Family-owned and -operated, Schlegel Villages goes above and beyond for not only its residents but also its employees.
Canada’s population is rapidly aging, with the number of seniors having increased by 18.3 percent from 2016 to 2021.* Employment in retirement residences and long-term care is booming, and many people are finding fulfilling careers helping seniors age with dignity, peace, and happiness.
Offering long-term care and retirement residences across Ontario since 1953, Schlegel Villages provides seniors with a variety of lifestyle options, including full-service suites, assisted care, memory care, and independent living. The company is dedicated to positively impacting the lives of seniors by giving them top-quality support.
Community is at the heart of Schlegel Villages, which means both residents and staff operate as one big neighbourhood. The company maintains a welcoming, diverse workplace, often hiring new immigrants to Canada and internationally-trained nurses. Schlegel Villages “hires for heart,” meaning its staff are not only highly qualified but also good people with strong morals and positive attitudes who feel called to a career in health care.
Fulfilling career options
Assistant General Manager, Schlegel Villages
“We strive to promote from within,” says Tara Rosenow, an Assistant General Manager at Schlegel Villages, who first started there as a housekeeper. “The Schlegel family encourages and accommodates our team members when they pursue further education to allow them to grow in their current positions.”
With education training and support opportunities for staff, Schlegel Villages encourages its employees to build successful careers within the company. “The focus on relationships makes this organization stand out,” adds Rosenow. “If you want a career where you can make a difference every day, Schlegel Villages is the right place for you.”
*Zimonjic, Peter. “Canada’s Working-Age Population Is Older than Ever, StatsCan Says” | CBC News. CBC/Radio Canada, April 28, 2022. https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-working-age-poupulation-census-1.6432398.