Job Opportunities

Executive Director - Scott-Farrar, Peterborough, NH (Posted 5/10/21)

Mission statement:

The Trustees and staff of Scott-Farrar are committed to providing a healthy, safe, home-like environment for the Monadnock Region’s older citizens at an affordable cost. The professional quality of care, diverse backgrounds of the residents and variety of activities contribute to a rich and stimulating atmosphere. Scott-Farrar is dedicated to meeting the needs of each resident in a dignified and caring manner.


Scott-Farrar was originally known as The Peterborough Home for the Aged which opened on November 20, 1909, as a home for citizens who did not have family to care for them in their aging years.  Residents gave what they could and the Monadnock community took care of the rest.  There was much community support in making the Home for the Aged function. Because of this noble history, and financial support offered to qualifying residents through the Jennie Scott Legacy Fund, Scott-Farrar is a 501c3 charitable nonprofit organization.

Today, Scott-Farrar endeavors to keep its non-profit mission alive. In a sparkling new community built in 2016, we offer independent living, assisted living and memory care support.

Job description:

The ED reports to and works collaboratively with the Chair of the Board of Trustees. S/he will also work with other trustees, staff, external vendors, and key stakeholders to provide leadership and engagement to keep the organization a vibrant caring community for its residents.  The ED also works closely with the Resident Care Director to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of all residents. 

The ED assures compliance with applicable state and federal regulation requirements and the standards of excellence established by the SF Board of Trustees. S/he will ensure that SF’s fiscal, operations, fundraising, marketing, human resources, technology, and programs strategies are effectively implemented across all departments.  



1. Strategic vision and leadership

  • Work with the board to achieve appropriate governance practices, grow financial resources, and recruit and onboard new members.  Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship and ensure open communications in all areas of the business.

  • Provide inspirational leadership to the SF team and ensure continued development and management of a professional and caring organization.  Establish effective team processes that will enable SF to achieve its long- and short-term objectives to provide high quality care to residents. ​

2. Infrastructure and operations

  • Supervise administration, including contractors and vendor relationships.  Ensure conformity to nonprofit best practices and local and federal laws & regulations.

  • Ensure state licensure compliance and preparations for annual state inspections.

  • Hire, manage, and develop staff who have the skills and capacity to serve residents at the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

  • Support and motivate the team. Facilitate cross-department collaboration and strengthen communications with all parties both internal and external to SF.

  • Oversees the entire building and grounds to ensure compliance with building systems, codes, and safety requirements.

  • Oversees all marketing and sales initiatives and programs.

  • Oversee the maintenance of emergency binder, QI/QA and Safety Committee records.

  • Oversee the financial status of SF including long and short-range financial plans, monitoring the budget, and ensuring sound financial controls are in place, set financial priorities accurately to ensure SF is operating in a manner that supports the needs of the entire community.

  • Manage finances with Board oversight. Work with the controller[MM1]  and treasurer,

  • to prepare budgets and track expense, oversee timely and accurate financial statements. Reports, and cash flow projections.

3. Resident program development

  • Ensure that all programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.  Resident care, wellbeing and safety are essential.

  • Oversee the development of resident programs to reflect the ongoing ideas and needs of the residents.

  • Ensure community training requirements are met, i.e: orientation, annual in-service, dementia training, emergency drills, elopement drills, fire drills.

4. Community involvement

  • Serve as chief spokesperson, representing SF to a broad constituency of local and state community groups, potential funders, government agencies, and the media.

  • Develop relationships with other related nonprofits in the Monadnock region.

  • Provide ongoing support and communications to residents’ family members as needed.

5. Endowment Development & Fundraising

  • Set fundraising strategy with key trustees and staff to significantly increase support from individual donors, foundations, business, government agencies, and institutional funders. Formulate and execute comprehensive marketing, branding, and development strategies to produce this outcome.

  • Develop and refine grants strategies to reflect community’s needs.


  1. Passion for working with senior adults, their families and healthcare staff.

  2. Bachelor’s degree required, advanced academic degree in business or healthcare administration is preferred.

  3. 5-10 years professional experience in a leadership capacity, ideally in a nonprofit organization is required.

  4. Fundraising, marketing/branding, and fiscal management experience a must.

  5. Demonstrated success in managing operating expenses.

  6. Previous sales or business development experience preferred--identifying and building local relationships to drive business success.

  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to lead and facilitate group presentations.

  8. Proven ability to effectively handle multiple priorities.

  9. Schedule flexibility – participate in manager on duty rotation and work one holiday a year.

  10. Computer proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite as well as the ability to learn new applications.

  11. Excellent physical stamina and ability to physically assist residents when needed.

  12. Ability to set clear priorities, delegate and guide the investment in people and systems, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.

  13. Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

  14. Strong commitment to professional development of staff, with a successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse team. 

Please reach out to Christine Mann, HR Committee Chair (Board of Trustees @ S-F) or 603-933-3656.

Director of Human Resources - Silverstone Living, Nashua, NH (Posted 3/8/21)

Silverstone Living has an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated, creative Director of Human Resources.

Silverstone Living is a not-for-profit group of affiliates (Hunt Community, The Huntington at Nashua and At Home by Hunt) based in Southern New Hampshire, offering retirement choices committed to the promise of security, independence and the “Freedom to be You”. The Director of Human Resources leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will foster an employee-oriented, collaborative culture that emphasizes open communication, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. Reporting to the CEO, the Human Resources Director will utilize a collaborative leadership approach to affect positive outcomes.

Job functions:

  • Supports and reinforces Silverstone Living’s culture throughout the organization.

  • Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with all staff to ensure a high-quality, service-focused, fun, and safe working environment.

  • Monitors external and internal environments to assess HR trends and “best practices”; identifies implications for the overall business strategy.

  • Oversees and monitors a fair and consistent progressive discipline program; provides support as needed while maintaining an open-door policy for all staff.

  • Oversees, monitors, and enforces compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and regulatory requirements.

  • Oversees workers’ compensation program.

  • Oversees bi-weekly payroll process.

  • Manages a team of HR professionals that constantly strives to provide the best customer service to all employees by being the liaison between employees and the business objections of the Organization.

  • Prepares monthly reports that incorporate appropriate functional, operational, and financial metrics to track progress and demonstrate HR contributions to company performance.

  • Ensures all job descriptions are accurate, and that all recruiting and staffing guides and policies are current and implemented as designed.

  • Oversees recruitment strategy; provides recruitment support for all properties by developing and implementing employee handbook.

  • Oversees and monitors training and development plans; recommends improvements and provides support as needed.

  • Oversees and monitors performance management and development system; recommends improvements and provides support as needed.

  • Conducts periodic wage and salary and benefits surveys to establish and maintain competitive compensation plan.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 10 or more years of progressive experience in the Human Resources field.

  • High degree of professional and personal integrity.

  • Able to communicate effectively and motivate teams across multiple levels and functions.

  • Self-starter attitude with passion for customer service.

  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.

  • HRIS proficiency a must. Working knowledge of Kronos Workforce Ready a plus.


For more information, contact  Joanne Dobson, Human Resources Director or Brian Newman, CEO


Executive Director/Administrator - Phillips-Strickland House, Bangor, ME (Posted 3/3/21)

Phillips Strickland House, a freestanding non-profit organization originally incorporated in 1874, remains a genteel and caring home for men and women that provides assisted living, a lively social life, an experienced and respectful staff, comfortable rooms in neighborhood settings and exceptional cuisine. In 2000 Boyd Place was added to provide 33 light filled apartments for independent seniors.

Position Summary:

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the Corporation (including subsidiaries) and has the primary responsibility for providing a safe, stimulating, professional and positive environment for the residents of each program. The Executive Director must have a hand on the pulse of the organization and the needs and concerns of each individual and assure that the mission and values of the corporation are upheld for the benefit of the residents.

Essential Functions:

To fulfill this primary mission, the Executive Director provides leadership with the support of an experienced Board of Directors and senior staff for the management of the corporation, including:

  • Financial management.

  • Investment coordination and monitoring.

  • Daily operations.

  • Budget preparation.

  • Policy formulation and execution.

  • Regulatory compliance.

  • Execution and analysis of operating costs and

  • Management of the facilities

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Working with senior staff to recruit excellent employees and train, evaluate and provide leadership for the full team.

  • Establishing a development program to address annual giving, planned giving, and endowment growth.

  • May include conducting fundraising events as necessary.

  • Maintaining excellent visibility in the community and establishing affiliation with appropriate associations, agencies, government departments and health-care facilities concerned with housing and services for the elderly. As the face of PSH, ensuring that the agency remains a respected and valued asset in the community.

Primary Coordinating Functions:

Responsibility for the day-to-day management and oversight of the corporation. As principle staff to the Board of Directors and its standing committees prepares and maintains such reports, analyses, and other documentation as required by regulation, policy, or practice.

Other Duties:

Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors or required by circumstances.


Required education and experience: a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Health Services Administration, or other related field with a minimum of five years of experience in a senior leadership position. Must hold a current license as an administrator of either a residential care facility or nursing home.


Supervisor: Board of Directors

FLSA: Exempt

For more information and to apply, contact Julie Francis,, (207) 573-3070.


Director of Nursing Services - Warde Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Windham, NH (Posted 2/13/21)

Join our excellent team of professionals to help meet the medical, social and spiritual needs of the people we serve. Warde Campus in Windham, NH, is currently a 49-bed Assisted Living community and a 32-bed skilled nursing facility offering short and long-term care in a warm, supportive atmosphere where residents are cared for according to their individual needs. We also have 21 brand new independent living apartments that provide an affordable living option to our community. We are excited for this newest addition of services which will enhance our campus and overall continuum of services. We are proud to be part of Catholic Charities New Hampshire.

We are looking for an experienced, full-time Director of Nursing Services (DNS / DON) to join our nursing
management team. We'll pay you based on your experience and offer you a great work environment with generous benefits, including 401(k) plan, medical, dental, life and disability insurance, along with other fringe benefits.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ultimate responsibility for the delivery of resident care and may need to provide clinical coverage during off hours, on weekends or other times as necessary.

  • Developing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services to ensure the continuity of the residents’ total regimen of care.

  • Share “on call” responsibility with other nurse managers.

  • Assume responsibility of facility during Administrator absence.

  • Conduct daily clinical rounds.

  • Oversee care planning process, admission/discharge process and RAI process.

  • Actively address QI and SOC issues, incorporate into the CQI process, ensure implementation of correction plans and monitor results.

  • Work closely with the Medical Director to maintain a high standard of resident care and monitor resident outcomes.

  • Operate the nursing department to remain in compliance with Federal and State regulations and standards.

  • Oversee coaching, counseling and disciplinary process of nursing department employees in compliance with established standards.

  • Participate in development of annual education plan and review quarterly to ensure nursing department employee clinical competencies.

  • Review and act upon resident/family complaints and grievances regarding care issues and document reports of action taken and resolution.

  • Ensure that all clinical protocols and nursing policies and procedures are followed.


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse license from the State of New Hampshire and be in good standing with the NH Board of Nursing.

  • Must have at least two years’ recent experience in long-term care nursing and at least one year as a supervisor.

  • Interact professionally with residents, family members, visitors, staff and governmental agencies.

  • Must be able to work with minimum of supervision; make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.

  • Knowledge of PPS/MDS, Medicare and Medicaid regulations and standards as well as geriatric nursing.

  • Knowledge of budget compliance.


If you are someone who appreciates and truly cares for the welfare of the geriatric population and are seeking a
rewarding career opportunity, apply now at

For more details, call or email Deb Racca, HR Manager, at 603-890-1290 or

Community Property and Sales Manager - Wesley Woods, Gilford, NH (Posted 1/16/21)

A non-profit community looking for a manager to provide overall management for the operation of Wesley Woods - a community of 39 cottages.  This manager is pivotal in fostering a vibrant, welcoming culture through life enhancing programs and services that promote respect, independence and privacy for the Residents.  The manager will spearhead the day-to-day operations of the community including sales and marketing management to ensure the community remains full.  The manager coordinates, plans, implements, monitors, directs and evaluates all aspects of (the community) operations as well as meets financial expectations, maintains high resident and family satisfaction, and ensures a quality service.

Necessary functions of this manager include uphold the mission and vision of the community with care and compassion; be up to date with the operations and activities of the community at all times. Be available to the residents at any given time of day, night or weekend. This person will need to be able to make quick, informed decisions that follow company, and regulatory compliance standards in times of emergency while remaining calm and professional.  Be able to work closely with the Steering Committee to fulfill the organizational mission, develop an effective strategic plan, and ensure the financial viability of the community; seek their input in policy decisions, fundraising opportunities and community involvement and visibility. EOE

For more information, to apply, submit resume online visit: