Activities & Events Coordinator – Charter House Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic 2,231 reviews








Charter House

Why Mayo Clinic

You are invited to join Charter House, Mayo Clinic's only Retirement Community, as an Activities & Events Coordinator. Charter House is home to hundreds of older adults who value an active lifestyle with access to continuing care services. Charter House brings together in one location a diverse selection of resident choices, lifestyle options, services, healthcare and amenities that provide residents with a pathway to healthy aging.

Charter House is renowned for excellence in both the service and care provided to its residents. Our wide variety of career options present a unique opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary and team-oriented environment based on the values and traditions of Mayo Clinic. If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives of older adults, consider joining our team. 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 creativity, meaning, interest and depth 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. Solicits and incorporates resident and staff input and evaluation of the activities program. Serves as the volunteer coordinator for all resident volunteer positions including community volunteers. Serves as the staff liaison for a minimum of four resident committees which requires the ability to represent and present 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, and daily announcements.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Hospitality, Gerontology, Marketing, or related field and three years of related work experience in a nursing home/geriatric setting, senior center, and/or event planning.

Additional qualifications

CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint.

License or certification

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 $19.39 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Monday – Friday, with weekend rotation.

Weekend schedule

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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Tammy Pfeifer

Equal opportunity employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


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