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Abiitan, a new Ecumen development located in the heart of the Mill City neighborhood of Downtown Minneapolis, is seeking a Host to join their team. Abiitan, an entrance deposit community, consists of approximately 86 independent living residences, as well as an additional floor of residences for those requiring memory care.


Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live and Abiitan is the newest and most innovative senior living concept in the upper Midwest. Abiitan will offer its residents the pinnacle of service and location. Abiitan is one block from the Mississippi river, 2 blocks from the Guthrie theater, and just steps away from all the cultures, arts, and events that downtown living can offer. Abiitan will also offer a restaurant, a fully licensed bar, a coffee shop, a fitness center in collaboration with G-Werx Fitness open to the public, two courtyard areas, and a rooftop patio facing downtown Minneapolis sky line.


Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. We are looking for team members who can embrace creativity and deliver excellent customer service to make Abiitan the best place to work in Downtown Minneapolis.


Benefits at Abiitan

In addition to the benefits provided through Ecumen (medical, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, 401(k) with match, life insurance, disability, EAP, paid personal leave, holiday pay, Verizon discounts, tuition reimbursement, tuition discounts) Abiitan employees have access to:

  • FREE underground parking (while availability lasts)
  • 50% off food and non-alcoholic beverages at the Porter Cafe and at the Smith & Porter Restaurant
  • Discounts at the on-site G-Werx fitness center


The Host is responsible for assisting with food and beverage preparation, serving, and cleanup. The host maintains work area in order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility while demonstrating high levels of service.  Essential job responsibilities include:

  • Assists with preparation, serving and clean-up of food services as directed while providing superior service to the clients and families we serve.
  • Properly operates equipment in the dining department upon completed training.
  • Follows safety and sanitation techniques as directed.
  • Responds to resident requests, complaints and concerns promptly. Notifies supervisor of these concerns as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates respect for facility property and supplies.
  • Accomplishes routine, daily and weekly cleaning responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Responsibilities for all Ecumen Positions:

Acting with Honor and Character

  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others. Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Integrity and Trust. Shows consistency between words and actions. Protects confidential (and sensitive) information. Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

Honoring Brand

  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen.
  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance. Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

Creating the new and different

  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo. Encourages others to try new methods and approaches. Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.


  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships. Demonstrates effective listening skills. Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them. Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery. Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests. Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.




All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer. Ecumen considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.