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300 Hot Springs Rd
Montecito, CA, 93108
United States

(805) 969-8011

Casa Dorinda offers independence without worry, healthcare without hassle, and a lifestyle tailored to you.  From fine dining to private medical services, our all-inclusive approach to retirement living will leave you thinking: Life is good, but retirement is even better.

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Interested in becoming a team member? Apply today!

Come make a difference at Casa Dorinda


We are looking for professionals that demonstrate professionalism, dedication to service, and pride in their work. If that sounds like you, we invite you to look through our career opportunities.


The Mission of the Montecito Retirement Association (MRA) is to operate at Casa Dorinda a life care program with a commitment to excellence in the quantity and quality of its services. This is so that our residents may continue to live their lives with dignity, security and as independently and fully as they are able.

We believe in providing the best quality of care for our residents and also in supporting our team members to lead their best lives.

Our thriving company culture, numerous hospitality career tracks, and rich benefits and perks make us an outstanding company to work for. We take care of all of our team members with great benefits like: paid time off, medical, dental, and vision plans, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 403(b) with employer matching, robust professional and personal development through scholarships programs and onsite trainings, onsite café, wellness program, and employee discounts at local health facilities.

Open Positions:


Let your caregiver skills flourish in our community. We have Full Time and Part Time positions available and various shifts around the clock.

Nurses (RN) - Onsite Clinic; FT Mon-Fri

Nurses (LVN) - Onsite Clinic; PT 28 hours

Provide professional medical assessment and intervention for independent residents at our on-site clinic; monitor resident health needs

  • Must possess a current California LVN License with at least one year of experience providing direct resident care, geriatric experience preferred

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

Nurses (RN & LVN) - Skilled Nursing; Per Diem

Nurses (RN & LVN) - Assisted Living; FT 3pm-11pm

Coordinates and supervises total resident health care activities, provides professional assessment and intervention; functions as the key individual in assuring the delivery of quality health care for each resident

  • Must possess a current California License with at least one year of experience providing direct patient care

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) - Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem

Certified Nursing Assistant - Skilled Nursing; 3pm-11pm

Under the direction of a licensed nurse, monitors resident health status and assists in activities of daily living with the purpose of maintaining the highest level of independent function

  • Current California Nursing Assistant Certificate

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills in English


Apartment Cleaner

Thorough cleaning of resident apartments

General Housekeeper

General cleaning of resident apartments and community common areas 

  • High school graduate or GED

  • 2 years housekeeping experience in residential community or hospitality setting

  • Previous experience working in independent, assisted living, skilled nursing or residential home for elderly preferred

  • Must be able to speak and understand conversational English


Line Cook - Full time

Prepares all food on menu for residents and their guests, including special diets, special dinners and holiday and special events, as well as menu for employee grill and employee events

  • HS Diploma or GED

  • 2 years’ experience as a Cook in an institutional setting

  • Basic cooking skills

  • Knowledge of sanitation and food safety

  • Must understand, write and speak English fluently

  • Must know how to use all kitchen equipment

  • Previous Experience with Therapeutic Diets is a plus.

  • Must be Available to Work Nights, Weekends and Holidays


Prepare dining room for meal service, serve meals to residents, attending to their needs throughout the meal (weeknights)

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

Kitchen Helper

General cleaning of all areas of our Dining Services.

  • H.S. diploma or GED preferred

  • Must be able to speak and understand conversational English



Driver (Part-time, On-Call Weekday, Weekend and Evening)

Provides transportation for residents in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing, in accordance with established Casa
Dorinda policies and procedures, and governmental regulations. Assists the Life Enrichment Director in the development and implementation of a quality experience, as it relates to programs that include transportation; such as special outings and daily shopping, and additional events as planned and appropriate. Also contributes to our Casa Commuter Shuttle program

  • California State Class B driver’s license (with passenger (P) endorsement) required

  • Must participate in the DOT random drug and alcohol check program

  • DMV Pull Notice check annually with no serious violations recorded


Officer (Full-time, Friday - Monday 6:30pm-4:30am - 40 hours)

Responsible for overall protection of Casa Dorinda residents, staff, and property

  • Minimum Education (or substitute experience) required: High school graduate or GED

  • Minimum Experience required: Previous experience in Security position preferred; previous experience working with elderly is desirable