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Part-time ,
submitted by
Joe Fisher

Exciting Opportunity for Creative Female Companions | $22.50/h | 9am-6pm shift | Highland Park, IL

Are you a compassionate and engaging individual with a passion for the arts and a knack for providing companionship and assistance? We are seeking a dedicated companion for a well-to-do client in Highland Park. The ideal candidate will be poised, polished, and college-educated, with a genuine interest in fostering meaningful connections and enriching experiences.


Provide companionship and engage the client in stimulating activities.

Assist with running errands and scheduling appointments.

Accompany the client to botanic gardens and museums, fostering her love for the arts.

Facilitate medication reminders

Offer support and engage in conversations, including discussions about politics.

Be attentive to the client's needs and preferences, ensuring her comfort and enjoyment.


  • Female candidate preferred.
  • College-educated with a background in arts or humanities preferred.
  • Polished and poised demeanor, with excellent communication skills.
  • Companionable and empathetic, with a genuine interest in building meaningful relationships.
  • Valid driver's license with access to a vehicle.


  • Desired schedule from 9am to 6pm, 7 days a week.


Competitive hourly rate.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact and enjoy creative activities, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience to [].

Join us in providing exceptional care and companionship to those in need.


Come join our growing community of Care Partners who share this common purpose! At Renewal Memory Partners, we are dedicated to providing holistic, person-centered care to people living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Our organization is also committed to providing affirming care to the LGBTQ community.

For all Care Partners of Renewal Memory Partners, we are proud to offer:

  • Community: We understand that caring for older adults can be isolating at times, and we strive to build community among Care Partners through ongoing support groups, dynamic trainings, and virtual meet-ups.
  • Professional Development: Through the Renewal Memory Institute, you will have access to best-in-class trainings offered by a multidisciplinary team of experts. You may also have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research studies through our partnerships with university and hospital-based teams.
  • Competitive Compensation: At Renewal Memory Partners, we strive to offer top starting pay, plus a wide range of benefits.
  • A Person-Centered Approach that Honors You: We celebrate both our clients and our Care Partners as diverse individuals, and actively learn about their hobbies, backgrounds, and interests. We thoughtfully match clients and Care Partners who can build genuine, authentic connections.


  • Providing proactive companionship to older adults and people with chronic health conditions in their homes (e.g., discussing current events, creating artwork, reviewing photo albums).
  • Planning activities outside the home and accompanying clients to keep them engaged with the world (e.g., trips to museums, concerts, plays, or the park).
  • Escorting clients to doctors’ appointments.
  • Running errands for clients (e.g., grocery shopping, sundries).
  • Reminding clients to take their medications.
  • Doing light exercise with clients (e.g., helping with stretching routine).
  • Assisting clients in preparing meals.
  • Performing light housekeeping, such as dusting, tidying, and laundry.


We welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds including the creative arts and healthcare fields. Our employment is selective. Strong candidates possess:

  • A passion for caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Prior experience working with this population is valued, but not required.
  • An accredited high school diploma, though we prefer candidates with college degrees or those currently attending colleges or graduate schools.
  • Deep empathy and patience.
  • Flexibility, reliability, and responsiveness.
  • Creativity and a positive, open-hearted approach.
  • Strong composure under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build trust-based relationships with clients and their families.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • $300 Referral Bonus for Care Partners and Clients
  • Daily Pay – We understand your need
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Trainings
  • Care Partner of the Month Awards – We celebrate you!
  • 401(k) for Senior Care Partners
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 24/7 Client Services Support
  • 24/7 RN Support

Job Type: Part-time 

Salary: $17.50 - $22.50 per hour 


  • Dental insurance 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Flexible schedule 
  • Health insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Referral program 
  • Vision insurance 


  • 12 hour shift 
  • 4 hour shift 
  • 8 hour shift 
  • Day shift 


  • High school or equivalent (Required) 


  • Home care: 2 years (Required) 
  • Dementia care: 2 years (Preferred) 
  • Alzheimer's care: 2 years (Preferred 


  • Proof of Covid Vaccination (Required) 

Work Location: In person

Contact Info:
Renewal Memory Partners
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Compensation: 22.50/h
Location: Highland Park, IL