Be a Senior Companion- Offer support and friendship to a Franciscan Sister


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


60 Compton RoadCincinnati, OH 45215


Have you ever wondered what it is like to be in a Convent or who the Sisters are? You can have the opportunity to get to know one by being a Companion. The Sisters of the Poor have an aging group of Seniors who receive individualized nursing care in a holistic environment and home-like setting within the St. Clare Convent. This is not regulated healthcare with any mandates from Medicare. It is staffed with dedicated employees to provide optimal care to the sisters.

We are seeking Companions to:

  • provide active listening, extra support and socialization
  • do a life review inventory of their life
  • play games
  • assist with hobbies or any other special interests
  • write and read letters
  • take the Sisters outside, weather permitting

Necessary Skills:

  • have a good bedside manner
  • good verbal communication
  • active listening skills
  • have a sense of one's personal limitations


  • Mentoring
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Quilting

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible-minimum visit time 1 hour

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