In the ICAA Career Center, employers find ways to develop the wellness role in their organizations, professionals and students explore career options, and educators learn what students will need after graduation.
Start with the Career Path for Wellness Professionals, learn from the ICAA Salary & Benefits Surveys, then use the Post a Job, Post a Resume and Internship Directory to match your needs with qualified professionals.
Looking for more on the wellness workforce and careers? Visit the ICAA Archives, Management, Career Development
If word-of-mouth referral is the best way to fill a job vacancy, the ICAA Career Center comes a close second. Like-minded individuals and companies, all tuned to the cause of active aging, gather here to recruit or to be recruited. The Career Center spans a professional network representing thousands of job titles and years of experience. Click to find the people and positions that are the future of active aging.
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There is a role for a wellness professional, and this role can be adapted to many types of organizations. The career path is a high-level roadmap that includes a responsibility framework, progress along authority levels and the education and skills needed to travel along the path. It is based on industry input generated during work groups, focus groups and advisory panels, plus the results of several qualitative surveys,
To download the Career Path, click here
Walk through the ICAA Career Path for Wellness Professionals, which outlines the succession, knowledge base and training needs of professionals at the entry, midpoint and senior level. Kathie Garbe, associate professor and internship director at the University of North Carolina—Asheville, explains how the path can be used to plan education and curriculum, and advises students on how to map a career. Maria Connelly, Wellness Team Leader at Kisco Senior Living, shares her perspective on how organizations can use the path for outlining professional development and succession plans.
For the recording, click here
Click here to download a PDF version of the Wellness Career Path Infographic
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