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Matt Lockwood, East Kitchen Cook since April 2021

A community committed to knowing you.

Team members at Garden Spot Communities routinely say, “This is the best job I ever had!” At Garden Spot Communities you will find work with purpose as well as ways you can make a difference every day. Discover the ways you can experience Life with Purpose™.

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East Kitchen Cook

A Day on the Job

Matt Lockwood started as a Dietary Aide in high school. Since graduation, he was promoted to cook in the East Kitchen of Garden Spot Village.

Matt sees his work at Garden Spot Communities as more than just a job. He often visits off-the-clock, for Sunday morning breakfast and to use the amenities like the pool and hanging out with his friend at Refresh Coffee Bar. He has recruited many of his friends to work with him because he knows that Garden Spot Communities is truly a community committed to knowing you as an individual.

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Fulfill your dreams.

I started at Garden Spot Village as a dining server when I was in high school. Working here has been great. I love all the connections I make with my fellow team members and the residents really make my day. When I’m not working it’s great to use the amenities like the weight room, pool and hangout with my friends at Refresh Coffee Bar.

— Matthew Lockwood, Cook since April 2021
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When you are job hunting, it’s critical to be prepared for the phone screen and then in-person interview. By preparing, you will feel more in control. When you anticipate the questions that may be asked and prepare a thoughtful answer, you’ll make a lasting impression on those you hope to work with in your future career.

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Looking for a career at Garden Spot Communities? We would love to meet you. Check out our in-person job events.

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Stories that Matter

Stories from team members who have added meaning to their lives working at Garden Spot Communities.

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Our Locations

Garden Spot Communities has three locations where team members are inspired by the life of Jesus, we cultivate vibrant community for purposeful living.

Garden Spot Village – New Holland, PA
Frederick Living – Zieglerville, PA
Maple Farm – Akron, PA

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Team Member Spotlight the Newborgs

Opportunity awaits at Garden Spot Communities! See for yourself how we help people live their best lives.


Purpose in Retirement

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Garden Spot Communities presents: Purpose in Retirement. In this podcast series released in fall 2020, co-hosts Scott Miller and Juanita Fox explore what it means to retire with purpose, to make a difference, to invest in your family and your community, to live to your full potential and explore abundant opportunities to live with purpose in community.

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Join a community committed to knowing you as an individual, as you fulfill your dreams and live the life you imagine.

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A life full of purpose & meaning awaits! Get in touch with our team to start your journey today.

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