Career Opportunities

At Hawthorn Retirement Group we care about people and because our residents deserve the best, we are looking for employees who understand caring and compassionate customer service.  Working in our retirement communities, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our seniors every day.  We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and a great work environment.

In our independent living communities, the management team is generally made up of two Managers, two Assistant Managers, and an Executive Chef.  Manager and Assistant Manager Teams live on-site and guide the daily operations of the community.  Management opportunities in our assisted living communities generally consist of the Administrator, Assistant Administrator, Director of Health Services, Resident Services Coordinator, Memory Care Coordinator, and Executive Chef.  Management employees in our communities are responsible for achieving and maintaining Hawthorn’s three main goals: 100% resident satisfaction, 100% occupancy, and 100% on budget.  If you are interested in management opportunities, please send your resume directly to Hawthorn Retirement Group at:

As a leader in the senior housing industry, Hawthorn Retirement Group is looking for SALES people that are experts at building personal relationships with potential residents and their families.  Our sales people are responsible for obtaining maximum occupancy levels at all times, following up with current leads, and developing new resources for obtaining leads.  If you have the flexibility to re-locate and travel as needed and are interested in a sales opportunity, please send your resume directly to Hawthorn Retirement Group at:

Job Fair for The Palms at La Quinta

At The Palms at La Quinta, La Quinta’s newest retirement community, we believe PATIENCE, LOYALTY, UNDERSTANDING and HARD WORK are the core components of rewarding lives and careers.  If this interests you, come join our team!  The Palms at La Quinta, a gracious retirement community for active seniors in La Quinta, is seeking the following positions:

  • Activity Coordinator
  • AM/PM Cooks
  • Bus Driver (CDL with passenger endorsements)
  • Dishwashers
  • Housekeepers
  • Live-In Assistant Manager Couple
  • Maintenance Coordinator
  • Servers
  • Sous Chef
  • Contracted Beauty Shop Operator


Part-Time and Full-Time positions are available, depending on position.  If you are interested, applications are available to complete at the Homewood Suites Hotel during the times and date listed below:

Wednesday, October 29th from 9 am – 2 pm  

Thursday, October 30th from 4 pm – 7 pm

David and Minette Harper

Homewood Suites

45-200 Washington Street

La Quinta, CA 92253

Or email to:  

Apply in person, resumes are appreciated but applications must be completed on site.


~Enjoying Life~
~Enriching Lives~
~Living Well~

Hawthorn Retirement Group