Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay
  • Virginia Beach, VA, USA
  • Intern

Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay currently has an amazing opportunity to serve others and grow professionally in a supportive environment. Our residents choose to live in our community based on the impeccable service, the warm, family-friendly atmosphere and the clean and inviting living spaces. We welcome YOU to join in on the incredible rewards of serving our residents.

Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is currently seeking an Intern for our Connections Program

This internship is open to the following majors; Psychology, Sociology, Gerontology, and Health Services. 

This internship assignment is flexible and has various sessions available for 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks and 12 weeks. Monday through Friday from 10am - 2pm

This is an unpaid Internship position and applicants must be in an approved Internship program with a college/university.

What will I do?

The Connections Program Intern will use a person-centered, strength-based approach to provide functional activity-based programming for program participants. Other duties include:

  • Assisting residents with meeting restorative goals
  • Communicating change in participants' behavior and condition and responds according to protocol
  • Assisting program operation by calming agitated participants, transporting residents to & from the program as needed

What do I need for this role?

  • Qualified Academic Internship Program
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods during shift
  • Ability to climb three flights of stairs
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds

What makes Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay unique? 

Founded in 1982, Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is a faith based, not-for-profit, Life Plan Continuing Care Community to serve older adults of all beliefs, their families and the broader community. 

Our waterfront community, located on the southern shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, in a beautiful, resort-like setting, provides innovative and comprehensive services designed to offer independent living, assisted living, and nursing care solutions. 

Our employees, residents and guests carry out our mission daily: Creating community to foster joy and well-being.   We maintain a close and friendly culture for our staff and residents by adhering to our Values of achieving excellence by giving and expecting:   RESPECT for each Person. PASSION for what we do.  PROFESSIONALISM in all we do.

Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. Candidates are screened, in accordance with the Code of Virginia, with the State Police criminal background check including sex offender crimes. All new hires are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Screen.

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