OALA is committed to being part of the solution in Workforce Development!
Senior care has a significant economic impact to our state and we pride ourselves in promoting the continued growth of quality assisted living in Ohio. Senior living communities contribute more than $4.8 billion per year to Ohio’s economy; employ more than 36,800 staff; provide health insurance and retirement benefits; and pay at least $139.4 million to local governments.
The jobs in this industry, both directly and indirectly supported, employ more than 36,800 staff members! Senior Living jobs continue to rise; with this it becomes important to not only retain employees but to assist others in seeing this industry as a career path.
Workforce Development has many layers! OALA supports the partnerships at all levels: K-12 Schools, Career Centers, Technical schools, Vocational schools, Community colleges and Universities.
Apprenticeships are a great way to upskill your employees showing you are invested in their career growth. There is a 90% retention with employees that go through apprenticeship programs while working.
Discover how you can build career ladders for employees to reduce on-boarding costs and increase diversity throughout your workforce. Covers how you get started, what documents are needed, what college/educational program you can partner with, and more.
Senior Living Works
OALA is a proud supporter of our national affiliate's, Argentum, Senior Living Works Program. Senior Living Works offers industry professionals an all-encompassing resource to inspire their workforce and recruit for the future.
This is a resource to highlight the careers and opportunities in the dynamic senior living industry. Our industry has a range of careers that share one thing in common: a passion for serving the residents in our care.