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Bonaventure Senior Living Overview

Salem, OR
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Health Care
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Here at Bonaventure:

• We are passionate about seniors: Our passion for serving seniors is the driving force of our company. Our residents are to be honored and appreciated for their personal value and lifetime of ... Read more

Mission: To provide an exceptional senior lifestyle through a dedicated and compassionate team, innovative communities and enriched services that promote dignity, choice and independence.

Bonaventure Senior Living – Why Work For Us?

Bonaventure was formed over ten years ago with the observation that no one was offering the ideal combination of quality, experience and value. We continue to grow and succeed today based on our ability to offer people what they really want and to deliver Retirement Perfected.

Retirement Perfected is a term that you will commonly hear used here at Bonaventure.

It is how we define and deliver the services that we offer to our residents. Retirement Perfected encompasses the principles of dignity, choice and independence and is the guiding force behind the quality and services offered at our Communities.

At Bonaventure we value each individual resident as just that - an individual with preferences, likes and dislikes. This is part of what sets us apart from our competition. Just because residents choose to make a Bonaventure community their new home doesn’t mean that their dreams, goals, aspirations and ambitions have changed or should be ignored. We’re dedicated to giving residents a caring, lively, comfortable, affordable place to make their home. We want it to be filled with family, fun, and new experiences.

At Bonaventure, you’ll find more than just beautiful, spacious suites and well-cared-for communities. You’ll find a place that feels like home and friends who feel like family. The communities we build, amenities we provide, and programs we design are all inspired by our belief that you should enjoy retirement on your own terms.

The culture we’ve created here is one of respect for who you are and what matters to you—along with appreciation for your stories and accomplishments.

Our vision for the future is to be the premier senior living company in the Western United States. We seek to understand and respond to the evlving needs and desires of our residents while being an innovative company that leads the industry in change in Community design, resident services, employee satisfaction and efficiency.

Your health and happiness is our top priority. It’s the inspiration behind our focus on creating an exceptional lifestyle for all of our residents. However, we know that everyone’s idea of perfection is different and continues to change over time.

Our agility and flexibility as a team allow us to evolve as a company, make changes that are right for each location, and respond quickly to our residents’ needs and desires.

Every day we continue to create a culture which allows our Team Members to grow and advance their career and experience new opportunities. Our company values include respecting each other as individuals and treating each other fairly and professionally without discrimination.

We are Team Members committed to one another. Our Team Members are our key to success and our greatest asset. We create a supportive environment where Team Members have the opportunity to learn, be provided with continuing education and be mentored. 

Our commitment to you is to promote an environment of teamwork. Teamwork is achieved when understanding, trust, communication and mutual respect exist between all of us.

Teamwork is achieved when each Team Member:

  • Respects one another as an individual and is courteous and
  • Treats one another fairly and without
  • Communicates openly, honestly and respectfully with one
  • Is afforded the opportunity to be trained and become better skilled in their jobs, as well as to be better prepared for advancement in the
  • Works to achieve a clean and orderly

Team Members are rewarded with a competitive benefits and compensation package, years of service wage increase, and education assistance. We also offer comprehensive training programs.

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Salem, OR
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    I have been working at Bonaventure Senior Living full-time


    This is the smallest company I have worked for and they have provided me with opportunities for continuing my education and advancing my career. I take pride in working for our residents.


    There will always be pros and cons working for any business. My heart is in senior living and providing the best care I can no matter what job I am doing. There are expectations that need to be met and sometimes we are expected to work long hours and on our days off, but is that really a con? We do what we need to do for our residents, bottom line. I am proud of what we do and I believe in our company. There will always be teaching opportunities for staff and a learning curve when someone is new to the industry. I have been in senior living for over 20 years (started as a dishwasher in high school and now I'm working in management). I have seen a few different communities in my lifetime and can honestly say that this is a place where I would want my mom to live. My advice to staff who are struggling and feeling discouraged...ask for help, be specific with your concern and ask how we can remedy that. How can we work together as a team? Complaining and talking bad about our company doesn't get us anywhere but having an action plan, specific tasks to improve on and suggestions will help us help you. That's what I do for myself and it works nearly every time.

    Advice to Management

    Follow through and proper training. We already have a great team; lets make it even better!

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    Sales Manager Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Bonaventure Senior Living (Salem, OR) in June 2016.


    While the interview process was on of the most thorough that I've ever been through, I felt that it demonstrated how much effort is put into finding the RIGHT employee for the job. I initially applied for whatever position was available, but after talking with me, trying to understand my needs and goals, the HR department was instrumental in selecting the position that I would be the best fit for.

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    • Why do you like working with Seniors?   1 Answer
    • What is the most important thing for you in a job?   1 Answer
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Bonaventure Senior Living Awards & Accolades

  • Best Senior Living in the Mid-Valley, Statesman Journal, 2014

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