Activities & Events Coordinator

  • Location: Rochester, MN
  • Posted: May 20, 2019

Job Description

Responsible for the planning, promoting, coordinating, implementing and evaluating activities, events and programs that address the eight dimensions of wellness (emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, spiritual) for the independent living residents of Charter House; assuring that the program is sufficient in scope, meaningful, and interesting to meet individual and group needs of residents. This includes arrangements for rooms, set-up, appropriate AV equipment and catering needs. Must be able to design and modify activities to accommodate the abilities/limitations of our resident population. Works closely with the Therapeutic Recreation team to meet the needs of the residents within all Charter House care venues. To solicit and incorporate resident and staff input and evaluation of the activities program. Serves as the volunteer coordinator for all resident volunteer positions as well as any community volunteers involved with the independent living resident activities program. Serves as the staff liaison for a minimum of four resident committees which requires the ability to represent the views and desires of Charter House administration in a positive, constructive manner to residents. Works with Department of Resident Services colleagues to ensure the overall program is sufficient in scope to meet all aspects of recreational activities. Works collaboratively with Administration and Marketing Services to plan, promote, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs and services that serve as marketing events to enhance and promote Charter House in the Mayo Clinic, Rochester and surrounding area communities. Creates written promotional materials for the activities, events and programs which includes but is not limited to the weekly update, activities/events weekly activities schedule, monthly schedule, daily announcements, Facebook posts, and website content.


Requires a Bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Hospitality, Gerontology, Marketing, or related field and one year of related work experience in a nursing home/geriatric setting, senior center, and/or event planning. Alternatively, High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years of experience working as an Activities/Events coordinator in a nursing home, long term, retirement living community would be considered.

Employment Type

  • Full Time

Schedule Information

Hours: 80