Investing in Employees at Leisure Care

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Living at Leisure Care community brings Five-Star Fun every day. But, did you know working with Leisure Care does too? Our employees never have to wonder if they are making a difference. They know their work matters. Learn more about working at Leisure Care and how we are taking intentional steps to help each of our employees reach their goals.

Prioritizing Professional Development

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Leisure Care communities are exciting places to work and grow while developing a lifelong passion. We know our people are what make our communities so great. That’s why we have created unique professional development programs that identify future leaders in the company and invest in them accordingly.

Among the professional development programs offered are the Management Associate Program (MA) and Guiding, Recognizing, and Inspiring Talent (GRIT). Both our MA and GRIT programs help current employees build personal and professional skills. While the MA program allows employees to fine-tune their skills to become a general manager of their own community, the GRIT program takes a more broad approach, cultivating public speaking skills, resume building, networking and interviewing skills, communication, and leadership development – all while building meaningful relationships with our executive development team.

“One of Leisure Care’s core values is the development of staff. We love to see our employees grow within our company. Whatever their dream job may be, we will support and mentor them to reach it!” – Holly Korb, Operations Director

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Krista Sweet, the current Business Office Manager at Fairwinds – Desert Point, is among the newest graduates from the MA program. She has been working diligently since last March, balancing her current role while becoming immersed in all areas of community operations. Traveling to other communities to train and assist, she has a passion for learning and making a positive impact in the lives of those around her.

“I am truly grateful and appreciate all of the opportunities that Leisure Care and the MA Program have given me.  I look forward to continuing to grow and further my career with you all.” – Krista Sweet, graduate of Leisure Care’s Management Associate Program

We love providing opportunities for employees to learn, grow, and build their dream job.  What’s the next step for you?  We are here to help you get there! Check out our career opportunities or talk with your supervisor today. We can’t wait to welcome you home to your dream job!

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About the author

Alissa has been working in marketing and the senior living industry for over 8 years. With a B.S. in advertising from the University of Illinois, Alissa has worked all over the world as a freelance communications strategist and writer. Published in Forbes, Senior Finance Advisor, Alzheimers.net and on other leading senior care blogs, she leverages her working knowledge of the senior care industry with leading research and best practices to create engaging content benefitting seniors and their caregivers. In her free time, Alissa loves to travel, read, cook, and spend time with her family.