Covia.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Candidates can learn about Covia through our LinkedIn and Facebook pages as well as by checking out us on GlassDoor. Serious candidates should have an understanding of our organization and the different programs we offer. Candidates who have volunteer and/or work experience or involvement in community activities or outreach programs geared toward the senior population should highlight those areas is a clean resume and cover letter and should apply for open positions through our JobVite portal at http://jobs.jobvite.com/covia.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
As we grow, we anticipate needing skilled people at all levels. Those with social work/social services backgrounds should consider looking at our Resident Service Coordinator positions. We always have a need for candidates in the following areas: Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Housekeeping (listed as Environmental Services), and Dining Services.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Please visit our Careers page at www.covia.org/careers/ and check us out on LinkedIn and GlassDoor.