Activities & Events Coordinator

Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $31,000 - $42,000 a year







Charter House

Why Mayo Clinic

You are invited to be a part of Charter House, Mayo Clinic's only Retirement Community, as an Activities & Events Coordinator. If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of older adults, consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services.

Charter House is renowned for excellence in both the service and care provided to its residents. Home to residents from around the world, Charter House brings together in one location a diverse selection of resident choices, lifestyle options, services, healthcare and amenities. CHjobs

Position 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 Bachelor's 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.

Additional qualifications

CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) preferred.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $18.64 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Hours would vary based on the activities and events schedule and the Recreation Therapy needs of Charter House. Hours would alternate between daytime and early evening to ensure coverage. Coverage would include at least one Saturday per month.

Weekend schedule

At least one Saturday morning per month.

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


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Stephanie Holper

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).