Trainee, Home Health Aide


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About The Company

The New Jewish Home has been a New York eldercare landmark for nearly 170 years, and we’re still creating innovative new ways to serve seniors every day. Our staff is the heart and soul of the work we do. From the compassionate caregivers, therapists, doctors and nurses on each campus to the seasoned administrative teams that help us all to work better together, we offer an unbeatable support system for New York’s elders who rely on us — in their homes and on our campuses — for a tremendous range of services.

Job Description

Calling all HEROES! 

The New Jewish Home, Home Assistance Personnel, Inc (HAPI)

If you’re someone who enjoys helping people with compassion, patience, and takes great pride in helping others, then we would like to meet with you! The New Jewish Home, HAPI is a people-oriented organization that truly values the important and hard work that a Home Health Aide (HHA) does. We are looking for a selected few to attend our FREE HHA training program. 

Position: Trainee, Home Health Aide (HHA)

Training program overview:  Students will receive a FREE hands-on Home Health Aide training which will include but is not limited to intensive, comprehensive, and specialty skills, safe work practices, rules and regulations. Certification will be awarded to students who successfully complete the 18 day (M-F 9-5pm) HHA training program.

We are currently accepting walk-in applicants: Monday through Friday from 9AM to 3PM.

Address: 2545 University Avenue, Bronx, N.Y. 10468 (4 train to Kingsbridge road)

What to bring: Please bring two forms of ID (e.g. state/federal ID, social security card, passport, etc), two references and proof of flu vaccination. No flu vaccine? No problem, if hired we will provide flu vaccine for free!

We offer JOB PLACEMENT within our organization to students whom successfully complete the training program!


Shifts available:

  • 24 Hour/Live-in assignments (sleep-in assignments).
  • 12 Hour DAY Shift
  • 8 Hour DAY Shift
  • 4-6 Hour DAY Shift
  • Ask about assignments in Westchester that pay $13.00 an hour!

Bilingual Spanish is a plus!

Questions? Feel free to call our recruitment hotline at (212) 273-2525 or send us an email at


Here's why you will enjoy working with The New Jewish Home, HAPI:

  • Compassionate, supportive, and nurturing work environment
  • Union membership.
  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Medical benefits.
  • Paid time off, holiday, jury duty, and bereavement benefits.
  • 401k retirement plan.

AND even more reasons you will be "HAPI" working with us:

  • Opportunity to become a Platinum Home Health Aide (specific training on Dementia and customer service), which provides an increase in hourly rate!
  • Rising Stars Program- Earn CASH rewards! for doing a great job!
  • Peer Mentor program (support from a mentor during you early phase of employment).
  • Educational Mentor program (support for your educational/career goals).
  • Referral Bonus Plan (Refer a certified HHA and receive $150, and the HHA receives $100).
  • Attend our annual holiday party, where you get gifts and prizes!
  • Availability Hotline- No assignment? No problem, call our availability hotline to get assignments!

Skills & Requirements

  • Legally authorized to lawfully work in the U.S.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Complete and pass HHA training program (HHATP) entrance exam.
  • 100% attendance is required in order to complete the HHATP.
  • Job placement: availability and flexibility to work Monday through Friday and alternating weekends on replacement and permanent assignments as needed.
  • Complete medical assessment, including but not limited to drug screen (free).
  • Clearance to work from Department of Health and complete background check.
  • Current influenza vaccine (flu shot) documentation or be willing to receive the vaccine for free from HAPI.
  • Two references.
  • Ability to pay for training program text book ($25).