Orchard at Brookhaven
  • Athens, GA, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION: Community Coordinator

TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Executive Director or Senior Care Counselor


STATUS: Exempt/Salary


The Community Coordinator supports the implementation of the strategic marketing plan. The Community Coordinator is responsible for community outreach and marketing efforts, scheduling tours and meetings for the Senior Care Counselor and supporting in the move in process for new residents.  This position may report directly to the Executive Director or Senior Care Counselor.



  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Proven customer service experience and skills
  • Must successfully clear a background check, TB skin test or x-ray, and health screening
  • Current CPR certification
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Current certificate of training for successful completion of the five (5) hour initial fire safety training provided by the Rules and Regulations of the Georgia Safety Fire Commissioner




  • Has the ability to advance prospects towards a decision by employing effective follow up strategies such as home visits, phone calls, tours, and other face to face opportunities
  • Conducts regular community outreach and marketing efforts as defined in the strategic marketing plan with leads and referral sources
  • Supports in the tracking and documentation of marketing efforts in the CRM
  • Assists in the planning, coordination and facilitation of community relations events
  • Demonstrates proficiency in responding to inquiries
  • Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, directing, and announcing them appropriately
  • For initial inquiries, answers, screens, and forwards any incoming phone calls in a professional manner
  • Serves as a liaison between all departments
  • Supports in the recruitment and retention of employees
  • Assists in employee onboarding as necessary
  • Completes administrative tasks accurately and in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office and database input
  • Updates appointment calendars and schedules meetings/appointments
  • Performs clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, collating, and faxing
  • Provides a warm, welcoming and friendly atmosphere for residents, family, visitors and staff
  • Participates in separate inquiry handling training provided by Sales Care Counselor
  • Employees must dress according to the requirements of the job- All employees will be advised of the appropriate dress for their job classification- Personal appearance is outlined in detail in your employee handbook- Please note the following highlights for expectations related to specifically to this position:

o   Business casual attire:

  • Dress pants/skirt and top
  • Tight fitting, low cut, or otherwise revealing clothing are neither appropriate or acceptable
  • Denim jeans are not appropriate, except on designated casual days

o   All employees must wear nametag

o   Neatness, cleanliness, and good personal hygiene are important

o   Nail and hair color should be business professional as defined by Orchard



  • Works with integrity; upholds organizational values
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication
  • Competent in organizational & time management skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to make responsible choices, decisions and act in a resident's best interest
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision by following Orchard Senior Living's procedures and guidelines
  • Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office & the ability to learn new applications
  • Makes individual contributions to the success of the business and be a key member of an experienced team



  • Adheres to all Orchard policies and procedures
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining to residents, families, and staff and adhere to all HIPAA rules
  • Displays a positive and professional image and attitude in all relationships with residents, families, peers and in the community- Outlined in detail in the employee handbook
  • Maintains positive communication and team collaboration
  • Serves as an ambassador for Orchard at all times
  • Demonstrates ongoing responsibility for self-education
  • Maintains resident and personal safety regarding occupational health and safety
  • Attends regularly scheduled department meetings
  • Responsible for maintaining all continuing education and training requirements for position
  • Attends and participates in onsite training and continuing education as required
  • Participates in safety program, as requested
  • Cooperates to investigate employee injuries
  • Promotes and support safety awareness and implement safety operations
  • Encourages staff to make suggestions on safety practices
  • Participates in regularly scheduled meetings with, Executive Director, department directors and associates
  • Participates in orientation of new employees
  • Participates in volunteer orientations, training and education as requested
  • Remains updated and communicates state regulation changes to all associates
  • Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations (i.e. OSHA)
  • Participates in the risk management programs
  • Demonstrates the ability to be innovative and creative and have patience, high energy and resourcefulness in problem solving
  • Assists as requested by the Executive Director or supervisor in a dining room during resident meal times to ensure residents have a positive experience
  • Must always be accessible either by phone or email- Voice messages and emails are responded to within 24 hours.
  • Participates in the Manager on Duty (MOD) rotation
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and flexible hours when necessary to meet the needs of our residents
  • Follows Professional Dress Code policies as outlined in the employee handbook for community and department specific standards
  • Only when necessary, uses cell phone solely for conducting Orchard business in common areas of the community; otherwise follows Orchard Phone Policy.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned



All employees are expected to uphold the Orchard F-A-M-I-L-Y mission and vision.


Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Gentleness, and Self-Control

These are the fruits of the spirit you can expect from the Orchard F-A-M-I-L-Y values and best practices.


First Impressions

All are welcomed with an authentic and inviting experience into the beautiful, well organized, and relaxing home we share.


Accountability and Integrity

We value the ability of our team to be reliable, personally responsible, and to honor their commitment to residents, families, leadership and one another. Accountability involves a process of seeing the need, owning the next step, and staying solution focused.


Meaningful Moments

When it comes to creating a life worth living, each person has unique and individual needs. We are dedicated to creating purpose and wellbeing through connection with our team, local affiliates and organizations, and previous community relationships whenever possible.


Information and Communication

We believe knowledge is power and communication is the lifeline to effective collaboration.


Learning and Leading

Curiosity, willingness, and personal action create the professional path to achieving the orchard FAMILY of excellence.


Yes "we can" Attitude

With a can-do character we are committed to creative solution focused problem solving.




ADA Requirements (essential functions)

Physical Requirements


More than 25 lbs, routinely


More than 50 lbs, occasionally



150 lb. or greater resident weight



1 - 3 hours/day



4 - 5 hour/day



2 - 4 hours/day


Bend, stoop, squat, and/or twist

Repeatedly throughout day


Climbing stairs

Repeatedly throughout day



0.5 hour/day arms shoulder level


Use of telephone

3 - 4 hours/day


Working under pressure

3 4 hours/day


Working rapidly for long periods

2 - 3 hours/day


Use of keyboard/computer, printer, fax, copier

4 5 hours/day


Position requires close work; finger dexterity; adequate hearing and vision (with or without correction).

May occasionally work longer than 8 hours/day.


Cognitive or Mental Requirements

The following cognitive or mental requirements are necessary on a daily basis:

  • Critical thinking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Drawing conclusions from written or computer-generated materials
  • Analyzing data or report information
  • Creating methodologies for accomplishing a goal
  • Conducting research
  • Implementing recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources
  • Developing plans, procedures, goals, strategies, or processes
  • Clear verbal articulation of the English language

Working Environment

  • Indoors
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases
  • Skin contact with solvents or other chemicals such as alcohol, acetone, detergents, bleach, and latex gloves
  • Exposure to medical equipment with the risk of lacerations or punctures

This job description is only a summary and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee.  This document is subject to change at any time.

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