Career Opportunities

Activities Director

Requisition #6030 Activities Director (Adult Day Health, Dorchester) Schedule: Monday - Friday Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.

• Develop and implement a therapeutic activity program for each participant
• Direct and supervise Activities Coordinators and program aides regarding activities program in his/her own program.
• Collaborate with participants and other staff to create activities programming, including social and cultural events.
• Research community resources for programs and outings.
• Complete Activities Assessment and Develop individual activities plans for each participant.
• Write therapeutic activity notes at least one time every 90 days or more often as necessary in each participant’s health record that documents the participant’s therapeutic activity needs, participation in, reaction to and current preference for activities. Assist in overall operation of the program and activities.
• Assist in daily assessment of health, safety, and psycho-social issues of participants.
• Participate in the development and review of each member’s care plan.
• Assist as necessary with other adult day health services.
• Must be certified as a therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional by an accrediting body or a qualified occupational therapist or occupational assistant.
• Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team.
• Bi-lingual a plus.
• Driving License Required? Yes

Licensed Social Work Supervisor Position In Multi-Site Adult Day Health Agency

Location: Cooperative Elder Services, Inc.

Job Description:

Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. (CESI) is seeking a Social Services Supervisor. This position provides management of the social services department, including clinical supervision of the service coordinators across all 5 program locations – Arlington, Burlington, Concord, Groton, and Milton. In addition, this position serves as the social worker for the Arlington program.
Qualified candidates will possess an MSW degree and LICSW licensure. Candidates eligible to become licensed by 12/31/2015 may be considered as well. Minimum 1 year supervisory experience, and knowledge of elder services preferred. Duties include, but are not limited to: management and oversight, including documentation compliance per DPH regulations, of the social services department; coordination and implementation of special projects; participation in outreach and marketing initiatives to raise awareness of Adult Day Health and CESI; process referrals and admissions, and provide ongoing service coordination for the Arlington program. Please note, this position is based in Arlington, however there will be travel between all programs and the administrative office in Lexington monthly.
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc., founded in 1979, is a private, non-profit Adult Day Health and Memory Care organization committed to providing care to low-income and at-risk adults with disabilities and elders. CESI operates five programs, which serve over 650 frail elders and their caregivers from 58 towns and cities in the greater Boston area. The comprehensive, cost-effective model of care at CESI allows consumers to maximize services under one roof, which includes daily nursing care, medication management, social service coordination, socialization with peers, therapeutic activities, and nutritious meals.


  • MSW, and LICSW, or eligible to be licensed by 12/31/2015
  • Minimum 1 year supervisory experience
  • 2+ years of experience working with adults with disabilities or in senior services
  • Must be flexible, team player, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced human services environment

Please respond with cover letter and resume to

Adult Day Health RN

Cooperative Elder Services is seeking a registered nurse for our Adult Day Health location in Milton. This is a benefitted position, three days per week, day shift.

We are looking for an experienced nurse with a background in geriatric nursing to be a part of our integrated team. This role includes but is not limited to supervision of staff, personal care, nursing assessment, development and monitoring of nursing care plans, medication management and administration, triaging of illness and compliance with regulations. Must be flexible, a team-player and able to communicate well.


  • Current Massachusetts license
  • 2+ years of experience in the direct care of adults or chronically disabled persons
  • Must be certified in CPR and basic first aid

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Kelli Rae RN, Clinical Director
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc.
9 Meriam Street Suite 28
Lexington, Ma 02420
Fax: 781-863-1477

Social Worker/ Client Service Coordinator

Location: Spectrum Adult Day Health Program – North Andover

SUMMARY: Responsible for the provision of social services for Spectrum Clients and their families/care givers. Acts as a liaison between Spectrum and other community agencies for client care.


1. Completes client admission screenings.

2. Completes assessments and coordinates admission process as appropriate.

3. Develops, implements, and revises social service care plan.

4. Effectively communicates with other members of the Spectrum team, Agency staff, clients, families and other stakeholders.

5. Maintains an up-to-date awareness of Agency, staff, and program issues/information; and ensures that supervisors and others are also informed of these matters.

6. Assists in the orienting and training of CNAs, Volunteers, students, per diem staff and Agency personnel as assigned.

7. Serves as the community liaison for the Spectrum Adult Day Health Program, representing the program, and recruiting potential clients.

8. Performs other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or management.

9. In the absence of the Program Director, responds to any urgent issues within the Program as the designated interim Leader.


Master of Social Work
Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in a community health care setting,
Geriatric experience preferred
Valid Professional License (LCSW or LICSW) required

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