Student Placements

Are you looking for hands-on learning experience in an area of study at a Chartwell retirement residence? Then you’re in luck! We welcome the chance to have you learn from our friendly and knowledgeable staff as you contribute to making the lives of our residents better.

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  • So why Chartwell? Here are our top 5 reasons to choose our retirement communities for your student placement:

    • Gain valuable on-the-job training or volunteer hours in your area of study.
    • Build your resume as you enhance your skills and experience.
    • Benefit from flexible hours and shifts—full-time, part-time, casual, weekdays or weekends.
    • Have fun at work each day, thanks to exciting resident and employee events always going on.
    • Enjoy the privilege and sense of purpose that comes from working for people like your grandparents and hearing their amazing stories and advice.
  • Don’t wait—grow your knowledge and skills in a workplace setting where you get to make a positive impact on the lives of seniors and have fun on the job! This might even lead to a full-time role once you graduate!


    • Find a residence near you to apply to.
    • Call the residence directly and ask to speak with the General Manager, who will guide you to the right person to set up in-person meeting with you.
    • Provide copies of requested documents prior to the in-person meeting.

    Upon completion of the application requirements and acceptance into our student placement program, you can expect a full orientation session at the residence to help prepare you for your first day!