“All of our staff affect the well-being of residents on a daily basis” 
– Anne Levesque, Dir of HR

Wake Robin is offering an LNA Training Program starting on May 30th. Enrollment details available in the job postings below!

 Working at Wake Robin

The mutual respect among staff at Wake Robin, and between residents and staff, is the foundation of our success as a Life Care Community. Staff share a belief in the dignity and worth of each individual, and in every aspect of community life. As employees, we do more than just work here — we uphold Wake Robin’s commitment to these values. Wake Robin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Staff members work together with humor and an appreciation for diversity. For many, the biggest benefit of working here is coming to know Wake Robin’s residents and meeting their needs. Other important benefits include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending plan
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • The use of community facilities, such as hiking trails, library, aquatic and fitness center, and the Garden Cafe.

Anne Levesque, Human Resources Director, talks about what makes working at Wake Robin special:

If this sounds like the workplace for you, take a look at our current job openings:


Employment Status: 20 hours/week – Evenings

Wake Robin seeks a part-time receptionist to welcome residents and guests to our community. The receptionist is responsible for receiving guest and visitors, providing assistance or information relevant to the community, managing a multi-line phones system, as well as general office duties.  The successful applicant will have a high school diploma, or equivalent, and a minimum of 2-years of experience in a similar position in an environment with a high degree of public interaction.

Wait Staff

Employment Status:  Full-Time (6:00AM – 2:00PM) and Part-Time Evenings Available

Wake Robin, Vermont’s premier continuing care retirement community is adding members to our team of Dining Room Wait Staff. This is a perfect opportunity for individuals with the time and drive to begin their working experience, or for professionals who wish supplement their current career endeavors.

Experience as a server is preferred but not required. We will train applicants who demonstrate strong customer service skills and a desire to work with an active population of seniors.

Transportation Assistance Provided!


Employment Status: Full-Time Evenings

Wake Robin, Vermont’s premier continuing care retirement community is adding members to our team of Cooks. Wake Robin provides a fine dining experience with a focus on farm to plate freshness, and a work environment that is hard to find in the restaurant industry.

  • We work from scratch, not from a box
  • 40% of our produce is local/organic
  • Innovative on-site protein butchering and smoking
  • Manageable schedule ending in early evening,
  • Superb kitchen facilities with excellent benefits

Our cook will have experience producing high quality soups, sauces and entrees from scratch, demonstrate experience in all aspects of cooking from grilling to sautéing, and strong attention to the quality of food consistency quality and delivery.

Kitchen Assistant

Employment Status: Full-Time Evenings

Our Dishwasher will perform a variety of services in the kitchen area such as dishwashing, basic food prep, linen prep, food storage, general kitchen cleaning and, as assigned, they may also perform bus services in the main or auxiliary dining rooms. This shift is full-time, with weekends included.

Nurse Manager

Employment Status: Full-time Evenings

Wake Robin, Vermont’s premiere retirement community, seeks a skilled Nurse Manager for our 5-star rated health center. Wake Robin provides high quality nursing care in a fast paced residential and long-term care environment, while maintaining a strong sense of “home”.

The Nurse Manager oversees the delivery and coordination of care during the evening shift. This individual manages care plans and related documentation, reinforces best practices, acts as primary liaison with families and other care providers, coordinates staffing resources for the shift, and provides primary nursing care when needed. The successful candidate will be an RN in the State of Vermont, with a minimum of two years of clinical oversight experience in a long term care or related setting. S/he will demonstrate a solid understanding of geriatric care delivery, and the ability to lead and communicate with others in a positive and supportive manner.

Staff Nurse (LPN or RN)

Employment Status: Full Time Days

Unique opportunity on Wake Robin’s day shift for the right Nurse.

Vermont’s premier continuing care retirement community seeks a dedicated nursing professional with a strong desire to work within a community of seniors. Wake Robin provides high quality nursing care in a fast paced residential and long-term care environment, while maintaining a strong sense of “home”. Wake Robin offers an opportunity to build strong relationships with staff and residents in a dynamic community setting.

We continue to offer generous shift differential for evenings, nights and weekends!

Therapeutic Recreation Assistant

Employment Status: Full-Time

Our Therapeutic Recreation Assistant plans and implements individual and group based therapeutic recreation programs for our residents. We seek candidates with prior experience designing and initiating activities that focus on age appropriate sensory, auditory, and physical activities programming for seniors. Candidates with a bachelors’ degree in therapeutic recreation services, psychology, human services, or prior experience with providing recreational programming for senior populations highly preferred.

LNA Training Program

LNA Training Program

Thank you for your interest in the new Wake Robin LNA training program. 

Wake Robin, in partnership with Vermont Med Ed, is pleased to create training opportunities that can ultimately lead to stable and fulfilling employment at Wake Robin for the right candidates.

At Wake Robin, we are interested providing access to training builds excellent skills as a nursing assistant and, as importantly, promotes a resident-centered care approach that sets Wake Robin apart from the rest.

Here’s how our program works:

  • Please complete and submit the employment application to indicate your interest in our program.  Under “position applying for” indicate LNA Training Program.  Also include a resume if you have one.
  • We will screen each candidate. Those with a background in care-giving for similar populations will be preferred. Top candidates will be invited to Wake Robin for an interview and a tour of the facility.
  • Those selected for the program will be offered temporary paid employment with Wake Robin for the duration of the course.
  • Those who pass the course with the recommendation of the instructor, and pass the LNA exam, will be offered continued full or part-time employment as an LNA at Wake Robin for the next available opening (generally a day or evening shift).
  • The cost of the program is $1,950. This fee does not include the cost of testing or licensure. If you become an LNA at Wake Robin, we will waive ½ of this fee.  We can also make arrangements to support a modest repayment plan based on your income.

Course schedule:

  • Start date:  We project our start date to be May 30, 2017. This projection may change and is dependent on program certification.
  • Course Duration 5 weeks
  • Every M/W/F
    • Classroom training from 9:00 to 5:00
    • Clinical training (in the final week) 7:00 to 3:00

This program is a fast track to your new career at Wake Robin. We look forward to speaking with you more about it in person.  In the near future.  Please send your application and resume to:

You can download the application Here Please send your completed application to  HR@wakerobin.com. Please be sure to indicate the LNA Training Course when responding. If you would like to mail in the application and cover letter directly to us, you can send it to the address below.

A copy of the job descriptions and physical requirements may be obtained from Human Resources.

We continue to offer generous shift differential for evenings, nights and weekends!

If this sounds like the workplace for you, send your cover letter and resume via email to: HR@wakerobin.com. Please be sure to indicate the job title when responding. If you would like to mail in an application and cover letter directly to us, download the application to complete and mail to:

Wake Robin
Attn.: Human Resources
200 Wake Robin Drive
Shelburne, VT 05482

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A Place to Be Yourself
Being trusted.
Making a difference.

Here’s what staff say about working at Wake Robin:

“I’m encouraged to really get to know the residents of Wake Robin. It’s so rewarding to see how what I do impacts their lives every day.”

 “At Wake Robin, I’m trusted to do my job the way I know it should be done. And I work with a team who is willing to help me do it.”