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

Program Director

Location: Spectrum Adult Day Health Program – Beverly

Job Title: Program Director
Job ID: 133034

Job Summary:
The Program Director is responsible for the overall management and supervision of all aspects of day-to-day operations of an adult day health program, with a focus on ensuring the highest quality of services delivered in compliance with all regulatory requirements (Federal, State and Local).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for ensuring continuous program quality and growth of the Spectrum Lahey Adult Day Health Program in Beverly. Manage staff, client relations, program marketing, as well as develop new programs and maintain licensing.
• Recruit, train, and supervise staff to ensure that performance standards are upheld and that all individuals are working to meet clients’ needs in accordance with the mission, goals and principles of the facility.
• Assign and monitor scheduling of staff to ensure program coverage and budget compliance. Maintain staffing ratios in accordance with DPH regulations.
• Ensures staff receives appropriate certifications and training to perform duties.
• Responsible for overall fiscal responsibility for the site. Ensure compliance with program budgets through consistent monitoring of financial analysis and reports. Increase center revenues. May need to get involved with escalated billing issues.
• Create and maintain systems for measuring quality of services and compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures.
• Monitor the upkeep of the program site. Ensure program meets safety standards.
• Lead staff meetings for program planning, evaluating care, and improving program functioning.
• Promote the professional growth of all staff through coaching, mentoring, and continuous training.
• Provide leadership to all staff by creating a positive work climate and creating a cohesive team environment.
• Manage contracts with transportation and food services.
• Ensure the individuals and families we support are treated with dignity and respect.

• A Bachelor’s degree in a related field
• A minimum of 3 years of management experience in adult day health, assisted living, home health services or long-term care
• Experience and a successful track record of developing and working within an annual operating budget
• Strong customer-service and interpersonal skills
• A passion for working collaboratively and promoting teamwork
• RN or LPN licensure (Massachusetts) preferred but not required

About Lahey Health Senior Care
Lahey Health Senior Care works passionately to address the needs of frail and chronically ill adults, as well as those recovering from illness or injury through a series of services including home health, short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, adult day health and long-term care. For more information please go to: care
We offer a collaborative, forward thinking work environment, opportunity for professional development and career growth and an attractive compensation & benefits package.

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