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Careers at RiverWoods Exeter

RiverWoods Exeter is a nationally-accredited, charitable non-profit organization, founded by a handful of Seacoast-area residents who wanted to create a different way to grow older.

Each member of our team plays a critical role in achieving our mission: to create community and provide peace of mind to our 620 residents. Having more than 600 team members working together towards this common goal is incredibly powerful.

Make a Difference While Making a Living

At RiverWoods, your work has special meaning. Often, we hear from our team members that this is unlike any other environment in which they’ve worked. Our staff is at the core of what we do. We are always searching for talented people who embody our Core Values and want to make a difference as they make a living.

No matter your role, be assured this is no ordinary job. Working at RiverWoods is a unique opportunity — we work in our residents’ home. Here, employees experience so much more — a sense of purpose, a rewarding career, and a supportive, caring, and innovative atmosphere.

We make being excellent possible for each employee. Supported with resources and recognition at all levels, we provide a variety of opportunities for our employees to grow both personally and professionally. We are committed to growing from within and promoting a healthy work/life balance and a healthy lifestyle.

Why Join RiverWoods

I’ve worked in restaurants all my life,

but this is the first kitchen I’ve ever worked in where everyone was friendly and helpful from my first day onward. The food we’re preparing is as creative and fresh as the five-star restaurant where I used to work, but the hours are much better for me and my family.

Benefits for All Employees (Full and Part-Time)

We are committed to providing peace of mind — not only for our residents but also our employees.

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan For eligible employees after one year of service and 1000 hours worked, with a company match.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Up to $1,500 per year for employees averaging at least 20 hours per week the year prior.
  • Earned Time Off Begins accruing on your first day of employment.
  • Paid Holidays Six paid holidays per year, plus one floating holiday.
  • Annual Employee Appreciation Fund Checks distributed in December.
  • Wellness Program Offering incentives, educational sessions, and programs to help you achieve your optimal wellness.
  • On-Site Fitness Opportunities Classes including yoga, Zumba, boot camps, and more, as well as free use of on-site pools and exercise rooms.
  • On-Site Libraries Free access to all three of our resident-run libraries.
  • Meal Program Opportunity to order a meal at only the cost of the product. Dining employees receive one meal during each shift at no cost.
  • Employee Assistance Program Free and confidential service to help manage life’s curve balls.
  • Referral Bonus Program It pays to refer top talent for our community.
  • Direct Deposit 
  • Discounts From local retailers, auto and home insurance, movie tickets, local amusement parks, Verizon Wireless/AT&T, etc.
  • Free Tickets NH Fisher Cats and UNH hockey games.
  • Free Flu Shots as well as Hepatitis B Vaccines available.

Additional Benefits for Full-Time Employees

  • Medical and Dental Insurance Options for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and family.
  • Health Savings Accounts/Health Reimbursement Accounts/Flexible Spending Accounts Employer and employee subsidized accounts allowing you to put pre-tax money aside for medical and dependent day care expenses
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance Plus options to purchase additional employee, spousal, and dependent coverage.
  • Company-Paid Short-Term Disability Paid by RiverWoods, to provide income-protection for missed work due to illness, injury or maternity leave less than three months.
  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability Providing income-protection for extended illnesses or injuries lasting over three months.

Our management team continuously evaluates new and innovative options for benefits, resources, and programs to help employees manage their health, wellness, and developmental goals.

Career Advancement and Educational Benefits for All Employees

Nearly 80% of our leadership positions have been filled internally. Where could your journey with RiverWoods take you?

  • RiverWoods Business School Open to all employees at no charge, Business School participants are given an opportunity to gain valuable skills through a program of five mini-courses: Critical Thinking, Written Communication, Finance, Oral Communication, and the Capstone Course.
  • Educational Funding/Tuition Reimbursement Up to $1,500 per year for employees that average at least 20 hours per week in the year prior.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree Opportunity to pursue a degree at College for America through Southern New Hampshire University, a program that fits within your work, home life, and budget.
  • Scholarship Opportunities For nursing students, high school students, and dependents of employees.
  • Pay for As Bonuses for high school student employees who earn high grades.
  • Personal Finance Course Six, two-hour classes taught twice a year by Resident Faculty with years of experience in creating and living on a budget and planning for their financial futures. Open to all employees at no charge.

I want to be a part of an organization that values my well-being and peace of mind.

View Our Current Openings and Apply Online

Or, call us at 603.772.4700  800.688.9663

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The RiverWoods Way

Our passion as employees is to pursue purposeful work and to make a difference in our residents’ lives. Our jobs may be to cook, clean, mow lawns, fix appliances, paint, build, check medications, and serve a meal, but every employee’s primary responsibility is to care for our residents and ensure they live their best possible life — this is The RiverWoods Way.

The RiverWoods Core Values

  • Respect for the Individual We honor our differences.
  • Not for Self It’s not about me; it’s about we.
  • Authenticity Be genuine, lead with your heart.
  • Mutuality We are in this together.
  • Sustainability Use our resources wisely, forever.

Living our core values creates our culture.

Our employees embody our core values in every interaction, because they believe and understand that every person matters, every job is meaningful, and every moment counts.