A career with Kendal offers you opportunities for professional growth and fulfillment, while you have a meaningful, positive impact on the lives of others. Kendal is one of the nation’s most well-known and widely respected organizations in the field of aging services. One of our core values is a commitment to fostering a high-quality work experience for staff. That translates to a workplace that encourages creativity, collaboration and professional development. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a beautiful campus and convenient location outside of Philadelphia. Kendal’s affiliates—communities for older adults in 9 states—also offer opportunities in a wide range of fields.

Kendal Corporate employees enjoy a warm, welcoming environment in which all team members are encouraged to continually learn, develop, and innovate. The strong sense of culture is sustained by great work experiences. Here you will find an open, team atmosphere with plenty of opportunities to partner with expert staff in the various functional areas of the business. The corporate staff support the objectives of the entire organization allowing for varied work experiences and the development of new skills.

If you are seeking a career where you can help advance our mission of transforming the experience of aging, we welcome you to explore what Kendal has to offer.

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

This commitment flows from Kendal’s Quaker roots and our Values & Practices. We believe that a spirit of inclusion and a culture of diversity enrich and strengthen our workplaces, people and services.

Applying for a Kendal Corporate or Affiliate Position

Kendal and its affiliates offer a wide variety of work opportunities. Clicking the name of The Kendal Corporation or one of the affiliates listed below will take you to its Employment Opportunities page, where you can see a list of job openings and fill out an online application.

Nationwide Opportunities


Enso Village
Healdsburg, CA


The Admiral at the Lake
Chicago, IL


Mitchellville, MD


Northampton & Easthampton, MA

Kendal at Home
Northampton & Easthampton, MA

New Hampshire

Kendal at Hanover
Hanover, NH

New York

Kendal on Hudson
Sleepy Hollow, NY

Kendal at Ithaca
Ithaca, NY


Kendal at Granville
Granville, OH

Kendal at Home

Kendal at Oberlin
Oberlin, OH


Barclay Friends
West Chester, PA

Chandler Hall
Newtown, PA

Kendal-Crosslands Communities
Kennett Square, PA

The Kendal Corporation
Kennett Square, PA


Kendal at Lexington
Lexington, VA

Career Options

Kendal and its affiliates offer employment opportunities in a wide range of fields. Employees are encouraged to pursue educational goals, commence training in new areas, and rise in their profession.

Mutual respect is evident at Kendal in staff-to-resident and staff-to-staff relations.

  • Administration
  • Health Care
  • Human Resources
  • Culinary
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Philanthropy
  • Maintenance
  • Housekeeping
  • And More …

How We Care for Kendal Corporate Staff

Kendal is committed to remaining an employer-of-choice for people who serve others. We offer competitive salaries, regularly monitored to ensure we remain well within industry standards. We also offer a range of benefits.

Support for You & Your Family

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
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Rest & Relaxation

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal Days

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  • Tax-deferred 401(a)
  • Tax-deferred 403(b)

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Lifelong Learning

  • Online & On-site Education
  • Tuition Reimbursement for Qualified Programs
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Leadership Development Programs
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Wellness Programs

  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
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Community Engagement

  • Paid Time-off to Support Volunteer Activities

Professional Development

Kendal invests in professional development. We provide training to ensure employees feel equipped and confident to perform their jobs. Kendal also supports staff as they train to take on new responsibilities and advance through the organization. Each year, the class comes from across the organization, working in a range of fields. They report that the program has made an immediate, important difference in their work and personal lives.

20109 Kendal Leadership Fellows

‘Igniting the Light Within’

The Kendal Leadership Fellows Program

Modeled after a LeadingAge Leadership Academy program, Kendal’s program develops leaders who will cultivate sustained, long-term change in the organization in alignment with Kendal values. One class per year has completed the program since 2012.

Impact of Professional Development

Throughout the Kendal system, employees are encouraged—and receive tuition reimbursement—to learn and grow professionally, often through programs leading to certifications or degrees.

Kendal Employees Value Community

“It’s important to treat each person as an individual. Listen to them and pay attention so you can learn what both staff and residents need.”

Kendal at Oberlin

“Kendal is big on diversity. Different cultures come together and connect, and it creates a great work environment.”

Kendal at Longwood

“All of the residents have been very, very supportive, and I’m very thankful to be part of The Admiral at the Lake community.”

The Admiral at the Lake

“What I most enjoy about working here is the relationships that you develop … with the residents, their family members and the staff.”

Barclay Friends

“The staff and residents here at Kendal come from all different walks of life. Different ages, different educational backgrounds.”

Kendal-Crosslands Communities

“I’ve been supported by the best of the best here, and because of their engagement and respect I have become a director.”


Kendal’s Values and Practices

Kendal and its affiliates are committed to fostering:
“… A HIGH QUALITY WORK EXPERIENCE FOR STAFF, recognizing that Kendal must be a good place to work if we are to offer good places to live and to provide high quality services”Values and Practices

The Kendal Corporation and Kendal affiliates operate on the principle of equal opportunity for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law in evaluating any person for employment, training, compensation, promotion, or termination. We operate in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.