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Hospitality to Health

Hospitality workers – we need you.


Your skillsets and job experience in customer service, culinary skills, and housekeeping are needed for similar roles in Senior Living communities and Skilled Nursing Facilities.

The Office of Mayor Darrell Steinberg and the City of Sacramento’s Office of Economic Development have assembled a workgroup to support employment transition for displaced hospitality and tourism workers during the COVID-19 crisis.


Who we’re looking for

Bistro Attendant

Serves residents in a bistro-style restaurant separate from the main dining room. Responsible for food orders, processing payments and serving residents. Usually in assisted living settings only.

Maintenance Assistant

Performs various assigned unskilled maintenance and repairs under supervision. Duties may include landscaping, grounds maintenance equipment, painting, cleaning, and other custodial tasks.

Wait Staff/Dining Room Coordinator

Takes food orders. Serves food at tables, clears tables, and may assist dining room staff with food service. Dining Room Coordinator supervises, trains and evaluates dining room personnel.

Cook/Chef/Sous Chef

Directs or assists in food preparation and service, usually with specific responsibility for certain foods. Sous Chef also manages requisitions, food inventory and evaluates performance of kitchen staff.


Provides personal care services to residents, including activities of daily living.

Receptionist/ Concierge/ Administrative Assistant

Operates telephone system. Receives visitors. Types letters and correspondence. Administrative Assistant assists in preparing all reports, maintaining records and updating computer data files.

Van or Bus Driver

Operates community vehicle. Transports residents and staff.


Performs daily cleaning tasks in assigned areas. Receives, counts and sorts clothes and linens. Operates washer and dryer.




Senior Living Communities

Senior Living communities across the state continue to provide care and services to their residents. Explore career roadmaps and employers in nine key regions of the state, and connect directly to companies’ career pages and job opportunities on CALA’s Explore Employers webpage.

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Skilled nursing facilities continue to provide in-patient rehabilitation and medical treatment to patients across the state. Such facilities provide the medically necessary services of nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and speech pathologists. Explore employment opportunities throughout the region by connecting directly to facility career pages listing a wide variety of job opportunities.

Do any of these jobs sound interesting?

If you want to learn more and find out if this program may be for you, visit our resources page.

Are you interested in education or training?

Learn more about the programs offered at the community colleges.

H2H brought to you by

California Association of Health Facilities

California Hotel & Lodging Association

California Assisted Living Association

California Community Colleges

City of Sacramento Innovation & Economic Development

Health Workforce Initiative

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement Sacramento

North Far North Regional Consortium

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