The Overlook Senior Living

Internship - Community Engagement (Charlton)

Job Location

Charlton, MA, United States

Job Description

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Location: US-MA-Charlton
Job ID: 2019-1453
# of Openings: 1
Category: Resident Services
Department: Enrichment/Fitness
Job Type: Temporary Part-Time


Are you looking for a unique internship that will allow you to engage with others and use your skills?

We are the place for you!

The Overlook is currently searching for a motivated individual to join our team as an intern in our Life Enrichment Services!

We're looking for someone who will engage with our residents and help them live their best lives!

  • Assist and educate Independent Living residents with the six dimensions of wellness, including; physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and vocational.
  • Create weekly blog posts on dimensions of wellness to distribute to residents and community.
  • Promote healthy eating through monthly seminars of individual meetings.
  • Establish partnerships and work with the community to provide residents with preventative health screenings.
  • Form relationships and connections with residents and their families.
  • Provide opportunity for residents to interact with each other and staff.
  • Create and organize fundraisers and volunteer opportunities for residents to participate in.
  • Communicate with Life Enrichment Director on the progression of projects, the succession and dislikes of programs, resident participation and / or interaction, and any or all other viable information (such as requests, feedback, behavior issues, etc.) that will occur while on duty.
  • Assist with organizing special programs and events.
  • Facilitate groups with motivation and creativity so that residents are participating in functional and worthwhile programs.
  • Coordinate trips with Engagement Director and Residents.
  • Other duties as assigned by Life Enrichment Director.


  • Currently enrolled in a BA/BS or MA/MS degree program & require an internship.
  • Majoring in related field.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving & analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong independent judgment and leadership skills.

Company Overview

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. Additionally The Overlook Visiting Nurse Association provides home health services covering over 180 towns across Massachusetts. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.

If you share our commitment to the highest quality of resident-centered care please visit our careers site to view available positions.

Location: Charlton, Massachusetts, US

Posted Date: 11/8/2019

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November 8, 2019
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