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Student jobs at Luther Seminary

Student jobs by outside employers

There is no process to screen the employers and job opportunities listed below, and the seminary cannot be held responsible for the outcome.


Student jobs at Luther Seminary

Mailroom Processor
(8/31/2015)

Mail Room processor

 

The Luther Seminary Mailroom is looking for a determined Mail Room processor. Your duties would include:

  • Receiving, sorting, and delivering incoming mail to the entire Seminary campus and our partners
  • Collecting, sorting, and processing outgoing mail

 

Our ideal candidate would possess

  • The desire to serve the Luther Seminary community
  • Self-motivation and attention to detail
  • Success in solving problems
  • Experience in a mail processing center
  • Familiarity with the US Postal system
  • Command of computer technology


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Bookstore Customer Service Representative
(8/31/2015)

Bookstore Customer Service Representative

 

The Luther Seminary Bookstore is looking for a friendly Customer Service Rep. Your duties would include:

  • Cheerfully welcoming customers into the store
  • Processing transactions at the register
  • Locating merchandise for customers
  • Answering customer phone calls
  • Placing customer special orders
  • Dusting, vacuuming, and straightening the store

 

Our ideal candidate would possess

  • Experience working in a retail setting
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A friendly disposition
  • The ability to learn quickly on the job
  • An attention to detail
  • The ability to work well with others


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Bookstore Office Assistant
(8/31/2015)

The Luther Seminary Bookstore is looking for a motivated Office Assistant. Your duties would include:

  • Processing customer special orders and mail orders
  • Moderating inventory
  • Filing sales data and invoices
  • Clerking

Our ideal candidate is a Luther Seminary student who possesses the following:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Extraordinary attention to detail
  • Self-motivation
  • Experience excelling in an office setting
  • A desire to see the bookstore succeed


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ISSA Office Assistant
(8/26/2015)

The purpose of this position is: To assist the International Student and Scholar Affairs (ISSA) Office in fulfilling the objectives of the department through support services for international students and scholars.

This position also helps to highlight and support the global experiences and expertise of our students, staff, faculty, and community through programs and events; offers hospitality for international visitors and guests; assists in the daily operations of the ISSA; and provides administrative support to the ISSA team.

This position is not responsible for providing immigration status advising or regulatory information.

All student workers are expected to work a minimum of two (2) hours per shift at least two (2) days a week. In addition, this position requires occasional event-specific evening/weekend hours, with advanced notice.

JOB DUTIES:

Administrative Duties

  • Assist with office communication
  • Organize, cross-reference and update paper and electronic office files
  • Provide office coverage in absence of professional staff, as requested
  • Other office duties as assigned

Events and Programs

  • Facilitate regular on-campus cultural conversations with guidance from ISSA staff and in partnership with the Community Life Fellows
  • Plan and evaluate occasional forums during the academic year, including partnering with student groups on speakers
  • Aid with arrangements and promotion for programs and events
  • Set-up, hospitality during, and take-down for official events

Hospitality

  • Assist in ongoing adjustment activities for the international campus community
  • Help nurture an environment at Luther Seminary in which the international community may thrive
  • Help to host prospective students and special international guests visiting campus
  • Maintain professional behavior and dress while in the office

Advocate

  • Serve as a link between the staff and services of the ISSA and the seminary community
  • Provide information regarding the department and support services to inquirers within the confines of the policies and procedures of the office
  • Refer immigration status and regulatory inquiries to ISSA staff

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

A. Desired Education and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled student at Luther Seminary
  • Spent significant time in another country or culture

B. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills: relates to others with warmth, courtesy, and consideration of intercultural nuances and ecumenical relations
  • Accuracy and efficiency in completing tasks, strong attentiveness to detail
  • Demonstrated event management and organizational skills
  • Experience and comfort working independently and asking questions
  • Strong organization skills
  • Detailed verbal and written communication skills
  • Must maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (including Publisher)
  • Comfortable with Google Drive and website maintenance, preferred but not required
  • Reliable
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements of active movement, including:
    o Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and rarely lift up to 50 pounds


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"Concord Artist"
(8/14/2015)

Purpose: 

To bring new, artistic perspectives to the staff of The Concord. Those hired will help fuel the creative aspect of the newspaper and will use illustrations/cartoons/art to help expand the range of the paper’s content. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Artists will submit their work according to the set deadline.  
  • Artists will be responsible for editing their work in conjunction with The Concord editorial staff. 
  • Artists will not be offensive but will also not be afraid to push boundaries with their artwork. 

Job Specifications:

  • Desired education and experience: Current student at Luther Seminary.
  • Desired knowledge, skills, ability: Artists must be able to create quality, original pieces. Any platform is acceptable; digital design experience is optional. 
  • Applicants may include a sample of his or her work with the application. 

HOW TO APPLY:
All students are encouraged to apply. Please direct your application and a sample of your work (of any kind and length) as attachments to employment@luthersem.edu; Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1869, Luther Seminary is faithful to its mission of educating leaders for Christian communities. As one of the eight seminaries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the seminary prepares about a third of the ELCA's pastors and a growing number of lay leaders for ministry. In addition, the seminary educates numerous ecumenical students to serve around the world. The seminary has nearly 30 faculty members and more than 600 full-time and part-time students who are being equipped to share the love of Christ. Of these students, 28 percent are from non-Lutheran faith traditions and 9 percent are from countries other than the U.S.

Luther Seminary is known for its transformative education and innovative curriculum. The seminary offers a wide variety of theological degrees ranging from the Master of Divinity to the Master of Arts in a host of concentrations including children, youth and family ministry. Advanced degrees include the Ph.D. program, the Master of Theology and the Doctor of Ministry with concentrations in congregational mission and leadership or biblical preaching. Both in-residence and distributed learning options are available for a number of degrees.

Luther Seminary is located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of 3 million people. Nestled in the heart of the cities, it is in close proximity to the University of Minnesota, three other seminaries and numerous private colleges and universities. This provides access to diverse thought, cultures and faiths.

For more information, see www.luthersem.edu



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Summer Crew
(8/13/2015)

PURPOSE

To supplement the staff positions of Building Custodian, Maintenance Staff and Grounds Keeper.

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Work with supervisor and other staff to learn position details and technical skills.
  • Be available as scheduled to include evenings and weekends.

RELATIONSHIPS
A. Reports to: Tom Mullaney
B. Internal relationships with: All facilities staff members.
C. External relationships with: Luther Seminary guests.

JOB SPECIFICATION
A. Commitment to Luther Seminary's Mission and Vision.
B. Desired education and experience:

  • Currently enrolled student at Luther Seminary.
  • Approved back ground check on file.

C. Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to reading and understand English.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal direction.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Knowledge of ELCA helpful.

TO APPLY:
Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Human Resources email.



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Maintenance Staff (skilled)
(8/13/2015)

PURPOSE
The purpose of this position is: To complete work requests as assigned and train other student employees as needed.

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Work independently to complete work requests as assigned
  • Supplement contractor staffs when requested by the director
  • Work with supervisor and other staff to teach position details and technical skills
  • Be available as evenings and weekends to assist with on-campus emergency and crisis management

RELATIONSHIPS
A. Reports to: Tom Mullaney, Ellen Elhard
B. Internal relationships with: All facilities staff members
C. External relationships with: Luther Seminary contractors and seminary guests

JOB SPECIFICATION
A. Commitment to Luther Seminary's Mission and Vision.
B. Desired education and experience:

  • Currently enrolled student at Luther Seminary
  • Approved back ground check on file

C. Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to understand the basic working of mechanical and electrical equipment on campus
  • Ability to work independently.
  • In possession of a clear and valid driver's license
  • Ability to work as a team member and teach other team members
  • Knowledge of ELCA helpful.

TO APPLY:
Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Human Resources email.



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Seminary Relations: Office Assistant
(7/23/2015)

This position will assist the Seminary Relations department by answering department phones and directing calls, and providing clerical, computer and other necessary support for the Seminary Relations department. This position reports to the Administrative Assistant, Seminary Relations.

JOB DUTIES

  • Greet guests and answer phones calls at the front desk. Direct phone calls to appropriate staff.
  • Provide clerical support for Administrative Assistant and other members of the team when needed.
  • Manage general office logistics including office supplies, work space, filing systems and other tasks necessary for the smooth operation of the office.
  • Provide general office support to include entering RSVPs in Jenzabar, sort mailings, sign and mail Director of Sustaining fund receipt letters, facilitating gift receipt letters, database system, routing mail, managing event reservations, general computer support including mail merge for letters, name tags, labels, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATION
Desired Education and Experience:

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong initiative (a self-starter with the ability to follow through on assignments)
  • Ability to work well on a team and with a variety of people
  • Ability to professionally meet and greet the public
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Google Apps.
  • Highest level of confidentiality
  • Commitment to Luther Seminary's mission and understanding of how the Office of Seminary Relations services this mission

TO APPLY: Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Human Resources email.



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A/V Technician
(7/23/2015)

The Office of Technology is seeking an A/V Technician. The position works in a team environment providing audio and visual recording and production services to the campus.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provide A/V recording and streaming services to events scheduled on campus by internal groups of individuals in between the hours of 10AM and 2PM daily, as well as outside of normal hours when possible.
  • Assist in the production and processing of incoming video files.
  • Document and track work within systems.
  • Works to fulfill the expectations and assignments of the IT Support Services team.
  • Fills in for Help Desk personnel when needed.
  • Research methods and offer suggestions for improved service operation, efficiency, and capability.
  • Inform supervisor of opportunities or issues.
  • Work with end users to resolve problems.
  • Attends departmental meetings and individual meetings with supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Student of Luther Seminary

Desired education and experience:

  • Minimum 1 year related experience
  • Prior experience operating audio and video equipment
  • Experience using, troubleshooting, and supporting commonly used A/V tools.

Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Prior experience recording, editing, and producing final digital audio and video files for multiple distribution modes (DVD, CD, web, etc)
  • Minimum 1 year using Adobe Premier Pro for video editing
  • Familiar with audio and video best practices and industry standards
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • An effective, clear, and personable communicator with a sense of humor
  • Able to determine priorities and work in a self-directed manner
  • Curious about finding root causes and long-term solutions to problems
  • Thrives on unpredictability
  • Takes personal ownership of their work
  • A quick learner
  • Ability to effectively work with people at all levels of the organization and with all levels of technology experience and comfort
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and rarely lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to crawl into tight spaces
  • Experience working in a non-profit or academic IT environment a plus.

TO APPLY:
Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Human Resources email.



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Writers for the Concord
(7/17/2015)

Purpose:
The purpose of this position is to staff The Concord with qualified writers who contribute well written pieces to the newspaper and who engage in an active process of editing their contributions in conjunction with the rest of The Concord staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Writers will contribute at least 500 words to be considered for payment.
  • Writers will engage in the editing process.
  • Writers will submit their contributions by the deadlines that are provided.
  • Writers will attend any meetings that may pertain to their article or the upcoming issue that contains it.

Job Specifications
Desired Education and Experience: Current student at Luther Seminary.

Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Writers should have some knowledge of English grammar, composition, as well as the ability to use (or learn to use) Google Docs. Creativity is always a plus.

  • Applicants should include a writing sample (of any kind and length) with the application.
  • All students of all cultures are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY
Please forward your resume, cover letter and a writing sample (of any kind and length) as attachments to employment@luthersem.edu; Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1869, Luther Seminary is faithful to its mission of educating leaders for Christian communities. As one of the eight seminaries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the seminary prepares about a third of the ELCA's pastors and a growing number of lay leaders for ministry. In addition, the seminary educates numerous ecumenical students to serve around the world. The seminary has nearly 30 faculty members and more than 600 full-time and part-time students who are being equipped to share the love of Christ. Of these students, 28 percent are from non-Lutheran faith traditions and 9 percent are from countries other than the U.S.
Luther Seminary is known for its transformative education and innovative curriculum. The seminary offers a wide variety of theological degrees ranging from the Master of Divinity to the Master of Arts in a host of concentrations including children, youth and family ministry. Advanced degrees include the Ph.D. program, the Master of Theology and the Doctor of Ministry with concentrations in congregational mission and leadership or biblical preaching. Both in-residence and distributed learning options are available for a number of degrees.
Luther Seminary is located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of 3 million people. Nestled in the heart of the cities, it is in close proximity to the University of Minnesota, three other seminaries and numerous private colleges and universities. This provides access to diverse thought, cultures and faiths.
For more information, see www.luthersem.edu.



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Data Entry Clerk
(7/14/2015)

The Office of Seminary Relations is seeking a Data Entry Clerk who will assist in the quality maintenance of our shared database and will provide our team with general office support. We offer flexible schedules and a casual work environment, well suited to organized self-starters. This position requires a minimum of 10 work hours per week with the ability to increase up to 20 hours.

JOB DUTIES:

1. Maintain confidential controls for all work processed
2. Create and update database records using documented procedures
3. Research information using internet and investigation tools provided
4. Accurately interpret and input data from both paper and electronic sources
5. Assist in writing, processing, and sorting letters for public mailings
6. Organize, clean and maintain departmental areas
7. Regularly review and assist in revision of process documentation
8. Occasional phone support
9. Recognize, report and reconcile questions about work assignments
10. Retrieve data using standardized reports for publication
11. Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Desired Education and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled student of Luther Seminary
  • Past relatable work experience with data

2. Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills including reading handwriting
  • Ability to follow detailed written procedures and style manual
  • Working knowledge of databases and/or desire for proficiency in database entry
  • Must be able to focus on repetitive tasks while sitting for 2+ hours of typing
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Google Cloud or similar e-mail systems
  • Knowledge of US mailing address formats and salutations
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Working knowledge of Luther Seminary web offerings (Enter the Bible, Working Preacher, God Pause)

TO APPLY:
Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Human Resources email.



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Stub Hall Hospitality Staff Member
(7/14/2015)

PURPOSE

The Stub Hall Hospitality Staff member serve as the face of Stub Hall and Luther Seminary for guests staying on campus. Hospitality Staff Members provide resources and information for guests staying on campus. Hospitality Staff Members provide resources and information for guests during their stay.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Greet and welcome guests upon their arrival to Stub Hall  from 5:00pm-8:00pm on weeknights and weekends.
2. Serve as point person for all hospitality inquiries during guest stay.
3. Collect payments and returned keys upon guest departure.
4. Report cleaning and maintenance issues in a timely manner.
5. Assist guests to rooms with luggage and belongings.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Student at Luther Seminary actively pursuing a degree
  • Must live in Luther Seminary campus housing
  • Experience in customer or hospitality services
  • Be available for check in times (5:00pm-8:00pm) and check out times (9:00am-11:00am)

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills with a willingness to meet and exceed guest' experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Integrity in handling payments
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Experience with reservation software a plus


TO APPLY:
Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Human Resources email.



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DINING SERVICES: Events Wait Staff
(7/14/2015)

This position will ensure excellence in all areas of customer service for catered events.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Scheduling for this position will be contingent on availability of catering events with consideration to the individual's personal availability. A free and flexible schedule is preferred.

1. Ensure all catering guidelines are met with efficient delivery, set-up, service, and clean-up associated with the event
2. Occasionally assist in dish room for event clean-up
3. Follow guidelines and requirements uniquely requested by customers
4. Provide excellent customer service, attending to any questions or concerns
5. Model behavior that demonstrates professionalism and teamwork

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements of active movement:
  • Standing, walking for a longer period of time
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to commit to a two-hour shift minimum
  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic and engaging personality
  • Demonstrate strong verbal communication skills and active listening
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter
  • Ability to cross-train as a Dining Assistant
  • Previous experience working in food service and/or customer service

TO APPLY:
Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Human Resources email.



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DINING SERVICES: Dining Assistant
(7/14/2015)

This position will work to provide an excellent dining experience that promotes customer satisfaction in all areas of the duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
1. Operate all service and dining room equipment with efficiency and safety
2. Ensure all food and sale items are displayed in compliance to health code regulations
3. Ensure all items for sale are arranged attractively, enticingly
4. Maintain front of house operations with customer service focus
5. Ensure Financial accuracy and accountability in tender
6. Provide excellent customer service, attending to any questions or concerns

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student at Luther Seminary
  • Ability to commit to a two-hour shift minimum
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous experience working in food service and/or customer service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter
  • Ability to cross-train in dish room and Grill Cook is also desirable

TO APPLY
Log on to your MyLutherNet, under Helpful Links select "Services," then "Employment-Student Jobs."  The Student Employment Opportunities web page will open.  On the upper right side of that page click on the blue button "Submit Application."  Complete the application, check the "accept" box and then click on "submit;" your application will automatically be sent to the Human Resources email.



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Student jobs by outside employers

Traditional Service Musician
(9/4/2015)

1. Provide Piano or organ leadership for Traditional Lutheran Sunday Service

  • Accompany hymn, select and provide Prelude, Offering, Postlude and other special music as needed.
  • Teach/rehearse as needed members and students in role of Assisting Pastor and Psalm cantor.
  • Occasionally work with soloists, small choir for special music or events.
  • Arrange for special music as needed or requested.
    2. Provide as available and requested music leadership for mid-week services such as Advent, Lent, Holy Week, Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve.
    3. Provide as available and requested music leadership for weddings and funerals.
    4. Teach, arrange and rehearse with other musicians who may be participating in events
    5. Share musical leadership with Jazz Service musicians and SpringHouse musicians as requested and needed.
    6. Ensure that pianos and/or organs are maintained properly, in conjunction with other keyboard musicians at Springhouse.


Contact:
Laurie Zaepfel, office manager Salem English Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
612-872-4650
office@discoversalem.org



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Diamond Lake Youth Intern
(9/1/2015)

Diamond Lake Lutheran Church is a growing community that is focused on inviting all people to a life in Christ. We are currently looking for a part time student intern that has particular interest in youth. This would include 2 and 3 year old teaching Sunday School and assistance with youth group activities on Wednesdays and Sundays. This is a great opportunity and provides a scholarship for schooling. If interested please contact Rachel Biedermann, Director of Children, Youth, and Families at rkbied@gmail.com.

Diamond Lake Lutheran Church
5760 Portland Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55417
www.dllc.org/


Contact:
Rachel Biedermann
515-419-0820
rkbied@gmail.com



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Driver for Senior Citizen
(8/17/2015)

The job would entail coming to Brookdale of Edina (3330 Edinborough Way Edina, MN) each Sunday morning and arriving at 8:30am, picking up my father and using his car (no gas or personal vehicle required) driving him to Hosanna Lutheran Church in Lakeville, MN  (9600 163rd St. W. Lakeville, MN; 12.8 miles; 17 minutes; https://goo.gl/maps/W1nlv) so he can attend the 9:00am church service.  During the church service, the student/driver would be free to use that church service time (approximately one hour) in any way they wish (grab something to eat, read, study, sleep, or even attend the church service if inclined) so that they were available to drive my father back to Brookdale of Edina at 10:15.  The total time investment in the job would likely be about 2.5 hours or between 8:30am and 10:45am.  The  driver would be paid at a rate of 20.00 per hour  each Sunday morning they work (approximately 50.00).  Should my father not wish to go to church on a particular Sunday; the student/driver would be notified and would be given a 20.00 non-use stipend following the next time my father used the student/driver (20.00 + hourly fee that day).  My father is 85 years old, ambulatory, very social, has a great sense of humor, enjoys his college age grandchildren immensely, and very prompt for appointments.


Contact:
David Hanson
847-791-6451
hansonpsyd@gmail.com



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